Venice may be put on Unesco endangered list if cruise ships not banned
Italy

Venice may be put on Unesco endangered list if cruise ships not banned

The UN art heritage agency has said it may put Venice on its ‘endangered’ list if the lagoon city does not permanently ban cruise ships from docking there.

This weekend you can visit Italy’s hidden ‘green heritage’
Italy

This weekend you can visit Italy’s hidden ‘green heritage’

IN PHOTOS: Inside the workshops of Cremona, Italy’s ‘cradle of violin-making’
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Inside the workshops of Cremona, Italy’s ‘cradle of violin-making’

IN PHOTOS: The treasures unearthed during Pompeii’s six-year restoration
Italy

IN PHOTOS: The treasures unearthed during Pompeii’s six-year restoration

Will the porticos of Bologna be Italy’s next Unesco World Heritage site?
Italy

Will the porticos of Bologna be Italy’s next Unesco World Heritage site?

Pompeii: Grand thermal baths and ‘erotic’ fresco unveiled to the public
Italy

Pompeii: Grand thermal baths and ‘erotic’ fresco unveiled to the public

Italian police bust smuggling gang looting ancient artefacts
Italy

Italian police bust smuggling gang looting ancient artefacts

IN PHOTOS: Lost artworks at Herculaneum uncovered by new technique
Italy

IN PHOTOS: Lost artworks at Herculaneum uncovered by new technique

PHOTOS: Fire at Turin’s Royal Horse Yard, an Italian Unesco site
Italy

PHOTOS: Fire at Turin’s Royal Horse Yard, an Italian Unesco site

Italy can loan Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man to France, Italian court rules

Italy can loan Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man to France, Italian court rules

Italy’s free museum Sundays are making a comeback
Italy

Italy’s free museum Sundays are making a comeback

Rome raises the price of visiting the Colosseum
Italy

Rome raises the price of visiting the Colosseum

Rome: Italian government quashes plan to open McDonald’s next to Roman ruins
Italy

Rome: Italian government quashes plan to open McDonald’s next to Roman ruins

Rome vs McDonald’s: city fights latest opening in historic centre
Italy

Rome vs McDonald’s: city fights latest opening in historic centre

Italy’s Prosecco hills added to Unesco’s World Heritage list
Italy

Italy’s Prosecco hills added to Unesco’s World Heritage list

Germany returns Ancient Roman bust to Italy
Italy

Germany returns Ancient Roman bust to Italy

Rome to remove cobblestones from its main roads
Italy

Rome to remove cobblestones from its main roads

Gucci to restore ancient cliff Romans used to throw traitors off
Italy

Gucci to restore ancient cliff Romans used to throw traitors off

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Benois Madonna to make rare return to Italy
Italy

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Benois Madonna to make rare return to Italy

Lazio opens up 80 historic Italian homes to visitors
Italy

Lazio opens up 80 historic Italian homes to visitors

Italy offers to help rebuild Notre-Dame
Italy

Italy offers to help rebuild Notre-Dame

It’s official: Leonardo Da Vinci was ambidextrous, Italian art experts say
Italy

It’s official: Leonardo Da Vinci was ambidextrous, Italian art experts say

Developers want to build a giant Ferris wheel next to Pompeii
Italy

Developers want to build a giant Ferris wheel next to Pompeii

This weekend you can visit more than 1,000 of Italy’s hidden cultural gems
Italy

This weekend you can visit more than 1,000 of Italy’s hidden cultural gems

Italy foils art thieves by swapping Brueghel painting for a fake
Italy

Italy foils art thieves by swapping Brueghel painting for a fake

In the first week of March, all Italy’s state museums are free
Italy

In the first week of March, all Italy’s state museums are free

Rome’s ancient Largo di Torre Argentina to open to the public
Italy

Rome’s ancient Largo di Torre Argentina to open to the public

Happy birthday Turin: How researchers discovered the exact day the city was founded
Italy

Happy birthday Turin: How researchers discovered the exact day the city was founded

Twenty images that show Malmö through the ages
Sweden

Twenty images that show Malmö through the ages

Pompeii’s ‘School of Gladiators’ opens after restoration
Italy

Pompeii’s ‘School of Gladiators’ opens after restoration

Sights of Rome and Florence attract nearly 30 million visitors
Italy

Sights of Rome and Florence attract nearly 30 million visitors

Can Italy force a US museum to return this long-lost Ancient Greek sculpture?
Italy

Can Italy force a US museum to return this long-lost Ancient Greek sculpture?

