Underground wineries and traditional wines “El Cotarro”

In Moradillo de Roa, there are 193 neighbours and almost the same number of wineries. The recovery of El Cotarro has been due exclusively to neighbourhood participation and the collaboration of volunteers.

Moradillo de Roa / Burgos / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2020

The Royal Site of San Ildefonso

The Town Council of the Royal Site of San Ildefonso had to coordinate all the recovery initiatives of the sites with National Heritage and the Ministry of the Environment since for a long time...

Real Sitio de San Ildefonso / Segovia / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2010

The Roman Villa la Olmeda

Similar to the legendary discovery of Pompeii, a farmer found a Roman bronze piece in 1968 in Olmeda. In 2009, a brand new site of Roman mosaics was reopened in the state-of-the-art exhibition space.

Pedrosa de la Vega / Palencia / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2010

The Historical Heritage Foundation of Castile and Leon

The Historical Heritage of Castile and Leon Foundation has been involved in the restoration and conservation of more than two hundred buildings since its creation in 1997.

Valladolid / Valladolid / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Dedicated service in the year 2011

The church of San Nicolas de Bari

The restoration of the property of San Nicolas de Bari was a real puzzle given the different typologies and artistic styles of the pieces.

Madrigal de las Altas Torres / Ávila / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2008

School contest “The Nine Secrets”

Sponsored by the current Santa María la Real Historical Heritage Foundation, this contest has proven to be the best vehicle for engaging students in heritage protection and stimulating them as active agents for its...

Varias localidades / Burgos, León, Palencia, Salamanca, Segovia, Soria, Valladolid, Zamora, Ávila / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Education, training and awareness-raising in the year 2013

Santos Justo y Pastor church

The church is part of the "Romanesque North" intervention plan, an innovative heritage management plan, financed by the Castile and Leon Regional Government, which obtained the Europa Nostra award in 2013.

Olleros de Pisuerga / Palencia / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2010

Romanesque North Plan

More than 54 Romanesque religious buildings in the north of Palencia and Burgos have been restored for seven years, thanks to the North Romanesque Plan.

Aguilar de Campoo, Becerril del Carpio, Cezura, Perapertú, Revilla de Santullán, Ailanes, Castecías, Rebolledo de la Torre y otros / Burgos, Palencia / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2013

Romanesque Encyclopedia in Castile and Leon

For ten years, between 1993 and 2003, the Santa María la Real Foundation has made an enormous effort of academic coordination, which has resulted in the systematic and definitive compendium of Castilian-Leon Romanesque art.

Aguilar de Campoo / Palencia / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Investigation in the year 2003

Restoration of urban space in Balborraz Street

The cleaning and removal of extemporaneous elements in Balborraz Street, promoted by the City Council and Castille and Leon Regional Government, lasted more than five years.

Zamora / Zamora / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1996
© Ayuntamiento de Covarrubias

Restoration of the urban complex of Villa of Covarrubias, Burgos

The first Europa Nostra prize awarded in Spain valued the complete involvement of the neighborhood in the rehabilitation of Covarrubias where, in addition to the main monuments, two hundred houses were also restored.

Covarrubias / Burgos / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1978

Restoration of the Toscana Collection-Legacy

The splendidly restored legacy of Tuscany offers the rare opportunity to view an entire collection of little-known Italian painters of the late Renaissance and early Baroque.

Valladolid / Valladolid / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2008

Restoration of the Santa Clara Convent

On this occasion, the restoration work brought to light valuable Mudejar ceilings, once covered by the architect Churriguera, as well as frescoes from the 13th to the 18th centuries, and sculptural elements from the...

Salamanca / Salamanca / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1988

Restoration of the Romanesque church of San Cristobal

The state of ruin of the church San Cristóbal resulted in the collapse of the vault of the nave in 1985. After ten years of work, the temple, a clear example of Castilian Romanesque...

Salamanca / Salamanca / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1999

Restoration of the palacio de Quiñones in Riolago de Babia

This fortified palace from the 15th century was restored by its owner, the industrialist Fernando Geijo.

Riolago / León / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1989

Restoration of the palacio de Monterrey

The Palacio de Monterrey, a paradigm of the Spanish Renaissance palace, suffered a serious deterioration of its sculptural decoration due to the high porosity of the Villamayor stone from Salamanca.

