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Unesco Italy sites: the complete list of Unesco world heritage sites in italy

Unesco Italy Sites: the complete list of Unesco World Heritage Sites in Italy by region

plotted on a Google map to easily locate them.

Italy has the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world

with 49.
Here is the complete list, organized by region (in braquets the year of nomination).
You can click on the picture to play with the interactive Google map.
Unesco Italy sites in Piemonte.
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy (1997).
Unesco Italy sites in Liguria.
Porto Venere,  Cinque Terre , and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) (1997) – to know more, have a look at my post “How to visit Cinque Terre in one Day“.
Genoa, Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli  (2006).

Unesco Italy sites in Lombardia

Rock Drawings in Valcamonica (1979).
Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci (1980).
Crespi d’Adda (1995).
Mantua and Sabbioneta (2008).
Longobards in Italy, Places of Power (568-774 A.
D.) — It’s a group of seven Longobards  sites:  Brescia,  Cividale del Friuli,Castelseprio, Spoleto, Campello sul Clitunno, Benevento and Monte Sant’Angelo (2011).
Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy — The several churches and religious centres in Lombardy (2003).
Monte San Giorgio — Extension of the Italian b order of Monte San Giorgio in Switzerland (2010).
Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps, shared with Austria, Germany, France, Slovenia, Switzerland — (2011).
Rhaetian Railway, shared with  Switzerland  (2008).
Unesco Italy sites in Veneto.
Venice and its lagoon (1987)– to know more, have a look at my post “20 top things to do in Venice, beyound the obvious“.
City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto (1994).
Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua (1997).
City of Verona (2000)– to know more, have a look at my post “Verona in one day“.

Unesco Italy sites in Alto Adige

The Dolomites — The majestic mountains in Veneto and Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol (2009).
Unesco Italy sites in Friuli.
Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia (1998).

Unesco Italy sites in Emilia Romagna

Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta (1995).
Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna (1996) – to know more, have a look at my post “One day in Ravenna, Italy“.
Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena (1997).
Unesco Italy sites in Tuscany.

Historic Centre of Florence (1982)  – to know more

have a look at my post “Florence in one day“.
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa (1987) – to know more, have a look at my post “Climbing on top of Pisa leaning tower“.

Historic Centre of San Gimignano (1990)

Historic Centre of Siena (1995).

Historic Centre of the City of Pienza (1996)

Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany (2013).
Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia  (2004).
Val d’Orcia (2004) – to know more, have a look at my post: “Pienza, Sant’Antimo, Bagno Vignoni: delightful Val d’Orcia“.

Unesco Italy sites in the Marche

Historic Centre of Urbino (1998).
Unesco Italy sites in Umbria.
Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco d’Assisi and other Franciscan Sites (2000).
Unesco Italy sites in Lazio.
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura(1980) – to know more, have a look at my post “Rome in 5 days“.
Villa Adriana (Tivoli) (1999).
Villa d’Este, Tivoli — The classic Renaissance villa, with magnificent water gardens (2001)  – to know more, have a look at my post “Romantic Rome: look for romance in Villa d’Este“.
Unesco Italy sites in Campania.
Historic Centre of Naples (1995).
Costiera Amalfitana (1997) – to know more.

Have a look at my post: “Amalfi coast Italy: discover Amalfi

Positano, Ravello, Praiano“.
18th century Royal Palace of Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli and the San Leucio Complex (1997).
Archaeological Areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata (1997).
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archæological sites of Pæstum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula (1998).
Unesco Italy sites in Puglia.
Castel del Monte (1996).
The Trulli  of Alberobello(1996).

Unesco Italy sites in Basilicata

The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera (1993).
Unesco Italy sites in Sardegna.
Su Nuraxi di Barumini (1997).
Unesco Italy sites in Sicilia.
Archaeological Area of Agrigento (1997).
Villa Romana del Casale (1997).
Mount Etna — The tallest active volcano in Europe  (2013).
Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica,  (2005) – To know more, have a look at my post: “Siracusa, Sicily at its best“.
Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands),   (2000).
Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto; eight towns in South-Eastern : Caltagirone, Militello in Val di Catania, Catania,Modica, Noto, Palazzolo Acreide, Ragusa and Scicli (2002).
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