Monte San Giorgio: UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010

Jan 02, 2022 392

Get ready to discover an ancient and exciting place that will make you feel like a child in a short time. You will go on an adventure searching for dinosaur fossils, discover paths, lagoons from the Tarsus era, magmatic rocks, limestone quarries and abandoned mines. This article will tell you the story of Monte San Giorgio, how it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in two states, and give you some helpful travel tips for exploring this exciting Palaeolithic treasure.

Monte San Giorgio is an imposing relief overlooking Lake Lugano, between Lombardy and Switzerland. The landscape from the summit is breathtaking: it is a natural balcony overlooking most of the western Italian Alps and the Turin plain below, which stretches as far as the eye can see.

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