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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…

  • 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…

  • Iglesia parroquial de San Ildefonso. Camponaraya.

    Art | Monuments


    … 24410. Camponaraya. León. (Castile-Leon)…

  • Santo Tomás de las Ollas Church. Ponferrada.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle de la Iglesia s/n. 24400. Santo Tomás de Ollas. Ponferrada. León. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 987424236 | E-mail: turismo@ponferrada.org. http://www.ponferrada.org/turismo/es/monumentos/iglesia-santo-tomas-ollas. A Carolingian church. The building mixes the Lombard style with Mozarab and Romanesq…

  • Santiago de Peñalba Church. Ponferrada.

    Art | Monuments


    … 24415. Peñalba de Santiago. Ponferrada. León. (Castile-Leon) http://www.ponferrada.org/turismo/es/monumentos/iglesia-santiago-penalba. A Mozarab church. This is the only remaining vestige of the 9th-century monastery founded by San Genadio. It was built in the 10th century by order of Abbot Salomón.…

  • Royal Monastery of San Benito de Sahún. Sahagún.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Doctores Bermejo y Calderón. 24320. Sahagún. León. (Castile-Leon) www.sahagun.org. From San Benito to San Mancio. Only three parts of the Royal Monastery of San Benito still remain: the chapel of San Mancio, the tower and the arch of San Benito. The chapel of San Mancio was originally dedicate…

  • San Nicolás El Real. Villafranca del Bierzo.

    Art | Monuments


    … 24500. Villafranca del Bierzo. León. (Castile-Leon) Convento de jesuitas fundando por Don Gabriel de Robles. En su interior destaca su retablo churrigueresco y su claustro.…

  • San Tirso Church in Sahagún. Sahagún.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza San Tirso s/n. 24320. Sahagún. León. (Castile-Leon) www.sahagun.org. A Mudejar church. This is one of the oldest Mudejar churches in the province of Leon. It has a triple apse and sanctuary. It is made up of a tower above the straight section of the central apse, a compartmentalised transept a…

  • Old Órbigo Bridge. Hospital de Órbigo.

    Art | Monuments


    … 24286. Puente de Orbigo. Hospital de Órbigo. León. (Castile-Leon) E-mail: info@hospitaldeorbigo.com. www.hospitaldeorbigo.com. The bridge of medieval jousts. The legend of Don Suero and his duel attracts lovers of the Middle Ages to this bridge. It is a 13th-century bridge which served and still ser…

  • Los Guzmanes Palace. León.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza San Marcelo 6. 24003. León. (Castile-Leon) E-mail: turismo@dipuleon.com. http://www.turisleon.com/pruebas_im_comarca/ciudad_leon/palacio_de_los_guzmanes.html. A palace right in the city. Construction work on this 16th-century building was never finished. It is the work of the architect Enrique…

  • San Cristóbal de La Laguna Cathedral. San Cristóbal de la Laguna.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Fray Albino, s/n. 38201. San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) The cathedral of La Laguna. In 1818, after the Nivar diocese separated from the Canary Islands bishopric, it adopted the Church of Los Remedios as its headquarters, thus converting it into a cathedral. It was built…

  • Rock art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian peninsular.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural 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,…

  • La Alcogida Eco-museum. Puerto del Rosario.

    Art | Museums


    … Carretera Tefía, s/n. 35611. Puerto del Rosario. Fuerteventura. (Canary Islands) E-mail: emuseos@gmail.com. http://visitfuerteventura.es/centro-ocio/ecomuseo-la-alcogida/. Rural life on the island. Seven typical Fuerteventura homes recreate traditional rural life on the island. This museum is specia…