A LIT­TLE FUR­THER

Charming Bordeaux - - CONTENT -

SAINT JAC­QUES DE COMPOSTELLE TRAIL

Listed in 1998 7 monuments of the re­gion have been listed by UNESCO since 1998 un­der the ti­tle ‘Chemins de Saint-jac­ques de Compostelle’”: the abbey of la Sau­ve­ma­jeure and the Church of Saint-pierre (Saint Peter), Bazas Cathe­dral, the church of Notre Dame de la Fin des Ter­res and three more sites in Bor­deaux: the basil­i­cas of Saint-michel basil­ica and Saint-seurin and the cathe­dral (Saint-an­dré).

SAINT-EMIL­ION JU­RIS­DIC­TION

Listed in 1999 In De­cem­ber 1999, the ju­ris­dic­tion of Saint-emil­ion and its 7,846 hectares, in­clud­ing 5,400 hectares of vines, were of­fi­cially listed as a UNESCO World Her­itage site in the cat­e­gory of “cul­tural land­scapes”. The au­then­tic symbiosis of the earth, men and their in­cred­i­bly rich con­struc­tions pre­vailed in ob­tain­ing this dis­tinc­tion.

BOR­DEAUX, PORT OF THE MOON

Listed in 2007 It has been 10 years since an ur­ban perime­ter of 1810 hectares in cen­tral Bor­deaux re­ceived recog­ni­tion by UNESCO as a World Her­itage site. This area takes in al­most all of the city cen­tre as the “Port de la Lune” (Port of the Moon).

VERROU VAUBAN

Listed in 2008 Since 2008, the citadels of Blaye, Fort-pâté and Fort-mé­doc have been listed by UNESCO as World Her­itage sites, as well as 11 other sites in the Vauban Ma­jor Sites net­work. This is in recog­ni­tion of the ex­cep­tional work of one man, Vauban, who was an engi­neer in the ser­vice of King Louis XIV.

CITÉ FRUGES-LE COR­BUS­IER

Listed in 2016 The 40th ses­sion of the UNESCO World Her­itage Com­mit­tee that took place in Is­tan­bul on 10th July 2016 saw the ar­chi­tec­tural works of Le Cor­bus­ier join the list of recog­nised sites. Among the 17 listed sites is the ‘Cité Frugès’ of Pes­sac, a work that was rep­re­sen­ta­tive of the Mod­ern Move­ment, or­dered by the in­dus­trial sugar-pro­ducer Henri Frugès.

ÉGLISE MONOLITHE DE SAINT-ÉMILION SAINT-ÉMILION www.saint-emil­ion-tourisme.com

ABBAYE DE LA SAUVE-MA­JEURE LA SAUVE www.la-sauve-ma­jeure.monuments-na­tionaux.fr

CITADELLE DE BLAYE BLAYE www.verrou-vauban.com

CITÉ FRUGÈS-LE COR­BUS­IER PES­SAC www.pes­sac.fr

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