Things to see and do - Arc-et-Senans
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Now a Unesco World Heritage Site, the royal saltworks were imagined by the architect Claude-Nicolas Ledoux who built them from 1774 to 1779. Their semicircular arrangement houses the workshops and housing for the workers. Pollution of wells and the arrival of new techniques closed the saltworks in 1895.
Tourist attractions Arc-et-Senans : Things to see and do
Grande-Rue F - 25610 Arc-et-Senans
The royal saltworks are made up of a group of buildings set in a semicircle. A huge peristyle forms the entrance to the Manager's house, whose columned façade alternates square and round drums. Since the building's restoration, an exhibition on socia..
Grande Rue F - 25610 Arc-et-Senans
La Saline Royale, located in Arc-et-Senans, is of the few Unesco World Heritage Sites that offers guest rooms inside the museums. Guests have free access to the exhibitions and can admire the museums’ night illuminations. Set in the museum, the room..
9 place de l'eglise F - 25610 Arc-et-Senans
9 place de l'Eglise F - 25610 Arc-et-Senans
This typical Franche-Comté house is located 800m from the Royal Saltworks (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Rustic dining room and modern cuisine based around local produce.