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Val d'Orcia, Italy
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Val d'Orcia is a World Heritage Site in Tuscany, Italy. It is recognised for its well-managed Renaissance agricultural landscapes. The land was redrawn and developed in the 14th and 15th centuries for better governance and also to create a picturesque landscape.

The villages, farmhouses, inns, abbeys and bridges in Val d'Orcia has been protected by this inscription.


Val d'Orcia landscape
Val d'Orcia landscape
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Val d'Orcia was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 28th session of the World Heritage Committee in Suzhou, China, on 28 June - 7 July, 2004.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 43 04 E 11 33 in the province of Siena in Tuscany
Inscription Year: 2004
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: IV, VI
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