UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Europe

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World Heritage Sites- List of Sites

 

Europe

Austria

§                          City of Graz - Historic Centre (1999)

§                          Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape (2001) *

§                          Hallstatt-Dachstein Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape (1997)

§                          Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg (1996)

§                          Historic Centre of Vienna (2001)

§                          Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn (1996)

§                          Semmering Railway (1998)

§                          Wachau Cultural Landscape (2000)

 

Belgium

§                          Belfries of Belgium and France (1999, 2005) * 3

§                          Flemish Béguinages (1998)

§                          Historic Centre of Brugge (2000)

§                          La Grand-Place, Brussels (1998)

§                          Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels) (2000)

§                          Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) (2000)

§                          Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai (2000)

§                          Plantin-Moretus

§                          The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainault) (1998)

 

Denmark

Finland

 France

§                          Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe (1983, 2007)

§                          Amiens Cathedral (1981)

§                          Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments (1981)

§                          Belfries of Belgium and France (1999, 2005) * 8

§                          Bordeaux, Port of the Moon (2007)

§                          Bourges Cathedral (1992)

§                          Canal du Midi (1996)

§                          Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims (1991)

§                          Chartres Cathedral (1979)

§                          Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay (1981, 2007)

§                          Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve (1983) #

§                          Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge (1995)

§                          Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne (1997)

§                          Historic Site of Lyons (1998)

§                          Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion (1999)

§                          Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret (2005)

§                          Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay (1979, 2007)

§                          Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (1981)

§                          Palace and Park of Versailles (1979, 2007)

§                          Paris, Banks of the Seine (1991)

§                          Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance in Nancy (1983)

§                          Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) (1985, 2007)

§                          Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley (1979)

§                          Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs (2001)

§                          Pyrénées - Mont Perdu (1997, 1999) *

§                          Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange (1981, 2007)

§                          Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France (1998)

§                          Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (1982)

§                          Strasbourg ��" Grande île (1988)

§                          The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes (2000) 9

§                          Vézelay, Church and Hill (1979, 2007)

 

Germany

§                          Aachen Cathedral (1978)

§                          Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch (1991)

§                          Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau (1996)

§                          Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl (1984)

§                          Classical Weimar (1998)

§                          Collegiate Church, Castle, and Old Town of Quedlinburg (1994)

§                          Cologne Cathedral (1996)

§                          Dresden Elbe Valley (2004)

§                          Frontiers of the Roman Empire (1987, 2005) * 10

§                          Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz (2000)

§                          Hanseatic City of Lübeck (1987)

§                          Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar (2002)

§                          Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg (1996)

§                          Maulbronn Monastery Complex (1993)

§                          Messel Pit Fossil Site (1995)

§                          Mines of Rammelsberg and Historic Town of Goslar (1992)

§                          Monastic Island of Reichenau (2000)

§                          Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin (1999)

§                          Muskauer Park / Park Muzakowski (2004) *

§                          Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof (2006)

§                          Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (1990, 1992, 1999)

§                          Pilgrimage Church of Wies (1983)

§                          Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier (1986)

§                          Speyer Cathedral (1981)

§                          St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim (1985)

§                          Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen (2004)

§                          Town of Bamberg (1993)

§                          Upper Middle Rhine Valley (2002)

§                          Völklingen Ironworks (1994)

§                          Wartburg Castle (1999)

§                          Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square (1981)

§                          Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen (2001)

 

Greece

§                          Acropolis, Athens (1987)

§                          Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina) (1996)

§                          Archaeological Site of Delphi (1987)

§                          Archaeological Site of Mystras (1989)

§                          Archaeological Site of Olympia (1989)

§                          Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns (1999)

§                          Delos (1990)

§                          Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John "the Theologian" and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos (1999)

§                          Medieval City of Rhodes (1988)

§                          Meteora (1988)

§                          Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios (1990)

§                          Mount Athos (1988)

§                          Old Town of Corfu (2007)

§                          Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika (1988)

§                          Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos (1992)

§                          Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus (1988)

§                          Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae (1986)

 

Hungary

 

Ireland

§                          Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (1993)

§                          Skellig Michael (1996)

 

Italy

§                          18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex (1997)

§                          Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia (1998)

§                          Archaeological Area of Agrigento (1997)

§                          Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata (1997)

§                          Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites (2000)

§                          Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua (1997)

§                          Castel del Monte (1996)

§                          Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena (1997)

§                          Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with "The Last Supper" by Leonardo da Vinci (1980)

§                          Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula (1998)

§                          City of Verona (2000)

§                          City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto (1994, 1996)

§                          Costiera Amalfitana (1997)

§                          Crespi d'Adda (1995)

§                          Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna (1996)

