UNESCO has declared the Prosecco Hills of
Conegliano and Valdobbiadene a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene is
located north-east of Venice in Italy. It is home to the world-famous sparkling
Prosecco Hills became the 10th site in the world
to be registered under the category of “cultural landscape” in recognition of
their unique interaction between man and the environment.
A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area
which is selected by the UNESCO as having cultural, historical, scientific or
other form of significance and is legally protected by international treaties.
The sites are judged important to the collective interests of humanity.
UNESCO is the United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization. It seeks to build peace through
international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture.