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  • Santiago Church in Gobiendes. Colunga.

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    … 33342. Gobiendes. Colunga. Asturias. Declared National Monument in 1931. Declared National Monument in 1931. The Pre-romanesque church is located on the side of the Sueve mountain.Built at the beginning of the X century and restored in the XIX century.It has a basilica plan with three naves organise…

  • Settlement of Olèrdola. Olèrdola.

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    … Carretera del Castell d’Olèrdola, s/n. 08734. Olèrdola. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: difusiomac.cultura@gencat.cat. http://www.mac.cat/cat/Seus/Olerdola. Located on a ridge overlooking the plain of El Penedès, this settlement was inhabited from the Bronze Age through to the time of the Christian r…

  • Reials Drassanes Boatyards. Barcelona.

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    … Avenida de les Drassanes s/n. 08001. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 933187876 | E-mail: m.maritim@diba.cat. http://www.mmb.cat/. Royal shipyards of the 14th century. The Mediterranean expansion of Aragon and Catalonia created the need to build numerous boats which prompted Pedro el Grande to build…

  • Augusto Roman Temple. Barcelona.

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    … Calle Paradís 10. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: museuhistoria@bcn.cat. www.barcelonaturisme.com. Forum of Barcelona. Only four Corinthian spire columns on a podium remain in this temple consecrated to Augustus in the 1st century. This temple chaired the Roman forum of Barcelona and was also …

  • Terrassa: parque de Vall Paradis. Terrassa.

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    … 08221. Terrassa. Barcelona. (Catalonia) The city of Terrassa is located on the edge of Sant Llorenç del Munt Natural Park. In the city centre is Vallparadís, one of the largest urban parks in Spain. The city of Terrassa preserves most of its heritage, which includes the great Vallparadís Park. Terra…

  • Collegiate Church of Santa María la Mayor. Salas.

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    … Plaza de la Iglesia, s/n. 33860. Salas. Asturias. Fax.: +34 985832004 | E-mail: turismo@ayto-salas.es. www.salasturismo.com.   The collegiate church dates from the 16th century and has been declared a National Monument. Its most outstanding treasures are the mausoleum of Archbishop Valdés, the main …

  • Llonín Cave. Peñamellera Alta.

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    … 33578. Llonín. Peñamellera Alta. Asturias. http://www.infoasturias.com/action/InfoasturiasFichaRecurso?recursoId=2417&metodo=getFichaHTML. Some thirty prehistoric engravings and paintings. Designated World Heritage in 2008. Located in a narrow valley on the banks of the Cares River. It runs for 700 …

  • Covaciella Cave. Cabrales.

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    … 33555. Cabrales. Asturias. Perfectly conserved, prehistoric rock art. Designated World Heritage in 2008. Discovered by chance in 1994, it contains the best conserved representation of bison anywhere in Asturias, due to the fact that the cave was sealed closed for thousands of years. Its 40-metre gal…

  • Historic Mediaeval Site of Llanes. Llanes.

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    … 33500. Llanes. Asturias. The wall was built in the 13th century and has four main access gateways. The tower was intended as a defensive fortification and was subsequently used as a prison. Today it is the site of the Tourist Office. The Gothic-style basilica stands in the Plaza de Cristo Rey square…

  • Convent of the Carmelitas Descalzas Nuns. Cuenca.

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    … Ronda de Julián Romero 18. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 969220739 | www.turismocastillalamancha.com. The current site of the Menéndez Pelayo International University was a building that the Carmelite order of nuns bought in 1622 from Fernando Ruíz de Alarcón for a total of nine-hundr…

  • Monastery and church of San Pedro de Roda. Port de la Selva, El.

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    … Camino del Monasterio s/n. 17489. Port de la Selva, El. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972387559 | E-mail: monestir@terramar.org. http://www.es.mhcat.cat/content/view/full/6050. This church and the monastery are examples of Catalan 10th-century transitional architecture. Vestiges of elements from the…

  • Citadel of Roses. Roses.

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    … Avinguda de Rhode, s/n. 17480. Roses. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: serveieducatiu@patrimonideroses.cat. http://www.visit.roses.cat/. Located beside the bay of the same name, the citadel of Roses is an imposing military fortification which contains on its interior a succession of the ancient settlemen…

  • Girona Cathedral. Gerona.

