Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Visit
You know a site is worth seeing when it’s one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites! With 1,073 locations and counting, these one-of-a-kind destinations picked by UNESCO never disappoint. When planning your honeymoon or travel bucket list, make sure you don’t miss out on these jaw-dropping destinations from around the globe.
Old Town of Tallinn, Estonia
Looking for an affordable romantic getaway? Look no further than Tallinn, Estonia for its beautiful cobblestoned streets and ancient castle walls. Enjoy stunning views from the city’s many beautifully restored towers, and don’t forget to take in the history as you sip an Aperol from the myriad restaurants located within the old town.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, USA
A visit to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is truly an unforgettable experience. Catch the early morning volcanic rumblings of Kilauea before hiking through miles of hardened volcanic flows. Fancy to see snow in Hawaii? Drive up to Mauna Loa for snow-capped peaks and stunning views. A trip to this site is worth every penny!
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA
It is as grand as they say it is! Whether you’re doing a one-day or multi-day RV trip to this natural wonder, you’ll be amazed by its deep ravines and colorful canyon walls. Enter from the Eastern Rim for a less crowded, even more beautiful experience. Don’t miss out on the sunset over the gorge!
Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dubrovnik has shot to fame in recent years thanks to the popular Game of Thrones series on HBO. Even if you’ve never heard of the show, you’ll be remiss to skip this city of orange roofs ensconced in ancient castle walls, surrounded by the sparkling blue of the Adriatic Sea. Start your journey with a ride on the cable car for awe-inspiring views of the old city and the Elaphiti Islands!
Taj Mahal, Agra, India
Tales of love and labor intertwine within the marble walls of the Taj Mahal in India. Overwhelming, massive, and mind-blowing are words used to describe this extraordinary UNESCO site. You will feel all of the above as you glimpse this palace for the first time.
Cologne Cathedral, Cologne, Germany
Visit Cologne in the summer to take in the immense Cathedral at the heart of the city. You can even take the excellent public transport to see the beauty of the Rhine Valley, and maybe even have a coffee in a castle nearby!
Costiera Amalfitana, Italy
If you want good wine, great food, and stunning views, visit the Amalfi Coast. From its grandiose church nestled in the town center, excellent limoncello, and jaw-dropping coastal views, you don’t need any excuses to visit this dreamy destination. Don’t miss out on the nearby UNESCO sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Naples!
By A Couple on a Budget
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