Ya´Far’s house in Madinat Al-Zahra

The restoration works carried out on the stacks of materials spread over the site have made it possible to recompose more than 120 marble slabs and about 50 of violet limestone, some of which...

Córdoba / Córdoba / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2004

Works on the island of Lanzarote

There is no place in Spain where its cultural and tourist rehabilitation is so closely linked to a name as Lanzarote.

Lanzarote / Las Palmas / Canarias.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1985

Works in Plaza de Cascorro number 11

The rehabilitation of a central "corrala" in the Madrid neighborhood of Lavapiés was completed with the creation of a plaza that improves pedestrian circulation in a previously highly congested area.

Madrid / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1987

Various urban works in Palos de la Frontera

The distinct projects promoted by the Town Hall and awarded by Europa Nostra focused on historical buildings and urban spaces from the time of Christopher Columbus.

Palos de la Frontera / Huelva / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1987

Various urban works in Olivenza

Olivenza, the most Portuguese of Spanish cities, was the subject of different urban recovery, rehabilitation, and monumental restoration works that restored it to its old splendor.

Olivenza / Badajoz / Extremadura.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1990

Various restoration works in Soto de Luiña

The restoration of the hospital for pilgrims and the church of Santa María was partially paid for by donations from the residents of this small town with a population of under a thousand inhabitants.

Soto de Luiña (Cudillero) / Asturias / Principado de Asturias.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1987

Various actions on the Way of St James

Ribadiso and Triacastela, municipalities of La Coruña and Lugo respectively, underwent different reforms related to the Jacobean route and the old spirit of welcoming pilgrims.

Triacastela y Ribadiso / La Coruña, Lugo / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1993

Valencia in memory. Shelters from the Spanish Civil War

Valencia in memory is a unique case of restoration of three contemporary buildings dedicated to the same utility but with different architectural solutions.

Massarrojos y Valencia / Valencia / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2021

Traditional Culture Centre “Pusol School Museum”

UNESCO listed The Centre for Traditional Culture - School Museum of Pusol in 2009 in the Register of Good Safeguarding Practices of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Elche / Alicante / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Education, training and awareness-raising in the year 2009

Tourist infrastructure improvement plan (Plamit)

This plan has empowered small rural communities, which have become more aware of the wealth of their heritage while at the same time becoming more dynamic.

Cuenca y otros municipios / Cuenca / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2017

Tourist and cultural pedestrian area of the Paseo del Prado-Bailén

The most visible contribution of this project is the fragments of immortal Spanish literary works, engraved in gold letters on the pavement of Huertas Street.

Madrid / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2003

Torner’s space in the Gothic church of San Pablo

The Torner space is a daring commitment to contemporary art in a church, which does not undermine the Gothic beauty of its ribbed vaults but rather revalues them.

Cuenca / Cuenca / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2006

Tonita mill. Industrial, cultural and gastronomic report

In addition to the comprehensive restoration of the mill and its revitalization as a restaurant, the project has also included the digitization of a historical archive of Murcian paprika brands.

Espinardo / Murcia / Región de Murcia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2020

The Yannick and Ben Jakober Foundation

The Yannick and Ben Jakober Foundation is an example of philanthropy found on the Sa Bassa Blanca farm, an ideal place to teach educational and cultural activities and promote interest in modern and contemporary...

Alcudia / Islas Baleares / Islas Baleares.
Award in the Category Dedicated service in the year 2009

The windmills of Mota del Cuervo

Europa Nostra rewarded the effort of the town of Mota del Cuervo for preserving its century-old mills and rescuing them from neglect.

Mota del Cuervo / Cuenca / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1994

The walls of Vitoria-Gasteiz

The people of Vitoria have lived for centuries next to more than three hundred metres of forgotten walls that, after ten years of restoration, have been recovered for the enjoyment of the citizens.

Vitoria-Gasteiz / Álava / País Vasco.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2010

The Veracruz Sanctuary

The hermitage of Veracruz was in a deplorable state in the 21st century, after having been used as a parish hall, movie theatre, and even as a home.

Navalcarnero / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2009

The Urbacost project: Corredor del Serpis

The objective of the Urbacost project is to promote alternative tourism to that of sun and beach through coordination between the municipal axis of Alcoy-Gandía, through the Serpis river.

