Italy's UNESCO Sites



Discover over 40 inscribed UNESCO* World Heritage sites from the seductive snow capped northern Alps to the captivating, sun-soaked islands of Sicily and Sardinia.
Since 1992 significant interactions between people and the natural environment have been recognized as cultural landscapes.Italy is loaded with these cultural global gems. Europe and North America have 49% of the 890 sites. In 2009, Italy had 44 inscribed properties, more than any other country in the world!