Bay of Biscay

WHS bordering the Bay of Biscay.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Altamira Cave Tito Bustillo, El Pindal.
Cordouan Lighthouse The Lighthouse of Cordouan rises up on a shallow rocky plateau in the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Gironde estuary (AB ev)
Fortifications of Vauban Saint-Martin-de-Ré: city walls and citadel
Route of Santiago de Compostela Chemin de la Côte
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Eglise de Notre-Dame-de-la-Fin-des-Terres Soulac-sur-Mer
Tower of Hercules "Located in Galicia, near Cape Finisterre, this port and its lighthouse occupy a strategic position at the entry to the Bay of Biscay, marking the last stage in the route north, before Brittany and the British Isles." (AB Ev)
Vizcaya Bridge


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