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Tourisme et protection des sites

Tourism and environmental protection

At the start of the 20th century, there were growing protests against harm that was being done to the landscape: more or less unlawful urbanisation, putting up of advertising hoardings and electricity lines, growing tourism, etc. The protection of natural monuments and sites was set out by the law of April 21, 1906 due to pressure enom various associations (Touring Club de France, Société de Prote…