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  • Rock art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian peninsular.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … The first example of art on the Peninsula. A region where the oldest known artistic expressions on Spanish territory can be found. The so-called Mediterranean Arc Cave Paintings of the Iberian peninsula includes sites in the autonomous communities of Andalusia, Aragon, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia,…

  • Museo da Terra de Melide. Melide.

    [Art]


    … Melide. A Coruña. (Galicia)…

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Cathedral. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    [Art]


    … Plaza de Santa Ana, 13. 35001. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928314989 | http://www.diocesisdecanarias.es/organizacion/organismos-e-instituciones/catedral-de-canarias.html. Its prolonged construction gave rise to a mixture of architectural styles. It dates fro…

  • The Painted Cave. Gáldar.

    [Art]


    … Calle Audiencia, 2. 35460. Gáldar. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928552402 | www.cuevapintada.com. "La Cueva Pintada", or the Painted Cave, is one of the most important sites in the Canary Islands, because of its size and interest from a scientific point of view, and because it houses a u…

  • Gáldar archaeological site. Gáldar.

    [Art]


    … 35460. Gáldar. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) E-mail: turismo@galdar.es. http://www.ciudaddegaldar.com/. Guanche settlement. Thanks to the excavations in this type of site, we can now learn more about the culture of the first Canarian settlers. These are remains of the pre-Hispanic culture. The Guan…

  • Basilica of Santa María de los Arcos. Tricio.

    [Art]


    … Tricio. La Rioja. http://www.lariojaturismo.com/. It was originally a Roman mausoleum dating from the 3rd century which was transformed into a Christian basilica in the 5th century. It was built using architectural elements from the old Roman city of Tritium Megallum, which is formed by what are tod…

  • Los Grajos Gorge. Cieza.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … 30530. Cieza. Murcia. E-mail: oficina.turismo@cieza.es. The Dance of los Grajos. Los Grajos Gorge is home to works from the post-Palaeolithic era, in what is known as the Levantine-Naturalist style. The dance scene found at this site is one of the most complex of its type that has been discovered to…

  • Cañaíca del Calar. Moratalla.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … 30440. Moratalla. Murcia. E-mail: turismo@ayuntamientomoratalla.net. http://www.murciaturistica.es. Prehistoric rock art in Murcia. Designated World Heritage. Prehistoric rock art sites that were designated World Heritage by UNESCO within the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula. They provid…

  • Monteagudo Castle. Murcia.

    [Art]


    … 30003. Murcia. http://www.turismodemurcia.es/es/monumentos-y-lugares/el-castillo-de-monteagudo.   The name described the ruins located beside the Monteagudo Castle, dating from the Muslim period. These remains were previously part of a turreted rectangular space which was used as a recreation ground…

  • Canto de la Visera Shelter. Yecla.

    [Art]


    … 30510. Yecla. Murcia. http://www.yecla.es.   The first traces of human activity have been found in several archaeological sites. The Canto de la Visera shelters have been dated to the Bronze Age (2nd millennium B. C.), and have revealed fields of rock carvings. Guided tours.…

  • Monteagudo Castle. Murcia.

    [Art]


    … 30003. Murcia. http://www.turismodemurcia.es/es. The castle is located on the top of a hill.This fortress is very well preserved.The archaeological remains found belong to the Islamic period.After the foundation of the town of Murcia (825), as well as serving as a fortress, it was also a prison and …

  • Lorca Castle – Fortress of the Sun. Lorca.

    [Art]


    … Carretera del Castillo. 30800. Lorca. Murcia. E-mail: info@lorcatallerdeltiempo.com. www.lorcatallerdeltiempo.com. This 13th-century castle is located in a strategic position overlooking the city. It has a long, narrow shape with a polygonal floor plan and is divided into three areas, one of which c…

  • Murcia Cathedral. Murcia.

    [Art]


    … Plaza Cardenal Belluga s/n. 30001. Murcia. http://www.diocesisdecartagena.org/es/inicio/diocesis/catedral.aspx. A 600-year-old construction. Murcia Cathedral has many Renaissance and Baroque elements, although its interior is fundamentally Gothic. Created in 1394 on the site of a former mosque. It w…

  • El Puerto Cave. Calasparra.

    [Art, Nature]


    … Cueva del Puerto. Calasparra. Murcia. E-mail: qalat@qalat.com. http://www.cuevasturisticas.com. A world waiting to be discovered. It is one of the largest and lesser known caves in eastern Spain. It offers two options: a calm visit or a more intrepid route for people who love the underground world. …

  • Ex-collegiate church of San Patricio. Lorca.

    [Art]


    … Plaza de España s/n. 30800. Lorca. Murcia. www.lorca.es/. Ex-collegiate church of San Patricio.   It dates from the 16th to 18th centuries and thus presents a diversity of styles, ranging from the Renaissance in the vaults of the ambulatory to the Baroque style of the main façade. Its construction b…

  • Palaeolithic Cave Art of the Cantabrian Coast (Altamira Cave extension). Santillana del Mar.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … Santillana del Mar. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942840157 | E-mail: maltamira@mcu.es. http://museodealtamira.mcu.es/. Prehistoric cave art in northern Spain. 17 caves that represent one of the most important ensembles of Palaeolithic art in Europe. The UNESCO designated Palaeolithic Cave Art of the Cantabr…

  • Casa de los Chelines house. Castro-Urdiales.

    [Art]


    … 39700. Castro-Urdiales. Cantabria. Declared a Property of Cultural Interest.…

  • Casa Torre house. Castro-Urdiales.

    [Art]


    … Casa Torre. 39707. Otañes. Castro-Urdiales. Cantabria.…

  • San Martín de Elines Collegiate Church in Valderredible. Valderredible.

    [Art]


    … 39232. San Martín de Elines. Valderredible. Cantabria. http://www.valderredible.es. First steps of Christian architecture. Together with other cave buildings in the Upper Ebro area, this church is one of the earliest preserved manifestations of Christianity in Cantabria. According to some studies it…

  • Castañeda Collegiate Church. Castañeda.

    [Art]


    … Carretera N-634 Vargas-Sarón a 2 km. 39660. Pomaluengo. Castañeda. Cantabria. A halt on the Pilgrim's Road to Santiago de Compostela. The existing building is from the 12th century, although the church of Santa Cruz, in Romanesque style, and a monastery, previously stood on the site. Because of its …

  • Sotileza Chalet. Castro-Urdiales.

    [Art]


    … Paseo Ocharán Mazas 28 (en la zona de la playa ). 39700. Castro-Urdiales. Cantabria. This was designed by the architect Leonardo Rucabado, and has characteristics of what is known as the “Montañes School”, based on the typical architectural style of Cantabria.…

  • Santillana del Mar Collegiate Church. Santillana del Mar.

    [Art]


    … Plaza del Abad Francisco Navarro, s/n. 39330. Santillana. Santillana del Mar. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942840380 | E-mail: info@turismocantabria.net . https://www.turismodecantabria.com. The Romanesque heart of Santillana del Mar. The church has its origins in a monastery dating from 870. Tradition has …

  • Covalanas Cave. Ramales de la Victoria.

    [Art, World Heritage, Nature]


    … Monte Pando. Ramales de la Victoria. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com. An major ensemble of Palaeolithic art. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It was discovered in 1903 and contains drawings that date from 19,000 ye…

  • Hornos de la Peña Cave. San Felices de Buelna.

    [Art, World Heritage, Nature]


    … 39409. Tarriba. San Felices de Buelna. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com. It one of the most complete ensembles of engravings in the region. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It is located on a hilltop and has an arch…


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