Grand Tour

Frequent destinations of the traditional travel around Europe made by upper class young men (17th-19th centuries)

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Cilento and Vallo di Diano Paestum
Florence
Genoa
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces Obligatory stop to unwind before passing the Alps and going on to Rome (nomination file)
Lyon
Muskauer Park Prince Hermann von P?ckler-Muskau was an avid traveller who went on a very extensive Grand Tour, at which he was inspired by new (exotic) ideas for his gardens
Naples
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa)
Pompei
Pont du Gard From the 18th century onwards, particularly after the construction of the new road bridge, it became a famous staging-post for travellers on the Grand Tour (wiki)
Potsdam
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
Rome
Royal Palace at Caserta
Santa Maria delle Grazie
Schönbrunn
Siena
Val d'Orcia
Vatican City
Venice and its Lagoon
Verona
Versailles
Vicenza
Vienna
Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
Villa d'Este

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