Among the most beautiful places on earth are the Global Heritage Sites designated by UNESCO.
This series is a tantalizing excursion to the most sumptuous edifices ever built by humanity and the most amazing natural sites. From the artistic and architectural masterpieces of Venice to the Alhambra palace in Granada, or cultural gems like the vertiginous human towers of Catalonia, these incomparable treasures tell not only our planet's story but ours as well.
Each episode travels to a different country, at once revealing the intrinsic beauty of these remarkable sites as well as how history and geography have indelibly marked them. Behind the scenes, you'll discover the people working passionately to rescue these exceptional landmarks, like those who are struggling to restore Pompeii.
Through this journey to the most poetic locales on earth, the paradigm is slowly but surely shifting with regard to our great responsibility for this priceless inheritance that's been passed on to us, and which we in turn will pass on.