Alcoy, Gandía y otros / Alicante / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Investigation in the year 2010

The Snow Wells

The original use of the Constantina Snow Wells, an old artificial snowfield, gives this emblematic building in the Sierra Norte de Sevilla a very particular mark.

Constantina / Sevilla / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2006

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 region of Somontano de Barbastro

In acknowledgment of a recovery project that has lasted for fourteen years and has had a very positive impact on the regional heritage of Somontano.

Abiego, Alberuela de Laliena, Barbastro, Cregenzán, Naval, Salas Altas, Salas Bajas, Buera, Huerta de Vero, Torres de Alcanadre y otras / Huesca / Aragón.
Award in the Category Dedicated service in the year 2006

The Pazo de Lestrove

The restoration work between 2003 and 2005 managed to refurbish the Pazo de Lestrove, the former resting place of the Archbishopric of Santiago, into a quality hotel.

Dodro / La Coruña / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2006

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 Chimney of the old lead factory “Los Guindos”

The chimney of the old lead factory is the symbol of the industrial legacy of the city of Malaga.

Málaga / Málaga / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2009

The Andalusian Royal Hooks Club

The Andalusian Royal Hooks Club has been, since its foundation in 1984, the great Spanish benchmark for horse-drawn carriage culture.

Sevilla / Sevilla / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Dedicated service in the year 2010

Sitio arqueológico Casa del Obispo

The Bishop's House offers the rare experience of walking in the same site through Phoenician, Punic, Roman, and Muslim cultural remains.

Cádiz / Cádiz / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2006

Seo restoration

For almost twenty years the Seo of Zaragoza remained closed to the faithful and the public. Since 1998 one of the principal monuments in Zaragoza has once again shone with all its light.

Zaragoza / Zaragoza / Aragón.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1999

Sensorial tour in the Historical Garden of Castrelos

On the sensory tour of the historic garden, the visually impaired can perceive the sound of water, fountains, the smell of magnolia and eucalyptus flowers, the singing of birds, and even a game of...

Vigo / Pontevedra / Galicia.
Award in the Category Education, training and awareness-raising in the year 2012

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

San Juan de los Reyes Mudejar church

The architectural complex is an excellent example of the cultural and social hybridization between Islam and Christian Spain.

Granada / Granada / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2006

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

Riotinto mining park

The former owner of the famous mines knew how to reinvent it into a Foundation promoting the study and dissemination of mining from a location with five thousand years of history.

Riotinto / Huelva / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2003

Restored works in Jaca

In Jaca, Europa Nostra awarded five major operations from periods separated by almost a thousand years of history.

Jaca / Huesca / Aragón.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1985

Restorations in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

The declaration of Santiago as the European Capital of Culture in 2000 was the conclusive accolade for the undertaking of preventive restoration works in one of the most important cathedrals in Europe.

La Coruña / La Coruña / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1999

Restoration works in the town of Rubielos de Mora

The recovery of Rubielos de Mora is linked to the figure of José Gonzalvo, a sculptor who sought support from the authorities and his neighbours to save his town from abandon and ruin.

Rubielos de Mora / Teruel / Aragón.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1983

Restoration works in the monastery of Sigena

The monastery of Sigena, royal foundation of the 12th century, was one of the few dual monasteries of its time-with both male and female communities.

Villanueva de Sigena / Huesca / Aragón.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1991

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
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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 tower of don Borja

One of the first operations undertaken by the Santillana Foundation was the acquisition and restoration of the Torre de Don Borja for cultural purposes.

Santillana del Mar / Cantabria / Cantabria.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1981

Restoration of the Tower of don Beltrán de la Cueva

The Beltraneja tower is a clear example of the integration of vernacular mountain architecture in a magnificent defense tower from the Early Modern Age.

Queveda / Cantabria / Cantabria.
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 Renaissance layout of the Montserrat abbey

The Renaissance design of Montserrat has a modern roof system, characterized by its discretion, simplicity, and aesthetic integration with the rest of the Abbey.

Barcelona / Barcelona / Cataluña.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1997

Restoration of the Pazo Torre do Monte

The zeal of the architect who directed the work ensured that the construction of the tower's roof was done without using a single screw, using the techniques of carpenters from centuries ago.

Estramundi de Arriba (Padrón) / La Coruña / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2001

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.

