Holiday in the Dolomites: UNESCO World Heritage Site
Majestic, impressive, unique: the Dolomite Mountains in Italy!
The Dolomites have been a Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage since 2009. Their unique, monumental beauty and their geological and geomorphic significance earned the Dolomites the designation of protected area and the right to the title of Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nine areas in total, including the Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Reserve are officially among the most beautiful landscapes in the world.
What is UNESCO?
UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural and Communication Organization, works to protect the world's cultural and natural heritage. Since its foundation in 1945, it has promoted international cooperation in education, science and culture to foster peace and sustainable development. UNESCO is particularly known for its recognition and preservation of sites of outstanding value as World Heritage Sites of Humanity. This is done by designating sites of historical, cultural or ecological significance to ensure their preservation for future generations.