Caminito del Rey seeks UNESCO World Heritage status

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Andalucía’s Caminito del Rey walkway has gotten one step closer to becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site after provincial government leaders approved launching a bid to gain UNESCO status.   The provincial council has agreed to put together a working committee with the help of local town halls before sending a proposal to Madrid. The provincial council has also proposed …

Málaga Council to support the Nerja Caves as World Heritage Site

Málaga Council has approved a motion by the PSOE for institutional dialogue between Nerja Council, the Association of Municipalities of the Axarquia and the Junta de Andalucía to promote the inclusion of the Nerja Caves as part of the application to UNESCO relating to World Heritage Sites.

Córdoba patio owners not happy with Council

The owners of the famous Córdoba Patios are threatening not to open their doors to UNESCO in September unless the Council pays its outstanding debts, subsidies and grants for the maintenance of the patios.

Dia del Flamenco

Today is now Dia del Flamenco (Flamenco Day) in Andalucia, the date coinciding with the inclusion, one year ago today, of Flamenco in the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

New World Heritage Sites

UNESCO has inscribed some new World Heritage Sites, including cathedrals, lakes, islands and ancient ruins. New World Heritage Sites