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.
“The ‘good old times’ – all times when old are good. “- Byron Here’s my guide to the UNESCO-listed dolmens in Antequera Spain. The dolmens are affectionately dubbed “Spain’s Stonehenge.”
Here’s my guide to visiting the lovely town of Mantua in northern Italy’s Lombardy region. This Mantua guide covers the top attractions in art-filled Mantua. You’ll discover the must visit
Here’s my guide to visiting Mont Saint-Michel. This guide gives you key must know tips and do’s and don’ts for visiting this bravura medieval creation in France. It also tells
Here’s my guide to the top architectural attractions in the Eixample neighborhood of Barcelona. Eixample is where you’ll find some of the most famous landmarks in Barcelona. It’s a must
Here’s my guide to Andrea Mantegna’s famous Camera degli Sposi in Mantua Italy. The Camera is a magical room frescoed with illusionistic paintings in Mantua’s Ducal Palace. It’s a hugely
Need some destination inspiration for Portugal? Here’s my guide to 37 of the must visit landmarks in Portugal. Portugal is an incredibly beautiful and ancient country, with a diverse range
Are you planning a trip to Italy and need some destination inspiration? Here’s my guide to 45 must visit famous landmarks in Italy. These Italian landmarks will take your breath
Planning a trip to Florence? Here’s my guide to visiting the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte, Florence’s crowning glory. The ancient church is a unique and harmonious blend of
Considering a trek to see the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa? And wondering why the Leaning Tower leans? This monument is one of Italy’s most photographed landmarks due to its