The Fortifications of Vauban, France

The Fortications of Vauban are 2 groups of fortified buildings and sites along the borders of France. Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban, who served as a military engineer of King Louis XIV, was the head behind the designs of these buildings. In 2008 they were added to the list of UNESCO┬┤s World Heritage Sites. A reason to explore the French landscapes cycling along the borders exploring the towns built from scratch by Vauban.