Category: Europe

Europe Landmarks UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with articles about landmarks, wildlife, famous historical monuments, places of interest, society. It is a area with legal protection by an international convention administered by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. World Heritage Sites are designated by UNESCO for having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance.

Europe is a landmass found totally in the Northern Hemisphere and for the most part in the Eastern Hemisphere. It involves the westernmost promontories of the mainland landmass of Eurasia, it shares the mainland landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Asia and Africa and is lined by the Arctic Ocean toward the north, the Atlantic Ocean toward the west, the Mediterranean Sea toward the south, and Asia toward the east.

Europe is normally viewed as isolated from Asia by the watershed of the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian Sea, the Greater Caucasus, the Black Sea, and the streams of the Turkish Straits. Albeit quite a bit of this boundary is over land, Europe is for the most part concurred the situation with a full mainland due to its incredible actual size and the heaviness of its history and traditions.

Santa Chiara in Naples Italy
Posted in Europe, Italy

Naples Italy

Naples City lies on the west coast of the Italian peninsula, 120 miles (190 km) southeast of Rome, Italy, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1995 onwards.

San Gimignano Italy
Posted in Europe, Italy

San Gimignano

San Gimignano is a relay point for pilgrims, 56 km south of Florence, in the Tuscany region of Italy, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1990 onwards.

Siena Cathedral: Duomo di Siena
Posted in Italy, Europe

Siena Italy

Siena City lies about 30 miles south of Florence, in the Toscana or Tuscany region of Italy, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1995 on.

Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy, Italy
Posted in Europe, Italy

Sacri Monti

Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy are groups of chapels in the 9 Sacred Mountains of northern Italy and were a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2003 onwards.

UNESCO world heritage sites Poland
Posted in Europe, Poland

World Heritage Poland

UNESCO world heritage sites Poland. UNESCO sites in Poland, varied landscapes include ancient woodlands, medieval castles, incredible salt mines, Auschwitz Birkenau

Convent of Christ in Tomar
Posted in Europe, Portugal

Tomar Portugal

Convent of Christ in Tomar is located on the Nabao River, a tributary of the Zêzere, northeast of Lisbon, central Portugal, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1983 onwards

Historic Centre of Évora, Portugal
Posted in Europe, Portugal

Evora Portugal

Evora is a museum-city that lies in a fertile valley surrounded by low hills, east of Lisbon, Portugal, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1986 onwards.

Portugal Flag, Portugal UNESCO Sites
Posted in Europe, Portugal

Portugal UNESCO Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Sites Portugal includes 17 places in total, 16 designated as cultural and 1 natural. There are a further 19 names on the tentative list

Canal du Midi France
Posted in Europe, France

Canal du Midi France

Canal du Midi, or Midi Canal, and commonly referred to as the French Canal du Languedoc, is a historic canal in the Languedoc region of France and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1996 onwards

Lyon France, Lyon City
Posted in Europe, France

Lyon France

Lyon, also spelled Lyons and commonly referred to as Lyon, is in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1998 onwards.

Notre Dame Cathedral Paris
Posted in France, Europe

Notre Dame Cathedral Paris

Cathedral of Notre-Dame lies at the eastern end of the Île de la Cité, Paris, France, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1991 onwards.

New Lanark United Kingdom, Lanark Scotland
Posted in Europe, United Kingdom

New Lanark

New Lanark is a village on the River Clyde, some 25 miles southeast of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, and was a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2001 onwards.