León / 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 Palacio de los Pardo

This palace, headquarters of General Palafox Headquarters during the siege of Zaragoza, was remodeled into the Camón Aznar Museum and houses the only complete collection of the four great series of Goya’s etchings.

Zaragoza / Zaragoza / Aragón.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1980

Restoration of the old town hall in Puertollano

The founding of a Workshop School in Puertollano stimulated the restoration of the old Town Hall, and its adaptation into a Municipal Museum.

Puertollano / Ciudad Real / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1993

Restoration of the old Hospital Real de Granada

The conversion of the old Royal Hospital of Granada into university headquarters has allowed the total conservation of its different architectural styles and spaces.

Granada / Granada / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1982

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 dome of the abbey of Santa María del Poblet

Although the restoration work in the monastery has been carried out over more than a century, the Europa Nostra award was granted for the restoration of the dome of the abbey.

Tarragona / Tarragona / Cataluña.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1983

Restoration of the Collegiate church in Salas

The collegiate church in Salas has an alabaster mausoleum of Pompeo Leoni, one of the most celebrated sculptors of the late Renaissance.

Salas / Asturias / Principado de Asturias.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1992

Restoration of the city centre of Vitoria

The restoration of the center of Vitoria shaped the modern capital of the Basque Country that included the reform of the Town Hall and the transformation of a school into the seat of the...

/ Álava / País Vasco.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1982

Restoration of the cistercian monastery of Nuestra Señora de Rueda

After thirteen years of studies and works, the Monastery of Nuestra Señora de Rueda has recovered the sober splendour of the best Cistercian architecture.

Sásatago / Zaragoza / Aragón.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2003

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 Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament

The restoration of the Las Santas Formas Chapel, built in the 17th century to commemorate a Eucharistic miracle, has allowed the recovery of one of the most important elements of Madrid's Baroque architecture, which...

Alcalá de Henares / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2012

Restoration of the Casa del Comú, Court of Justice and Prison in Morella

The main civil buildings of Gothic origin in Morella have been restored as the municipal and judicial headquarters, restoring their original spatial distribution, and providing them with modern facilities.

Morella / Castellón / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1997

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 of the carrera del Darro

The picturesque frescoes of the palatial houses of the Carrera del Darro, hidden under the lime for centuries, were recovered on the occasion of the fifth centennial.

Granada / Granada / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1992

Restoration of the Bofilla Tower

The Bofilla tower is located in an environment practically unaltered since the 15th century, a truly unique feature that accentuates the value of its restoration.

Bétera / Valencia / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2013

Restoration of Segovia Square de Navalcarnero

The project of the Plaza Mayor is only the first part of a larger project that consists in restoring several hundred caves, one located below the Town Hall building, historically used as underground presses.

Navalcarnero / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2001

Restoration of Santa María de la Rábida monastery

The commemoration of the fifth centenary led to the final restoration of one of the landmarks on any of Columbus’ routes.

Huelva / Huelva / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1992

Restoration of Cine Doré

The restoration of this old cinema not only endowed Madrid with a new National Film Library but also contributed enormously to rehabilitating an area, Antón Martín, very degraded in the capital.

Madrid / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1989

Restoration of Cervantes Theatre

The recovery of the great Cervantes Theatre has returned to the public in Malaga a modern performance hall in the form of a Municipal Theatre.

Málaga / Málaga / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1987

Restoration of Almudin

The City Hall opted for the meticulous restoration of Valencia´s Almudin, a building of utmost importance in the medieval city, maintaining its ancient Gothic profile.

Valencia / Valencia / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1996

Restoration of a morisca house

Restoration work has turned an old Albaicin housing estate into an excellent example of a Moorish house from the late 15th century.

Granada / Granada / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2001

Restoration of a house from the 15th century

The restoration of an old Toledo house that previously housed a chocolate factory, brought to light a magnificent 15th and 16th century home with Gothic coffered ceilings and plasterwork.

Toledo / Toledo / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1991

Restoration of a 17th-century building in Jerez de la Frontera

Since 1999, 29 Bizcocheros Street in the town centre, has been home to a picturesque 17th-century Jerez palatial house, where a decade before there was only rubble.

Jerez de la Frontera / Cádiz / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1999

Restoration in the monastery of Guadalupe

The monastery of Guadalupe, one of the most important in Spain, both for historical importance and artistic wealth, was restored in 1992 sponsored by the World Monuments Fund.

