World Heritage Sites

GeoWorld Travel geology tours often visit World Heritage Sites especially geological ones. Tours that visit World Heritage Sites include: the Azores, Canary Islands, Italy, Germany, Morocco, Oman, Scotland, South Africa, England & Wales, USA and Wales Day Tours. Notable geological World Heritage Sites include: Pompeii & Herculaneum and Mount Etna in Italy; the Messel Pit in Germany; Cradle of Humankind, uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park and Vredefort Dome in South Africa; the Jurassic Coast in England; Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon in the USA and Blaenavon Industrial Landscape in Wales.

The following trips visit World Heritage Sites:

Azores

(Future tour still under development) Inside and Under the Volcanoes - visits Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo , and Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture 

England & Wales

Jurassic Coast & the Complete Geological Timescale - visits  Stonehenge , The Jurassic Coast, Blaenavon Industrial Landscape, and Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd

Canary Islands

Volcanic Island Hopping - visits San Cristobal de La Laguna, Teide National Park and Garajonay National Park

Italy

The Classic Volcanoes - visits Historic Centre of Naples, Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziatach, and Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands), Mount Etna

Germany

Volcanoes & Famous Fossil Sites - visits the Messel Pit Fossil Site, and Speyer Cathedral

Morocco

Trilobite Safari - visits the Medina of Marrakesh and the Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

OMAN

Ocean Crust and Mountains of Mantle - visit the  Al Ayn UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here there are 21 Bronze Age tombs set in impressive scenery.  It also visits the Falaj Daris World Heritage Site, which is a 2000 year old irrigation system. It also visits Bahla Fort World Heritage Site.

Scotland

The Birth of Geology - visits Old & New Towns of Edinburgh and the Forth Bridge

South Africa

Gold, Diamonds and Mammal-like Reptiles - visits Cradle of Humankind, uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, Cape Floral Kingdom and Vredefort Dome

USA

Yellowstone, Dinosaurs and Grand Canyon - visits  Grand Canyon National Park, and Yellowstone National Park

Wales

Day Tours - our GeoWorld Travel office is just one mile outside the boundary of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site, which we can show you on our Brecon Beacons Tours 'Hobbits & World Heritage' sightseeing tour

A photograph of Blaenavon World Heritage Site, taken on a GeoWorld Travel Wales geology trip, tour and holiday
The ironworks in the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site, Wales, are only five miles from GeoWorld Travel's office and James Cresswell's great great grandfather was the general manager of the works when it first discovered how to make steel for iron ore with a high phosphorous content. This World Heritage Site is visited on our England & Wales tour and on our Wales Day Tours.
A photograph of the Sossusvlei pan in the Namib Sand Sea World Heritage Site, taken on a GeoWorld Travel Namibia geology trip, tour and holiday
The Sossusvlei Pan in the Namib Sand Sea World Heritage Site, Namibia
A photograph of the Historic Centre of Naples World Heritage and Vesuvius volcano on a GeoWorld geology and volcano trip, tour and holiday
The Historic Centre of Naples World Heritage Site with Vesuvius volcano and the World Heritage Sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum in the background
A photograph of three people lokking for fossils on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site on a GeoWorld Travel England geology and fossil trip, tour and holiday
Looking for fossils on England's Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, the beach between Charmouth and Lyme Regis is perhaps the world's most famous fossil hunting beach
The Messel Pit World Heritage Site, taken on a GeoWorld Travel Germany geology and fossil trip, tour and holiday
The Messel Pit World Heritage Site in Germany, is the one of the world's most important Eocene fossil sites
A photograph of the Grand Canyon World Heritage Site, taken on a GeoWorld Travel USA geology trip, tour and holiday
Grand Canyon National Park World Heritage Site in Arizona, USA where it is possible to see 1.2 billion years of Earth history in a single view
A photograph of Teide volcano World Heritage Site, taken on a GeoWorld Travel Canary Islands geology and volcano trip, tour and holiday
Teide Volcano World Heritage Site on Tenerife, Canary Islands, the volcano was once believed to be the highest mountain on earth
A photograph of the ├×ingvellir (Thingvellir) World Heritage Site, taken on a GeoWorld Travel Iceland geology and volcano trip, tour and holiday
The ├×ingvellir (Thingvellir) World Heritage Site in Iceland, is the site of the plate boundary between the European and North America plates and also the site of Iceland's first Parliament