The boom times hit Riga just as the Art Nouveau movement was sweeping across Europe. More than a century later, the style still defines the Latvian capital.
UNESCO has placed the historic centre of Vienna on its ‘In Danger’ list, along with World Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq. How has it come to this?
The mosaics of this Italian city are among the greatest art from 1500 years ago. What’s particularly amazing is how colourful they still are!
The Stari Grad Plain in Croatia is an incredible World Heritage Site, where the farming techniques haven’t changed in 2400 years!
The castle church on an island in the bay is one of the most stunning sights you’ll find in France.
The Italian town of Aquileia was once one of the largest and wealthiest Roman cities – and it’s not hard to find the treasures from that era today.
The oldest city in Central Asia but not be as famous as the Silk Road centres, but it has its own fascinating story to tell.
An old mining landscape may see like an odd place for tourism – but it’s actually more beautiful and interesting than you could ever imagine!
The hilltop town of San Gimignano is famous for its towers. But there’s much more to this Tuscan treasure than that.