As of 2021, there are a total of 1,154 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. UNESCO stand for United Nations Education Scientific, and Cultural Organization. These UNESCO sites include some of the world’s most iconic landmarks, monuments, and natural wonders.
UNESCO sites reflect our humanity and rich history. They are either significant cultural complexes or natural assets. Once inscribed on the UNESCO list, these sites are protected and conserved by international convention. My blog focuses on cultural UNESCO sites. To date, I have visited hundreds of UNESCO sites. I’m always on the UNESCO trail.
Here are my guides to the best UNESCO sites in Europe and the United States. In Europe, the most UNESCO sites are in Italy (59), Spain (49), and France (41). The Unites States has 24 UNESCO sites.
Planning a trip to Sintra Portugal? Here’s my guide to visiting the remarkable Pena Palace. Sintra is an easy day trip from Lisbon and should be on your Portugal itinerary.
Here’s my complete guide to visiting the UNESCO-listed Coimbra University in Coimbra Portugal, with must know tips for visiting. Coimbra is the perfect midway stop between Lisbon and Porto and
Here’s my guide to visiting the spectacular Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon Portugal. Jeronimos Monastery is one of the most important landmarks in Portugal. The limestone edifice is a must visit
Here’s my guide to the top attractions and best things to do and see in Belem. Belem is an architecturally-rich suburb of Lisbon. It’s an easy mini day trip from
Here’s my guide to 18 must see monuments, attractions, and ruins in the Roman Forum in Rome, with tips for visiting. The Roman Forum is an absolute must visit attraction
Here’s my guide to 30 must see Roman ruins, archaeological sites, and historic landmarks in Rome Italy. If you’re a history buff, these ruins are must visit attractions in Rome.
Here’s my guide to visiting the Palazzo Vecchio. The palace is the civic heart of Florence and one of its most hallowed historic sites. The Palazzo Vecchio is a doughty
Here’s my complete guide to the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence Italy. I tell you everything to see inside and give you must know tips for visiting and getting