UNESCO World Heritage Sites in France

Sunset View Of Eiffel Tower And Seine River In Paris, France.

France is home to 45 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 39 cultural sites, 5 natural sites and 1 mixed sites. France shares 4 of those sites with other countries.


The World Heritage Sites in France are:

  • Chartres Cathedral

  • Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay

    Mont Saint-Michel, France
    One of the most visited tourist spots in the whole of France is the medieval monastery island of Mont Saint-Michel. It dominates the landscape for miles around. Photo credit: allou/Bigstock
  • Palace and Park of Versailles

    Versailles, France
    Photo credit: tose/Bigstock
  • Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley

  • Vézelay, Church and Hill

  • Amiens Cathedral

  • Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments

  • Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay

  • Palace and Park of Fontainebleau

  • Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the “Triumphal Arch” of Orange

  • From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of

    Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt

  • Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe

  • Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve#

  • Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d’Alliance in Nancy

  • Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)

    Ancient Aqueduct Of Pont Du Gard
    Ancient aqueduct of Pont du Gard. Photo credit: emperorcosar
  • Strasbourg, Grande-Île and Neustadt

  • Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims

  • Paris, Banks of the Seine

    Louvre-Paris
    The Louvre Pyramid in Paris France. It serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum. Completed in 1989 it has become a landmark of Paris. Photo credit: photo.ua/Bigstock
  • Bourges Cathedral

  • Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge

  • Canal du Midi

  • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne

  • Pyrénées – Mont Perdu*

  • Historic Site of Lyon

  • Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France

  • Belfries of Belgium and France*

  • Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion

  • The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes

  • Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs

  • Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret

  • Bordeaux, Port of the Moon

  • Fortifications of Vauban

  • Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems

  • Episcopal City of Albi

  • Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island

  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps*

  • The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape

  • Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin

  • Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardèche

  • Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars

    Scenic landscape in the Champagne at sunrise time Vineyards in the Montagne de Reims France.
    Scenic landscape in the Champagne at sunrise time Vineyards in the Montagne de Reims France. Photo credit: Southtownboy/Bigstock
  • The Climats, terroirs of Burgundy

  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement*

  • Taputapuātea

  • Chaîne des Puys – Limagne fault tectonic arena

  • French Austral Lands and Seas

  • The Great Spa Towns of Europe

  • Cordouan Lighthouse

  • Nice, Winter Resort Town of the Riviera

  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

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