List of tallest structures in France

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An incomplete list of the tallest structures in France. The list contains all types of structures, may be incomplete and should be expanded.

Name Pinnacle height Year Structure type Town Coordinates Remarks
Longwave transmitter Allouis 350 m 1974 Guyed Mast Allouis 47°10′10.45″N 2°12′16.75″E / 47.1695694°N 2.2046528°E / 47.1695694; 2.2046528 (Allouis transmitter, Mast 1) ; 47°10′25.34″N 2°12′16.81″E / 47.1737056°N 2.2046694°E / 47.1737056; 2.2046694 (Allouis transmitter, Mast 2) 2 masts
HWU transmitter 350 m  ? Guyed Mast Rosnay 46°42′47″N 1°14′39″E / 46.71306°N 1.24417°E / 46.71306; 1.24417 (HWU transmitter) Multiple masts
Viaduc de Millau 343 m 2004 Bridge Pillar Milliau 44°4′58.94″N 3°1′19.25″E / 44.0830389°N 3.0220139°E / 44.0830389; 3.0220139 (Viaduc de Millau)
Transmitter Le Mans-Mayet 342 m 1993 Guyed Mast Mayet 47°45′52.78″N 0°19′24.37″E / 47.7646611°N 0.3234361°E / 47.7646611; 0.3234361 (Mayet transmitter)
TV Mast Niort-Maisonnay 330 m  ? Guyed Mast Niort 46°11′33.92″N 0°3′10.34″W / 46.1927556°N 0.0528722°W / 46.1927556; -0.0528722 (Maisonnay transmitter)
La Regine transmitter 330 m 1973 Guyed Mast Saissac 43°23′12.41″N 2°05′50.51″E / 43.3867806°N 2.0973639°E / 43.3867806; 2.0973639 (La Regine transmitter) Military VLF transmitter
Transmitter Roumoules 330 m 1974 Guyed Mast Roumoules 43°47′36.29″N 6°9′30.61″E / 43.7934139°N 6.1585028°E / 43.7934139; 6.1585028 (Roumoules transmitter, longwave backup mast) spare transmission mast for longwave, insulated against ground
Eiffel Tower 325 m 1889 Tower Paris 48°51′29.77″N 2°17′40.09″E / 48.8582694°N 2.2944694°E / 48.8582694; 2.2944694 (Eiffel Tower)
Col de la Madone transmitter, longwave masts 320 m 1965 Guyed mast Peille 3 masts, insulated against ground, demolished after Roumoules transmitter went in service
Transmitter Bouvigny-Boyeffles 300 m  ? Guyed Mast Bouvigny-Boyeffles 50°25′13.99″N 2°39′4″E / 50.4205528°N 2.65111°E / 50.4205528; 2.65111 (Bouvigny-Boyeffles transmitter)
Kerlouan transmitter 300 m  ? Guyed Mast Kerlouan 48°38′15.85″N 4°21′2.77″W / 48.6377361°N 4.3507694°W / 48.6377361; -4.3507694 (Kerlouan transmitter) Military VLF transmitter
Transmitter Roumoules 300 m 1974 Guyed Mast Roumoules 43°47′41.45″N 6°8′48.41″E / 43.7948472°N 6.1467806°E / 43.7948472; 6.1467806 (Roumoules Longwave Transmitter, Mast 1) ; 43°47′34.56″N 6°8′59.09″E / 43.7929333°N 6.1497472°E / 43.7929333; 6.1497472 (Roumoules Longwave Transmitter, Mast 2); 43°47′27.7″N 6°9′9.85″E / 43.791028°N 6.1527361°E / 43.791028; 6.1527361 (Roumoules Longwave Transmitter, Mast 3) 3 masts used for longwave broadcasting, insulated against ground
Provence Power Station 300 m  ? Chimney Gardanne 43°28′10.29″N 5°29′15.58″E / 43.4695250°N 5.4876611°E / 43.4695250; 5.4876611 (Provence Power Station Chimney)
