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  • Ávila Cathedral. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. The oldest Spanish Gothic cathedral. Construction was originally begun in the Romanesque style, but the project was subsequently taken over by the master architect Fruchel, who built one of the first Gothic cathedrals in Sp…

  • Convent of Santa Teresa. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Santa 2. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. Built over the birthplace of Saint Teresa of Avila. The convent, inaugurated in 1636, was built on the site of the birthplace of Saint Teresa of Avila and designed by the architect Fray Alonso de San José.  Highlights include th…

  • Ávila city walls. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments


    … 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Concejalía de Patrimonio. http://muralladeavila.com/es/. The walled enclosure dates back to the Middle Ages. The wall controlled the entrance of provisions and merchandise, and also isolated the city, guarding it against the potential outbreak of a plague or epidemic, in…

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

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural 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,…

  • Minorca Nature Museum. Ferreries.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Mallorca 2. 07750. Ferreries. Minorca. (Balearic Islands) Fax.: +34 971351865 | E-mail: museu.natura@gobmenorca.com. http://www.gobmenorca.com/cnatura. Minorca and its environment. The museum shows the importance of the natural and cultural resources of Minorca, designated a Biosphere Reserve …

  • Valencian Museum of Enlightenment and Modernity (MUVIM). Valencia.

    Art | Museums


    … Calle Guillem de Castro, 8. 46001. Valencia. E-mail: muvim@dival.es. www.muvim.es. Its collection features photography, design, advertising, moving image and 'net-art'. The museum building is an example of the city of Valencia's contemporary architecture. It covers a period from the 18th century to …

  • Jardín de la Marquesa. Arucas.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Las Hoyas 2. 35400. Arucas. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: + 34 928633295 | E-mail: jardin@jardindelamarquesa.com. www.jardindelamarquesa.com. Very close to the town of Arucas, in the north of the island of Gran Canaria, the first marquis of Arucas, Ramón Madan y Uriondo, and his wife María de…

  • Gardens of the Puente San Miguel Estate. Reocín.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Barrio del Molino s/n. 39530. Puente San Miguel. Reocín. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942838240 | http://turismodecantabria.com. Puente de San Miguel is an old Cantabrian garden, a manor house with the extraordinary charm of carefully tended, age-old trees. For over 300 years, the estate has been owned by t…

  • Viera y Clavijo Canarian Botanical Garden. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Carretera del Centro Km 7. 35017. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928219581 | E-mail: jardincanario@grancanaria.com. www.jardincanario.org. Popularly known as the "Canarian Garden", the Viera y Clavijo Botanical Garden was founded by the Swedish botanist Eric Sv…

  • Doña Casilda Park. Bilbao.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Limita con la Gran Vía y el Paseo de Abandoibarra. 48011. Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) http://www.bilbaoturismo.net/BilbaoTurismo/es/parques/dona-casilda. This is the city's main park. It has romantic inspiration and is home to a splendid array of trees. Work began on its construction…

  • Paseo del Espolón avenue. Logroño.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Paseo del Príncipe de Vergara, s/n. 26002. Logroño. La Rioja. E-mail: oficina.turismo@larioja.org. lariojaturismo.com. In the centre of the city of Logroño, situated between the old quarter and the modern suburb is the Paseo del Príncipe de Vergara, also known as the Paseo del Espolón because of its…

  • Floridablanca Garden. Murcia.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Glorieta de España 1. 30004. Murcia. http://www.regmurcia.com. The Floridablanca Garden is in one of the city's most typical neighbourhoods. The garden is a result of the romantic style of the 19th century, whose last remaining vestiges are the large ficus specimens that border the central path. The…

  • Señorío de Bértiz Nature Reserve gardens. Bertizarana.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Parque Natural del Señorío de Bértiz s/n. 31720. Oieregi. Bertizarana. Navarre. Fax.: +34 948592422 | E-mail: cinberti@cfnavarra.es. www.parquedebertiz.es. The Señorío de Bértiz Nature Reserve covers 2,040 hectares and affords a marvellous display of forests, meadows and pastures, with areas of grea…

  • El Huerto del Cura Garden. Elche.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Porta de la Morera 49. 03203. Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 965451936 | E-mail: jardin@huertodelcura.com. http://jardin.huertodelcura.com/. The historic Elche Palm Grove has the UNESCO World Heritage designation and is Europe’s only palm forest. It contains nearly 200,00…

  • Evaristo Valle Foundation Museum. Gijón.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Camino de Cabueñes 261. 33203. Gijón. Asturias. Fax.: +34 985338092 | E-mail: museo@evaristovalle.com. www.evaristovalle.com. This place, also known as "La Redonda", is located in the residential Somió neighbourhood, very close to Gijón. After successive inheritances, it came into the hands of a nie…

  • Valencia University Botanical Gardens. Valencia.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Calle Quart 80. 46008. Valencia. E-mail: botanic@uv.es. http://www.jardibotanic.org/. Today's botanical gardens date from 1802, when the first curator created a permanent garden on the site of the Huerto de Tramoyeres, arranged in different beds according to the botanical classification of Linnaeus.…

  • Monforte Gardens. Valencia.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Plaza de la Legión Española s/n. 46010. Valencia. http://www.valencia.es. Their origins go back to 1860-1870, when some of the vegetable gardens were transformed into Neoclassical-style gardens with a small palace. There are three different areas: the Parterre Viejo, old parterre, with clipped Europ…

  • Turia Gardens. Valencia.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Antiguo cauce del Turia. 46010. Valencia. E-mail: info@culturia.org. http://www.turisvalencia.es/es/que-visitar-valencia/parques-y-jardines/jardines-del-turia. Turia Gardens were created at the end of the 20th century as a result of the diversion of the river to a new artificial course, south of the…

  • El Real Gardens. Valencia.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Calle San Pío V s/n. 46010. Valencia. http://www.valencia.es. The El Real Gardens have a rectangular layout, where the central point is always marked by a fountain or a pavilion. As in the Reales Alcázares Palace in Seville, colour plays a key role in the form of ceramic tiles and topiary plants. Th…

  • La Florida Park. Vitoria.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Calle Monseñor Cadena y Eleta - Calle Becerro de Bengoa - Calle Ramón y Cajal - Paseo de la Florida. 01005. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@vitoria-gasteiz.org. www.vitoria-gasteiz.org/turismo. Vitoria's most outstanding park is La Florida, right in the heart of the …

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

    Art | Monuments


    … 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…

  • Barcelona Botanical Garden. Barcelona.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Calle Doctor Font i Quer 2. 08038. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Tel.: +34 932564160 | +34 934264935 | +34 932562220 | Fax.: +34 934245053 | E-mail: jardibotanic@mail.bcn.es. www.jardibotanic.bcn.es. In 1995, construction of a new Botanical Garden on Montjuïc hill was completed, a second one for the city o…

  • Gardens at the Pazo de Oca. Estrada, A.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Pazo de Oca. 36685. Estrada, A. Pontevedra. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 986587439 | E-mail: pazodeoca@fundacionmedinaceli.org. www.fundacionmedinaceli.org. This could be the most representative example of typical Galician manor house architecture – a noteworthy site both for its architecture and botany. Its…

  • The Painted Cave. Gáldar.

    Art | Monuments


    … 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…