The UNESCO World Heritage Site stamp of approval is a certified guarantee that a sight is a cultural or natural gem. These are places truly unique in the world, worth preserving and undisputedly worth visiting. The Baltic Sea Region offers an impressive array of UNESCO acclaimed sights, ready to be marvelled at – and explored.
The Cathedral in Roskilde Copenhagen
Burial place of the Danish Royal Family from the 15th century – till today.Kronborg Castle Elsinore
Shakespeare’s world famous “Home of Hamlet”. Magnificent renaissance castle. Jelling Mounds
Runic Stones and Church, 10th century Viking Kings burial mounds. Wadden Sea
Serene, undisturbed wetland stretching through the coasts of Denmark, Germany, and Netherlands. Stevns Klint
Exiting fossil coast with evidence of a 65 million year old meteorite crash, reputed to have caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. Christiansfeld
One-of-a-kind Moravian church settlement from 1773, named after Danish King Christian VII. The par force hunting landscape in North Zealand
Baroque landscaped hunting forests and park used by the Danish Kings and court in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Vitlycke Rock Carvings Gothenburg
Supreme, unsurpassed example of Bronze Age art of the very highest quality. Southern Öland Kalmar
Unique agricultural landscape and exceptional flora and fauna. World Heritage City of Karlskrona
Outstanding late 17th century European planned naval city, the original plan and many buildings are intact.Drottningholm Palace and Theatre Stockholm
The beautiful, private residence of the Swedish Royal Family, built in late 16th century, on an idyllic island. Woodland Cemetery Stockholm
250 acres of pine-covered boulder ridge, serene Nordic ambience, beautiful chapels, built 1915-1940. Hanseatic Town of Visby
Medieval houses, ruins and cobblestone streets, a place where past meets present. Birka and Hovgården
Viking settlement from the 8th century in Sweden’s oldest town. Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå
Exemplary 15th century church town with over 400 cottages to house worshipping travelers. Laponian Area
Pristine, untouched landscape and wildlife in the Arctic Circle. Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg
Still operational radio centre, unique showcase of telecommunication development after the First World War.
Suomenlinna Sea Fortress Helsinki
One of the biggest sea fortresses in the world.Verla Mill Museum Kotka
A living monument to the early days of Finnish forestry, set in an idyllic village. Old Rauma
One of the few medieval towns in Finland, rich Nordic architecture from several historical periods.Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki
Archaic 3,000-year-old burial site exhibiting Bronze Age funeral traditions and Sun worship
Tallinn Medieval Old Town
13th to 16th century town, guard towers, impressive churches, courtyards and colourful, gabled houses.
Curonian Spit Klaipeda
Europe’s highest sand dunes, unspoiled natural beauty in national park, with fishermen’s villages and pine forests.
Malbork Castle Gdańsk
Lurking by a river, this impressive brick castle is one of Europe’s most imposing medieval defensive structures. The Slovinski National Park Gdańsk
Maintaining a unique, moving dune belt of spits, also preserves lakes, bogs, meadows, seaside forests. Medieval Town of Torun Gdańsk
14-15th century trading city, remarkably preserved, outstanding early buildings, e.g. the house of Copernicus.
Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus
One of the largest coherent historic ensembles of port warehouses in the world.Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen
Representatives of civic autonomy as they developed in the Holy Roman Empire.Historic Cities of Stralsund and Wismar
Major medieval trading centres in the 14th and 15th centuries, stunning Hanseatic architecture.Jasmund National Park Rostock/Sassnitz
Largest chalk cliffs in Germany: “Königsstuhl “( The King’s Chair), in beech forests. 118 m high cliffs oversee the Baltic Sea. Hanseatic City of Lübeck
Prominent merchant city during the Hanseatic League, today still thriving with rich history. Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin
Impressive parks with over 150 buildings and iconic Palace Sanssouci also known as the Preussian Versailles. Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
Island in the heart of Berlin boasting several iconic museums established in the Age of Enlightenment. Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
Unique examples of socialist housing in Berlin built during the Weimar republic.