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Ávila city walls

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  • Castalla Castle. Castalla.

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    … Castalla. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: castalla@touristinfo.net. http://www.turismocastalla.com/castalla/web_php/index.php. Although its origins are Arab, the current structure dates from mediaeval times. The Torre Grossa tower was added in the 16th century in order to keep a lookout for p…

  • “Los Arquillos” and Plaza del Machete Square. Vitoria.

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    … Plaza del Machete s/n. 01001. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@vitoria-gasteiz.org . www.vitoria-gasteiz.org/turismo. An architectural solution that has been converted into a monument. The construction was designed to connect the Medieval part of the city with the new…

  • Santa Bárbara Castle. Alicante.

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    … Monte Benacantil, s/n. 03001. Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: info@alicanteturismo.com. www.castillodesantabarbara.com. It is set on the Monte Benacantil hill, a location of great strategic value. It is so-called as it was captured from the Moors by prince Alfonso …

  • San Nicolás de Bari Procathedral. Alicante.

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    … Plaza Abad Penalva s/n. 03002. Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: concatedralalicante@diocesisoa.org. http://concatedralalicante.com/. The sombreness of the Herrera style. It was built in the Herrera style with a single nave and several adjoining chapels. The main fro…

  • Santo Domingo Convent or Old University. Orihuela.

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    … Calle Adolfo Clavarana s/n. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://www.cdsantodomingo.com. Originally a Dominican convent but after the bull of 1569, privilege awarded by Pope Pío V, it became a University until its en closing in 1824 by Minister Calomarde. The convent has a rectangu…

  • Atalaya Castle. Villena.

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    … Cerro de San Cristóbal, s/n. 03400. Villena. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: villena@touristinfo.net. http://www.turismovillena.com/. Tall and stately, the three storeys of Villena castle rise up proudly from the hill on which it stands, overlooking the capital of the region. Also known as th…

  • San José Castle in Guadalest. Guadalest.

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    … Calle Iglesia 2. 03517. Guadalest. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: guadalest@touristinfo.net. The castle is situated in the high part of the town. Its origins are in the 11th century, although the remains preserved are from the 12th century. It is divided into two parts - one of them was inte…

  • El Salvador Cathedral. Orihuela.

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    … Calle Mayor s/n. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: archivocatedralorihuela@diocesisoa.org . http://www.orihuelaturistica.es. The Gothic church of Orihuela. Orihuela has had a cathedral since 1564, when the city was granted its bishopric. El Salvador Cathedral is Orihuela’s most…

  • Sax Castle. Sax.

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    … Peña del Castillo s/n. 03630. Sax. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965475399 | www.sax.es. The castle is of Islamic origin. It was conquered by the Crown of Aragon in 1239 and subsequently ceded to the Crown of Castile under the terms of the Treaty of Almizra. From its position, it dominate…

  • Petrer Castle. Petrer.

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    … 03610. Petrer. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: museo@petrer.es. http://www.petrer.es/. Preserves its double-walled enclosure structure. It is situated at the highest point of the city. It was built by the Arabs at the end of the 12th century. The fortress was involved in the revolt of the Mus…

  • Almería Fortress. Almería.

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    … Calle Almanzor s/n. 04002. Almería. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 950882001 | E-mail: alcazabaalmeria.ccul@juntadeandalucia.es. www.andalucia.org/turismo-cultural/visitas/almeria/alcazaba-de-almeria. A garden fortress. It was built by Adb al-Rahman III in 955 AD on the ruins of a fortress. The Alcazaba is a…

  • Palmeral de Elche palm grove. Elche.

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    … Porta de la Morera 49. 03203. Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965451936 | E-mail: info@visitelche.com. www.visitelche.com. The Palmeral de Elche is the largest palm grove in Europe. Although its presence dates from prehistoric times, it was in the Arab period when it reach…

  • Archaeological site of Los Millares. Santa Fe de Mondújar.

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    … Ctra. Nacional 324, en dirección a Santa Fe de Mondújar. 04420. Santa Fe de Mondujar. Santa Fe de Mondújar. Almería. (Andalusia) E-mail: informacion.camillares.al.ccul@juntadeandalucia.es. http://www.andalucia.org. The city of prehistoric metallurgy. This is the most important Copper Age site in Eur…

  • Almería Cathedral. Almería.

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    … Plaza de la Catedral, 8. 04001. Almería. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 950234848 | www.andalucia.org. The fortress-temple of the south. This is the first temple in Almeria designed for use as a fortress-temple. It is built in a predominantly Gothic style, and was originally intended to defend the town again…

  • Chiquita de los Treinta Cave. María.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … Sierra de María. 04838. Maria. María. Almería. (Andalusia) E-mail: aytmaria2@losvelez.com. Cave paintings in Los Vélez. In the region of Los Vélez, to the north of the Almería province, there are sites of cave paintings that have been declared World Heritage sites by UNESCO, within the Mediterranean…

  • Caños de San Francisco Fountain. Avilés.

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    … Calle San Franciso, s/n. 33400. Avilés. Asturias.   This fountain is the most unusual in the area. It has a front panel with six spouts in the form of human heads from which the water flows towards a rectangular basin. There are three heraldic shields on the front: two from Avilés at each side, with…

  • Oviedo Town Hall. Oviedo.

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    … Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Oviedo. Asturias.   The Town Hall was built in 1622-1623 by the architect Juan de Naveda, and the building was restored and extended in 1939. The main door is presided by a marble lion brought from the fountain which in the early years of the 19th century stood in the main Pl…

  • Los Pilares Aqueduct. Oviedo.

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    … Calle Roberto S. Velázquez. Oviedo. Asturias. This work of engineering was built in the 16th century and originally supplied water to the city. Today only five of the 41 arches or pillars are still standing, and can be seen along the street known as the Calle Cervantes.…

  • 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,…

  • Tito Bustillo Cave. Ribadesella.

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    … Autovia A8. Salida 326. Avenida de Tito Bustillo s/n. 33560. Ribadesella. Asturias. Tel.: +34 902306600 | +34 985861255 | E-mail: info@centrodearterupestredetitobustillo.com . http://www.centrotitobustillo.com. Prehistoric paintings of female forms. Set in a group of Palaeolithic caves. Almost all o…

  • Avín Cavern. Onís.

    [Art, Nature]


    … Cuevona de Avín. 33556. Onís. Asturias. E-mail: museosdeonis@gmail.com. http://www.cuevasturisticas.es. A subterranean visit to glacial fauna. Located in Asturias at the foot of the Picos de Europa (Peaks of Europe) mountains in a karst topography and subterranean paradise, we can see how life was i…

  • Collegiate church of San Pedro. Teverga.

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    … La Plaza. Teverga. Asturias. E-mail: turismo@aytoteverga.org. http://www.aytoteverga.org/. This old collegiate church was possibly the first church in Asturias to be constructed in Romanesque style, although it is inspired in old pre-Romanesque Asturian art. It was constructed at the end of the 11th…

  • Sculpture "Monument to Fernando Villamil". Castropol.

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    … Parque De Loriente, s/n. Castropol. Asturias. This monument was built to commemorate the sailor and writer Fernando Villamil (1845-1898), who distinguished himself as a soldier in Cuba, first on land during the uprisings, and subsequently at the command of a destroyer in the naval battle of Santiago…

  • Idol of Peña Tú. Llanes.

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    … Puertas de Vidiago, s/n. Puertas de Vidiago. Llanes. Asturias.   The rock has been known since antiquity to the inhabitants of the nearby towns, although it was not until 1914 when the first archaeological research was carried out. These investigations revolved around the figure which gives its name…