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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in France

1979Chartres Cathedral
1979Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay
1979Palace and Park of Versailles
1979Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley
1979Vézelay, Church and Hill
1981Amiens Cathedral
1981Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments
1981Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
1981Palace and Park of Fontainebleau
1981Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange
1982From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the production of open-pan salt
1983Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe
1983Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve #
1983Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance in Nancy
1985Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)
1988Strasbourg – Grande île
1991Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims
1991Paris, Banks of the Seine
1992Bourges Cathedral
1995Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge
1996Canal du Midi
1997Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
1997Pyrénées - Mont Perdu *
1998Historic Site of Lyons
1998Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
1999Belfries of Belgium and France * 26
1999Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
2000The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes 28
2001Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
2005Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
2007Bordeaux, Port of the Moon
2008Fortifications of Vauban
2008Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems
2010Episcopal City of Albi
2011Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps
2011The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape

UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in France

YearSite Name
1977Camargue (delta du Rhône)
1977Commune de Fakarava
1977Vallée du Fango
1990Mont Ventoux
1992Archipel de la Guadeloupe
1998Pays de Fontainebleau
1998Vosges du Nord/Pfälzerwald

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