Transmitter Fleury 289 m  ? Guyed Mast Fleury 49°16′38.29″N 3°09′26.45″E / 49.2773028°N 3.1573472°E / 49.2773028; 3.1573472 (Fleury transmitter)
Nordheim transmitter 273 m  ? Guyed Mast Nordheim 48°38′25.67″N 7°29′11.54″E / 48.6404639°N 7.4865389°E / 48.6404639; 7.4865389 (Nordheim transmitter)
Transmitter Saint Pern 270 m  ? Guyed Mast Saint Pern 48°17′17.54″N 1°57′33.56″W / 48.2882056°N 1.9593222°W / 48.2882056; -1.9593222 (Saint Pern transmitter)
Transmitter Bouliac 252 m  ? Guyed Mast Bouliac 44°49′11.44″N 0°30′19.76″W / 44.8198444°N 0.5054889°W / 44.8198444; -0.5054889 (Bouliac transmitter)
Towers of Lafayette transmitter 250 m 1920 Lattice tower Marcheprime 44°42′23″N 0°48′28″W / 44.70639°N 0.80778°W / 44.70639; -0.80778 (Lafayette transmitter ( destroyed)) 8 towers, demolished between 1944 and 1953
Masts of Saint Assise transmitter 250 m 1921 Guyed mast Saint Assise 48°32′48.96″N 2°34′7.73″E / 48.5469333°N 2.5688139°E / 48.5469333; 2.5688139 (Saint Assise transmitter) ;48°32′48.1″N 2°34′27.19″E / 48.546694°N 2.5742194°E / 48.546694; 2.5742194 (Saint Assise transmitter) ; 48°32′47.09″N 2°34′46.76″E / 48.5464139°N 2.5796556°E / 48.5464139; 2.5796556 (Saint Assise transmitter) ; 48°32′46.27″N 2°35′6.13″E / 48.5461861°N 2.5850361°E / 48.5461861; 2.5850361 (Saint Assise transmitter) ; 48°32′36.13″N 2°34′6.37″E / 48.5433694°N 2.5684361°E / 48.5433694; 2.5684361 (Saint Assise transmitter) ; 48°32′35.19″N 2°34′25.79″E / 48.5431083°N 2.5738306°E / 48.5431083; 2.5738306 (Saint Assise transmitter) ; 48°32′34.28″N 2°34′45.24″E / 48.5428556°N 2.5792333°E / 48.5428556; 2.5792333 (Saint Assise transmitter) ; 48°32′33.37″N 2°35′4.72″E / 48.5426028°N 2.5846444°E / 48.5426028; 2.5846444 (Saint Assise transmitter) 8 masts
Col de la Madone Mediumwave Transmitter, 702 kHz Antenna, Mast West 250 m  ? Guyed Mast Peille 43°47′39.38″N 7°24′56.33″E / 43.7942722°N 7.4156472°E / 43.7942722; 7.4156472 (Col de la Madone Mediumwave Transmitter, 702 kHz Antenna, Mast West)
Aramon Power Plant Chimney 250 m  ? Chimney Aramon 43°52′57.05″N 4°39′28.99″E / 43.8825139°N 4.6580528°E / 43.8825139; 4.6580528 (Aramon Power Plant Chimney)
Transmitter Hautvillers 245 m  ? Guyed Mast Hautvillers 49°05′52.39″N 3°56′8.33″E / 49.0978861°N 3.9356472°E / 49.0978861; 3.9356472 (Hautvillers transmitter)
Le Havre Power Plant Chimney 240 m  ? Chimney Le Havre 49°28′33.97″N 0°8′53.96″E / 49.4761028°N 0.1483222°E / 49.4761028; 0.1483222 (Le Havre Power Plant Chimney); 49°28′31.44″N 0°8′48.05″E / 49.4754000°N 0.1466806°E / 49.4754000; 0.1466806 (Le Havre Power Plant Chimney)
Transmitter Metz-Luttange 240 m  ? Guyed Mast Luttange 49°16′33.48″N 6°18′53.43″E / 49.2759667°N 6.3148417°E / 49.2759667; 6.3148417 (Luttange transmitter)
