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I Portici di Bologna

06 June 2022

Il sito seriale comprende dodici componenti costituite da insiemi di portici e dalle aree edificate che li circondano, […]

Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century

17 October 2018

Founded in 1908 by Camillo Olivetti, the Industrial City of Ivrea is an industrial and socio-cultural project of […]

Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar

16 November 2017

The Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th centuries: Stato da Terra – western Stato da Mar consists of six components […]

Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalú and Monreale

16 November 2015

Located on the northern coast of the Italian island of Sicily, Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of […]

Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany

20 September 2013

Twelve villas and two gardens spread across the Tuscan landscape make up this site which bears testimony to […]

Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

16 November 2011

The series of 111 out of the 937 known archaeological pile-dwelling sites in six countries around the Alpine […]

Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes

24 October 2008

The Rhaetian Railway in the Albula/Bernina Landscapes represents an exemplary railway development for the disenclavement of the Central […]

Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli

16 November 2006

The Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli in Genoa’s historic centre date from the late 16th and early […]

Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica

06 May 2005

The site of Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica on the Mediterranean coast of south-eastern Sicily consists […]

Val d’Orcia

09 November 2004

The landscape of Val d’Orcia is part of the agricultural hinterland of Siena, redrawn and developed when it […]

Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia

06 May 2004

The property encompasses the two necropolisesof the Banditaccia and the Monterozzi, the most important cemeteries of the ancient […]

Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy

06 May 2003

The property “Sacri Monti” or “Sacred Mountains of Piedmont and Lombardy” consist of a series of nine separate […]

Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily)

06 May 2002

The Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto is comprised of components of eight towns located in […]

Villa d’Este, Tivoli

06 May 2001

The palace and the garden of Villa d’Este in Tivoli, in the centre of Italy, were layed out […]

Assisi, San Francesco Basilica and other Franciscan sites

06 May 2000

The site comprises a rather large territory where most of the important Franciscan places are located. Besides the […]

City of Verona

The city is situated in northern Italy at the foot of the Lessini Mountains on the River Adige. […]

Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula

06 May 1998

Cilento is a cultural landscape of outstanding value that has evidence of human occupation dating from 250,000 years […]

Historic Centre of Urbino

The UNESCO Site, “Historic Centre of Urbino” coincides with the area bordered by renaissance walls that survive virtually […]

Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia

Located at the northern end of the Adriatic Sea on the Natissa (Natiso) River, the property includes the […]

Archaeological Area of Agrigento

06 May 1997

The archaeological area of Agrigento, the Valley of the Temples, is on the southern coast of Sicily and […]

Su Nuraxi di Barumini

The archaeological site of Su Nuraxi di Barumini in Sardinia is the best-known example of the unique form […]

Residences of the Royal House of Savoy

The Residences of the Royal House of Savoy comprise a large serial inscription of estates including 22 palaces […]

Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)

Stretching 15 km along the eastern Ligurian coast between Levanto and La Spezia, the jagged, steep coastal landscape […]

Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena

Together Modena’s magnificent 12th century cathedral and soaring bell tower serve as a supreme example of early Romanesque […]

Costiera Amalfitana

The Costiera Amalfitana, stretches along the eastern coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula in Salerno province and can rightly […]

Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata

The World Heritage property includes three different archaeological areas: the ancient towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum together with […]

Historic Centre of the City of Pienza

06 May 1996

Pienza, located on the crest of a hill overlooking the Val d’Orcia, 53 km south-east of Siena, was […]

Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna

The UNESCO Early Christian Monuments serial site in Ravenna consists of eight monuments – the Mausoleum of Galla […]

The Trulli of Alberobello

The trulli, typical limestone dwellings of Alberobello in the southern of Puglia, are remarkable examples of corbelled dry-stone […]

Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta

06 May 1995

Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta, situated within the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, is […]

Crespi d’Adda

The workers’ village of Crespi d’Adda is situated in Capriate San Gervasio in Lombardy, at the extreme southern […]

Historic Centre of Naples

Naples is a major port city in the centre of the ancient Mediterranean region. Its origins go back […]

Historic Centre of Siena

The Historic Centre of Siena is the embodiment of a medieval city. Historically, its inhabitants pursued their competition […]

The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera

06 May 1993

Located in the southern Italian region of Basilicata, The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of […]

Historic Centre of San Gimignano

05 May 1990

The Historic Centre of San Gimignano sits on a height of land, dominating the surrounding landscape. During the […]

Piazza del Duomo, Pisa

05 May 1987

Standing in a large green expanse, enclosed by the city walls, the former Ospedale della Misericordia and the […]

Venice and its Lagoon

The UNESCO World Heritage property comprises the city of Venice and its lagoon situated in the Veneto Region […]

Historic Centre of Florence

05 May 1982

Florence was built on the site of an Etruscan settlement and the later ancient Roman colony of Florentia […]

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

05 May 1980

The World Heritage property encompasses the whole historic centre of Rome within the city walls at their widest […]