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Top 8 World Heritage Sites to discover this summer


Come across the term ‘World Heritage Site’ and you know you’re onto a good thing. Recognised by UNESCO for their cultural, historical or scientific importance, these protected areas and landmarks have a lasting impression—especially when you’re witnessing them for the first time with travellers who share your thirst for knowledge and adventure.

Wherever possible, we incorporate them into our itineraries, giving our explorers the chance to experience these revered places first-hand. These are the sites to seek out if you’re looking to get ‘under the skin’ of a place. Because every site has a story…


So, what are the top World Heritage Sites to have on your list this summer? Find out below!




Strasbourg—Grande Île in France 

Experience this medieval European city, showcasing diverse architectural styles and cultural influences across centuries.

Stroll through its enchanting beauty on our ‘Villages & Vineyards of Alsace’ tour







Old City of Dubrovnik in Croatia 

Listed for its exceptionally preserved medieval walls, architectural beauty, and historical significance as a major maritime trading hub.

Drop anchor here on our private chartered boat on the ‘Croatia Sailing Solos Exclusive’ adventure




Bodrum Turkey St Peters Castle



Bodrum Castle (Castle of St. Peter) in Turkey

This prime example of medieval architecture in the eastern Mediterranean played a historical role in regional defence.

Experience it during a week at our exclusive beachfront Beyaz Suite Hotel 






The Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória in Portugal

This masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline architecture was built on the orders of the King of Portugal around the 15th century.

Explore it on our ‘Highlights of the Portuguese Coast’ discovery tour








Torun in Poland 

Renowned for its wealth of well-preserved Gothic architecture from the 14th and 15th centuries, Toruń also charms with its legacy as a medieval city and renowned production of gingerbread.

Discover it on our ‘In the Footsteps of Copernicus – Northern Poland’ adventure





Old Town of Corfu in Greece 

Corfu Town’s UNESCO status recognises its rich history reflected in the charming old town, Kastropolis, with narrow streets, elegant mansions, and historic landmarks.

See the sights during our fully-guided ‘Corfu Walking’ holiday




Masai Mara Game Reserve


Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya

Renowned for its exceptional biodiversity and the annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebras, and other wildlife, the Masai Mara Reserve forms part of the larger Serengeti-Mara ecosystem.

Enjoy game drives through this remarkable place on our Kenya Safari Adventure this June







Florence (Cradle of the Renaissance) in Italy

Florence is recognised for its unparalleled cultural and historical significance as a centre of Renaissance art, architecture, and intellectual thought.

Take a guided walking tour through the sensational sights on our ‘Walking in Tuscany‘ trip this summer





Travel through time exploring these historical gems with Solos.

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