Pont de Normandie, Tower 1 236 m 1995 Bridge Tower ( suspension bridge) Le Havre 49°26′9.88″N 0°16′24.31″E / 49.4360778°N 0.2734194°E / 49.4360778; 0.2734194 (Pont de Normandie, Tower 1)
Transmitter Neuvy-Deux-Clochers 231 m  ? Guyed Mast Neuvy-Deux-Clochers 47°17′26.31″N 2°37′26.46″E / 47.2906417°N 2.6240167°E / 47.2906417; 2.6240167 (Neuvy-Deux-Clochers transmitter)
Tour First 231 m  ? Highrise Paris 48°53′19.98″N 2°15′5.7″E / 48.8888833°N 2.251583°E / 48.8888833; 2.251583 (Tour Axa)
Transmitter Haute Goulaine 227 m  ? Guyed Mast Haute Goulaine 47°11′12.83″N 1°26′8.83″W / 47.1868972°N 1.4357861°W / 47.1868972; -1.4357861 (Haute Goulaine transmitter)
Transmitter Les Riceys 225 m  ? Guyed Mast Troyes, Champagne-Ardenne 47°58′55.45″N 4°24′8.84″E / 47.9820694°N 4.4024556°E / 47.9820694; 4.4024556 (Les Riceys transmitter)
TV Tower Brest - Roc'h Trédudon 222 m  ? Guyed Mast/Tower Plounéour-Ménez 48°24′47.7″N 3°53′22.17″W / 48.413250°N 3.8894917°W / 48.413250; -3.8894917 (Roc'h Trédudon transmitter) Partially guyed
Transmitter Nancy-Malzéville 222 m  ? Guyed Mast Nancy-Malzéville, Lorrain 48°43′8.05″N 6°12′17.33″E / 48.7189028°N 6.2048139°E / 48.7189028; 6.2048139 (Malzéville transmitter)
Transmitter Tramoyes 220 m 1934 Guyed Mast Tramoyes 45°52′32.41″N 4°57′3.07″E / 45.8756694°N 4.9508528°E / 45.8756694; 4.9508528 (Tramoyes transmitter) insulated against ground
Porcheville Power Plant Chimneys 220 m  ? Chimney Porcheville 48°58′11.83″N 1°45′34.09″E / 48.9699528°N 1.7594694°E / 48.9699528; 1.7594694 (Porcheville Power Plant Chimney) ; 48°58′12.26″N 1°45′27.14″E / 48.9700722°N 1.7575389°E / 48.9700722; 1.7575389 (Porcheville Power Plant Chimney)
Cordemais Power Plant Chimneys 220 m  ? Chimney Cordemais 47°16′30.94″N 1°52′41.25″W / 47.2752611°N 1.8781250°W / 47.2752611; -1.8781250 (Cordemais Power Plant Chimney); 47°16′36.11″N 1°52′53.53″W / 47.2766972°N 1.8815361°W / 47.2766972; -1.8815361 (Cordemais Power Plant Chimney)
Transmitter Rennes-Thourie 220 m 1982 Guyed Mast Thourie 47°51′18.28″N 1°29′10.29″W / 47.8550778°N 1.4861917°W / 47.8550778; -1.4861917 (Thourie transmitter) insulated against ground
Transmitter Amailloux 220 m  ? Guyed Mast Amailloux 46°45′31.06″N 0°20′52.49″W / 46.7586278°N 0.3479139°W / 46.7586278; -0.3479139 (Amailloux transmitter)
Transmitter Chissay 220 m  ? Guyed Mast Tours, Centre 47°22′1.75″N 1°7′14.76″E / 47.3671528°N 1.1207667°E / 47.3671528; 1.1207667 (Chissay transmitter)
Transmitter Les Essarts 220 m  ? Guyed Mast Les Essarts 49°20′28.83″N 1°0′52.6″E / 49.3413417°N 1.014611°E / 49.3413417; 1.014611 (Les Essarts transmitter)
Transmitter Maudétour en Vexin 220 m  ? Guyed Mast Maudétour en Vexin, Ile de France 49°5′24.05″N 1°45′44.04″E / 49.0900139°N 1.7622333°E / 49.0900139; 1.7622333 (Maudétour en Vexin transmitter)
Transmitter Mont Bessou 220 m  ? Guyed Mast Mont Bessou, Limousin 45°34′13.92″N 2°7′24.31″E / 45.5705333°N 2.1234194°E / 45.5705333; 2.1234194 (Mont Bessou transmitter)
