World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France


World Heritage Sites of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France

Infobox World Heritage Site
WHS = Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France


State Party = FRA
Type = Cultural
Criteria = ii, iv, vi
ID = 868
Region = Europe and North America
Year = 1998
Session = 22nd
Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/868
In 1998, several sites in France were added to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites under the description: Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France.They are places related to the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Western Spain, a part of the Way of Saint James.Usually they are churches or hospitals.Below is a detailed list of these sites:

* Périgueux: cathedral Saint-Front - Aquitaine
* Saint-Avit-Sénieur: church - Aquitaine
* Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: former abbaye - Aquitaine
* Bazas: former cathedral - Aquitaine
* Bordeaux: basilica Saint-Seurin - Aquitaine
* Bordeaux: basilica Saint-Michel - Aquitaine
* Bordeaux: cathedral Saint-André - Aquitaine
* La Sauve-Majeure: abbey - Aquitaine
* La Sauve-Majeure: church Saint-Pierre - Aquitaine
* Soulac-sur-Mer: church Notre-Dame-de-la-Fin-des-Terres - Aquitaine
* Aire-sur-l'Adour: church Sainte-Quitterie - Aquitaine
* Mimizan: bell tower - Aquitaine
* Sorde-l'Abbaye: abbey Saint-Jean - Aquitaine
* Saint-Sever: abbey - Aquitaine
* Agen: cathedral Saint Caprais - Aquitaine
* Bayonne: cathedral Sainte-Marie - Aquitaine
* L'Hôpital-Saint-Blaise: church - Aquitaine
* Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: gate Saint Jacques - Aquitaine
* Oloron-Sainte-Marie: church Sainte Marie - Aquitaine
* Clermont-Ferrand: church Notre-Dame-du-Port - Auvergne
* Le Puy-en-Velay: cathedral - Auvergne
* Le Puy-en-Velay: Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques - Auvergne
* Le Mont-Saint-Michel - Basse-Normandie
* La Charité-sur-Loire: church Sainte-Croix-Notre-Dame - Bourgogne
* Asquins: church Saint-Jacques d'Asquins - Bourgogne
* Vézelay: former abbatial church Sainte-Madeleine - Bourgogne
* Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre: collegial church Saint-Etienne (formerly collegial church Saint-Jacques) - Centre
* Bourges: cathedral Saint-Etienne - Centre
* L'Épine: basilica Notre-Dame - Champagne-Ardenne
* Châlons-en-Champagne: church Notre-Dame-en-Vaux - Champagne-Ardenne
* Paris: church Saint-Jacques-de-la-Boucherie - Île-de-France
* Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert: former abbey de Gellone - Languedoc-Roussillon
* Aniane/Saint-Jean-de-Fos: Pont du Diable - Languedoc-Roussillon
* Saint-Gilles-du-Gard: former abbatial church - Languedoc-Roussillon
* Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat: church Saint-Léonard - Limousin
* Audressein: church of Tramesaygues - Midi-Pyrénées
* Saint-Lizier: former cathedral and cloister, cathedral Notre-Dame-de-la-Sède, episcopal palace, rempart - Midi-Pyrénées
* Conques: Saint Foy abbey-church - Midi-Pyrénées
* Conques: bridge over the Dourdou - Midi-Pyrénées
* Espalion: Pont-Vieux - Midi-Pyrénées
* Estaing: bridge over the Lot - Midi-Pyrénées
* Saint-Chély-d'Aubrac: bridge called "des pèlerins " over the Boralde - Midi-Pyrénées
* Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges: former cathedral Notre-Dame - Midi-Pyrénées
* Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges: paleo-Christian basilica, chapel Saint-Julien - Midi-Pyrénées
* Toulouse: basilica Saint-Sernin - Midi-Pyrénées
* Toulouse: Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques - Midi-Pyrénées
* Valcabrère: church Saint-Just - Midi-Pyrénées
* Auch: cathedral Sainte-Marie - Midi-Pyrénées
* Beaumont-sur-l'Osse and Larressingle: Pont d'Artigue or of Lartigue - Midi-Pyrénées
* La Romieu: collegial church Saint-Pierre - Midi-Pyrénées
* Cahors: cathedral Saint-Etienne - Midi-Pyrénées
* Cahors: Valentré Bridge - Midi-Pyrénées
* Gréalou: dolmen of Pech-Laglaire - Midi-Pyrénées
* Figeac: hospital Saint-Jacques - Midi-Pyrénées
* Rocamadour: church Saint-Sauveur and crypt Saint-Amadour - Midi-Pyrénées
* Aragnouet: hospice of the Plan and chapel Notre-Dame- de-l'Assomption, aka. chapelle des Templiers - Midi-Pyrénées
* Gavarnie: parochial church - Midi-Pyrénées
* Jézeau: church Saint-Laurent - Midi-Pyrénées
* Ourdis-Cotdoussan: church of Cotdussan - Midi-Pyrénées
* Rabastens: church Notre-Dame-du-Bourg - Midi-Pyrénées
* Moissac: abbey-church Saint-Pierre and cloister - Midi-Pyrénées
* Amiens: cathedral Notre-Dame - Picardie
* Folleville: parochial church Saint-Jean-Baptiste - Picardie
* Compiègne: parochial church Saint-Jacques - Picardie
* Saintes: church Sainte-Eutrope - Poitou-Charentes
* Saint-Jean-d'Angély: royal abbey Saint-Jean-Baptiste - Poitou-Charentes
* Melle: church Saint-Hilaire - Poitou-Charentes
* Aulnay: church Saint-Pierre - Poitou-Charentes
* Poitiers: church Saint-Hilaire-le-Grand - Poitou-Charentes
* Pons: former hospital des Pèlerins - Poitou-Charentes
* Arles - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
* Chemin du Puy: between Nasbinals and Saint- Chély- d'Aubrac (17 km) - Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées
* Chemin du Puy: between Saint-Côme-d'Olt and Estaing (17 km) - Midi-Pyrénées
* Chemin du Puy: between Montredon and Figeac (18 km) - Midi-Pyrénées
* Chemin du Puy: between Faycelles and Cajarc (22.5 km) - Midi-Pyrénées
* Chemin du Puy: between Bach and Cahors (26 km) - Midi-Pyrénées
* Chemin du Puy: between Lectoure and Condom (35 km) - Midi-Pyrénées
* Chemin du Puy: between Aroue and Ostabat (22 km) - Aquitaine

External links

* [http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/868 Description of the listing]
* [http://whc.unesco.org/sites/868-loc.htm Location information]


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