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  • Ávila Cathedral. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. The oldest Spanish Gothic cathedral. Construction was originally begun in the Romanesque style, but the project was subsequently taken over by the master architect Fruchel, who built one of the first Gothic cathedrals in Sp…

  • Ávila city walls. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments


    … 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Concejalía de Patrimonio. http://muralladeavila.com/es/.   The walled enclosure dates back to the Middle Ages. The wall controlled the entrance of provisions and merchandise, and also isolated the city, guarding it against the potential outbreak of a plague or epidemic, …

  • Convent of Santa Teresa. Ávila.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Santa 2. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) www.avilaturismo.com. Built over the birthplace of Saint Teresa of Avila. The convent, inaugurated in 1636, was built on the site of the birthplace of Saint Teresa of Avila and designed by the architect Fray Alonso de San José.  Highlights include th…

  • Gardens at the monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos. Santo Domingo de Silos.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Santo Domingo de Silos, 2. 09610. Santo Domingo de Silos. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 947390033 | E-mail: abadia@abadiadesilos.es. www.abadiadesilos.es. Santo Domingo de Silos is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic monasteries in the whole of Spain. Its cloister, one of the finest examples o…

  • Paseo del Espolón avenue. Burgos.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Paseo del Espolón s/n. 09003. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 947276529 | http://www.aytoburgos.es/turismo. The history of the Paseo del Espolón in Burgos is very similar to that of any of the main promenades in any Spanish city. Its layout has followed the governing vagaries of fashion and various…

  • Cactus Garden. Teguise.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Carretera General del Norte. 35544. Guatiza. Teguise. Lanzarote. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928529681 | www.centrosturisticos.com. The Cactus Garden is located at a former quarry for extraction of volcanic ash and rock once used by prickly pear growers to conserve the ground’s nighttime moisture. Th…

  • Campo Grande. Valladolid.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Paseo de Zorrilla - Paseo de Filipinas - Paseo de Recoletos. 47007. Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) http://www.valladolid.es. Situated at the heart of Valladolid is Campo Grande, the city’s main park. Triangular in shape, it is delimited by the Acera de Recoletos walkway and the Paseo de los Filipinos an…

  • Santiago Church in Gobiendes. Colunga.

    Art | Monuments


    … 33342. Gobiendes. Colunga. Asturias. Declared National Monument in 1931. Declared National Monument in 1931. The Pre-romanesque church is located on the side of the Sueve mountain.Built at the beginning of the X century and restored in the XIX century.It has a basilica plan with three naves organise…

  • Settlement of Olèrdola. Olèrdola.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera del Castell d’Olèrdola, s/n. 08734. Olèrdola. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: difusiomac.cultura@gencat.cat. http://www.mac.cat/cat/Seus/Olerdola. Located on a ridge overlooking the plain of El Penedès, this settlement was inhabited from the Bronze Age through to the time of the Christian r…

  • Reials Drassanes Boatyards. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida de les Drassanes s/n. 08001. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 933187876 | E-mail: m.maritim@diba.cat. http://www.mmb.cat/. Royal shipyards of the 14th century. The Mediterranean expansion of Aragon and Catalonia created the need to build numerous boats which prompted Pedro el Grande to build…

  • Augusto Roman Temple. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Paradís 10. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: museuhistoria@bcn.cat. www.barcelonaturisme.com. Forum of Barcelona. Only four Corinthian spire columns on a podium remain in this temple consecrated to Augustus in the 1st century. This temple chaired the Roman forum of Barcelona and was also …

  • Terrassa: parque de Vall Paradis. Terrassa.

    Art | Monuments


    … 08221. Terrassa. Barcelona. (Catalonia) The city of Terrassa is located on the edge of Sant Llorenç del Munt Natural Park. In the city centre is Vallparadís, one of the largest urban parks in Spain. The city of Terrassa preserves most of its heritage, which includes the great Vallparadís Park. Terra…

  • Llonín Cave. Peñamellera Alta.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural 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 | Monuments, Cultural 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…

  • Gardens at La Granja de San Ildefonso.. San Ildefonso.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Plaza de España 17. 40100. San Ildefonso o La Granja. San Ildefonso. Segovia. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 921471895 | E-mail: infogranja@patrimonionacional.es. http://www.patrimonionacional.es/Home/Palacios-Reales/Palacio-Real-de-La-Granja-de-San-Ildefonso.aspx. They were created in 1720 by Philip V, t…

  • El Bosque in Béjar. Béjar.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Camino del Bosque, s/n. 37700. Béjar. Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 923403005 | E-mail: infoturismo@aytobejar.com . www.bejar.es. "El Bosque", close to the town of Béjar, is a notorious example of the move from medieval castle-fortress towards Renaissance recreational villa. Even if the passag…

  • La Orotava Acclimatisation Gardens. Puerto de la Cruz.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Retama 2. 38400. Puerto de la Cruz. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 922923138 | E-mail: jao@icia.es. www.icia.es. The garden of La Orotava came about as a result of the concern for the acclimatisation of the new species brought from the Americas. It owes its existence to the personal commitment…

  • Convent of the Carmelitas Descalzas Nuns. Cuenca.

    Art | Monuments


    … 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…

  • Monastery and church of San Pedro de Roda. Port de la Selva, El.

    Art | Monuments


    … Camino del Monasterio s/n. 17489. Port de la Selva, El. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972387559 | E-mail: monestir@terramar.org. http://www.es.mhcat.cat/content/view/full/6050. This church and the monastery are examples of Catalan 10th-century transitional architecture. Vestiges of elements from the…

  • Citadel of Roses. Roses.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avinguda de Rhode, s/n. 17480. Roses. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: serveieducatiu@patrimonideroses.cat. http://www.visit.roses.cat/. Located beside the bay of the same name, the citadel of Roses is an imposing military fortification which contains on its interior a succession of the ancient settlemen…

  • Girona Cathedral. Gerona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 17004. Girona. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972215814 | E-mail: visites@catedraldegirona.org. www.catedraldegirona.org. The cathedral of the discordance. The Gerona Cathedral has the widest Gothic nave in the world. It was designed with three naves, but the prospect of a s…

  • Peralada Castle. Peralada.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Carmen 1. 17491. Peralada. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972538087 | E-mail: infomuseo@castilloperelada.com. www.museucastellperalada.com. The castle was built by Viscount Rocabertí in the 14th century outside the walled enclosure, beside the Carmelite Covent. In 1923 it was acquired by Mi…

  • Santa María Collegiate Church. Vilabertran.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Abadía 4. 17760. Vilabertran. Girona. (Catalonia) www.vilabertran.com. The heart of the Monastic complex of Santa María de Vilabertrán is organised around a trapezoidal plan cloister. To the north of the latter lies the church, of a basilica plan with three naves, the central nave topped with …

  • Arab baths. Gerona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carrer Ferrán El Católico s/n. 17185. Girona. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34972213573 | www.banysarabs.org. Its structure is an imitation of Medieval Moslem baths, and its existence has been documented from the 12th century. It has a rectangular layout, and behind the entrance door is the apodyterium…