Salamanca / Salamanca / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1985

Restoration of the monastery of Santa María la Real in Aguilar de Campoo

At the end of the 70s, a non-profit association, the Friends of the Monastery of Santa María la Real, rescued the old monastery from abandon and ruin providing it with spaces for training young...

Aguilar de Campoo / Palencia / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1987

Restoration of the monastery of Santa María de Bujedo

Santa María de Bujedo is an extraordinary and little-known example of Cistercian architecture in Spain.

Bujedo / Burgos / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1981

Restoration of the chapel of the Condestables of the cathedral of Burgos

After the total restoration, which included its pantheon and altarpieces, the Chapel of the Constables, one of the best examples of Castilian flamboyant Gothic architecture, recovered all its splendor.

Burgos / Burgos / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1996

Restoration of the Casa de las Conchas

In the restoration of the most representative building in Salamanca, the patio was disassembled and cleaned ashlar by ashlar in a laboratory built in situ before being reassembled, a technique used for the first...

Salamanca / Salamanca / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1994

Restoration in Abarca de Campos

Three very different works on a church, a factory, and a palace in a small town in Palencia did not go unnoticed by the Europa Nostra jury.

Abarca de Campos / Palencia / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1995

Renovations in the medieval villa of Pedraza

The Pedraza Town Hall, one of the best-preserved medieval towns in the country, receives the Europa Nostra award for its efforts to maintain the original appearance of its old streets, its ornamented houses, and...

Pedraza / Segovia / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1996

Rehabilitation of the Hospital del Rey

The University of Burgos transformed an old medieval hospital for pilgrims into a modern Law School.

Burgos / Burgos / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1992

Rehabilitation of the Archibishop Fonseca college

One of the first Renaissance buildings in Salamanca, the College of Archbishop Fonseca, also called the Irish College, underwent a careful restoration process converting it into modern university residence.

Salamanca / Salamanca / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1994

Rehabilitation of Botines’ house by Antonio Gaudí

Cleaning the façade, general sanitation, and conversion of the attics into a spacious boardroom are some of the projects in one of the few works by the best-known Spanish architect outside of Catalonia.

León / León / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1998

Palace and Tabladillo site

The palace and site of Tabladillo is a spectacular complex in the province of Avila, successively developed from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

Ojos Albos / Ávila / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2006

Olive Oil Museum

The restoration of an old 18th-century press has turned an abandoned building into the brand new Olive Oil Museum.

San Felices de los Gallegos / Salamanca / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2002

Olivares water mills

The intervention in the olive groves of Olivares has not only prevented their definitive destruction but has also returned to Zamora a fundamental part of its rich history.

Zamora / Zamora / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2008

Museum of the roman villas of Almenara-Puras

Restoration work in the town, discovered in 1887, brought to light hundreds of metres of high-quality mosaics, which can be visited today thanks to modern museography.

Puras / Valladolid / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2004

Hotel Abadía Retuerta le Domaine: a restored treasure of the 12th century

To solve the problems of dampness, the rehabilitation has included the installation of a hypocaust heating system under the plaster, avoiding the intervention in the old walls of the building.

Sardón del Duero / Valladolid / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2013

Ene Térmica, Nacional Energy Museum

The Light Factory, Museum of Energy arises from the conservation and rehabilitation of the sophisticated functional buildings of a power plant, abandoned in 1971, and its equipment.

Ponferrada / León / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2012

Dr. Glenn Stephen Murray, president of the Association of Friends of the Segovia Mint

Stephen Murray's initiative is unmatched in modern conservation history. Mr. Murray, an American doctor who is an expert in Modern Age mints, managed with constant determination and dedication to promote the recovery of the...

Segovia / Segovia / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Dedicated service in the year 2009

Cover for the ruins of the Monastery of San Juan

The project has respected the remains of the monastery, protecting them from the extreme climate of Burgos employing a modern wooden structure that also improves the quality of visits.

Burgos / Burgos / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2017

Cenotaph of San Vicente in the Basilica of Santos Martires

The restoration has restored the exceptional cenotaph to the vividness of its original late 12th-century polychrome and has prepared it for the wear and tear of centuries to come.

Ávila / Ávila / Castilla y León.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2010