Into the humanity’s shared natural and cultural heritage
France is home to 41 UNESCO sites on its territory. Some of them are particularly renowned like the Mont-Saint-Michel or the Fortified City of Carcassone, and other fly under the tourist radar. Discover them and admire the most exceptional examples of an inestimable shared human heritage.
The World Heritage programme was launched by UNESCO in 1972, and since that time 1001 sites have been accredited. Whether natural or architectural, obtaining World Heritage site status is a true quality guarantee. Come and explore these outstanding World Heritage havens across the country.