List of Cities With Defensive Walls - Europe - France


  • Aigues-Mortes
  • Angers - Roman wall partially extant
  • Angoulême
  • Antibes
  • Arles (partial remains)
  • Auxonne
  • Avignon
  • Avranches
  • Bayonne
  • Beaune
  • Belfort
  • Bergheim, Haut-Rhin
  • Bergues
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer (complete enclosure of old town)
  • Caen
  • Carcassonne
  • Concarneau's old town (ville close)
  • Dambach-la-Ville
  • 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)
  • Granville
  • Gravelines
  • Hennebont's old town: (partial remains of ramparts and large fortified châtelet)
  • Kientzheim
  • La Couvertoirade
  • La Rochelle
  • Langres
  • Laval
  • Le Château-d'Oléron, renaissance city walls and nice-sized fortress
  • Le Quesnoy
  • Lille
  • Marle
  • 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
  • Neuf-Brisach
  • Niedernai
  • Obernai, some sections of ramparts remain.
  • Parthenay
  • Paris
  • Péronne, Somme
  • Perouges
  • Rocamadour
  • Ribeauville
  • Riquewihr
  • Saint-Hippolyte, Haut-Rhin
  • Saint-Lô
  • Sarlat-la-Canéda
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme
  • Toul
  • Tours
  • Vannes
  • Vervins
  • Villeneuve-sur-Yonne
  • Viviers, Ardèche
  • Wissembourg
See also: Fortifications of Vauban

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