Transmitter Montlandon 220 m  ? Guyed Mast Montlandon 48°23′47.47″N 1°0′57.89″E / 48.3965194°N 1.0160806°E / 48.3965194; 1.0160806 (Montlandon transmitter)
Transmitter Les Cars 219 m  ? Guyed Mast Les Cars, Limousin 45°39′29.14″N 1°4′15.06″E / 45.6580944°N 1.0708500°E / 45.6580944; 1.0708500 (Les Cars transmitter)
Transmitter Mont Pinçon 219 m  ? Guyed Mast Mont Pinçon 48°58′16.04″N 0°36′35.45″W / 48.9711222°N 0.6098472°W / 48.9711222; -0.6098472 (Mont Pinçon transmitter)
Col de la Madone Mediumwave Transmitter, 702 kHz Antenna, Mast East 215 m  ? Guyed Mast Peille 43°47′40.3″N 7°24′59.23″E / 43.794528°N 7.4164528°E / 43.794528; 7.4164528 (Col de la Madone Mediumwave Transmitter, 702 kHz Antenna, Mast East)
Pont de Normandie, Tower 2 214 m 1995 Bridge Tower ( suspension bridge) Le Havre 49°25′42.43″N 0°16′28.08″E / 49.4284528°N 0.2744667°E / 49.4284528; 0.2744667 (Pont de Normandie, Tower 2)
LORAN-C transmitter Lessay 213 m Guyed Mast Lessay 49°8′55.23″N 1°30′16.99″W / 49.1486750°N 1.5047194°W / 49.1486750; -1.5047194 (Lessay LORAN-C transmitter) insulated against ground
LORAN-C transmitter Soustons 213 m 1985 Guyed Mast Soustons 43°44′23.2″N 1°22′49.61″W / 43.739778°N 1.3804472°W / 43.739778; -1.3804472 (Soustons LORAN-C transmitter) insulated against ground
Transmitter Mont des Cats 210.3 m  ? Guyed Mast Godewaersvelde 50°46′57.79″N 2°40′16.13″E / 50.7827194°N 2.6711472°E / 50.7827194; 2.6711472 (Mont des Cats transmitter)
Tour Montparnasse 210 m 1972 Skyscraper Paris 48°50′31.66″N 2°19′19.73″E / 48.8421278°N 2.3221472°E / 48.8421278; 2.3221472 (Tour Montparnasse)
Transmitter Saint Remy 208 m  ? Guyed Mast Saint Remy 48°44′6″N 1°52′21″E / 48.73500°N 1.87250°E / 48.73500; 1.87250 (Transmitter Saint Remy ( dismantled)) 3 masts, dismantled
Transmitter Chalindrey 207 m  ? Guyed Mast Chalindrey 47°48′13.02″N 5°24′6.43″E / 47.8036167°N 5.4017861°E / 47.8036167; 5.4017861 (Chalindrey transmitter)
Transmitter Neufchâtel en Bray-Croixdaller 203 m  ? Guyed Mast Neufchâtel en Bray-Croixdalle, Haute-Normandie 49°47′8.77″N 1°22′28.19″E / 49.7857694°N 1.3744972°E / 49.7857694; 1.3744972 (Croixdaller transmitter)
Transmitter Landouzy 203 m  ? Guyed Mast Landouzy 49°51′44.35″N 4°0′55.5″E / 49.8623194°N 4.015417°E / 49.8623194; 4.015417 (Landouzy transmitter)
Transmitter Limeux 203 m  ? Guyed Mast Limeux 50°00′44.6″N 1°49′48.6″E / 50.012389°N 1.830167°E / 50.012389; 1.830167 (Limeux transmitter)
Transmitter Malicornay 203 m  ? Guyed Mast Malicornay, Centre 46°34′44.36″N 1°37′36.41″E / 46.5789889°N 1.6267806°E / 46.5789889; 1.6267806 (Malicornay transmitter)
Transmitter Saint Just 203 m  ? Guyed Mast Saint-Just-en-Chaussee 49°30′5.2″N 2°23′47.5″E / 49.501444°N 2.396528°E / 49.501444; 2.396528 (Saint Just transmitter)
