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France's World Heritage Sites

Cave paintings 20,000 years old. A spectacular Roman theater. Breathtaking islands and reefs. France has no shortage of wonders, natural and historic. Tour France's best UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Roman Theatre of Orange in France
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Roman Theater of Orange
This ancient Roman theater stands in France’s Rhone Valley. The remarkably well-preserved structure -- now 2,000 years old -- was built during the reign of Augustus, whose Roman Empire stretched from the Atlantic to the Euphrates.

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