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

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.

Venice praises UN listing for pandemic-hit glass bead makers

Venice praises UN listing for pandemic-hit glass bead makers

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

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

Why Italy thinks its coffee should get Unesco heritage status

Why Italy thinks its coffee should get Unesco heritage status

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

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

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

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

Italy’s industrial city Ivrea gets Unesco heritage status

Italy’s industrial city Ivrea gets Unesco heritage status

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

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

Unesco declares Naples pizza ‘intangible heritage’

Unesco declares Naples pizza ‘intangible heritage’

Naples pizza twirling seeks nod as Unesco ‘intangible’

Naples pizza twirling seeks nod as Unesco ‘intangible’

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites

Lampedusa mayor awarded Unesco peace prize

Lampedusa mayor awarded Unesco peace prize

Italy’s earthquake-hit towns are bidding for Unesco status

Italy’s earthquake-hit towns are bidding for Unesco status

Why Italy wants Unesco heritage status for its Prosecco hills

Why Italy wants Unesco heritage status for its Prosecco hills

McDonald’s sues Florence for $20 mn after city blocks restaurant

McDonald’s sues Florence for $20 mn after city blocks restaurant

Italy PM brands UNESCO Jerusalem vote ‘unacceptable’

Italy PM brands UNESCO Jerusalem vote ‘unacceptable’

Hunting gastronomic gold in Italy’s truffle country

Hunting gastronomic gold in Italy’s truffle country

Venetians dress as pirates to protest cruise ships

Venetians dress as pirates to protest cruise ships

Italy’s ‘too full of Unesco sites’ to bother bidding this year

Italy’s ‘too full of Unesco sites’ to bother bidding this year

Italy finally offers Neopolitan pizza for Unesco menu

Italy finally offers Neopolitan pizza for Unesco menu

Tourists in their millions are ‘wearing out Pompeii’

Tourists in their millions are ‘wearing out Pompeii’

Italy pits top sleuths against world’s heritage looters

Italy pits top sleuths against world’s heritage looters

Why these idyllic Italian towns are saying no to tourists

Why these idyllic Italian towns are saying no to tourists

Skeletons unearthed at Sicily’s Valley of Temples

Skeletons unearthed at Sicily’s Valley of Temples

Blaze damages ancient Italian Unesco site

Blaze damages ancient Italian Unesco site

Five Italian Unesco sites you won’t have heard of

Five Italian Unesco sites you won’t have heard of

Naples’ pizza offered for Unesco heritage menu

Naples’ pizza offered for Unesco heritage menu

Unesco praises Italy for efforts to save Pompeii

Unesco praises Italy for efforts to save Pompeii

Thieves steal part of Pompeii fresco

Thieves steal part of Pompeii fresco

Rising seas could drown Italy’s prized heritage

Rising seas could drown Italy’s prized heritage

Renzi asks private sector to help save Pompeii

Renzi asks private sector to help save Pompeii

Italy vows to spend €2m on saving Pompeii

Italy vows to spend €2m on saving Pompeii

Pompeii crumbles after heavy rain

Pompeii crumbles after heavy rain

‘Pompeii needs an archaeologist at the top’

‘Pompeii needs an archaeologist at the top’

Italy’s Catholic festivals get UNESCO status

Italy’s Catholic festivals get UNESCO status

Tourists are a threat to Florence: Medici heir

Tourists are a threat to Florence: Medici heir

Pisa tower offers app for the blind

Pisa tower offers app for the blind

Pompeii tackles rogue tour guides

Pompeii tackles rogue tour guides

Lose your bottle and face fine: Prosecco police

Lose your bottle and face fine: Prosecco police

Alarm sounded over state of Italy’s historic sites

Alarm sounded over state of Italy’s historic sites

Italy promises to restore Pompeii

Italy promises to restore Pompeii

Medici villas get UNESCO World Heritage status

Medici villas get UNESCO World Heritage status

Mount Etna granted World Heritage status

Mount Etna granted World Heritage status