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Naval, Spain

Sanctuary of Torreciudad

Sanctuary on a ridge near an ancient shrine to a "Black Madonna" built by the founder of Opus Dei.
Alcubierre, Spain

The George Orwell Route

A series of recreated fortifications mark George Orwell's path through the Spanish Civil War.
Puentedey, Spain

Natural Arch Bridge

A charming Spanish village sits atop this natural limestone overpass.
Palos de la Frontera, Spain

Rio Tinto (Red River)

Considered the birthplace of the Copper Age and Bronze Age, the river is tinted red from 5,000 years of mining.
Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain

Setenil De Las Bodegas

A Spanish town built into the cliffs.
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Valley of the Fallen

This underground church is topped with a 500-foot cross that is seen by many as a beacon of fascist hubris.
Móstoles, Spain

Móstoles Planets Garden

A model solar system adds a celestial touch to this suburban park.
El Tiemblo, Spain

Bulls of Guisando

Whether they are bulls or pigs, these ancient animal sculptures are fascinating relics.
Consuegra, Spain

Consuegra Windmills

This line of 12 tower mills described in the story of Don Quixote is among the most iconic landscapes in Spain.
Ávila, Spain

Medieval Walls of Ávila

These magnificent city walls rise from the barren sun-baked Spanish plains like something straight out of a fairytale.
Romangordo, Spain

Trampantojo Art of Romangordo

This small Spanish village is home to dozens of public paintings meant to trick the eye.
O Grove, Spain

Shell Church of A Toxa

A 12th century church completely covered in shells.
Baiona, Spain

J-4 Abandoned Coastal Artillery

This abandoned naval battery stood at the ready as recently as the 1980s.
Ronda, Spain

Puente Nuevo

One of the most spectacular bridges in Spain spans a narrow chasm that divides the city of Ronda.
Marinaleda, Spain

Marinaleda

A micro-communist utopia in Spain with no police, no mortgages and full employment.
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
Lithuania

Dvina Missile Silo

Launch site for nuclear war against Western Europe.
Oviedo, Spain

Iglesia Santa Maria del Naranco

The atmospheric ruins of a historic church can be found on a hill above the city of Oviedo.
Cabanas, Spain

Fragas do Eume

This enchanting natural park is a magical example of a temperate rainforest in Europe.
Ribadeo, Spain

Playa de las Catedrales

Natural stone arches form a walkable "cathedral" at low tide, then disappear entirely when the water returns.
Porto do Son, Spain

Castro de Baroña Celtic Ruins

Remains of an ancient Celtic culture on the coast of Spain.
Porto do Son, Spain

Castros de Baroña

Seaside example of a settlement dating from the first century BC.
A Coruña, Spain

Manolo Paz's Menhirs

Giant granite sculptures representing family on the northern coast of Spain.
Galicia, Spain

Tower of Hercules

The oldest Roman lighthouse still in use.