Bílbilis

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Ciudad Romana Wikipedia: Augusta Bilbilis was a city founded by the Romans in the province of Hispania Tarraconensis. It was the birthplace of famous poet Martial c. 40 AD. The modern town of Calatayud was founded near this Roman site. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/MwGTPcdV4oy2efqs6 Photos WikipediaBilbilis (Augusta Bilbilis) Planeta

Zaragoza, Spain

Photo: Jordi Payà, Sculpture Sculpture made by Catalan artist Jaume Plensa Zaragoza is famous for its folklore, local gastronomy, and landmarks such as the Basílica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljafería Palace. Together with La Seo and the Aljafería, several other buildings form part of the Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon which is a …

Coòpolis Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona Spotlight on Coòpolis Barcelona Key [email protected]_bcn The Coòpolis project – bcn.coop – is a joint commitment of the Veïnat, the initiatives of the social and solid economy and the public administration to develop a cooperative economy promotion team at the Can Batlló campus. The objective is to create an ecosystem of socio-economic …

Hernán Cortés

Photo: Sergio Lubezky, Veracruz Casa In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. 1519 – 2019+ Headlines The forgotten colonizer – Universal On the trail – Economist Elsewhere on the Web https://www.history.com/topics/exploration/hernan-cortes https://www.tripline.net/trip/The_Journey_of_Hernan_Cortes-5214410504011006B049B37101E423CE Wikipedia: Hernán Cortés de …

World Heritage Cities in Spain

Logo Spotlight on World Heritage cities in Spain (Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España): Key Links http://www.ciudadespatrimonio.org Sala de Prensa Turismo Facebook YouTube @GrupoCPHE Grupo Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España Mayors: Our cities’ declaration as UNESCO World Heritage Cities is an honor and an international distinction and, at the same time, a …

Seville

Photo: Alejandro Valero, La Plaza Seville is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain. It is the capital of Andalucia. Andalucia was occupied by Moors for about 800 years. Seville was the home of famous and infamous figures of history, the legendary “Don Juan” started from here to conquer the hearts of women …

Salamanca

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, 2018 view Salamanca is a city in northwestern Spain that is the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León. The city lies on several hills by the Tormes River. Its Old City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. Questions What would locals like …

Oviedo, Spain

Photo: David Álvarez López, Catedral de San Salvador Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial center of the region. It is also the name of the municipality that contains the city. Oviedo is located approximately 20 km (12 mi) to 25 km (16 mi) …