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Alicante, Spain

Hogueras de Alicante (Bonfires of Alicante)

A celebration of solstice followed by a fiery purging of evils.
Novelda, Spain

Novelda Shrine of Mary Magdalene

The 20th-century church looks like a rustic version of the Sagrada Familia.
Tibi, Spain

Tibi Dam (Pantano de Tibi)

Possibly the oldest masonry dam in all of Europe.
Biar, Spain

Medieval Aqueduct of Biar

This 15th-century aqueduct with distinctive pointed arches was used for irrigation in the Vinalopó valley.
Ibi, Spain

Pozo de Nieve Roundabout

A replica of the ice houses that once formed the basis of a local ice cream industry sits proudly in the middle of traffic.
Ibi, Spain

Ibi Toy Locomotive Sculpture

An enormous roadside attraction in the heart of Spain's toy-making hub.
Sax, Spain

Colony of Santa Eulalia

An abandoned socialist utopia built in the late 19th century.
Teruel, Spain

Los Arcos Aqueduct

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

Salto de la Novia

Translating as "The Jump of the Girlfriend," this stunning waterfall has a tragic legend behind it.
Fanzara, Spain

M.I.A.U. (Unfinished Museum of Urban Art)

The streets of a sleepy Spanish town proudly exhibit some of the world's finest graffiti.
Pimiango, Spain

El Pindal Cave

These primitive rock paintings include a very beloved depiction of a woolly mammoth.
Margalef, Spain

Margalef

An isolated village literally built into the crevices and rock formations of a mountain.
Burjassot, Spain

Patio de Los Silos

The odd cement nubs littering this Spanish square are actually the entrances to a series of buried silos.
Amposta, Spain

Casa de Fusta

This Canadian hunting lodge is a long way from home.
Tortosa, Spain

Abandoned Gas Holder

These ruins are all that remain of Tortosa’s lost coal gas manufacturing industry.
Tortosa, Spain

Commemorative Monument of the Battle of the Ebro

This memorial, built by fascist dictator General Franco in 1960, has been repurposed by the people of Catalonia.
Cambrils, Spain

En la Pla de les Serenes

This amazing piece of modern art honors the hundreds of fishermen killed during Cambrils' "year of misfortunes."
Bellvei, Spain

Mas de la Muga

Hidden well off the beaten path in Catalonia is this crumbling medieval castle that is slowly being covered in graffiti.
Vistabella, Spain

Església de Vistabella - Vistabella Church

A modernist church in an ancient village.
Corbera d'Ebre, Spain

Poble Vell de Corbera d'Ebre (Corbera d'Ebre Old Town)

The ruins of a bombed medieval village memorialize the destruction of the Spanish Civil War.
Vilaplana, Spain

La Mussara

Now a pile of ruins and rubble, this was a lovely mountain town as recently as 1960.
Tarragona, Spain

Pont del Diable

Stunning Roman aqueduct used for 1900 years and still standing.
Santa Coloma de Cervelló, Spain

Castillo Torre Salvana

The abandoned ruins of a beautiful medieval castle just outside Barcelona.
Garraf, Spain

Bodegas Güell

This whimsical winery by Antoni Gaudí looks ripped from the pages of a fairytale.