The archaeological sites of Glanum and Carnac, the abbeys of Montmajour and Mont-Saint-Michel, the châteaux of If and Azay-le-Rideau, the National Domain of Saint-Cloud, the Arc de Triomphe and the Villas Savoye and Cavrois are just some of the 100 national monuments in France now under the care of the Centre des Monuments Nationaux (CMN). France’s biggest cultural and tourism operator used by over 9 million visitors each year, the CMN preserves and provides public access to exceptional monuments that truly reflect the rich diversity of France’s national heritage. Supported by a fair pricing policy, strong regional ties and prestigious partnerships, the CMN endeavours to facilitate access to our national heritage to every type of audience. Based on a system of pooling expenditure and revenue, the CMN is an important steward of France’s cultural heritage. Today, it is recognised as a key actor for promoting culture and tourism in France.
A FEW WORDS ABOUT THE CMN (2016)
·100 monuments across the country (17 World Heritage sites)
·More than 9 M visitors
·45 publications and reprints for Les Editions du patrimoine