Culture - Causses du Quercy designated UNESCO Global Geopark (1 May 2017)


The Causses du Quercy Regional Nature Park has just been listed as a UNESCO Global Geopark.

France now has 6 of the current 119 UNESCO Global Geoparks: the Causses du Quercy, Haute-Provence, Lubéron, Massif des Bauges, Chablais and Monts d’Ardèche Global Geoparks.

The activities of a Global Geopark focus on the preservation of geological resources, education, geotourism and cooperation.

This designation recognizes the remarkable character of the Causses du Quercy’s geological heritage and the plans to enhance and protect this site.

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