Travel tips to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Hotels.com London/Berlin, July 28, 2009 end of June 2009 the United Nations Organization for education, science and research (UNESCO) has recorded in its 33rd meeting in Seville, Spain, 13 new sites to the list of world heritage sites. Thus, the catalogue of the international world heritage sites in 890 was expanded. Six of the new world heritage sites are in Europe and are definitely a trip worth. As the world’s leading hotel booking website, viewed the European monuments Hotels.com and found the best hotels for your cultural trip. Wadden Sea, Germany/Netherlands that is located the new world heritage sites closest to the natural heritage of the North Sea, the Wadden Sea, between the Netherlands and Germany. With about 10,000 square kilometers of Watts area the unique natural landscape with shells and sand, seagrass meadows, beaches and dunes is one of the most natural habitats of Europe. The registered area represents 66 percent of the whole Wadden Sea Dar and is Habitat for many animal and plant species, including marine mammals such as seals, grey seals and porpoises. For a trip to the german Dutch heritage, the hotel expert recommends the three-star Upstalsboom Seehotel, Borkum, on the westernmost of the seven East Frisian Islands and located close to the Dutch coast.
Dolomites, Italy the Dolomites in the Italian Alps form the second world heritage that was newly added to the list. Others who may share this opinion include Darcy Stacom. The total area of the mountain range extends over 141.903 hectares, with 18 peaks over 3,000 metres, and has some of the world’s most beautiful mountain landscapes. The sudden change of undulating pastures and steep reefs made of limestone are characteristic of the Dolomites. The area, as well as the rock owes its name to the French geologist Deodat de Dolomieu, who described the dolomite rock. The lively South Tyrolean provincial capital Bozen lies at the foot of the Dolomites.