Cáceres / Cáceres / Extremadura.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1995

Restoration in the Cazalla de la Sierra Charterhouse

The restoration of the Charterhouse de la Sierra is a great example of the contribution of private initiative to the salvation of artistic heritage.

Sevilla / Sevilla / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1986

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.

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

Restoration and rehabilitation of the Venerables Sacerdotes hospital

The Venerables Sacerdotes Hospital, restored by the FOCUS foundation, has one of the best periods of Spanish Baroque religious painting on site.

Sevilla / Sevilla / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1992

Restoration and rehabilitation of the Torre de Mens castle

Europa Nostra awarded the restoration of a fortress whose origins are lost in time, carried out by an owner who adapted it as a second residence.

La Coruña / La Coruña / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1993

Restoration and rehabilitation of the Isabel II Canal reservoir tower

Europa Nostra awarded the transformation of an old water tank into an exhibition hall, considered one of the best examples of industrial architecture in the city of Madrid.

Madrid / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1992

Restoration and refurbishing of the Gran Hotel

The Gran Hotel is one of the best examples of modernist architecture in Mallorca. Its restoration has transformed it into a modern Cultural Centre.

Mallorca / Islas Baleares / Islas Baleares.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1996

Restoration and recovery of the historical garden of “El Capricho”

The recovery works of the historic garden of the Alameda de Osuna were developed in two phases over fifteen years, always respecting the general plan of the National Geographic Institute of 1870.

Madrid / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2001

Restoration and expansion of Mercado del Este

If the Mercado del Este was not demolished in its entirety, it was because the Government declared it a Site of Cultural Interest in 1986 when the demolition procedure had already begun.

Santander / Cantabria / Cantabria.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2002

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

Renovation of building annexed to the House of Commons

The renovation works of this historic property consisted in the recovery of the 1918 façade and the reform of its interior to adapt it to the needs of the neighboring House of Commons.

Madrid / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1986

Remodeling of the Vizcaya bridge

The Europa Nostra award preceded the highest honour that a monument can obtain; its inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Bilbao / Vizcaya / País Vasco.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2002

Rehabilitation of the Villarreal palace in Baeza

The Villarreal Palace, built in the 16th century, was bought by the Andalusian Regional Government and completely restored by the students of the Baeza Heritage Restoration School as a social housing complex.

Baeza / Jaén / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1991

Rehabilitation of the Trinitarios descalzos church in Baeza

A modern wooden vault covers the nave of a church that has been transformed into a modern public assembly hall, safeguarding, above all, the original spirit of the building.

Jaén / Jaén / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1996

Rehabilitation of the Parliament of Cantabria

Europa Nostra awarded the restoration of the oldest civil building in Santander, the Hospital de San Rafael, and its conversion into the seat of the Regional Assembly of Cantabria.

Santander / Cantabria / Cantabria.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1987

Rehabilitation of the palace of Argensola

The residents of the Argenosola Palace were evicted because of demolition plans, finally paralyzed by its insertion in the catalogue of historical-artistic monuments at the request of the College of Architects of Zaragoza.

Zaragoza / Zaragoza / Aragón.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1991

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 Historical Centre of Madrid

Three public administrations and several private foundations have promoted the rehabilitation of the main streets and squares of Madrid of the Habsburgs, facilitating the mobility of pedestrians and promoting a more friendly image of...

Madrid / Madrid / Comunidad de Madrid.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1998

Rehabilitation of the fortress

The restoration and conservation works of the fortified areas of Melilla have allowed it not only to recover the greatness of one of the best examples of defensive architecture on the Mediterranean but also...

Melilla / Melilla / Ciudad Aturónoma de Melilla.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1999

Rehabilitation of the episcopal palace in Albarracín

The old episcopal palace, abandoned for two hundred years, was restored into a multipurpose building, namely, the Congress Palace, the Diocesan Museum, and the Workshop School.

Albarracín / Teruel / Aragón.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1996

Rehabilitation of the Campo de Criptana granary

The granary, a fundamental institution during the Old Regime, was fully restored by the local Workshop School and converted into a Municipal Museum.

