Cordouan Lighthouse, France. Image: Cloud-Mine-Amsterdam via Canva CC0
Cordouan Lighthouse, France. Image: Cloud-Mine-Amsterdam via Canva CC0

These are the new UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe

Between 24 and 30 July, UNESCO added 34 cultural and natural sites of “outstanding universal value” to its World Heritage List. These are the new UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe. Maybe you can visit one during the summer!

  1. The Great Spa Towns of Europe – Austria / Belgium / Czechia / France / Germany / Italy / United Kingdom
  2. Cordouan Lighthouse – France
  3. Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt – Germany
  4. Padua’s Fourteenth-century Fresco Cycles – Italy
  5. Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, a Landscape of Arts and Sciences – Spain
  6. Arslantepe Mound – Turkey
  7. Dutch Water Defence Lines – The Netherlands
  8. Colonies of Benevolence – Belgium / The Netherlands
  9. Roșia Montană Mining Landscape – Romania
  10. Nice, Winter Resort Town of the Riviera – France
  11. Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Lower German Limes – Germany / The Netherlands
  12. ShUM Sites of Speyer, Worms and Mainz – Germany
  13. The Porticoes of Bologna – Italy
  14. The Works of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana – Human Centred Urban Design – Slovenia
  15. The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales – United Kingdom
  16. Petroglyphs of Lake Onega and the White Sea – Russia
  17. Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe – Bosnia and Herzegovina / Czechia / France / Italy / North Macedonia / Poland / Slovakia / Switzerland
  18. Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment) – Austria / Germany / Slovakia

Have a look at some of the sites in the video below:

Source: UNESCO.

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