The most beautiful villages of Cádiz

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The most beautiful villages of Cádiz
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Cádiz is a province that stands out for offering travelers endless possibilities, among which we find the visit to villages located inside Dream Natural Parks, such as Jimena, Alcalá or Grazalema. Whitewashed white villages in the Sierra Norte of the province such as Olvera, Arcos de la Frontera or Zahara de la Sierra, and of course, in the incredible Costa de la Luz, which houses charming coastal towns such as Tarifa, Vejer or Cádiz.

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Castellar Viejo (Field of Gibraltar)

Castellar Viejo (Field of Gibraltar)
The old hamlet of Castellar Viejo, is maintained with white houses and narrow streets and winding flower curds. Among the buildings are the Alcazar of the Counts of Castellar, with the Tribute tower, the Town Hall and the Church of the Divine Savior, in the Baroque style. Rather it looks like a citadel, in which the castle would be the military zone separated from the administrative and civil zone.

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Olvera (Sierra de Cádiz)

Olvera (Sierra de Cádiz)
Olvera has its origin in the Nasrid era, raised at the foot of the 12th century fortress, it extends along the slope mixing mansions with samples of popular architecture. All this showing the most significant of what is known as white villages. To highlight the Castle and the Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation.


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Setenil de las Bodegas (Sierra de Cádiz)

Setenil de las Bodegas (Sierra de Cádiz)
Its historic center is located on an elevated natural table and surrounded by the Trejo-Guadalporcún River, presenting a curious architectural arrangement because its houses are located one above and one below the rocks.

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The Forest (Sierra de Cádiz)

The Forest (Sierra de Cádiz)
The town has all the charm, simplicity and tranquility of the white villages, to which we must add in this case its location at the foot of the Albarracín mountain and the existence of an excellent trout river. All these elements make you have multiple attractions to enjoy natural tourism.

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Grazalema (Sierra de Cádiz)

Grazalema (Sierra de Cádiz)
Entering the urban center of Grazalema, you can observe the typical structure of an Arab town, which has managed to maintain over time: cobbled and narrow streets, gabled roofs, white facades, squares of great beauty, summarizing, it is of a town of great Andalusian architectural beauty, and careful urbanism.


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Zahara de la Sierra (Sierra de Cádiz)

Zahara de la Sierra (Sierra de Cádiz)
Located to the northeast of the province, almost all its municipal term is included in the Natural Park of the Sierra de Grazalema. The population, former Nasrid fortress, which was part of the border, is located on a hill, at the foot of the remains of the castle, forming a set of streets and white houses, staggered by the hillside, of extraordinary beauty; hence it is considered one of the most beautiful villages in the province.

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Medina Sidonia (La Janda)

Medina Sidonia (La Janda)
Crowning the Cerro del Castillo (at 300 m. Altitude), Medina retains intact all the medieval flavor. Founded by the Phoenicians, it was an important Roman colony and capital of the Muslim heart of Sidonia. In the middle of the s. XV became part of the Lordship of the Dukes of Medina Sidonia.

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Vejer de la Frontera (La Janda)

Vejer de la Frontera (La Janda)
The special situation of Vejer and its history populated by Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans and Arabs among others, allow the characteristics of this cultural symbiosis to have generated features of undoubted Andalusian value.


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Arcos de la Frontera (Sierra de Cádiz)

Arcos de la Frontera (Sierra de Cádiz)
Arcos is a city of singular beauty, known internationally, constituting a prominent example of a height location, occupying the summit and slope of a rock on the right bank of the Guadalete River.

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Cádiz (Bay of Cádiz)

Cádiz (Bay of Cádiz)
The "Silver Cup" is considered the oldest city in the West. Its foundation is due (1100 BC) to the Phoenicians, a fishing town that would make Gadir an important commercial colony in which later Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths and Muslims would settle.