• Würzburg Residenz Palace and Court Gardens
    Würzburg Residenz Palace and Court Gardens ©CTW Würzburg
  • The Wadden Sea
    The Wadden Sea ©Nationalparkverwaltung Schleswig-Holsteinsches Wattemeer
  • Wartburg Castle
    Wartburg Castle ©DZT, Bildarchiv Monheim GmbH
  • Wieskirche Pilgrimage Church
    Wieskirche Pilgrimage Church ©Tourismusverband Pfaffenwinkel
  • Völklingen Ironworks
    Völklingen Ironworks ©Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
  • Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg
    Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg ©Quedlinburg-Tourismus-Marketing GmbH
  • Speyer Cathedral
    Speyer Cathedral ©Tourist-Information Speyer
  • Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
    Berlin Modernism Housing Estates ©DZT
  • Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust in Brühl
    Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust in Brühl ©Schlösser Augustusburg und Falkenlust in Brühl
  • Palaces and parks of Potsdam and Berlin
    Palaces and parks of Potsdam and Berlin ©Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg
  • Roman monuments, cathedral and Church of Our Lady in Trier
    Roman monuments, cathedral and Church of Our Lady in Trier ©DZT, Foto-Design Ernst Wrba
  • Town hall and Roland statue in Bremen
    Town hall and Roland statue in Bremen ©BTZ Bremer Touristik-Zentrale
  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps
    Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps ©Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen Bodensee
  • Upper Middle Rhine Valley
    Upper Middle Rhine Valley ©Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH
  • Muskauer Park
    Muskauer Park ©Stiftung „Fürst-Pückler-Park Bad Muskau“
  • Museum Island, Berlin
    Museum Island, Berlin ©Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Bernd Weingart
  • Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth
    Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth ©Bayreuth Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
  • Luther memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
    Luther memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg ©DZT
  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Upper Germanic-Rhaetian Limes
    Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Upper Germanic-Rhaetian Limes ©DZT, Gundhard Marth
  • Cologne Cathedral
    Cologne Cathedral ©Köln Tourismus GmbH
  • ©Kloster Lorsch
  • Monastic Island of Reichenau
    Monastic Island of Reichenau ©Tourist-Information Reichenau
  • Maulbronn Monastery Complex
    Maulbronn Monastery Complex ©Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg
  • Classical Weimar
    Classical Weimar ©Weimar GmbH
  • Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen
    Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen ©Stiftung Zollverein
  • Hanseatic Town of Lübeck
    Hanseatic Town of Lübeck ©Lübeck und Travemünde Marketing GmbH
  • Messel Pit Fossil Site
    Messel Pit Fossil Site ©Welterbe Grube Messel GmbH
  • Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
    Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz ©DZT
  • Fagus Factory in Alfeld
    Fagus Factory in Alfeld ©Fagus Werk UNESCO Welterbe
  • St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim
    St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim ©Hildesheim Marketing GmbH
  • Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System
    Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System ©Stiftung Bergwerk Rammelsberg, Altstadt von Goslar und Oberharzer Wasserwirtschaft
  • Wilhelmshöhe Park
    Wilhelmshöhe Park ©Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel
  • Bauhaus and its sites in Weimar and Dessau
    ©DZT, Jochen Keute
  • Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar
    Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar ©DZT, Norbert Krüger
  • Old Town of Regensburg and Stadtamhof
    Old Town of Regensburg and Stadtamhof ©Regensburg Tourismus GmbH, Bauercom
  • Bamberg Old Town
    Bamberg Old Town ©Bamberg Tourismus und Kongress Service
  • Germany's Ancient Beech Forests
    Germany's Ancient Beech Forests ©Nationalpark Hainich
  • Aachen Cathedral
    Aachen Cathedral ©DZT

UNESCO World Heritage – Sustainable cultural and natural tourism

2014 theme for the German National Tourist Board (GNTB)

The GNTB is running an extensive campaign for its 'UNESCO World Heritage – Sustainable cultural and natural tourism' theme, which promotes the 39 UNESCO World Heritage sites of Destination Germany. Using multimedia marketing tools, the GNTB aims to further raise the international profile of the World Heritage sites and to make Germany more appealing to visitors from abroad for many years to come, primarily through interactive online promotions.

At the heart of the campaign are the online and mobile features, as well as a broad range of social media activities. The GNTB website acts as a central platform for the 2014 theme, providing in-depth content on the World Heritage sites of Destination Germany at www.germany.travel/unesco. Here potential visitors will find interactive maps, 360º panoramas, photos and videos, as well as detailed information in twelve languages. The landing page features a specially developed app that travellers can download in order to discover the eight regional UNESCO routes in Germany. One of the main social media initiatives is a Facebook competition inviting people to travel through time in Germany. The idea is that fans use an app to create their own journey through time around the UNESCO sites for their chance to win trips along the UNESCO routes and to the individual attractions.

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