Switzerland is known for its majestic mountainous landscapes, but the country’s natural assets are not the only attractions worth checking out. Switzerland is home to 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are as magnificent as they are diverse. Nine of the sites are areas of cultural significance and three are natural.
Switzerland has 12 World Heritage Sites, including 4 transboundary sites.
|Old City of Berne||1983||Cultural||Switzerland|
|Abbey of St Gall||1983||Cultural||Switzerland|
|Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair||1983||Cultural||Switzerland|
|Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona||2000||Cultural||Switzerland|
|Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch||2001||Natural||Switzerland|
|Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona||2008||Natural||Switzerland|
|Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces||2007||Cultural||Switzerland||Domaine du Daley (2018)|
|La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning||2009||Cultural||Switzerland|
|The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement||2016||Cultural||Argentina, Belgium, France, Germany, India, Japan, Switzerland|
|Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps||2011||Cultural||Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland|
|Monte San Giorgio||2003||Natural||Italy, Switzerland|
|Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes||2008||Cultural||Italy, Switzerland|