UNESCO

France has 45 World Heritage listings from UNESCO, welcoming millions of visitors every year. Here you will find a varied selection of these listings as well as the cultural diversities to discover in different regions.


Luma Tower in Arles

16 February 2021  |  Tourism  |  Hugh Atkins

Arles and The Luma Tower

The classical architecture of the Provençal town of Arles has recently been challenged by something quite extraordinary - a contemporary 56 metre tower that dominates the skyline and resembles what has been called 'a stainless-steel tornado'. To some, it is beautiful and revolutionary, to some of the residents of Arles, it is neither...

Cirque de Gavarnie

 Benh LIEU SONG, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons 

07 February 2021  |  Tourism  |  Amélie Roca

Wonder of nature, the Cirque de Gavarnie

It can be admired from the village of Gavarnie, it is part of the emblematic Pyrenees National Park. Botanists, scientists, poets, writers, artists, mountaineers and mountaineers, the explorations that it has generated has made it an unmissable place. In addition, the Pilgrim's Way to Santiago de Compostela and the village of Gavarnie are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


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