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Castle of Sammezzano, Tuscany, Italy

The Castle of Sammezzano is a rare example of eclectic and Moorish architecture in Europe and is unique in this part of Italy. Over the second half of the 19th century, the Marchese Ferdinando Panciatichi Ximenes d’Aragona transformed this formerly

Posted in 2018, Italy, Shortlist 2018

Venice Lagoon, Italy

Covering 550km², the Venice Lagoon is the best-known lagoon in Europe and one of the most important transitional ecosystems in the Mediterranean. It is protected by a range of EU and national regulations and has been inscribed, together with the

Posted in 2016, Italy, Shortlist Tagged with:

14 European sites shortlisted for ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ programme 2016

Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage organisation, and the European Investment Bank Institute (EIBI) announce today the 14 monuments and sites shortlisted for ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ programme 2016 by an international panel of experts in various fields. PRESS RELEASE

Posted in 2016, Armenia, Belgium, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, News, Norway, Portugal, Shortlist, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom

Citadel of Alessandria, ITALY

This is the most important hexagonal fortress in Europe, according to UNESCO, on whose Tentative List it has been inscribed since 2006. Spreading over 74 hectares, the Citadel of Alessandria is a perfect example of a modern-type fortress. Built between

Posted in 2014, Italy Tagged with:

Renaissance Monastery of San Benedetto Po, near Mantova, ITALY

San Benedetto Po, located in the northern Italian province of Mantova, owes its reputation as an outstanding example of artistic, architectural and religious importance to the namesake abbey complex founded in the 11th century. The main buildings were designed in

Posted in 2013, Italy Tagged with: