Above: Village of Barjac in Gard, France

A tranquil rural region with landscapes dominated by wheat fields, orchards, vineyards and garrigue, a fragrant ground cover that includes plants such as thyme, rosemary, myrtle and lavender, Gard, in France’sLanguedoc-Roussillon, is a delightful place in which to putter along country roads lined with plane trees in order to discover its many charming villages.

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Above: Village of Barjac in Gard, France

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