This Travel Guide
Here you’ll find all the information necessary to prepare your trip and your stay in France in order to discover these exceptional sites of indisputable universal value. You will find the following under the sections for each site : the reasons for their selection for the World Heritage list, the history of the site, information on Tourist Offices and suggested tours, g eneral information about museums in the area, an events c alendar, practical informa tion on transport (gettin g there and getting around at the site), and a selection of acco mmodation and restaurants. Prices and opening hours shown are for 2016.
But most importantly, this “World Heritage of France” travel guide also offers a suggested itinerary for visiting each site and monument. You'll also find tips (transport, pricing, activities ... ), anecdotes and all the possibilities for family-friendly visits to encourage children and families in their discovery. The area and city maps included on all pages show all the sites and monuments discussed.
Let us guide you… Enjoy reading and especially, … bon voyage !
The guide directly follows in the philosophy advocated by UNESCO and the World Heritage Convention : respect for history, culture and nature. "The World Heritage Sites of France" travel guide is for all those who have a major interest in culture, nature and especially the outstanding universal value of the featured sites. Particular attention has been paid to families, as we are merely borrowing this universal heritage from our children, who will in turn become its ambassadors and guarantee the preservation of these valued sites. You will find lots of information about family-friendly activities to make the most out of visiting the sites and monuments for children (when applicable).
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Indie Reader interview - The World Heritage Sites of France awarded in Travel category - June 2016
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Photography : Jérôme Sabatier.
Icons : Maps Icons Collection
Maps : Google Map
Site Web Réunion
Network Acteur Canal du Midi
This network brings together those working in the valuation of tangible and intangible heritage of the Canal du Midi.
Centre des monuments nationaux
Website dedicated to World Heritage Sites
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