The incredible façade of the House of Shells in Salamanca (La Casa de las Conchas) was built in 1517 by Rodrigo Maldonado, who combined the late Gothic, Plateresque and Múdejar Style. The shells are the symbol of the architect’s wife origins: the Pimentel family. They are also the attribute of the knights of the Order[…]
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There’s a place in the Spanish Castile-La Mancha where the so-called Hanged Houses are home to the most beautiful collection of the Spanish Abstract Art. Not only can you admire the pieces of art there, but you can also be a witness to a breathtaking landscape of the Huécar River Valley or see the medieval,[…]
Cádiz… the City Member of the Most Ancient European Towns Network. This Andalusian Site was home to Phoenician and Carthaginian civilizations, It was a depot for Hannibal’s conquest of the Southern Iberia and Roman Colony called Hispania. It was Bizantine Province of Spania and Muslim medina called Qādis. Christopher Columbus sailed from here to (re)discover[…]
Located about 30 miles from the Spanish Coastline, the Columbretes Islands are a group of really small (0,19 km²) uninhabited Islands of Volcanic Origin (that’s why they have the characteristic, semi-circular form). The last eruption took place aprox. 3 millions years ago. When the ancient Greeks and Romans arrived, the Islands were only inhabited by[…]
This medieval Castle constructed in the 12th century, adapts its form to the Orography of the Territory. There’s a fantastic View over the whole City. 200 meters from the castle You can find the ancient Iberian Settlement. Incredible Place that shows the complex history of Spain. The spot is called La Luz (The Light) –[…]
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