The royal saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

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Built from 1774 to 1779 by the architect Claude Nicolas Ledoux, the former royal saltworks of Arc-et-Senans constitutes a remarkable example of the French industrial heritage. Of Neoclassical style, this group of 11 buildings is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can look around the Guards' building, Director's building, blacksmith's workshop and cooperage. There is also a salt museum and the Claude Nicolas Ledoux museum.

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You will also discover every year from June to October, the festival gardens.

Entrance to the saline (© Jean Espirat)Entrance to the saline (© Jean Espirat)
 
House Director of saline (© Jean Espirat)House Director of saline (© Jean Espirat)
Building saline (© Jean Espirat)Building saline (© Jean Espirat)
  

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