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Did you know that Spain has the second highest number of World Heritage Sites in the world?

Venamicasa offers you the information about the World Heritage Sites and Cultural Heritage of Humanity in Spain to give you a deep insight into the Spanish Culture, customs, traditions, festivals, fiestas and our genuine way of life.

  • WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN SPAIN

    Cultural (39)

    • Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada (1984)
    • Aranjuez Cultural Landscape (2001)
    • Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida (1993)
    • Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco (2000)
    • Archaeological Site of Atapuerca (2000)
    • Burgos Cathedral (1984)
    • Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí (2000)
    • Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville (1987)
    • Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain (1985)
    • Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana (2011)
    • Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija (2012)
    • Historic Centre of Cordoba (1984)
    • Historic City of Toledo (1986)
    • Historic Walled Town of Cuenca (1996)
    • La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia (1996)
    • Las Médulas (1997)
    • Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid (1984)
    • Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias (1985)
    • Mudejar Architecture of Aragon (1986)
    • Old City of Salamanca (1988)
    • Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches (1985)
    • Old Town of Cáceres (1986)
    • Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct (1985)
    • Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona (1997)
    • Palmeral of Elche (2000)
    • Poblet Monastery (1991)
    • Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde (1998)
    • Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza (2003)
    • Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula (1998)
    • Roman Walls of Lugo (2000)
    • Routes of Santiago de Compostela: Camino Francés and Routes of Northern Spain (1993)
    • Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe (1993)
    • San Cristóbal de La Laguna (1999)
    • San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries (1997)
    • Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) (1985)
    • Tower of Hercules (2009)
    • University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares (1998)
    • Vizcaya Bridge (2006)
    • Works of Antoni Gaudí (1984)

     

    Natural (3)

    • Doñana National Park (1994)
    • Garajonay National Park (1986)
    • Teide National Park (2007)

    Mixed (2)

    • Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture (1999)
    • Pyrénées – Mont Perdu (1997)

     

    Get further information at http://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/es

  • INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF HUMANITY IN SPAIN

    • Summer solstice fire festivals in the Pyrenees
    • Falconry, a living human heritage
    • Mediterranean diet
    • Methodology for inventorying intangible cultural heritage in biosphere reserves: the experience of Montseny (Register of Best Safeguarding Practices)
    • Fiesta of the patios in Cordoba
    • Festivity of ‘la Mare de Déu de la Salut’ of Algemesí (Valencia)
    • Revitalization of the traditional craftsmanship of lime-making in Morón de la Frontera, Seville, Andalusia.
    • Chant of the Sybil on Majorca
    • Flamenco
    • Human Towers
    • Centre for traditional culture – school museum of Pusol pedagogic project (Register of Best Safeguarding Practices)
    • Irrigators’ tribunals of the Spanish Mediterranean coast: the Council of Wise Men of the plain of Murcia and the Water Tribunal of the plain of Valencia
    • Whistled language of the island of La Gomera (Canary Islands), the Silbo Gomero
    • Mystery play of Elche (Alicante)
    • Patum of Berga (Barcelona)