Campo de Criptana / Ciudad Real / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1997

Rehabilitation of the Armando Palacio Valdés theatre

Citizen mobilization was behind the salvation of the magnificent historical theatre of Aviles, an industrial city that could not afford to lose one of its principal cultural assets.

Avilés / Asturias / Principado de Asturias.
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 the abbey do Pelouro Axeito

The thorough restoration, using traditional materials, of two dilapidated farms in Caldelas de Tuy has led to the foundation of tourist accommodation next to a school and a workshop school.

Caldelas de Tuy / Pontevedra / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1997

Rehabilitation of el Capricho de Gaudí in Comillas

El Capricho, the jewel of Gaudí's first creative period, was restored conscientiously following the original project of the great Catalan architect.

Comillas / Cantabria / Cantabria.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1990

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

Rehabilitation housing plan in Santiago de Compostela

The Technical Rehabilitation Office has given advice on hundreds of renovation projects, thus safeguarding the original urban landscape of the city of Santiago.

Santiago de Compostela / La Coruña / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1996

Recovery of the roman walls, Lugo

This 1980 diploma attracted attention to the grandeur of Lugo's wall, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO twenty years later.

Lugo / Lugo / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1980

Recovery of the jewish quarter of Girona

The joint effort of two associations from Gerona and the artist José Tarrés has made it possible to rescue the Call of Gerona from the oblivion of centuries and prevent it from being a...

Gerona / Gerona / Cataluña.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1984

Recovery of the casa del Temple

An old farm with seven residents, rehabilitated as a hotel, has returned the Casa del Temple all its Hispanic-Muslim to all its artistic wealth.

Toledo / Toledo / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1998

Ramón Mayo

Since its foundation in 1987, Ramón Mayo's company has intervened in the conservation of 35 places listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and in more than 1,000 works around the world.

/ / National scope.
Award in the Category Dedicated service in the year 2016

Preliminary studies and research on the methodology of intervention on the Portada dels Apostols of the Collegiate Church of Santa María la Mayor in Morella

The successful results of the study have permitted its application in situ on the façade, and serve as the basis for subsequent interventions on other monuments presenting similar conservation problems.

Morella / Castellón / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Investigation in the year 2019

Pilar Tormo Martín de Vidales

Since 1977, Pilar Tormo has dedicated all her efforts to protect Toledo's rich heritage through the altruistic work of the Friends of Islamic Toledo and Urbs Regia foundations.

Toledo / Toledo / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Dedicated service in the year 2012

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

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

Old salting factory renovated as a rural tourist house in Aldán-Cangas

The dining room of the rural touristic house allows the contemplation, through glass, of the salting basins that once had a purpose in the old factory.

Cangas do Morrazo / Pontevedra / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2003

Nuestra Señora de los Desamparados Basilica of Valencia

The restoration of the oval dome with frescoes by Palomino restores the city of Valencia with one of its most unique and beautiful buildings.

Valencia / Valencia / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2005

National Network of Traditional Construction Masters

More than 1900 professionals have been evaluated, of which 375 have passed the selection process before their profile is included in the web directory database.

/ / National scope.
Award in the Category Education, training and awareness-raising in the year 2019

Monfragüe Natural Park

This diploma is the first Europa Nostra award granted in Spain to a natural site.

Serradilla, Jaraicejo, Malpartida de Plasencia, Serrejón, Toril y Torrejón el Rubio / Cáceres / Extremadura.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1984

Master plan of the monumental complex of la Alhambra and Generalife

Since the founding of the Patronage of the Alhambra and the Generalife, the management of this architectural treasure with a universal name has been a model to be followed in many other places.

Granada / Granada / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Investigation in the year 2009

Master plan for the walls of Ibiza

The walls of Ibiza are testimony to the most advanced engineering of the Renaissance and as such, contributed to the inclusion of the island in the UNESCO world heritage list.

Ibiza / Islas Baleares / Islas Baleares.
Award in the Category Investigation in the year 2004

Inventory and restoration of the windmills

The mills of Mallorca, condemned to abandonment and destruction for decades, have been rescued from oblivion and restored thanks to the intervention of the public administrations and the Association of the Mills of Mallorca.

Palma de Mallorca y otros / Islas Baleares / Islas Baleares.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1995

Integration into the surroundings of Line 1 of the Serra Grossa TRAM

The construction of a tram as it passes through Serra Grossa has been used to recover an old quarry and reintegrate into a new and scenic urban space in Alicante.

