Learn Spanish in Spain. Spanish in Spain's World Heritage Sites.

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Learn Spanish in Spain in a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site.

What is a World Heritage Site?

A World Heritage Site is a site is a city, section of a city, or even just a monument or building, that is listed by the International World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

Sites of outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of humanity are designated as World Heritage Sites. As of 2008, 878 sites are listed in 145 countries. Spain has 40 and is only one of 3 countries to have 40 or more such sites.

Some of Spain's World Heritage Sites, or cities having World Heritage Sites, that also have Spanish language schools for foreigners are:

  • Ávila (historic city encircled by medieval walls with extra-muros churches)
  • Burgos (the city's cathedral)
  • Córdoba (for its historic city center)
  • Granada (the Alhambra, Palacio de Generalife, and Albayzín)
  • Madrid (the Escorial Monastery and site of El Escorial)
  • Salamanca (Salamanca's historic city center)
  • Santiago de Compostela (the historic city center)
  • Seville (the cathedral, Alc´zar, and Archivo de Indias
  • Valencia (La Lonja de la Seda)

Why study in a World Heritage Site?

Learning Spanish at a Spanish school in one of Spain's World Heritage Sites gives you the opportunity to live, experience, and learn a tremendous amount about Spanish histroy, art, architecture, culture, and traditions. The amount of each present in Spain cannot be exaggerated.

For those who want to learn Spanish in Spain, selecting a Spanish course at a Spanish school in one of Spain's World Heritage Sites will help to bring to life everything that you learn in your Spanish culture classes—examples are just outside the doors of your Spanish school.