A beautiful river valley landscape dotted with stunning castles and charming medieval towns.
Palaces and other structures that tell the story of the 70-year sojourn in France of the Catholic papacy in the 14th century.
A 360-km canal plus locks, tunnels and bridges: a 17th-century feat of engineering.
Three medieval structures central to the history of Christianity and coronations in France.
Three elegant 18th-century city plazas.
An ancient site of great historical and cultural significance to indigenous Polynesians.
Towns in seven countries where an early tourism industry thrived around natural hot springs.
An early example of a city that developed due to tourism.
A small city with a rich collection of Medieval and Renaissance architecture.
Two districts, one exemplifying medieval cities, the other a model of modern city planning.
Two locations that exemplify the historical process of salt production and industrial architecture.
A 3-tiered stone aqueduct and bridge that demonstrates Roman-era construction processes.
A 365-hectare corridor that encompasses many of the most famous sights in Paris, spanning centuries of the city’s development.
A city with 2000 years of history visible in its urban center’s architecture.
A magnificent Gothic abbey on top of a small island in a bay with dramatic tides.
A beautifully intact example of a medieval trading city.
A rural landscape shaped by centuries of farming, where old agricultural techniques are still in use.
A grand Roman city and its later Romanesque additions, well-preserved in Arles city center.
A classic medieval fortified town with intact walls, a castle, and a Gothic cathedral.
Elegant and grand 17th-century royal residence and park, seat of the French monarchy from Louis XIV to Louis XVI.