UNESCO “World Heritage” sites

UNESCO “World Heritage” sites are mirrors of the past; they are exceptional as much for their history as for their architecture. Mont Saint Michel – a “Wonder of the West” – and its bay attract many visitors year after year. The Gothic Benedictine Abbey, dedicated to the Archangel Saint-Michael, is the source of many legends... Further afield, in Val de Saire, the Vauban Towers stand proud; these were erected by Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, military architect of King Louis XIV.

The Bay of Mont Saint-Michel

The Bay of Mont Saint Michel, listed “World Heritage” by UNESCO, will dazzle even the most sceptical, with an infinity of treasures to visit.

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue and the Vauban towers

The towers of la Hougue and Tatihou: splendid examples of Vauban architecture in Val de Saire, to the North-East of la Manche...