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What to See in Arcos de la Frontera
Find out what to see in Arcos de la Frontera and outskirts with TUDESTINO. All the information you can find about the best places to see in Arcos de la Frontera and its most popular places to visit with our best recommendations. The only specialised website in the Province of Cádiz.
Within the municipality we find numerous historical buildings that help to discover the rich history of the province. The Castle of Arcos, from the 16th century, or the Palace of the Mayorazgo, from the 18th century, are good examples of this.
Other buildings of great historical interest are the Ducal Castle of Arcos, from the 11th century and with an Arab origin, the Colegio Nuestra Señora de las Nieves and the Puerta Matrera, which survives over time.
The historic buildings that complete the visit are the Pósito, known for its unique architecture, and the San Juan de Dios building.
The most prestigious religious buildings are the Church of San Agustín and the Church of San Pedro, from the fourteenth century, and the Convents of La Encarnación de las Misericordias, from the seventeenth century. Capilla de la Misericordia is currently used as a building for events and conferences. In the Minor Basilica of Santa Maria, visitors can also enjoy beautiful views.
There are many monuments that you can find while exploring all spots of the municipality. Some of the sites that should not miss a visit are the Palacio del Conde del Águila,Plaza del Cabildo and the Casa de los Jesuitas.
In addition, there are several exhibition centres. Both the Pinacoteca Municipal y Jardín Andalusí (Municipal Art Gallery and Moorish Garden) and the current Interpretive Centre of the City of Arcos.
You also have the possibility to discover the beautiful natural landscapes that the area is home to, such as the Guadalcacín Reservoir and the Cola del Embalse de Arcos.
On TUDESTINO we offer you all the necessary information to enjoy different holidays. Discover the rich history of the province of Cádiz!
Plaza del Cabildo is probably one of the most legendary spots in Arcos de la Frontera. We find there buildings or places as important for Arcos as the National Parador, the Mirador de la Peña Nueva, the Santa María Minor Basilica and the Ducal Castle. As its name suggests, it houses the Town Hall of...
The Mayorazgo Palace, in Arcos de la Frontera, is a beautiful building from the 17th century. It currently houses the House of Culture of the city. Of Moorish origin, it has a beautiful Herrerian style façade composed of two bodies. The first one has columns of Tuscan style and, at the top, a lookout with...
The Guadalcacín Reservoir (Embalse de Guadalcacín) is the largest in the province of Cadiz, with a capacity of around 800 million cubic meters. It is located in a spectacular natural environment. It covers areas of the townships of San José del Valle, Arcos de la Frontera, Paterna de Rivera and Algar. The Majaceite River is the...
The Convent of La Encarnación is located in Arcos de la Frontera. It was founded as a convent in the first half of the 16th century, being work of Mr. Alonso de Baena. It has been used as a chapel, a hospital and a brotherhood. The main portal in Plateresque style stands out, as well...
The Granary (“Pósito”) is a building with a beautiful stone façade from the 18th century. It is located in Arcos de la Frontera. It was built in 1788 to house the new granary by mandate of Charles III of Spain. The former, built during the time of the Catholic Monarchs, was not enough. Once its...
The Natural Site of Cola del Embalse de Arcos (“Arcos Reservoir”) is a beautiful space a few kilometres away from Arcos de la Frontera city centre. This natural site has been a protected area since July 18, 1989. It has also been a Special Protection Area for Birds (ZEPA in Spanish) since 2002. With an...
The Municipal Art Gallery occupies the rear part of the Mayorazgo Palace. It exhibits artwork from local artists and the first prize painting competition called “City of Arcos”. There we can find a beautiful Al-Andalus garden. It commemorates that important period for Arcos de la Frontera. Water is an inspiring and decorative element. This place...
The Convent of Las Mercedarias, in Arcos de la Frontera, is founded for this very purpose in the mid-17th century, thanks to the contributions of Ms. Beatriz de la Calle. Inside, the Chapel and its Baroque altar stand out. We should highlight the statues of Nuestra Señora De la Merced, San José and a Niño...
The Santa María Minor Basilica is the biggest and the main church of Arcos de la Frontera. It was built between the 13th and 14th centuries on the remains of the old Arab Mosque, and it mixes different styles. Outside, the façade is in Gothic-plateresque style and the tower of the side façade is in...
The Church of San Francisco, in Arcos de la Frontera, was part of the Franciscan Convent built in the 16th century. It covers the area of the Hermitage of San Antonio. After the confiscation of Mendizabal, only the church remained. We should mention the tile base of the Sevillian School of the fifteenth century, the...
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