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UNESCO World Heritage Sites celebrate cultural, historic and natural landscapes of “outstanding universal value”. Representing some of the most amazing locations in the entire world, there are hundreds of UNESCO sites across Europe and the UK – perfect for exploring on your next camping holiday.

France’s best churches and cathedrals

Rob Fearn | 26 May 2022

Sometimes on holiday, you reach a moment where you need a change. You’ve relaxed and devoured that book, and just fancy a fresh diversion to pique your interest before diving into the next blockbuster.
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UNESCO: United Kingdom

Ben Tully | 8 Dec 2021

Deeply ingrained in Britain's culture and history, the UK's UNESCO sites demonstrate pioneering Victorian industrial heritage and mining culture. In the south, Stonehenge and the Jurassic Coast make up the share of natural sites.
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UNESCO: Western Europe

Ben Tully | 25 Nov 2021

We will be covering 454 of Europe's UNESCO sites over four blogs; sorted into northern, southern, western and central/eastern Europe starting with the northern states. We hope to inspire more people to visit more UNESCO sites when travelling.
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UNESCO: Germany

Ben Tully | 15 Nov 2021

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UNESCO: France

Ben Tully | 15 Nov 2021

There are some impressive places on the list in France, as you can well imagine, such as Chatres Cathedral, the Palace of Versailles and the fortified city of Carcassone. So why not plan your next trip across the Channel to visit some of these sites, they’ve been given this status for a reason, so you know you’re in for a treat!
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UNESCO: Central/Eastern Europe

Ben Tully | 8 Nov 2021

We will be covering 452 of Europe's UNESCO sites over four blogs; sorted into northern, southern, western and central/eastern Europe starting with the northern states. We hope to inspire more people to visit more UNESCO sites when travelling.
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UNESCO: Spain

Ben Tully | 8 Nov 2021

As of 2021, there are 43 UNESCO sites in Spain, four of which are located in the Canary Islands, one in Ibiza and one in Mallorca (we've only included mainland sites). Spain joined the 8th Session in 1984 and inscribed five sites; Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Córdoba, The Alhambra and the Generalife, Granada, Burgos Cathedral, Monastery and Site of the Escorial, Madrid and Park Güell, Palau Güell and Casa Milà, Barcelona.
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UNESCO: Italy

Ben Tully | 8 Nov 2021

As of November 2021, there are a whopping 58 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy - more than in any other country in the world! The first site to be inscribed was the Rock Drawings in Valcamonica in 1979.
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UNESCO: Southern Europe

Ben Tully | 1 Nov 2021

Europe is home to over 450 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Southern Europe alone has over 130. We'll be journeying through Greece, Vatican City, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Malta this week, so hold on tight!
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UNESCO: Northern Europe

Ben Tully | 11 Oct 2021

We will be covering 454 of Europe's UNESCO sites over four blogs; sorted into northern, southern, western and central/eastern Europe starting with the northern states. We hope to inspire more people to visit more UNESCO sites when travelling.
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The undiscovered realm

Ben Tully | 3 Nov 2017

From the breathtaking scenery of Ardennes to the captivating vitality of Luxembourg City, this charming country has plenty to offer...
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The Rivers of France

Ben Tully | 13 Mar 2017

There’s a great drama about some of them – the magnificent château at Chenonceaux spanning the Cher, the deep gorges...
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In the footsteps of giants

Ben Tully | 8 Feb 2017

Poets have often written of Ireland’s emerald hills and sparkling waters, lighting the imagination with depictions of the country’s beauty...
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Châteaux of the Loire

Ben Tully | 30 Jan 2017

From Château d’Anet in the North to Culan in the South, they offer some of the most spectacular architecture in the world. A magnificent illustration of French thought and design, each of the Loire châteaux tells a story of the region.
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