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  • The Mediterranean Diet.

    [Travel ideas, World Heritage]

    … It was awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation in 2010 because it is much more than just healthy food, and because it has been consolidated as culture that promotes social interaction, respect for the land and biodiversity, and preservation of traditional and craft ac…

  • The "Silbo Gomero" (Whistled language).

    [Travel ideas, World Heritage]

    … Gomera. (Canary Islands) A unique whistled language in the world, fully developed and practised by a large community (more than 22,000 people). It was awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation in 2009. It is practised in the island of La Gomera, one of the Canary Island…

  • Irrigators' tribunals of the Spanish Mediterranean coast: the Council of Wise Men of the Plain of Murcia and the Water Tribunal of the Plain of Valencia.

    [Travel ideas, World Heritage]

    … Both tribunals were awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation in 2009 because they are legal water management institutions introduced by tradition and which are still used today, since the times of Al-Andalus (9th - 13th centuries). Both tribunals are still valid and ca…

  • La Mare de Déu de la Salut Festival. Algemesí.

    [Calendar, World Heritage]

    From 09/07/2015 to 09/08/2015

    … Algemesí. Valencia. Ayuntamiento de Algemesí. Fax.: +34 962019001 | The main local festival in Algemesí, which goes back to the Middle Ages, is held in honour of La Mare de Déu de la Salut and has been awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage designation. La Mare de Dé…

  • Misterio de Elche religious theatre. Elche.

    [Calendar, World Heritage]

    From 08/11/2015 to 08/15/2015

    … Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) This religious representation has been designated Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. It is a lyric drama of medieval origins, that has been staged since the 13th century, one of the customary representatio…

  • "El canto de la Sibila" (Song of the Sybil) in Majorca.

    [Calendar, World Heritage]


    … Majorca. (Balearic Islands) It has been awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation. This tradition (its origin comes from the performances that took place in the liturgical celebrations in medieval Europe) takes place on Christmas Eve in all the churches on the island of…

  • La Patum de Berga Fiesta. Berga.

    [Calendar, World Heritage]

    From 05/24/2015 to 06/07/2015

    … Berga. Barcelona. (Catalonia) The fiesta of La Patum de Berga in Catalonia has been declared Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. The fiesta coincides with Corpus Christi and includes a whole series of theatrical representations, characters and figures that fill the…

  • "Castells".

    [Travel ideas, World Heritage]

    … (Catalonia) The "castells" (human castles) have been awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation. They are a very popular and spectacular event, typical of Catalan culture, in which impressive human towers that are six to ten storeys high rise up and seem to touch the sky…

  • Falconry, a living human heritage.

    [Travel ideas, World Heritage]

    … The UNESCO has awarded falconry the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation because it is a real social tradition that cares for the environment and that is passed on from generation to generation. This activity, which involves breeding and training falcons or other birds of prey to hun…

  • Flamenco.

    [Travel ideas, World Heritage]

    … Flamenco is a form of popular artistic expression representing a long-standing tradition that appears on the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This art form combines vocal music, dance and musica accompaniment (called cante, baile and toque) rooted fundamentally in Andalusia…

  • Cordoba patios festival/competition. Córdoba.

    [Calendar, World Heritage]

    From 05/04/2015 to 05/17/2015

    … Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) The Courtyards Festival will reveal Cordoba at its most festive, where the streets are filled with the sounds of flamenco and the scent of jasmine and orange blossom. During the days of the Festival, the residents o…

  • Aranjuez.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Aranjuez. Madrid. An old quarter which is a Historic-Artistic Site, royal palaces, and gardens on the banks of the Tagus form the layout of Aranjuez. The ideas of the Enlightenment, adapted to the urban development of cities, are embodied here in a balance between nature and man, the watercourses an…

  • Cáceres.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Cáceres. (Extremadura) More than ten towers dominate the historic quarter of Caceres, delimited by Arab walls. Cobbled streets marked by medieval, fortified homes and Renaissance palaces make up the most beautiful sceneries in this city, which was declared World Heritage. The local history is closel…

  • Ávila.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Sheltered by the Sierra Gredos Mountains we find Ávila, a World Heritage City. Behind the city walls of this Castile-Leon capital there is a valuable set of churches and Renaissance palaces that bear witness to the past wealth of the town as a textile centre. Being the birthpla…

  • Baeza.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Baeza. Jaén. (Andalusia) This town in the province of Jaen stands on a little promontory, dominating a landscape of olive trees, in the centre of the county of La Loma. Declared of historic and artistic importance, Baeza is home to an incredible legacy of Renaissance architecture;awarded the World H…

  • Cuenca.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) In the Region of Castile-La Mancha, between the Júcar and Huécar river canyons, you will find this city with the UNESCO World Heritage designation for its wealth of monuments. Its historic centre looks out over rocky canyon walls in the heart of the Cuenca Mountains. The …

  • Segovia.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Segovia. (Castile-Leon) Segovia, the old quarter of which, along with its Roman aqueduct, are World Heritage Sites, lies on high ground between the Eresma and Clamores Rivers. In addition to its famous aqueduct, numerous Romanesque churches, the Cathedral and Fortress go to form this magnificent lan…

  • Toledo.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Toledo is one of the Spanish cities with the greatest wealth of monuments. Known as the “city of the three cultures”, because Christians, Arabs and Jews lived together there for centuries, behind its walls Toledo preserves an artistic and cultural legacy in the form of ch…

  • San Cristóbal de La Laguna.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    … San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) San Cristóbal de La Laguna, the former capital of Tenerife, is an historic Canary Islands city with a long university tradition. Its model colonial layout, awarded World Heritage status, contains several of the island's major religious buildings…

  • Ibiza.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    … Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) A Phoenician-Punic settlement during ancient times, Ibiza contains within its Renaissance walls an interesting legacy from all the different cultures that populated it. This artistic wealth is found in the monumental area of Dalt Vila, in the necropolis of Es Puig des Mol…

  • San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Madrid. In the heart of the Guadarrama mountain range, only 50 kilometres from Madrid, stands the town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Mount Abantos, its pine forests and the Herrería estate form the natural surroundings of this place, which has its focal point in the Mona…

  • Alcalá de Henares.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Alcalá de Henares. Madrid. This town near Madrid, birthplace of the illustrious Miguel de Cervantes, author of “Don Quixote”, and home to one of the most prestigious universities in Spain, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its rich monumental heritage, formed by churches, convents a…

  • Santiago de Compostela.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) Discover Santiago de Compostela, the capital of the Region of Galicia. Millions of people from all over the world come to this city every year, many of them reaching the end of the Way of Saint James pilgrimage route. Its h…

  • Salamanca.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]

    Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Salamanca is in the central area of Spain, 212 kilometres from the capital, Madrid. Universal, magnificent, wise, young and golden: this city is an inland destination well worth discovering for many reasons. Its historic centre has been designated a World Heritage Site by t…