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MPA's for the country France
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Aber Wrac'h-Aber Benoit Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 18.95
Anse de Goulven, dunes de Keremma Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 20.22
Archipel de Houat-Hoedic, Pointe du Conguel Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 22.82
Archipel de Molene et Ile D’Ouessant Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 208.3
Archipel des Glenan Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 53.17
Archipel des Sept Iles Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 43.00
Armorique Regional Natural Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1969
Bai de Chingoudy Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 3.410
Baie d’Audierne Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 32.49
Baie d’Yffiniac, Anse de Morieux Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 18.64
Baie de l'Aiguillon National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 23.00
Baie de Lancieux, Baie de l’Arguenon, Archipel de Saint Malo et Dinard Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 52.07
Baie de Morlaix Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 53.03
Baie de Somme National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 31.46
Baie de Somme Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1998 170.0
Baie du Mont Saint-Michel Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 620.0
Baie du Mont Saint-Michel Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 387.5
Bassin d’Arcachon Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 64.31
Belle ile en Mer Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 69.32
Bouches de Bonifacio Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 800.0
Calvi Fishery Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1978 10.74
Camargue Regional Natural Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1970 1,191
Camargue Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 850.0
Cap Camarat Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1977 1.940
Cap Corse Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1984 6.160
Cap Couronne Marine Protected Zone: aquaculture concession
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 2.100
Cap d’Erquy, Cap Frehel Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 41.08
Cap Lardier Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1978 1.510
Cap Mimosa Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1978 1.140
Cap Sizun, Ile de Sein Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 30.84
Cape Girolata, Cape Porto, Scandola Nature Reserve, Piana Calanches World Heritage Site
World Heritage Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1983 120.0
Capo di Muro Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1979 2.120
Capo Rosso,Baie de l'Ancisa Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1980 0.760
Caps et Marais arriere-littoraux de la Pointe de Barfleur au Cap Levi Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1997 16.00
Carry-le-Rouet Marine Protected Zone: aquaculture concession
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 0.850
Cerbère-Banyuls Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1974 6.500
Côte Bleue Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1983 101.7
Côte de Cancale à Parame Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 16.83
Cote de Granit rose de Milliau a Tome, Archipel des Sept Isles Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 63.00
Cote de Trestel a la Baie de Paimpol, estuaries du Jaudy et du Trieux, Archipel de Bŕehat Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 137.4
Cotes et Landes de la Hague Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1992 42.25
Cotes Rocheuses, Dunes, Landes et Marais de l’ile d’Yeu Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 20.55
Domaine d’Abbadia et corniche Basque Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 5.710
Dunes de la Plaine Maritime Flamande Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 43.84
Dunes et Etangs de Trevignon Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 7.250
Eccica Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1982 12.97
Escampo - Bariou Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1978 0.450
Estuaire de la Seine Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 86.41
Estuaire de la Vilaine Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 47.52
Estuaries et Littoral Picards (Baies de Somme et d’Authie) Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 156.8
Etang de Biguglia National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 17.90
Etang de Biguglia Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 20.00
Falaises du Cran aux oeufs et du Cap Gris-Nez, Dunes du Chatelet, Marais de Tardinghen et dunes de Wissant Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 10.79
Falaises et Pelouses du Cap Blanc Nez, du Mont d’Hubert, Des Noires Mottes, Du Fond de la Forge et du Mont de Couples Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 7.220
Golfe du Morbihan Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 230.0
Golfe du Morbihan, Cote oust de Rhuys Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 205.5
Guisseny Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 6.090
Havre de Saint-Germain-sur-Ay et Landes de Lessay Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 42.89
Ile de Groix Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 13.83
Ile de Re: Fier d’ars Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 38.78
Iles Cerbicale National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1981 0.360
Iles Finocchiarola National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 0.030
Iroise National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1992 0.390
La Fontasse Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1979 2.430
La Galère Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1980 0.300
La Nivelle (estuaire, barthes et Cours d’eau Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 14.50
La Palissade Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1977 7.020
Les Iles Chausey Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 50.60
Littoral Cauchois Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 35.31
Littoral ouest du Cotentin de Brehal a Pirou Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1997 33.36
Marais arrière littoraux du Bessin Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1997 3.810
Marais Breton, Baie de Bourgneuf, Ile de Noirmoutier et Foret de Monts Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 524.2
Marais de Brouage (et Marais nord d’Oleron) Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 260.8
Marais de la Seudre Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 139.7
Marais de Moëze National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 67.20
Marais de Mousterlin Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 4.760
Marais de Rochefort Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 136.4
Marais de Talmont et zones littorales entre les Sables et Jard Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1998 16.68
Marais Poitevin Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2004 477.5
Marais Poitevin (2) Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 202.8
Mare de Vauville National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1976 0.440
Mas de l'Isle Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1980 0.470
Massif Dunaire Gavres-Plouhinec et zones humides associées Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 68.29
Narbonnaise en Méditerranée Regional Natural Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 800.0
Pertuis Charentais Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 1,556
Pointe de Corsen, Le Conquet Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 5.190
Port Cros National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1963 18.00
Prés salés d'Arès et de Lège-Cap-Ferret National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1983 4.950
Presqu’ile d’Arvert Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 97.00
Presqu’ile de Crozon Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 43.71
Presqu'ile de Port Miou - Plaine du Ris Land Acquired by Littoral and Lakeside Conservator
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1978 1.320
Rade de Brest, Estuaire de l’Aulne Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 92.08
Réserve de la biosphère d'Iroise Biosphere Reserve
UNESCO-MAB*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1988 206.1
Réserve nationale de Camargue Biosphere Reserve Biosphere Reserve
UNESCO-MAB*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1977 131.2
Riviere de Penerf, Marais de Suscinio Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 49.06
Riviere Laita, Pointe du Talus, Etangs du Loc’h et de Lannenec Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 9.160
Scandola Natural Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 16.69
Sept Iles National Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1976 3.200
Tatihou-Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1997 8.520
Vallee de la Charente (Basse vallee) Site of Community Importance
Habitats Directive*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 106.7







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