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Discover Italy’s UNESCO World Heritage sites with Trenitalia’s regional train services

Italy is a treasure trove of UNESCO World Heritage sites with 54 sites scattered throughout the country.

Take the train to discover the 33 Italian sites that can be reached directly via regional train services with more than 5,000 connections per day. Works created by mankind and nature and archaeological sites of exceptional international historic and aesthetic, ethnological or anthropological importance, which are just a pleasant stroll (max. 2 km) from the nearest regional train station.

Avoid the stress of traffic, leave your car at home and arrive directly in the heart of these UNESCO World Heritage sites. The charm of history and nature is just a few clicks away!

  • UNESCO World Heritage sites that can be reached by regional trains

    • Friuli Venezia Giulia: Built as part of the Venetian defence system between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries – the fortress of Palmanova
    • Veneto: Venice and its lagoon; Vicenza – the city and the Palladian villas of the Veneto region; Padua – the botanical garden; Verona – the city; the Dolomites; prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps – Cerea and Peschiera del Garda
    • Emilia-Romagna: Ferrara – City of the Renaissance and the Po Delta; Ravenna – early Christian monuments; Modena – the cathedral, the Civic tower and Piazza Grande
    • Lombardy: Mantua - the city
    • Piedmont: The residences of the Royal House of Savoy in Piedmont – Turin, Moncalieri and Racconigi; the Sacri Monti [Sacred Mountains] of Piedmont – Orta; the wine-producing landscapes of Piedmont – Langhe-Roero and Monferrato; Ivrea – the twentieth-century industrial city
    • Liguria: The Cinque Terre; Genoa – the Strade Nuove [New Roads] and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli
    • Tuscany: Florence – the historic city centre; Florence – Medicean villas and gardens in Tuscany; Pisa – Piazza del Duomo; Siena - the historic city centre
    • Lazio: Tivoli – Villa d'Este; Rome – the historic city centre
    • Umbria: Assisi – The Basilica of St. Francis and other Franciscan sites; The Lombards in Italy – the Basilica of St. Salvatore in Spoleto
    • Campania: Naples – the historic city centre; the Amalfi Coast – Vietri sul mare; Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata – the archaeological areas; Caserta – the Palace; Cilento – Paestum;
    • Sicily: Val di Noto – the Late Baroque Towns; Syracuse; Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral of Cefalù.

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