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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  • El Pendo Cave. Camargo.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves

    …39609. Escobedo. Camargo. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com/. A cave of monumental proportions. Designated World Heritage in 2008. It is s…

  • Las Monedas Cave. Puente Viesgo.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves

    …Monte del Castillo. 39670. Puente Viesgo. Cantabria. Fax.: +34 942598305 | E-mail: reservascuevas@culturadecantabria.es. http://cuevas.culturadecantabria.com/. An impressive labyrinth of stalactites. Designated World Her…

  • El Castillo Cave in Puente Viesgo. Puente Viesgo.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves

    …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…

  • 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…

  • La Pasiega Cave. Puente Viesgo.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural 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 ha…

  • Remigia Cave (Shelter V). Ares del Maestrat.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Barranco de Gasulla. 12165. Ares del Maestrat. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) http://www.castellon-costaazahar.com. They can be found in a spot called Gasulla Ravine. Cave painting sites have been declared World Herita…

  • Almadén Mines. Almadén.

    Art, World Heritage, Nature | Monuments, Cultural Heritage, Tourism caves

    …Parque Minero de Almadén. C/ Cerco San Teodoro, s/n. 13400. Almadén. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Fax.: +34 926265008 | http://www.parqueminerodealmaden.es/. Almadén Mines, en Ciudad Real, are part of the "Mercury He…

  • The Albaicín Neighbourhood. Granada.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Barrio Albaycín. 18009. Granada. (Andalusia) E-mail: informacion@granadatur.com. www.granadatur.com. A neighbourhood full of history. The streets have been home to numerous peoples, which give the neighbourhood its eclec…

  • The Generalife. Granada.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Paseo del Generalife, s/n. 18009. Granada. (Andalusia) E-mail: informacion.alhambra.pag(at)juntadeandalucia.es. www.alhambra-patronato.es. The Royal Orchard. This was the country residence of the sultan, the orchard whic…

  • 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…

  • Ibiza Castle. Ibiza.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza de la Catedral, s/n. Zona Castillo. 07800. Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) http://www.ibiza.es. Military barracks. The Almudaina, now adjoined to the Castle, was originally the administrative and military headquarters …

  • Ibiza Town Hall/Santo Domingo Convent. Ibiza.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza de España 1. 07800. Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) Fax.: +34 971397506 | http://www.eivissa.es. The Town Hall. The Town Hall is located in the refectory of the old Dominican convent. The Town Hall today occupies part …

  • Ibiza Cathedral. Ibiza.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 07800. Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) www.ibiza.travel. Dedicated to the Virgen De Las Nieves. The cathedral was originally in Gothic style, although it moved towards the Baroque in subsequent modi…

  • Dalt Vila defensive walls. Ibiza.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Zona Dalt Vila. 07800. Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) http://www.ibiza.travel. The walled town. The walls mark the perimeter of the oldest part of the town. The old walls of the town, built in the 16th century to protect it…

  • Ses Taules Gateway. Ibiza.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Zona Dalt Vila. 07800. Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) http://www.ibiza.travel/es/. The main entrance to the walled enclosure of Ibiza. It is the main entrance to the walled enclosure of the old town of Ibiza. It is situated…

  • Portal Nou Gate. Ibiza.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza del Sol. 07800. Eivissa. (Balearic Islands) http://www.ibiza.travel/es. Accessing the walled enclosure. It is one of the entrances to the walled enclosure of Dalt Vila. It connects the Reina Sofía park with the Pla…

  • Santa Eulalia Church in Erill la Vall. Vall de Boí, La.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …25528. Erill-La-Vall. Vall de Boí, La. Lleida. (Catalonia) http://www.centreromanic.com/. Santa Eulalia Church in Erill la Vall is one of the Romanesque churches of the Boí Valley, which received the UNESCO World Heritag…

  • Church of San Juan de Boí. Vall de Boí, La.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …25528. Boi. Vall de Boí, La. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: centreromanic@vallboi.com. www.centreromanic.com. San Juan de Boí is one of the Romanesque churches in the Boí Valley, which received the UNESCO World Heritage des…

  • San Clemente de Taüll Church. Vall de Boí, La.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …25527. Barruera. Vall de Boí, La. Lleida. (Catalonia) www.centreromanic.com. Vall de Boí Romanesque. San Clemente de Taüll is one of the Romanesque churches in the Boí Valley, which received the UNESCO World Heritage des…

  • Church of Sant Feliú de Barruera. Vall de Boí, La.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …25527. Barruera. Vall de Boí, La. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: centreromanic@vallboi.com. www.centreromanic.com. Santa Feliú de Barruera is one of the Romanesque churches in the Boí Valley, which received the UNESCO World…

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