Italy boasts the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country in the world. With 51 designated cultural and natural landmarks, it makes up over 5% of UNESCO’s global list. From Dolomites and historic centers of Florence and Rome to Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast, the Italian sites are ideal travel destinations for anyone seeking out history, art, and culture. Click here to learn more about Italy's noteworthy UNESCO Sites!
Spain has the third most UNESCO World Heritage Sites of any country in the world. From Iberian Peninsula’s most antique villages and old towns to cobblestoned Romanesque streets and breathtaking architecture, there are 48 impressive UNESCO sites to visit in Spain. Countless cultures have passed through this country leaving their incredible influences and making Spain a cultural paradise.
Germany currently boasts a whopping 51 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ranking among the countries with the highest density of natural and cultural treasures. All of the sites are of great importance for humanity, by their unique authenticity, nature, and righteousness, and are subject to special protection. From spectacular cityscapes at the Hanseatic City of Lübeck to fascinating medieval old towns and castles, and some amazing natural landscape of the Wadden Sea on Germany’s North Sea coast, Germany offers a diverse wealth of UNESCO sites to be discovered.
Western civilization was born in Greece over 4,000 years ago. It therefore comes as no surprise that this ancient land is home to 18 amazingly unique UNESCO Sites to visit. From Bronze Age citadels and the sacred Acropolis of Athens (on which stands the Parthenon, chosen by UNESCO as its official emblem), to Byzantine monasteries and Venetian fortresses, Greece’s ongoing efforts to protect and curate its sites and monuments is testament to the tireless work of archaeologists, conservators and heritage managers across the country.
Rome - Sorrento: 3 hrs. 50 mins. approx.
Sorrento - Naples Airport: 1 hr. approx.
Venice - Pisa: 3 hrs. 30 mins. approx.
Pisa - Florence: 1 hr. 30 mins. approx.
Florence - Assisi: 2 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Assisi - Rome: 2 hrs. 30 mins. approx.
Rome - Pompeii: 2 hrs. 35 mins. approx.
Pompeii - Sorrento: 45 mins. approx.
Sorrento - Naples: 1 hr. approx.
You will need to arrange transportation to and from the ports on your own
Famous for its amazing food, impressive historical sites, highly regarded art, charming small towns and equally beautiful cities, countrysides and coastlines, it`s safe to say Italy`s offerings are unparalleled. The country boasts bustling cities as well as some of the most beautiful beaches in the worlds. It doesn`t matter if you prefer private bays with calm waters or glamorous holiday destinations crowded with celebrities and high class restaurants, the beaches in Italy are fantastic in many ways and there is truly something for everyone.
The coastlines of southern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa are shaped by the Mediterranean Sea. Not only does the Mediterranean have beautiful resorts and beaches on the mainland, there are literally thousands of islands to explore, each with their own beauty, over 2,500 miles from Spain east to Turkey. The cultural and culinary experiences of each Mediterranean country are unique and delightful.
Italy offers the perfect combination of food, wine and people that can’t be beat, and it’s a must for any lover of wine and culture. The country boasts thousands of vineyards found in many of its regions which produce hundreds of famous varieties of wine, from the bold reds in the hills of Tuscany to crisp sparkling wines in the northern lakes region, and one-of-a-kind varietals at rustic island wineries in Sicily.
There’s no greater expression of a culture than the food people eat. It defines a culture, and in Italy, food is life...and food is love. Regional, seasonal and as fresh as possible, Italy’s cuisine is hearty, satisfying and made with heart. Italians are the masters of creating simple dishes that sing with flavor. From haute cuisine to street vendors, Italy’s food is authentic and surprising - pizza and pasta are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the diverse array of unforgettable food.