How engineers are straightening the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Italy

How engineers are straightening the Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is slowly losing its lean
Italy

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is slowly losing its lean

Rome Reborn: take a virtual reality tour of Ancient Rome
Italy

Rome Reborn: take a virtual reality tour of Ancient Rome

Was Pompeii destroyed two months later than we thought?
Italy

Was Pompeii destroyed two months later than we thought?

Italy opens 700 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend
Italy

Italy opens 700 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend

IN PHOTOS: ‘Enchanted garden’ discovered at Pompeii
Italy

IN PHOTOS: ‘Enchanted garden’ discovered at Pompeii

Ten things to do in Italy for the European Year of Cultural Heritage
Italy

Ten things to do in Italy for the European Year of Cultural Heritage

Historic church roof collapses in Rome
Italy

Historic church roof collapses in Rome

From selfie brawls to midnight swims: Tourists behaving badly at Rome’s Trevi Fountain
Italy

From selfie brawls to midnight swims: Tourists behaving badly at Rome’s Trevi Fountain

Rome police seek tourists who skinny-dipped outside national monument
Italy

Rome police seek tourists who skinny-dipped outside national monument

Police hunt vandal who daubed cat face on Santiago statue
Spain

Police hunt vandal who daubed cat face on Santiago statue

Italian police bust gang trafficking in stolen ancient artefacts
Italy

Italian police bust gang trafficking in stolen ancient artefacts

Flowers and fireworks: How Rome (usually) celebrates its patron saints’ day
Italy

Flowers and fireworks: How Rome (usually) celebrates its patron saints’ day

Teenage tourist caught trying to steal fragment of Rome’s Colosseum
Italy

Teenage tourist caught trying to steal fragment of Rome’s Colosseum

US returns stolen ‘Columbus Letter’ to Vatican Library
Italy

US returns stolen ‘Columbus Letter’ to Vatican Library

Travel blogger apologizes for clambering onto Pompeii columns for photo
Italy

Travel blogger apologizes for clambering onto Pompeii columns for photo

Scratch to save a castle: France launches new heritage lottery
France

Scratch to save a castle: France launches new heritage lottery

Visit nearly 400 historic Italian homes for free this weekend
Italy

Visit nearly 400 historic Italian homes for free this weekend

Tour Italy’s castles for free this weekend
Italy

Tour Italy’s castles for free this weekend

Tourist fined for stealing ancient artefacts from Pompeii
Italy

Tourist fined for stealing ancient artefacts from Pompeii

IN PICTURES: Italy’s annual snake festival
Italy

IN PICTURES: Italy’s annual snake festival

Why making Paris’ Sacré-Cœur a historic monument is causing a stir
France

Why making Paris’ Sacré-Cœur a historic monument is causing a stir

Map: The 250 crumbling French monuments set to be restored thanks to new lottery
France

Map: The 250 crumbling French monuments set to be restored thanks to new lottery

Italy seeks Unesco status for transhumance, ancient tradition of seasonal migration
Italy

Italy seeks Unesco status for transhumance, ancient tradition of seasonal migration

Village in southwest Germany votes to keep ‘Hitler bell’ as memorial
Germany

Village in southwest Germany votes to keep ‘Hitler bell’ as memorial

Fire at Sacra di San Michele, abbey that inspired The Name of the Rose
Italy

Fire at Sacra di San Michele, abbey that inspired The Name of the Rose

Another bit of the Caserta Palace has fallen off
Italy

Another bit of the Caserta Palace has fallen off

6,500 strangers club together to save crumbling French castle
France

6,500 strangers club together to save crumbling French castle

Italy bans commercial use of Michelangelo’s David to fight Florence ticket touts
Italy

Italy bans commercial use of Michelangelo’s David to fight Florence ticket touts

Built by Caligula and smuggled to the US, a long-lost Roman mosaic finally returns to Italy
Italy

Built by Caligula and smuggled to the US, a long-lost Roman mosaic finally returns to Italy

