Europe UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Europe - Map

This is a complete list of Europe UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Click on them for a detailed trip report. Not every site is covered yet but this will be somewhere in the future! Note that tentative sites are not included in this list. Have you visited any of the European UNESCO sites then please leave a comment on this page.

Albania

  • Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
  • Butrint
  • Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

Andorra

  • Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

Austria

  • Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
  • Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn
  • Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
  • Semmering Railway
  • City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg
  • Wachau Cultural Landscape
  • Historic Centre of Vienna
  • Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe
  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps
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Belarus

  • Białowieża Forest
  • Mir Castle Complex
  • Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh
  • Struve Geodetic Arc

Belgium

  • Flemish Béguinages
  • La Grand-Place, Brussels
  • The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut)
  • Belfries of Belgium and France
  • Historic Centre of Brugge
  • Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels)
  • Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
  • Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe
  • Stoclet House
  • Major Mining Sites of Wallonia
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar
  • Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad
  • Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards

Bulgaria

  • Boyana Church
  • Madara Rider
  • Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo
  • Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak
  • Ancient City of Nessebar
  • Pirin National Park
  • Rila Monastery
  • Srebarna Nature Reserve
  • Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

Croatia

  • Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
  • Old City of Dubrovnik
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč
  • Historic City of Trogir
  • The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe
  • Stari Grad Plain
  • Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards
  • Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar

Cyprus

  • Paphos
  • Painted Churches in the Troodos Region
  • Choirokoitia

Czechia

  • Historic Centre of Český Krumlov
  • Historic Centre of Prague
  • Historic Centre of Telč
  • Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora
  • Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec
  • Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
  • Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž
  • Holašovice Historic Village
  • Litomyšl Castle
  • Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc
  • Tugendhat Villa in Brno
  • Jewish Quarter and St Procopius’ Basilica in Třebíč
  • Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region
  • Landscape for Breeding and Training of Ceremonial Carriage Horses at Kladruby nad Labem

Denmark

  • Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church
  • Roskilde Cathedral
  • Kronborg Castle
  • Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Wadden Sea
  • Stevns Klint
  • Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church Settlement
  • The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand
  • Kujataa Greenland: Norse and Inuit Farming at the Edge of the Ice Cap
  • Aasivissuit – Nipisat. Inuit Hunting Ground between Ice and Sea

Estonia

  • Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn
  • Struve Geodetic Arc

Finland

  • Fortress of Suomenlinna
  • Old Rauma
  • Petäjävesi Old Church
  • Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
  • Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki
  • High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
  • Struve Geodetic Arc

France

  • Chartres Cathedral
  • Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay
  • Palace and Park of Versailles
  • Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley
  • Vézelay, Church and Hill
  • Amiens Cathedral
  • Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments
  • Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
  • Palace and Park of Fontainebleau
  • Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the “Triumphal Arch” of Orange
  • From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt
  • Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe
  • Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve
  • Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d’Alliance in Nancy
  • Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)
  • Strasbourg, Grande-Île and Neustadt
  • Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Rémi and Palace of Tau, Reims
  • Paris, Banks of the Seine
  • Bourges Cathedral
  • Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge
  • Canal du Midi
  • Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne
  • Pyrénées – Mont Perdu
  • Historic Site of Lyon
  • Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
  • Belfries of Belgium and France
  • Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion
  • The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes
  • Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs
  • Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret
  • Bordeaux, Port of the Moon
  • Fortifications of Vauban
  • Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems
  • Episcopal City of Albi
  • Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island
  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps
  • The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape
  • Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
  • Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardèche
  • Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars
  • The Climats, terroirs of Burgundy
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
  • Taputapuātea
  • Chaîne des Puys – Limagne fault tectonic arena
  • French Austral Lands and Seas

Germany

  • Aachen Cathedral
  • Speyer Cathedral
  • Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square
  • Pilgrimage Church of Wies
  • Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl
  • St Mary’s Cathedral and St Michael’s Church at Hildesheim
  • Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier
  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire
  • Hanseatic City of Lübeck
  • Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
  • Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch
  • Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz
  • Water Management System
  • Maulbronn Monastery Complex
  • Town of Bamberg
  • Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg
  • Völklingen Ironworks
  • Messel Pit Fossil Site
  • Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau
  • Cologne Cathedral
  • Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
  • Classical Weimar
  • Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin
  • Wartburg Castle
  • Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
  • Monastic Island of Reichenau
  • Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen
  • Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar
  • Upper Middle Rhine Valley
  • Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski
  • Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen
  • Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe
  • Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
  • Wadden Sea
  • Fagus Factory in Alfeld
  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps
  • Margravial Opera House Bayreuth
  • Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
  • Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey
  • Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement
  • Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura
  • Archaeological Border complex of Hedeby and the Danevirke
  • Naumburg Cathedral
  • Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region
  • Water Management System of Augsburg

Greece

  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
  • Acropolis, Athens
  • Archaeological Site of Delphi
  • Medieval City of Rhodes
  • Meteora
  • Mount Athos
  • Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
  • Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus
  • Archaeological Site of Mystras
  • Archaeological Site of Olympia
  • Delos
  • Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios
  • Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
  • Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina)
  • Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns
  • The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos
  • Old Town of Corfu
  • Archaeological Site of Philippi

Holy See

  • Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura
  • Vatican City

Hungary

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Iceland

  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Surtsey
  • Vatnajökull National Park – Dynamic Nature of Fire and Ice

Ireland

Italy

  • Rock Drawings in Valcamonica
  • Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci
  • Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura
  • Historic Centre of Florence
  • Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
  • Venice and its Lagoon
  • Historic Centre of San Gimignano
  • The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera
  • City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
  • Crespi d’Adda
  • Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta
  • Historic Centre of Naples
  • Historic Centre of Siena
  • Castel del Monte
  • Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna
  • Historic Centre of the City of Pienza
  • The Trulli of Alberobello
  • 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex
  • Archaeological Area of Agrigento
  • Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
  • Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua
  • Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena
  • Costiera Amalfitana
  • Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
  • Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
  • Su Nuraxi di Barumini
  • Villa Romana del Casale
  • Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia
  • Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
  • Historic Centre of Urbino
  • Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
  • Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
  • City of Verona
  • Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)
  • Villa d’Este, Tivoli
  • Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily)
  • Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy
  • Monte San Giorgio
  • Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia
  • Val d’Orcia
  • Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica
  • Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli
  • Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe
  • Mantua and Sabbioneta
  • Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes
  • The Dolomites
  • Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power (568-774 A.D.)
  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps
  • Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
  • Mount Etna
  • Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato
  • Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale
  • Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar
  • Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century
  • Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene

Latvia

Lithuania

  • Vilnius Historic Centre
  • Curonian Spit
  • Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė)
  • Struve Geodetic Arc

Luxembourg

  • City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

Malta

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