World Heritage Sites in France

Travel guide to Saint-Émilion, a World Heritage Site

A visit to a UNESCO World Heritage site is much more than...

Bordeaux, Port of the Moon: A travel guide

A visit to a UNESCO World Heritage site is much more than...

Modern artists and traditional iconography in the Saint-Michel basilica in Bordeaux

The basilica of Saint-Michel contains some remarkable Gothic style stained glass windows,...

Basilica of Saint-Michel, an arrow in the Bordeaux landscape

If the bell tower of the basilica of Saint-Michel is one of...

First visit to Bordeaux’s Saint-Michel district

Saint-Michel is without doubt the most vibrant and colourful district of Bordeaux

Le Corbusier’s modernist vision in Pessac

For Le Corbusier, architecture meant functionalism - pure and simple in form
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Medieval magic in the Entre-deux-Mers forest near Bordeaux

The Abbey is part of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela World...

Bordeaux, a World Heritage City

The Port of the Moon, port city of Bordeaux, is inscribed on...
Le Château de Pommard © Château de Pommard - Beaune Tourisme

Burgundy’s Côte d’Or

Burgundy's Côte d'Or is a narrow strip of vineyard landscape stretching from...

Avenue de Champagne

The authorized grape varieties grown in Champagne are Chardonnay (30%), Pinot Meunier...

World Heritage Sites in Europe

Magical, Mythical Stonehenge

"How grand, how wonderful, how incomprehensible!" These are the introductory words used to...

Bath, the most beautiful city in England

The City of Bath in South West England was founded by the Romans...
Sassi Caveoso (Matera)

The fall and the rise of Sassi di Matera

Standing on the panoramic viewing point above the ancient town of Matera...
The village of Manarola

Charming Cinque Terre

Consider visiting off-season to fully enjoy Cinque Terre Cinque...
Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo - Photo Asgeir Pedersen

Extraordinary mosaic art in the Basilicas of Ravenna

Ravenna is a small town south of Venice on the Adriatic coast,...

The spectacular designs of Siena Cathedral

Duomo di Siena is one of the most outstanding examples of a...
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Leonardo da Vinci’s “Last Supper”

The present version of The Last Supper is the result of more...

Norman in the Sicilian town of Cefalú

In the late 10th century the vigorous Normans conquered Sicily, an island...

Sicily and the treasure of Palermo

Sicily's largest city Palermo boasts a series of art and architectural sites...
Horse and sleigh – Photo: Thomas Rasmus Skaug – visitnorway.com

Winter Wonderland in Røros, Norway

A wonderfully charming old mining town in the central part of mountainous Norway

A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area which is chosen by UNESCO as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance... Currently, 44 properties in France are inscribed on the World Heritage List. 39 of these are cultural properties, 4 are natural properties, and 1 is mixed. The first was added to the list in 1979 and the latest in 2019... (Wikipedia)