Florence closes landmark church after falling stone kills tourist
Italy

Florence closes landmark church after falling stone kills tourist

Italy’s Amatrice put on list of world’s most endangered heritage
Italy

Italy’s Amatrice put on list of world’s most endangered heritage

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites
Italy

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites

IN PICS: Switzerland’s 11 stunning Unesco World Heritage sites
Switzerland

IN PICS: Switzerland’s 11 stunning Unesco World Heritage sites

G7 culture ministers urge end to heritage trafficking
Italy

G7 culture ministers urge end to heritage trafficking

Woman arrested for damaging Pantheon’s ancient candelabra
Italy

Woman arrested for damaging Pantheon’s ancient candelabra

You can now stroll in Emperor Nero’s garden with a virtual reality tour
Italy

You can now stroll in Emperor Nero’s garden with a virtual reality tour

Two cultural treasures rescued from Isis have been restored in Italy
Italy

Two cultural treasures rescued from Isis have been restored in Italy

Stolen €6 million Italian painting by ‘The Squinter’ found in Morocco
Italy

Stolen €6 million Italian painting by ‘The Squinter’ found in Morocco

Tourist charged after carving name into Colosseum
Italy

Tourist charged after carving name into Colosseum

Why Italy wants Unesco heritage status for its Prosecco hills
Italy

Why Italy wants Unesco heritage status for its Prosecco hills

For one day only: €1 nighttime entry to Italy’s cultural sites
Italy

For one day only: €1 nighttime entry to Italy’s cultural sites

9 hilarious gifts Judaism gave the German language
Germany

9 hilarious gifts Judaism gave the German language

Italy’s fashion brands step in to save Milan’s cathedral
Italy

Italy’s fashion brands step in to save Milan’s cathedral

France ranked world’s top cultural trendsetter
France

France ranked world’s top cultural trendsetter

Italy’s crumbling historic ruins get big cash boost
Italy

Italy’s crumbling historic ruins get big cash boost

Newly restored ruins lure thousands to Pompeii
Italy

Newly restored ruins lure thousands to Pompeii

Drone ban at German castles and palaces
Germany

Drone ban at German castles and palaces

Covid-19: Italy suspends free museum Sundays to limit crowds
Italy

Covid-19: Italy suspends free museum Sundays to limit crowds

Five Italian Unesco sites you won’t have heard of
Italy

Five Italian Unesco sites you won’t have heard of

US returns haul of robbed Italy artefacts
Italy

US returns haul of robbed Italy artefacts

Naples’ pizza offered for Unesco heritage menu
Italy

Naples’ pizza offered for Unesco heritage menu

Pompeii Villa boosts Italy heritage hopes
Italy

Pompeii Villa boosts Italy heritage hopes

80 foreigners vie for Italy museum boss jobs
Italy

80 foreigners vie for Italy museum boss jobs

Italian police salvage looted Pompeii treasures
Italy

Italian police salvage looted Pompeii treasures

French Socialist to leave €5.4m fortune to state
France

French Socialist to leave €5.4m fortune to state

Ferrari spin-off ‘will preserve Italian heritage’
Italy

Ferrari spin-off ‘will preserve Italian heritage’

Frenchman busts prized cliff for better view
France

Frenchman busts prized cliff for better view

Ten must-see sites for France’s ‘Heritage days’
France

Ten must-see sites for France’s ‘Heritage days’

Tourists caught carving names into Colosseum
Italy

Tourists caught carving names into Colosseum

Fendi kicks off Trevi revamp with walkway
Italy

Fendi kicks off Trevi revamp with walkway

Ten French Unesco sites you haven’t heard of but need to visit
France

Ten French Unesco sites you haven’t heard of but need to visit

Ancestry keeps Italy in the World Cup
Italy

Ancestry keeps Italy in the World Cup

12 things Austria gave the world
Austria

12 things Austria gave the world

Nine traditions added to ‘cultural heritage’
Austria

Nine traditions added to ‘cultural heritage’

Nice seafront to bid for World Heritage status
France

Nice seafront to bid for World Heritage status

Sensors and satellites to save Pompeii
Italy

Sensors and satellites to save Pompeii

Italy heritage sleuths launch stolen art app
Italy

Italy heritage sleuths launch stolen art app

Norway’s economy freer than ever: US think tank
Norway

Norway’s economy freer than ever: US think tank

Two-tonne lady lifted from river bed
Germany

Two-tonne lady lifted from river bed

Cologne divided over Jewish artefacts
Germany

Cologne divided over Jewish artefacts

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Sweden

Swedish museum returns totem pole to Canadian tribe

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Sweden

Swedish auction record for unique Faberge clock

McDonald’s opens by the Vatican despite protests
Italy

McDonald’s opens by the Vatican despite protests

London laps up Austrian gourmet cuisine
Austria

London laps up Austrian gourmet cuisine

Ten of the best Austrian desserts
Austria

Ten of the best Austrian desserts

‘Mannerschnitten domino’ record attempt
Austria

‘Mannerschnitten domino’ record attempt

Austrian desserts vie for world heritage status
Austria

Austrian desserts vie for world heritage status