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  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Úbeda.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]


    Úbeda. Jaén. (Andalusia) Known as the capital of the Andalusian Renaissance, this city in the province of Jaén stands on a hill near the valley of the Alto Guadalquivir, in the county of La Loma. Its old town, declared a Historic-Artistic site, houses a splendid legacy of monuments made up of church…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • "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…

  • 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…

  • Misterio de Elche religious theatre. Elche.

    [Calendar, World Heritage]


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

    … Carrer Major de la Vila, 27. 03202. Elche-Elx. Elche. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: comunicacion@misteridelx.com. http://www.misteridelx.com/. This religious representation has been designated Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. It is a lyric drama of medieval origins, that …

  • 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…

  • Los Grajos Gorge. Cieza.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … 30530. Cieza. Murcia. E-mail: oficina.turismo@cieza.es. The Dance of los Grajos. Los Grajos Gorge is home to works from the post-Palaeolithic era, in what is known as the Levantine-Naturalist style. The dance scene found at this site is one of the most complex of its type that has been discovered to…

  • Cañaíca del Calar. Moratalla.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … 30440. Moratalla. Murcia. E-mail: turismo@ayuntamientomoratalla.net. http://www.murciaturistica.es. Prehistoric rock art in Murcia. Designated World Heritage. Prehistoric rock art sites that were designated World Heritage by UNESCO within the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula. They provid…

  • 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 Palaeolithic art in Europe. The UNESCO designated Palaeolithic Cave Art of the Cantabr…

  • Covalanas Cave. Ramales de la Victoria.

    [Art, World Heritage, Nature]


    … Monte Pando. Ramales de la Victoria. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com. An major ensemble of Palaeolithic art. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It was discovered in 1903 and contains drawings that date from 19,000 ye…

  • Hornos de la Peña Cave. San Felices de Buelna.

    [Art, World Heritage, Nature]


    … 39409. Tarriba. San Felices de Buelna. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com. It one of the most complete ensembles of engravings in the region. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It is located on a hilltop and has an arch…

  • 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 on La Gama Mountain, is divided into various levels. In the upper hall there are …

  • Las Chimeneas Cave. Puente Viesgo.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … Monte del Castillo. 39670. Puente Viesgo. Cantabria. http://www.turismodecantabria.com/. A legacy of engravings on clay. Designated World Heritage in 2008. Discovered in 1953, it has various panels of macaroni-type engravings, made with the fingers on clay, with animals and non-figurative motifs. Ov…

  • 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 has 291 drawings of animals, 134 complete signs and 25 series of isolated dots.…

  • El Chufín Cave. Rionansa.

    [Art, World Heritage, Nature]


    … 39553. Riclones. Rionansa. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com. Art more than 16,000 years old. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It is located in the Nansa River Valley, in an area of cliffs with dense vegetation. At c…

  • 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, including drawings of dogs, which is not common in this area of Cantabria. Rem…