Transmitter Trainou 203 m  ? Guyed Mast Orleans, Centre 47°57′52.95″N 2°6′45.24″E / 47.9647083°N 2.1125667°E / 47.9647083; 2.1125667 (Trainou transmitter)
Camphin-en-Carembault transmitter 202 m  ? Guyed Mast Camphin-en-Carembault 50°31′5.25″N 2°59′42.02″E / 50.5181250°N 2.9950056°E / 50.5181250; 2.9950056 (Camphin-en-Carembault transmitter)
Transmitter Bergerac-Audrix 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Bergerac-Audrix, Aquitaine 44°52′43.54″N 0°57′22.56″E / 44.8787611°N 0.9562667°E / 44.8787611; 0.9562667 (Bergerac-Audrix transmitter)
Transmitter Gisy-Les-Nobles 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Les Cars, Limousin 48°18′21.44″N 3°16′57.28″E / 48.3059556°N 3.2825778°E / 48.3059556; 3.2825778 (Gisy-Les-Nobles transmitter)
Haut de Dimont Transmitter 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Vittel 48°9′47.83″N 6°0′39.14″E / 48.1632861°N 6.0108722°E / 48.1632861; 6.0108722 (Haut de Dimont transmitter)
Transmitter Molesmes 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Auxerre, Bourgogne 47°36′31.83″N 3°27′29.07″E / 47.6088417°N 3.4580750°E / 47.6088417; 3.4580750 (Molesmes transmitter)
Transmitter Mont d'Amain 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Mont d'Amain, Basse Normandie 48°40′13.03″N 0°20′49.52″E / 48.6702861°N 0.3470889°E / 48.6702861; 0.3470889 (Mont d'Amain transmitter)
Transmitter Mont Rochard 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Mont Rochard 48°13′9.61″N 0°21′11.71″W / 48.2193361°N 0.3532528°W / 48.2193361; -0.3532528 (Mont Rochard transmitter)
Transmitter Saint Léger le Guéretois 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Saint Léger le Guéretois, Limousin 46°9′22.8″N 1°50′9.38″E / 46.156333°N 1.8359389°E / 46.156333; 1.8359389 (Saint Léger le Guéretois transmitter)
Transmitter Verdun-Septsarges 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Verdun-Septsarges, Lorraine 49°16′22.33″N 5°10′16.46″E / 49.2728694°N 5.1712389°E / 49.2728694; 5.1712389 (Septsarges transmitter)
Transmitter Willeroncourt 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Willeroncourt, Lorraine 48°42′22.99″N 5°21′2.25″E / 48.7063861°N 5.3506250°E / 48.7063861; 5.3506250 (Willeroncourt transmitter)
Brumath radio mast 200 m 1940 Guyed Mast Brumath demolished on June 15, 1940
La Doua transmitter, 200 metres masts 200 m 1919 Guyed Mast Lyon 45°47′09″N 4°52′49″E / 45.78583°N 4.88028°E / 45.78583; 4.88028 (La Doua transmitter) 2 masts, dismantled in 1960
Saint-André-de-Corcy transmitter 200 m 1960 Guyed Mast Saint-André-de-Corcy 45°55′43.83″N 4°56′8.81″E / 45.9288417°N 4.9357806°E / 45.9288417; 4.9357806 (Saint-André-de-Corcy transmitter) 2 masts, dismantled in 1993
Perret Tower 110 m 1949-1952 Residential Amiens
Perret Tower 108 m 1924-1925 Observation tower Grenoble

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