Fortifications of Vauban

UNESCO World Heritage Site
Fortifications of Vauban
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List

Citadel of Besançon (Doubs), 1668-1711
Type Cultural
Criteria i, ii, iv
Reference 1283
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 2008 (32nd Session)

The Fortifications of Vauban are 12 groups of fortified buildings and sites along the borders of France. They were designed by Vauban (1633–1707), and were added in 2008 to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

List of sites

Location of the sites

Two sites initially considered were removed from the final list:

See also

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Coordinates: 50°16′57″N 2°45′32″E / 50.28250°N 2.75889°E / 50.28250; 2.75889

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