2021 - 10 years UNESCO World Heritage „Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps“

In 2021, the „Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps“ celebrates the tenth anniversary of its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The serial and transnational site was entered into the UNESCO World Heritage registryon June 27th, 2011. Of the more than 1000 known pile dwellings in central Europe, only 111 representative sites in France, Italy, Switzerland, Slovenia, Austria and Germany were selected to receive this special status and recognition.

Here you can find an introduction to the history, current news, and the plans for the future of this often hidden, but incredibly precious world heritage site. We update the information here frequently, so come back and see what’s new.