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An incomplete list of the tallest structures in France. The list contains all types of structures, may be incompleted 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)
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 Madonne 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 / 43.469525°N 5.4876611°E / 43.469525; 5.4876611 (Provence Power Station Chimney)
Transmitter Bouliac 280 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)
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 Fleury 270 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)
Towers of Lafayette transmitter 250 m 1920 Lattice tower Marcheprime 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
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)
Le Havre Power Plant Chimney 240 m  ? Chimney Le Havre 49°44′45.95″N 0°8′53.99″E / 49.7460972°N 0.1483306°E / 49.7460972; 0.1483306 (Le Havre Power Plant Chimney)
Tour Axa 240 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)
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 Metz-Luttange 235 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)
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 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
TV Tower Brest - Roc'h Trédudon 220 m  ? Guyed Mast/Tower Plounéour-Ménez 48°24′47.7″N 3°53′22.17″W / 48.41325°N 3.8894917°W / 48.41325; -3.8894917 (Roc'h Trédudon transmitter) Partially guyed
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)
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 Mont Pinçon 216 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)
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 / 49.148675°N 1.5047194°W / 49.148675; -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
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 Pern 210 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 Maudétour en Vexin 200 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 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 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 Nancy-Malzéville 200 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 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 Malicornay 200 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 Willeroncourt 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Willeroncourt, Lorraine 48°42′22.99″N 5°21′2.25″E / 48.7063861°N 5.350625°E / 48.7063861; 5.350625 (Willeroncourt transmitter)
Transmitter Neufchâtel en Bray-Croixdaller 200 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 Molesmes 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Auxerre, Bourgogne 47°36′31.83″N 3°27′29.07″E / 47.6088417°N 3.458075°E / 47.6088417; 3.458075 (Molesmes transmitter)
Transmitter Trainou 200 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)
Transmitter Chissay 200 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 Riceys 200 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)
Transmitter Mont Bessou 200 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 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 Audrix 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Audrix, Aquitaine 44°52′43.59″N 0°57′22.31″E / 44.878775°N 0.9561972°E / 44.878775; 0.9561972 (Audrix transmitter)
Transmitter Les Cars 200 m  ? Guyed Mast Les Cars, Limousin 45°39′29.14″N 1°4′15.06″E / 45.6580944°N 1.07085°E / 45.6580944; 1.07085 (Les Cars transmitter)
Transmitter Mont des Cats 200 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)

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