The Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is a magnificent basilica designed by celebrated Art Nouveau architect Antoni Gaudi. It remains unfinished, with estimated completion in 2026.
Lleida Cathedral (La Seu Vella)
A grand medieval cathedral in Catalonia, standing atop a citadel once occupied by a Moorish castle
Église Des Jacobins
Completed in 1100, the cloister of Moissac Abbey in southwest France is one of the finest galleries of Romanesque art in the world. It is the oldest and largest cloister with narrative capitals.
Nestled high in the hills of southwest France, the picturesque little village of Conques is home to a magnificent Romanesque abbey church. Thanks to its relics of a virgin martyr, Conques Abbey was an important stop on the Camino de Santiago and received rich gifts from pilgrims and kings.
Chartreuse du Val de Bénédiction
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Begun in 1221, this lovely cathedral benefited from creative talent imported from throughout Europe and is the third largest in Spain. El Cid is buried here.
Segovia Castle (Alcázar)
Mezquita del Cristo de la Luz
One of the oldest Moorish monuments in Spain, this tiny 10th-century mosque was built over a Visigothic chapel then converted into a church by King Alfonso.
This massive Gothic cathedral is brimming with art treasures, including several El Grecos, a 10-foot-high gilded monstrance, and carved altarpieces that stretch to the ceiling.
This fascinating 13th-century Mudejar church combines Moorish and Christian elements, including a horseshoe arches, early frescoes and a Renaissance dome.