Data Base of the Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

The Palafittes data base offers a comprehensive overview on the prehistoric pile dwelling sites in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia and Switzerland.

In this data base you are going to find information about the geographical distribution, the dating and detailed descriptions of several hundreds of pile dwelling sites from prehistory. Different categories of pile dwelling sites visualize not only the UNESCO World Heritage property but also the variety of associated sites within the buffer zones of the World heritage and the large number of sites that are located around the alps.