This mystical land of Sintra, just a short trip from Lisbon, takes you on a journey through centuries of opulent artistic creations.
Together these two landmarks are Lisbon’s only World Heritage Site – and a testament to a period that changed the world.
In the Western Tien-Shan Mountains, you’ll find one of the most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan – a UNESCO biosphere and World Heritage Site.
These opulent palaces were built to prove the power of the House of Savoy. I’m sure they needed to do it… but it worked!
The Romans didn’t just use armies to take over Europe. Constructions like this bridge helped them win the hearts and minds of the people they conquered.
Built centuries ago, these palatial homes in Genoa have only got better with age. No wonder they’re now on the World Heritage List.
The Boboli Gardens and Pitti Palace may get all the attention but there are more Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany that you can visit.
It’s been worshipped for at least 1500 years but perhaps this mountain was declared sacred just to attract Silk Road travellers?
These two monumental sites in the centre of Seville say a lot about a period of Spanish history when civilisations were clashing.