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Alcoi, Spain

Alcoy and Maigmó Greenways

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

Museo de la Muñeca

Learn how dolls are made in this fascinating museum inside a 19th-century mansion.
Torrevieja, Spain

The Pink Lake of Torrevieja

Bacteria and algae give the salty water its bubblegum hue.
Villena, Spain

Jug Museum - Museo del Botijo

Containing a personal collection of more than 1,200 jugs from around the world.
Villena, Spain

Treasure of Villena

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

Elda Footwear Museum

This Spanish shoe museum has history, has design, and has a pair of Rafael Nadal's tennies!
Castalla, Spain

Xorret de Cati Hill Cycling Sculpture

This statue celebrates the winners of one of the most popular mountain stages in the Vuelta a España cycle race.
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.
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.
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.
Ontinyent, Spain

Pou Clar

Locals use these rock pools and waterfalls for swimming and cliff diving.
Venice, Italy

Poveglia Plague Island

A small island less than half a mile from Venice is a forbidden island with a dark and twisted past.
Venice, Italy

San Giorgio in Alga

This abandoned island off the Venetian coast has been a radical monastery, a political prison, and a secret Nazi base.
Venice, Italy

Torcello Bell Tower

Stare out over the lagoon and beyond from this 10th-century campanile on the island where the city of Venice began.
Venice, Italy

Torcello

The small peaceful island off the Venice tourist circuit is where the city began more than 1,500 years ago.
Venice, Italy

The Mad Colored Houses of Burano

This community on a small Venetian island has taken to painting their houses in bright neon hues.
Lido, Italy

Lazzaretto Vecchio

The oldest of Venice's plague quarantine stations, designed to keep the medieval city safe from disease.
Venice, Italy

San Servolo Insane Asylum Museum

Venice's "Island of the Mad."
Venice, Italy

'Dragon Bones' of Santa Maria e San Donato

Hanging within this medieval church are the bones of a beast allegedly slain by a fourth-century saint.
Murano, Italy

Isola di San Michele

Venice's island of the dead.
Venice, Italy

Church of Santa Margherita

This deconsecrated church has seen many uses, from a tobacco storehouse to a cinema.
Venice, Italy

Ponte delle Tette

In the past, Renaissance sex workers were encouraged to entice customers on this bridge.
Venice, Italy

Peggy Guggenheim's Grave

The only museum with its curator—and her pets—buried inside.