UNESCO Series: 40 World Heritage Sites of Italy
38. Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)
The Aeolian Islands are known for their help in the study of volcanic activity. The islands have been built and destroyed by the eruption of volcanoes on several occasions. The Isle Eolie has been the backbone for geologists who have been able to delve into the science of vulcanology for over 200 years.
37. Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica
The ensemble of Syracuse and Pantalica present an exquisite insight into the Greek, Roman and Baroque eras. The remnants from these eras hold significance due to their dissemination of information of the Mediterranean culture. They exhibit the development of civilization over a period of three millennia which is an extraordinary feature. Syracuse is linked with universally significant literary works and events.