§                          Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia (2004)

§                          Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta (1995, 1999) 15

§                          Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli (2006)

§                          Historic Centre of Florence (1982)

§                          Historic Centre of Naples (1995)

§                          Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura (1980, 1990) * 14

§                          Historic Centre of San Gimignano (1990)

§                          Historic Centre of Siena (1995)

§                          Historic Centre of the City of Pienza (1996)

§                          Historic Centre of Urbino (1998)

§                          Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) (2000)

§                          Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily) (2002)

§                          Piazza del Duomo, Pisa (1987, 2007)

§                          Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) (1997)

§                          Residences of the Royal House of Savoy (1997)

§                          Rock Drawings in Valcamonica (1979)

§                          Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy (2003)

§                          Su Nuraxi di Barumini (1997)

§                          Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica (2005)

§                          The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera (1993)

§                          The Trulli of Alberobello (1996)

§                          Val d'Orcia (2004)

§                          Venice and its Lagoon (1987)

§                          Villa Adriana (Tivoli) (1999)

§                          Villa d'Este, Tivoli (2001)

§                          Villa Romana del Casale (1997)

 

Netherlands

§                          Defence Line of Amsterdam (1996)

§                          Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder) (1999)

§                          Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Netherlands Antilles (1997)

§                          Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station) (1998)

§                          Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout (1997)

§                          Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House) (2000)

§                          Schokland and Surroundings (1995)

 

Poland:

  • Cracow's Historic Centre (1978)
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine (1978)
  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp (1979)
  • Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest (1979, 1992) *
  • Historic Centre of Warsaw (1980)
  • Old City of Zamość (1992)
  • Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork (1997)
  • Medieval Town of Toruń (1997)
  • Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park (1999)
  • Churches of Peace in Jawor and Swidnica (2001)
  • Wooden Churches of Southern Little Poland (2003)
  • Muskauer Park / Park Muzakowski (2004) *
  • Centennial Hall in Wroclaw (2006)

    Portugal

    §                          Alto Douro Wine Region (2001)

    §                          Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores (1983)

    §                          Convent of Christ in Tomar (1983)

    §                          Cultural Landscape of Sintra (1995)

    §                          Historic Centre of Évora (1986)

    §                          Historic Centre of Guimarães (2001)

    §                          Historic Centre of Oporto (1996)

    §                          Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture (2004)

    §                          Laurisilva of Madeira (1999)

    §                          Monastery of Alcobaça (1989)

    §                          Monastery of Batalha (1983)

    §                          Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon (1983)

    §                          Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley (1998)

     

    Slovakia

    Slovenia

     

  • Spain

    §                          Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada (1984, 1994) 21

    §                          Altamira Cave (1985)

    §                          Aranjuez Cultural Landscape (2001)

    §                          Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida (1993)

    §                          Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco (2000)

    §                          Archaeological Site of Atapuerca (2000)

    §                          Burgos Cathedral (1984)

    §                          Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí (2000)

    §                          Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville (1987)

    §                          Doñana National Park (1994, 2005)

    §                          Garajonay National Park (1986)

    §                          Historic Centre of Cordoba (1984, 1994) 22

    §                          Historic City of Toledo (1986)

    §                          Historic Walled Town of Cuenca (1996)

    §                          Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture (1999)

    §                          La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia (1996)

    §                          Las Médulas (1997)

    §                          Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid (1984)

    §                          Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias (1985, 1998) 24

    §                          Mudejar Architecture of Aragon (1986, 2001) 25

    §                          Old City of Salamanca (1988)

    §                          Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches (1985, 2007)

    §                          Old Town of Cáceres (1986)

    §                          Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct (1985)

    §                          Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona (1997)

    §                          Palmeral of Elche (2000)

    §                          Poblet Monastery (1991)

    §                          Pyrénées - Mont Perdu (1997, 1999) *

    §                          Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza (2003)

    §                          Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula (1998)

    §                          Roman Walls of Lugo (2000)

    §                          Route of Santiago de Compostela (1993)

    §                          Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe (1993)

    §                          San Cristóbal de La Laguna (1999)

    §                          San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries (1997)

    §                          Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) (1985)

    §                          Teide National Park (2007)

    §                          University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares (1998)

    §                          Vizcaya Bridge (2006)

    §                          Works of Antoni Gaudí (1984, 2005) 23

    Sweden

     

    Switzerland

    §                          Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair (1983)

    §                          Convent of St Gall (1983)

    §                          Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn (2001, 2007)

    §                          Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces (2007)

    §                          Monte San Giorgio (2003)

    §                          Old City of Berne (1983)

    §                          Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzone (2000)

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    Wow, so are you going to visit all these places?:-)
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