UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and serves as specialized agency of the United Nations. The World Heritage Site is a landmark recognized both by UN and UNESCO, and represents a site that is unique and has a cultural, historic, natural and other significance.
At the moment, there are 1052 sites recognized, of which the most are located in Italy, followed by China, Spain, France, Germany, India and Mexico. In this article you can read about ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europethat definitely deserve to be on your bucket list. The old continent offers limitless opportunities and sites to be seen, so make sure to cross at list one of the list.
1. Jungfrau, Switzerland
Jungfrau is one of the most visited destinations in Switzerland and is part of the Jungfrau – Aletsch area. It is the highest point in the area, with the Jungfrau rail station being located at 3,454 m, which makes her the highest in whole Europe. No matter which time during the year you’re going to visit the place, the railway to it is one unforgettable experience that allows you to see the beauty of the Alps, being surrounded with green valleys and forests. Jungfrau is the perfect choice for a winter vacation, so if you ever have the opportunity to go there, definitely do it! Jungfrau is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001.