History & Culture
Villages, cities and places with medieval flavor, castles, fortresses, palaces, cathedrals, churches, monasteries, bridges... SouthEuropeNature has selected the best places to walk along the history.
Some places declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Roman & Greek Catalonian
Discover our rich ancient Roman and Greek legacy
Catalonia was born around year 1.000 and Romanesque art is its most characteristic and representative style of which there are hundreds of magnificent examples. Often, art is linked with the nature and the mountains.
The Jewish communities had a very important role in the social, economic and political life of Catalonia from the 10th century until their expulsion from the Iberian Peninsula in the year 1492. Girona or Besalú...
The Gothic art substituted the Romanesque one with the architecture that is much richer. It was born along with some important social changes and the emergence of the middle class. In Catalonia the examples of the Gothic art represent a rich heritage.
A radical break with the past and the concurrent search for new forms of expression often linked with the nature forms. Modernism fostered a period of experimentation from the late 19th to the mid-20th century, with Gaudí as its iconic figure.