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Illes Balears, Spain

La Mola Lighthouse

A solitary lighthouse in Spain was an inspiration to the great Jules Verne.
Elx, Spain

Palmeral of Elche

Originally planted by the ancient Carthaginians, this sprawling palm grove is one of the largest in the world.
Alicante, Spain

The Head of the Moor

Legends surround this natural rock formation that looks like a Moorish king wearing a crown.
Castalla, Spain

Sculptural Wall of Vida de las Palmeras

This elaborately decorated wall is an homage to the history, beauty and lore of the palm tree.
El Castell de Guadalest, Spain

Museo de Saleros y Pimenteros

Continental Europe's only museum devoted to salt and pepper shakers features more than 20,000 designs.
Villena, Spain

Treasure of Villena

A significant cache of prehistoric valuables is on display in an unassuming museum tucked inside a town hall.
Alcoi, Spain

Alcoy and Maigmó Greenways

A dictator's failed public works project is reborn as two linked trails through spectacular scenery.
Teruel, Spain

Los Arcos Aqueduct

This multi-level, aqueduct-footbridge hybrid is one of the greatest works of the Spanish Renaissance.
Teruel, Spain

The Two Lovers of Teruel

These magnificently sculpted tombs represent Spain's own legendary version of "Romeo and Juliet."
Banyeres de Mariola, Spain

Museo Torre Font Bona

An archaeological museum squeezed into a narrow 15th-century gate tower accessed only by a spiral staircase.
Játiva, Spain

The Upside Down Painting of King Philip V

This portrait of Philip V is always hung upside down, in a protest three centuries in the making.
Valencia, Spain

La Mascletá

A daily pyrotechnic celebration marks a beloved tradition during Valencia's festival season.