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.


Puy de Dôme

 © William Crochot 

26 August 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Nature , UNESCO

The volcanoes of Auvergne

Located to the west of Clermont, many towns such as Ceyrat and Orcines are part of the Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Nature Park. Sites not to be missed during your vacation in the region. You will find many trails around the volcanoes, with hikes and walks that will take you to the peaks of the most beautiful volcanoes.

Arles

 © Arles 

17 August 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Architecture, UNESCO

Arles Amphitheatre

The Amphitheatre in Arles is one of the greatest remaining examples of Roman architecture in southern Europe. It is a beautiful structure, intact for the most part and dominates the fascinating southern French town of Arles, on the edge of the Camargue National Park.

Le Mont-Perdu

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06 June 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO , Tourism

The Pyrenees and Mont-Perdu

Mont-Perdu designates a vast mountainous area between France and Spain. Registered since 2007 on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Let's go and explore this mountain range. Mont-Perdu is a vast mountainous area between France and Spain. The eastern part of the Pyrenees National Park in the Hautes Pyrénées department as well as the Spanish park of Ordesa and Mont-Perdu.

Roads to Santiago de Compostela

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28 May 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO , Tourism, Sports and leisure, Holidays

The paths of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle

We continue our list of French sites included in the UNESCO World Heritage with the paths of Saint-Jacques de Compostelle. You have surely already heard of the Ways of Compostela. Well, we'll learn more in this blog post. Created at the beginning of the 9th century, the pilgrimage to Compostela is one of the longest and most famous walks in Europe.


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