Cultural Site

Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin, Granada

Rising above the modern lower town, the Alhambra and the Albaycn, situated on two adjacent hills, form the medieval part of Granada. To the east of th..

Natural Site

Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe

This transboundary extension of the World Heritage site of the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany (Ger..

Cultural Site

Antequera Dolmens Site

Located at the heart of Andalusia in southern Spain, the site comprises three megalithic monuments: the Menga and Viera dolmens and the Tholos o..

Cultural Site

Aranjuez Cultural Landscape

The Aranjuez cultural landscape is an entity of complex relationships: between nature and human activity, between sinuous watercourses and geometric l..

Cultural Site

Archaeological Ensemble of Merida

The colony of Augusta Emerita, which became present-day Mérida in Estremadura, was founded in 25 B.C. at the end of the Spanish Campaign and wa..

Cultural Site

Archaeological Ensemble of Tarraco

Trraco (modern-day Tarragona) was a major administrative and mercantile city in Roman Spain and the centre of the Imperial cult for all the Iberian pr..

Cultural Site

Archaeological Site of Atapuerca

The caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca contain a rich fossil record of the earliest human beings in Europe, from nearly one million years ago and extend..

Cultural Site

Burgos Cathedral

Our Lady of Burgos was begun in the 13th century at the same time as the great cathedrals of the Ile-de-France and was completed in the 15th and 16th ..

Cultural Site

Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boi

The narrow Vall de Bo is situated in the high Pyrnes, in the Alta Ribagora region and is surrounded by steep mountains. Each village in the valley con..

Cultural Site

Cathedral, Alcazar and Archivo de Indias in Seville

Together these three buildings form a remarkable monumental complex in the heart of Seville. The cathedral and the Alcázar – dating from ..

Cultural Site

Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain

Seventeen decorated caves of the Paleolithic age were inscribed as an extension to the Altamira Cave, inscribed in 1985. The property will now appear ..

Cultural Site

Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana

The Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana located on a sheer-sided mountain range parallel to the north-western coast of the island of Mallorc..

Natural Site

Donana National Park

Doana National Park in Andalusia occupies the right bank of the Guadalquivir river at its estuary on the Atlantic Ocean. It is notable for the great d..

Natural Site

Garajonay National Park

Laurel forest covers some 70% of this park, situated in the middle of the island of La Gomera in the Canary Islands archipelago. The presence of sprin..

Cultural Site

Heritage of Mercury. Almaden and Idrija

The property includes the mining sites of Almadén (Spain), where mercury (quicksilver) has been extracted since antiquity, and Idrija (Slovenia..

Cultural Site

Historic Centre of Cordoba

Cordobas period of greatest glory began in the 8th century after the Moorish conquest, when some 300 mosques and innumerable palaces and public buildi..

Cultural Site

Historic City of Toledo

Successively a Roman municipium, the capital of the Visigothic Kingdom, a fortress of the Emirate of Cordoba, an outpost of the Christian kingdoms fig..

Cultural Site

Historic Walled Town of Cuenca

Built by the Moors in a defensive position at the heart of the Caliphate of Cordoba, Cuenca is an unusually well-preserved medieval fortified city. Co..

Mixed Site

Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture

Ibiza provides an excellent example of the interaction between the marine and coastal ecosystems. The dense prairies of oceanic Posidonia (seagrass), ..

Cultural Site

La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia

Built between 1482 and 1533, this group of buildings was originally used for trading in silk (hence its name, the Silk Exchange) and it has always bee..