Ceiling of the Basilica of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Spain is the country with the third largest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites. And the Alhambra in Granada (Andalusia) is one of those places that every traveller should visit at least once in a lifetime.  

But that is only the start, because in Spain you will find everything from civil buildings, like Segovia aqueduct and the Roman theatre in Mérida, to religious monuments like Burgos Cathedral and the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, started by Gaudí in Barcelona. Do you want to know how our ancestors painted? In Spain you can go as far back as prehistoric times, in places like the Altamira Caves (Cantabria) and the Atapuerca site (Burgos). Do you imagine yourself strolling in the gardens of Real Alcázar palace in Seville or of El Escorial Monastery in Madrid? Or do you want to discover the features of the unique Mudéjar art style? You have plenty to choose from. Walk around the top of the Roman Wall in Lugo, discover the University of Alcalá de Henares, look at the Silk Exchange in Valencia… but don't let them tell you all about it; come and see for yourself. 


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  • Church of San Pablo in Zaragoza. Zaragoza.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Calle San Pablo, 42. Zaragoza. (Aragon) http://www.zaragoza.es. The most valuable testament of the Mudéjar style in Zaragoza  . It was built to replace the old Romanesque shrine of San Blas. The church has a single nave …

  • Las Chimeneas Cave. Puente Viesgo.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural 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 engra…

  • Oviedo Cathedral. Oviedo.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza Alfonso II El Casto, s/n. 33003. Oviedo. Asturias. E-mail: catedral@catedraldeoviedo.com. http://catedraldeoviedo.com/. A symbol of Spanish Gothic architecture. Oviedo cathedral is mainly in the Gothic style, altho…

  • Santo Domingo Church. Ibiza.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …C/ General Balanzat, 6. Zona Dalt Vila. 07800. Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) E-mail: info@ibiza.travel. http://www.ibiza.travel/es/. Baroque church. The church, which was built at the same time as the convent, is primarily…

  • Santa María de Cardet Church. Vall de Boí, La.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …25526. Cardet. Vall de Boí, La. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: centreromanic@vallboi.com. www.centreromanic.com. Santa María de Cardet is one of the Romanesque churches in the Boí Valley, which received the UNESCO World Her…

  • Arab fortress. Mérida.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Paseo de Roma, s/n. 06800. Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Fax.: +34 924004916 | E-mail: visitas@consorciomerida.org. http://www.turismomerida.org/que-ver/alcazaba-arabe. An imposing military complex. In the interior it s…

  • Dolmens in Antequera. Archaeological Site. Antequera.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Carretera de Málaga, 5. Tholos de El Romeral: Carretera A-7283. 29200. Antequera. Malaga. (Andalusia) Tel.: +34 952 712 206 | +34 952 712 207 | E-mail: visitasdolmenesdeantequera.ccul@juntadeandalucia.es. www.museosdeand…

  • Misterio de Elche religious theatre. Elche.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    From 08/11/2018 to 08/15/2018

    …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 Intangibl…

  • Courtyards Festival in Cordoba. Córdoba.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    From 05/01/2018 to 05/13/2018

    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) During the Courtyards Festival, you’ll discover Cordoba’s lively side. Join in on the street celebrations and dance to the sounds of Flamenco while enjoying the scents of jasmine and orange …

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

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    From 09/07/2018 to 09/08/2018

    …Algemesí. Valencia. Ayuntamiento de Algemesí. Fax.: +34 962019001 | E-mail: algemesi@touristinfo.net. http://www.algemesi.es. The main local festival in Algemesí, which goes back to the Middle Ages, is held in honour of …

  • San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

    Tourist destinations, World Heritage | Cultural 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 fo…

  • The Mediterranean Diet.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible 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, res…

  • The Alhambra. Granada.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Calle Real de la Alhambra, s/n. 18009. Granada. (Andalusia) The splendour of the Nasrid era. The Alhambra is a beautiful complex of buildings and gardens. Its leafy tree-lined walkways provide pleasant shade and coolness…

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

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    12/24/2017

    …Majorca. (Balearic Islands) http://www.conselldemallorca.net/. It has been awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation. This tradition (its origin comes from the performances that took place i…

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