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 Italy? If you’re an art lover, put the town of Ravenna on your Italy itinerary. Ravenna is a glittering jewel box of 5th and 6th century
Here’s my guide to visiting the spectacular Pitti Palace in Florence Italy. This Pitti Palace guide gives you an overview of 20 must see masterpieces and famous paintings. If you’re
Here’s my guide to visiting Palatine Hill in Rome Italy. This guide takes you to all must visit monuments, attractions, and ruins on Palatine Hill. The Palatine Hill is the
Want to step into a fairytale? Here’s my guide to visiting Quinta da Regaleira Palace. The Gothic palace is a must visit attraction and landmark in Sintra Portugal. I think
Here’s my guide to the best things to do and see in Granada Spain. This guide covers all Granada’s must see sites, attractions, and historic landmarks. I also give you
Here’s my guide to visiting the Conciergerie in Paris. The turreted medieval citadel looms, rather menacingly, over the Seine. It’s hard to miss it. Yet, La Conciergerie is one of