Ceiling of the Basilica of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Spain is the country with the third largest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites. And the Alhambra in Granada (Andalusia) is one of those places that every traveller should visit at least once in a lifetime.  

But that is only the start, because in Spain you will find everything from civil buildings, like Segovia aqueduct and the Roman theatre in Mérida, to religious monuments like Burgos Cathedral and the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, started by Gaudí in Barcelona. Do you want to know how our ancestors painted? In Spain you can go as far back as prehistoric times, in places like the Altamira Caves (Cantabria) and the Atapuerca site (Burgos). Do you imagine yourself strolling in the gardens of Real Alcázar palace in Seville or of El Escorial Monastery in Madrid? Or do you want to discover the features of the unique Mudéjar art style? You have plenty to choose from. Walk around the top of the Roman Wall in Lugo, discover the University of Alcalá de Henares, look at the Silk Exchange in Valencia… but don't let them tell you all about it; come and see for yourself. 


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  • El Tolmo de Minateda Archaeological Park. Hellín.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …Carretera Nacional 301, de Abacete a Murcia. 02400. Hellín. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.turismocastillalamancha.es. Polychrome paintings of hunting scenes. The paintings were discovered by Juan Jiménez Llama…

  • 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…

  • Covaciella Cave. Cabrales.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …33555. Cabrales. Asturias. www.turismoasturias.es/descubre/cultura/arte-rupestre/rupestre-cueva-de-covaciella. Perfectly conserved, prehistoric rock art. Designated World Heritage in 2008. Discovered by chance in 1994, i…

  • Llonín Cave. Peñamellera Alta.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …33578. Llonín. Peñamellera Alta. Asturias. http://www.turismoasturias.es/descubre/cultura/arte-rupestre/rupestre-cueva-de-llonin. Some thirty prehistoric engravings and paintings. Designated World Heritage in 2008. Locat…

  • 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 Palaeo…

  • La Garma Cave. Ribamontán al Monte.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …Ribamontán al Monte. 39793. Omoño. Ribamontán al Monte. Cantabria. http://www.turismodecantabria.com/. An exhibition of the Palaeolithic period and Late Prehistory. Designated World Heritage in 2008. This cave, located o…

  • El Castillo Cave in Puente Viesgo. Puente Viesgo.

    [Art, World Heritage, Nature]


    …39670. Puente Viesgo. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es . http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com/. Cave paintings and symbols. The cave contains paintings of a great many animals…

  • La Pasiega Cave. Puente Viesgo.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …Monte Castillo. 39670. Puente Viesgo. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | Paintings of Prehistory. This is the cave with the largest number of cave paintings showing pictorial representations on the Iberian Peninsula. It ha…

  • Cova dels Cavalls, Valltorta. Tírig.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …Partida Pla de L´Om s/n. 12179. Tirig. Tírig. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) E-mail: museo_valltorta@gva.es. http://www.turismodecastellon.com/105045_es/Museo-de-la-Valltorta.-Parque-cultural-de-arte-rupestre/. The Cov…

  • Ekain Cave. Zestoa.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …Valle de Sastarrain, s/n. 20740. Zestoa. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) E-mail: info@ekainberri.com. http://www.ekainberri.com. One of the most important prehistoric sanctuaries in Europe. Designated World Herita…

  • Ibiza Castle. Ibiza.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …Plaza de la Catedral, s/n. Zona Castillo. 07800. Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) http://www.ibiza.es. Military barracks. The Almudaina, now adjoined to the Castle, was originally the administrative and military headquarters …

  • Santo Domingo Church. Ibiza.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    …C/ General Balanzat, 6. Zona Dalt Vila. 07800. Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) E-mail: info@ibiza.travel. http://www.ibiza.travel/es/. Baroque church. The church, which was built at the same time as the convent, is primarily…



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