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  • Llonín Cave. Peñamellera Alta.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … 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.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … 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…

  • Santiago de Compostela.

    [Tourist destinations, World Heritage]


    Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) http://www.santiagoturismo.com/. 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…

  • Las Médulas Roman Mines. Carucedo.

    [Art, World Heritage]


    … Zona vertiente noroeste de los Montes Aquilinos. 24442. Carucedo. León. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 987420708 | http://www.turismoleon.org/turismo/las-medulas.php. An old working mine. An open-air working mine dating from the Roman period. A World Heritage site. It is an open-air working mine that date…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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

    [Calendar, World Heritage]


    12/24/2015

    … 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 | http://www.algemesi.es. 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…

  • 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…