In the early 1900s, French brothers Édouard and André Michelin of the Michelin tire company started compiling restaurants and hotels in a guide as a way to entice people to venture farther, giving stars to places worth the drive. Today their rating system is the gold standard for restaurants, proving they were right about road tripping France. These are some of the most beautiful villages to stop at along the way.
1. Mont Saint-Michel
2. Saint-Paul de Vence