Alicante / Alicante / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2011

Hydraulic heritage in the province Alicante

This work is the result of more than ten years of intense research and is expanded in the doctoral thesis defended by Ágata Marquiegui Soloaga in 2007 at the University of Alicante

Alicante / Alicante / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Investigation in the year 2016

Hacienda los Molinos de Maestre

The estate has remained in the hands of the same family since its creation in the 17th century by Diego Maestre Aernoust, born Jacobo Meester in the Flemish city of Bruges.

Dos Hermanas / Sevilla / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2010

Güell park restoration

The Ministry of Culture financed between 1987 and 1994 the rehabilitation of what some consider the most excellent work of Antoni Gaudí.

Barcelona / Barcelona / Cataluña.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1995

Five buildings for public use in the natural park of Sierra Nevada

Europa Nostra awarded the administration's effort to facilitate rural tourism in the Sierra Nevada Natural Park, one of the few Biosphere Reserve sites in our country.

Postero Alto, Puerto de la Ragua, Laroles, El Dorado y Ubeire / Almería, Granada / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1995

Ecoparque de Trasmiera, an open sky museum

The strategic plan of the Trasmiera Ecopark, presented in 1998, had among its objectives to seasonally adjust sun and beach tourism in the Cantabrian municipality of Arnuero.

Arnuero / Cantabria / Cantabria.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2015

Conversion of an old tannery into a dwelling complex

Europa Nostra awarded the reconversion of an abandoned and semi-dilapidated tannery into a brand-new development with thirty-one homes and a river walk along the Sarela.

Santiago de Compostela / La Coruña / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 1994

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

Cabins of the Mediterranean Coast. Catalogue of Valencia and its surroundings

The continuous disappearance of centuries-old cabins justifies the importance of Juan Antonio García Esparza's work.

El Palmar, el Perellonet, Alfafar, Cararoja y otros / Valencia / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Investigation in the year 2009

Bell ringers of the Cathedral of Valencia

The old craft of the ringer in the Micalet, a symbol of the city, has been recovered. Its conservation and dissemination work has made this unknown heritage known to new generations of young Valencians.

Valencia / Valencia / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Dedicated service in the year 2016

Archaeological site in Daroca

The discovery of some archaeological remains during the construction of the Town Hall allowed for the dating of the foundation of Daroca to Celtiberian times and helped the realization of a project that integrates...

Daroca / Zaragoza / Aragón.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2014

Amador Valdés López

For his work in restoring ancient buildings for more than 25 years, mainly in the monumental city of Toledo, and for his contribution to tourism in this city

Toledo / Toledo / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Dedicated service in the year 2009

Algaba education centre

Algaba de Ronda safeguards the heritage of its mountain range while creating jobs, serving as a training tool, and preventing the flight of intellectual capital from the area.

Ronda / Málaga / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Education, training and awareness-raising in the year 2008

Access to the rooftops of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

With the restoration and accessibility to the rooftops, the Cathedral of Santiago has expanded and revitalized its cultural offer.

Santiago de Compostela / La Coruña / Galicia.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2006

A study for the reintegration of the islamic defensive system

The study is a proposal for the recovery of the Islamic wall of Valencia as a central element in the urban, architectural and social regeneration of the Carmen neighborhood.

Valencia / Valencia / Comunidad Valenciana.
Award in the Category Investigation in the year 2009

16th century chapel restoration and reformation

The recovery of a dilapidated 16th-century chapel linked to the execution of a modern design combining new materials, such as twinned pine slats, respecting the original walls, visible in the whiteness of the stuccoed...

Guadalajara / Guadalajara / Castilla-La Mancha.
Award in the Category Conservation in the year 2013

“The school adopts a monument” project

To commemorate the 5th anniversary of Tarragona's inclusion in the UNESCO list, the City Council and the territorial educational services decided to promote a project that, given its success, has been adopted by other...

Tarragona / Tarragona / Cataluña.
Award in the Category Education, training and awareness-raising in the year 2008

“We are all archeology”

At the birth of the Sisyphus Research Group, the impression prevailed that Cordoba's heritage had never been sufficiently valued by the population of Cordoba.

Córdoba / Córdoba / Andalucía.
Award in the Category Education, training and awareness-raising in the year 2014