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    … Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 17004. Girona. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972215814 | E-mail: visites@catedraldegirona.org. www.catedraldegirona.org. The cathedral of the discordance. The Gerona Cathedral has the widest Gothic nave in the world. It was designed with three naves, but the prospect of a s…

  • Peralada Castle. Peralada.

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    … Plaza del Carmen 1. 17491. Peralada. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972538087 | E-mail: infomuseo@castilloperelada.com. www.museucastellperalada.com. The castle was built by Viscount Rocabertí in the 14th century outside the walled enclosure, beside the Carmelite Covent. In 1923 it was acquired by Mi…

  • Santa María Collegiate Church. Vilabertran.

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    … Calle Abadía 4. 17760. Vilabertran. Girona. (Catalonia) www.vilabertran.com. The heart of the Monastic complex of Santa María de Vilabertrán is organised around a trapezoidal plan cloister. To the north of the latter lies the church, of a basilica plan with three naves, the central nave topped with …

  • Arab baths. Gerona.

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    … Carrer Ferrán El Católico s/n. 17185. Girona. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34972213573 | www.banysarabs.org. Its structure is an imitation of Medieval Moslem baths, and its existence has been documented from the 12th century. It has a rectangular layout, and behind the entrance door is the apodyterium…

  • San Julián de Boada Shrine. Palau-Sator.

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    … 17494. Sant Juliá de Boada. Palau-Sator. Girona. (Catalonia) Located in the town centre. On of the most interesting pre-Romanesque monuments in the region, named an Historic-Artistic Monument in 1931. Today it is a monument of national cultural interest.Worship has not been performed in the church s…

  • San Félix Basilica. Gerona.

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    … Subida San Félix 29. 17004. Girona. Girona. (Catalonia) http://www.catedraldegirona.org/. The building is of 14th century construction and on the site of a 6th century building.It is inside the walled area.Built with ashlar and masonry.Different styles can be seen in its construction such as Romanes…

  • San Juan de la Abadesas Monastery. Sant Joan de les Abadesses.

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    … Plaza de la Abadía Museo s/n. 17860. Sant Joan de Les Abadesses. Sant Joan de les Abadesses. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: info@monestirsantjoanabadesses.cat. http://www.monestirsantjoanabadesses.cat/. Of Benedictine origin.The monastery was consecrated in the year 887, even though the current buildin…

  • El Puig de Sant Andreu Iberian Settlement. Ullastret.

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    … Puig de Sant Andreu. 17114. Ullastret. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: macullastret.cultura@gencat.cat. http://www.mac.cat/esl/Sedes/Ullastret/Presentacion. It is a pre-Roman archaeological site of the Indiketes tribe.Dating from the 6th century B.C., to the 2nd century B.C. There are very few remains o…

  • Church of San Vicente de Besalú. Besalú.

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    … Plaza de San Vicente s/n. 17850. Besalú. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: turisme@besalu.cat. http://www.besalu.cat.   The construction of the current church dates from the 13th century, and includes both Romanesque and Gothic elements. There are three naves, a transept and three apses in the sanctuary. …

  • Viejo Bridge in Besalú. Besalú.

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    … Sobre el río Fluvià. 17850. Besalú. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: otbesalu@turismegarrotxa.com. www.ajuntamentbesalu.org. Located on the Fluvía river.Passing through the towered entrance accesses the county's capital.It is believed to have been built in the 11th century on a Roman bridge and rebuilt d…

  • San Quirze Monastery in Colera. Rabós.

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    … Carretera de Rabós a 5 kms. de Rabós. 17754. Sant Quirze de Colera. Rabós. Girona. (Catalonia) There are two documented consecrations of the monastery, one in 935 and the other in 1123. Built with two slabs of slate one on top of the other.The church is dedicated to San Miguel, and is Romanesque wit…

  • Tossa de Mar walled enclosure. Tossa de Mar.

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    … 17320. Tossa. Tossa de Mar. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: oftossa@ddgi.es. www.infotossa.com. This town was walled to prevent attacks from the sea.There are a few paintings that portray the wall with merlons and built of voussoirs, some round-plan Romanesque towers, and look-out defence posts from the…