We're complete suckers for Unesco World Heritage sites, so it was a no-brainer to extend our visit to Sweden long enough to ferry from Stockholm to the island of Gotland to visit the beautiful medieval city of Visby.
The Temple of Saturn is the iconic ruin the the Roman Forum. When you think of things to do in Rome, keep one main thing in mind. Rome is the capital city of [...]
The front door of the Strasbourg Cathedral. The center of the city of Strasbourg is a Unesco World Heritage site. There are 43 Unesco World Heritage Sites in France, the fourth most after [...]
Bacchus and his wine serving helpers often got the party started in the salon. The buried cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, not surprisingly, contained a lot of erotic art. Luckily, since the cities [...]
The restored Temple of Concordia heads the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. Before the Carthaginians, Romans, Africans, and the Italians got there, Sicily was Greek. And, it was Greek like Pericles, Plato, [...]
Brunelleschi's Dome, the Duomo, of the Cathedral of Florence is literally the crowning achievement of the Italian Renaissance, and makes up part of the UNESCO World Heritage site that is Florence. Italy has [...]
The cliff palace of Mesa Verde National Park, the first named Unesco World Heritage site in the United States. The United States is tenth on the list of countries with UNESCO World Heritage [...]
The "New" Cathedral of Salamanca is, as the name suggests, one of the newer massive cathedrals of Spain. Begun in the early 1500s, it was not consecrated until 1733, over 200 years later.
This is a list of all the Unesco World Heritage sites in Spain, with links to posts about the ones we have visited and photographed.
2017: The Year in Photos GalleryActive Travel, Argentina, Arts and Culture, Belgium, Caribbean, Cuba, Ecuador, Europe, France, Germany, History Travel, Nature and Wildlife, Netherlands, North America, Photo of the Day, South America, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]