Sites and monuments
The Normandy landings
On the 6th of June 1944, allied troops landed on the Normandy coast. Discover the key sites of this historic event.
The Cathedral of Amiens
The Notre-Dame of Amiens Cathedral in the heart of Picardy is one of the largest typical Gothic churches of the 13th century in France, alongside ... Notre-Dame of Chartres or Notre-Dame of Reims. It was registered as a historical monument in 1862, and as a Unesco world heritage in 1981.
The first mining basin classified by ... UNESCO
The UNESCO World Heritage Site committee met in Saint-Petersburg on the 30th of June and unanimously decided to add the mines of the Nord-Pas de ... Calais to the list of World Heritage Sites.
10km north of Poitiers, the Futuroscope theme park is all about multimedia, cinema, audio-visual and robotic technology of the future.