- Angers - Roman wall partially extant
- Arles (partial remains)
- Bergheim, Haut-Rhin
- Boulogne-sur-Mer (complete enclosure of old town)
- Concarneau's old town (ville close)
- Dinan (nearly complete ramparts with a large 14th century keep known as the Donjon de la duchesse Anne )
- Gondreville, Meurthe-et-Moselle
- Guérande (nearly complete ramparts with four fortified gates)
- Hennebont's old town: (partial remains of ramparts and large fortified châtelet)
- La Couvertoirade
- La Rochelle
- Le Château-d'Oléron, renaissance city walls and nice-sized fortress
- Le Quesnoy
- Montreuil, Pas-de-Calais
- Metz, defensive walls extending from 2nd BC until 20th AC, including partial remains of ancient Celtic and Gallo-Roman ramparts, High and Late Medieval fortifications, Vauban and Cormontaigne citadel, Séré de Rivières system, and Maginot line.
- Nantes - partial remains of medieval wall
- Obernai, some sections of ramparts remain.
- Péronne, Somme
- Saint-Hippolyte, Haut-Rhin
- Viviers, Ardèche
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... Emperor Napoleon I of France House of Bonaparte Political offices Preceded by French Directory Provisional Consul of France 11 November – 12 December 1799 ...
Famous quotes containing the word france:
“It is not enough that France should be regarded as a country which enjoys the remains of a freedom acquired long ago. If she is still to count in the worldand if she does not intend to, she may as well perishshe must be seen by her own citizens and by all men as an ever-flowing source of liberty. There must not be a single genuine lover of freedom in the whole world who can have a valid reason for hating France.”
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“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets or steal bread.”
—Anatole France (18441924)
“The bugle-call to arms again sounded in my war-trained ear, the bayonets gleamed, the sabres clashed, and the Prussian helmets and the eagles of France stood face to face on the borders of the Rhine.... I remembered our own armies, my own war-stricken country and its dead, its widows and orphans, and it nerved me to action for which the physical strength had long ceased to exist, and on the borrowed force of love and memory, I strove with might and main.”
—Clara Barton (18211912)