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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…

  • Convent of the Carmelitas Descalzas Nuns. Cuenca.

    [Art]


    … Ronda de Julián Romero 18. 16001. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 969220739 | www.turismocastillalamancha.com. The current site of the Menéndez Pelayo International University was a building that the Carmelite order of nuns bought in 1622 from Fernando Ruíz de Alarcón for a total of nine-hundr…

  • San Marcos Monastery. León.

    [Art]


    … Plaza San Marcos s/n. 24002. León. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 987233458 | E-mail: leon@parador.es. www.parador.es. A convent hospital for pilgrims. Nowadays it is a luxury Parador de Turismo. Part of the social life of the city is carried on in its rooms. It was used as a hospital for the pilgrims on …

  • Valporquero Caves. Vegacervera.

    [Art, Nature]


    … 24837. Valporquero de Torio. Vegacervera. León. (Castile-Leon) E-mail: valporquero@dipuleon.es. www.cuevadevalporquero.es. Speleology in Leon. These are some of the largest and most spectacular caves in northern Spain. Visitors can walk along an artificial path of almost 4 kilometres from which many…

  • Convent of San José. Villafranca del Bierzo.

    [Art]


    … 24500. Villafranca del Bierzo. León. (Castile-Leon) It was founded by Don Luis de Castro, the canon of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and highlights of the interior include the Baroque altarpiece which was the work of José Ovalle, Andrés de Benavente and Isidro Valcarce.…

  • Shrine of Nuestra Señora de los Dolores. Burgo Ranero, El.

    [Art]


    … 24343. Burgo Ranero, El. León. (Castile-Leon) It has a single nave. The most outstanding feature of the exterior is the sanctuary, while on the interior in the presbytery there is a Baroque altarpiece presided by the image which gives its name to the church (15th to 16th centuries). This is a typica…

  • Shrine of the Virgin de Perales. Bercianos del Real Camino.

    [Art]


    … 24325. Bercianos del Real Camino. León. (Castile-Leon) http://www.aytobercianosdelrealcamino.es. This church is the object of great veneration in the region. It is a simple brick building with a belfry which in the 12th century was associated to the Hospital of Cebreiro. It is the site of a popular …

  • Roman. Astorga.

    [Art]


    … 24700. Astorga. León. (Castile-Leon)   This was used as the prison in Astorga until 1892. At the eastern limit of the forum there was a large vaulted portico known as an “ergastula”, possibly built at the time of the Caesars Julius or Claudius. It is in an unusually good state of repair.…

  • Convent of Sancti Spiritus. Astorga.

    [Art]


    … 24700. Astorga. León. (Castile-Leon) E-mail: patrimonio@diocesisastorga.es.…

  • Church of San Martín. Mansilla de las Mulas.

    [Art]


    … 24210. Mansilla de las Mulas. León. (Castile-Leon) http://www.ayto-mansilla.org. This church has a single nave and a presbytery framed by a pointed triumphal arch. Highlights include the remains of a Mudéjar-style coffered ceiling and a simple transitional Gothic facade on the main phase, flanked by…

  • Church of San Bartolomé in Oncina de la Valdoncina. Valverde de la Virgen.

    [Art]


    … 24198. Oncina de la Valdoncina. Valverde de la Virgen. León. (Castile-Leon) This old shrine is known as “San Bartolo”. The building has been refurbished in recent years and its belfry, which is in the classical local style, was rebuilt in brick in 1926.…

  • Church of San Francisco in Villafranca del Bierzo. Villafranca del Bierzo.

    [Art]


    … 24547. Villafranca del Bierzo. León. (Castile-Leon) http://www.villafrancadelbierzo.org/turismo-patrimonio-san-fransisco.php.…

  • Church of San Juan Bautista. Hospital de Órbigo.

    [Art]


    … Calle de Álvarez Vega, 32. 24286. Hospital de Órbigo. León. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 987388236 | http://www.aytohospitaldeorbigo.es/.   This church is a reminder of the presence of the Hospitaller Knights. It has a floor plan in the shape of a cross and has been rebuilt; its entrance facade features…

  • Church of San Esteban in Villamoros de Mansilla. Mansilla Mayor.

    [Art]


    … 24217. Villamoros de Mansilla. Mansilla Mayor. León. (Castile-Leon) On the interior there are various carved images and painted panels dating from the 16th century, as well as a sacrarium in the style of Juni.…

  • Church of San Juan in Sahagún. Sahagún.

    [Art]


    … 24320. Sahagún. León. (Castile-Leon) www.aytosahagun.es.   It conserves on its interior the remains of Saints Facundo and Primitivo. Its main altarpiece is by Matías de Arriba and those in the transept are by Lucas González.…

  • Church of San Esteban. Calzada del Coto.

    [Art]


    … 24342. Calzada del Coto. León. (Castile-Leon) It is made of brick and tamped earth and has a solid slender tower. Among the highlights is a Baroque altarpiece dating from the 18th century.…

  • Church of San Juan Bautista in Valdelafuente. Valdefresno.

    [Art]


    … 24227. Valdelafuente. Valdefresno. León. (Castile-Leon)…

  • Church of San Martín de Tours. Chozas de Abajo.

    [Art]


    … 24392. Chozas de Abajo. León. (Castile-Leon)…

  • Parish Church of San Martín. Santa Marina del Rey.

    [Art]


    … Dr. Vélez, 43. 24393. San Martín del Camino. Santa Marina del Rey. León. (Castile-Leon) This modern building has an open-ended portico and a stone and brick tower. On its interior there are several interesting coffered ceilings and its altar has statues of other saints said to guard over the Way of …

  • Parish Church of San Miguel. Mansilla Mayor.

    [Art]


    … 24217. Mansilla Mayor. León. (Castile-Leon) http://www.aytomansillamayor.es. It is in the late Gothic style. Highlights on the interior include the magnificent Mudéjar coffered ceiling over the central nave, the presbytery and the sacristy, the last two decorated respectively in the Renaissance and …

  • Parish Church of San Juan Bautista. San Andrés del Rabanedo.

    [Art]


    … Calle La Iglesia, 58. 24010. Trobajo del Camino. San Andrés del Rabanedo. León. (Castile-Leon)   This building has a small rectangular floor plan and contains no remnants of the church which stood here in the High Middle Ages.…

  • Parish Church of San Lorenzo. Sahagún.

    [Art]


    … 24320. Sahagún. León. (Castile-Leon) http://www.aytosahagun.es. This monument dates from the 12th and 13th centuries. It is in the Mudéjar style and has three naves and a rectangular tower. Beside the church stands the chapel of Jesús, with bas-reliefs by Juan de Juni.  .…

  • Parish Church of San Martín. Cacabelos.

    [Art]


    … 24547. Pieros. Cacabelos. León. (Castile-Leon)   This church was founded in mediaeval times and was consecrated by Bishop Osmundo of Astorga in 1086. It has a floor plan in the shape of a Latin cross and a simple facade with a low semicircular arch.    .…