Located in southern Spain, in the region of Andalusia, the province of Cadiz It not only offers the coastline of the Costa de la Luz, with its golden sandy beaches, but also its Festivals of International Tourist Interest (such as the Carnival of Cádiz or the Jerez de la Frontera Horse Fair), spectacular natural parks, a tasty gastronomy and, of course, charming towns.
Among all its towns, those that form part of the route known as the White Villages. Today we are talking about all of them. Can you come with us?
Alcala del Valle
Alcalá del Valle is nestled in a valley between Malaga and Cádiz. Of the town they emphasize the Dolmens of the Thyme, a jewel archaeological.
Among the natural parks of Sierra de Grazalema and Los Alcornocales is Algar, which has been populated since Neolithic. This is demonstrated by the Dehesilla Cave site.
Algodonales is a charming white town with streets full of orange trees and sources. Here you can also find prehistoric sites.
Arcos de la Frontera
Arcos de la Frontera is the gateway to the White Villages Route. Highlights its helmet old, declared a Historic Site.
Benamahoma is a district of Grazalema that has a rich heritage cultural and historical. Its main natural tourist attraction is the El Nacimiento spring.
Benaocaz is a town declared a Historic Site thanks, among other things, to its Nasrid neighborhood and its Arabic flavor.
Bornos is also declared a Historic Site. They highlight the remains from the Carissa Aurelia deposit, located a few kilometers from the town center.
In the Sierra de Albarracín we find El Bosque, which was a retirement home manorial of the Dukes of Arcos de la Frontera.
El Gastor has been populated since prehistory, as evidenced by the monuments megalithic found in their environment. We want to highlight the views that are obtained from its highest point.
In Espera we can find the Esperilla Deposit, with vestiges dating back over 3,000 years.
In the heart of the Sierra de Grazalema is the town of Grazalema, which enjoys a microclimate special. You will be surprised by its urban case, declared a Historic Site.
Olvera is another town declared a Historic Site. Highlight its impressive castle and its urban center, which presents an exquisite mix of Andalusian heritage, popular architecture and monumental beauty.
In Prado del Rey we can find the Roman city of Iptuci, a site declared a Site of Cultural Interest.
Another white town is Puerto Serrano, a town from Cádiz that is home to many deposits archaeological, highlighting Fuente de Ramos and El Almendral.
Setenil de las Bodegas
Setenil de las Bodegas is one of the main tourist destinations in the Sierra de Cádiz. Their houses located under the rock, on it or inside it.
Torre Alháquime was a key piece on the border between the Kingdom of Granada and Castilian. Some are preserved monuments of great interest, such as the remains of the wall of the medieval fortress.
In the convergence of parks natural of the Alcorncales and Grazalema we find Ubrique, another town declared a Historic Site.
Villaluenga del Rosario
Villaluenga del Rosario is located at the foot of an impressive massif rocky. It is the most high of the entire province.
We also have to talk about Villamartín, a farmhouse surrounded by fertile countryside. Thanks to your situation strategic As a natural crossroads, it was populated since the most remote antiquity.
Zahara de la Sierra
Finally, we have to talk about Zahara de la Sierra, which is located in the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park. Like many other white towns in Cádiz, it is declared Historical Set.
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SPAIN - CADIZ for WHITE VILLAGES (July 2021)
- Andalusia, Cádiz, towns