Our travel guide to Grazalema

In the heart of the Sierra de Grazalema we find one of the most beautiful white villages in the province. Its Arab past influences every alley. This, together with the impressive nature that surrounds it, have made Grazalema one of the greatest jewels of the sierra de Cádiz. Thanks to this Travel Guide to Grazalema you can find all the activities and the best travel tips for your trip.

In the heart of the Sierra de Grazalema, this quaint white town of Cádiz enjoys a special microclimate (it has the highest rainfall rate on the Iberian peninsula).

Although there are traces of prehistoric settlements in the area, such as the Dolmen de la Giganta, the origin of Grazalema coincides with the Roman city of Lacílbula.

Famous for its traditional blankets, these are exhibited alongside other crafts in the Museum of Textile Crafts.

Main Activities: Nature, Active Tourism, Cuisine.
Source of content: Texts and Photos: TUDESTINO.TRAVEL

Our travel guide to Grazalema

In the heart of the Sierra de Grazalema we find one of the most beautiful white villages in the province. Its Arab past influences every alley. This, together with the impressive nature that surrounds it, have made Grazalema one of the greatest jewels of the sierra de Cádiz. Thanks to this Travel Guide to Grazalema you can find all the activities and the best travel tips for your trip.

In the heart of the Sierra de Grazalema, this quaint white town of Cádiz enjoys a special microclimate (it has the highest rainfall rate on the Iberian peninsula).

Although there are traces of prehistoric settlements in the area, such as the Dolmen de la Giganta, the origin of Grazalema coincides with the Roman city of Lacílbula.

In its urban centre, declared a Historic Site, the typical popular architecture blends perfectly with monumental wealth. The patrimonial jewel of the town is the Baroque Church of Nuestra Señora de la Aurora. It is also worth visiting the Church of San José, the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación, the Church of San Juan and the hermitages of El Calvario and los Ángeles.

Famous for its traditional blankets, these are exhibited alongside other crafts in the Museum of Textile Crafts.

Main Activities: Nature, Active Tourism, Cuisine.
Source of content: Texts and Photos: TUDESTINO.TRAVEL

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Discovery Adventure Sports

Discovery Adventure Sports offers various services, which are carried out by qualified staff. What does DISCOVERY offer? Active tourism and adventure sports. Multi adventure, climbing, cable slides,...
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Discovery Adventure Sports


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Sierra de Grazalema

Sierra de Grazalema

The Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, which has been declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, is one of the places with the greatest ecological value in Andalusia. This natural park, which records the...
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Sierra de Grazalema


- Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Calle Empedrada, Grazalema, España
The Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, which has been declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, is one of the places with the greatest ecological value in Andalusia. This natural park, which records the highest rainfall rates in Spain, presents an indigenous fauna and flora of incalculable wealth. Its caves and gorges will delight lovers of...
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Puerto Boyar Trekking

Puerto Boyar Trekking

If you want to know Grazalema through an interesting hiking route, the Puerto Boyar Trekking route is for you. We start the tour from the picnic area installed in Puerto del Boyar. We will ascend to...
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Puerto Boyar Trekking


- Puerto del Boyar, A-372, Grazalema, España
If you want to know Grazalema through an interesting hiking route, the Puerto Boyar Trekking route is for you. We start the tour from the picnic area installed in Puerto del Boyar. We will ascend to take the path that will take us to the Casa del Dornajo. Once there we go to Puerto de...
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Bivouac Trekking along Grazalema

Bivouac Trekking along Grazalema

The Bivouac Trekking along Grazalema Route is a spectacular hiking route that runs between the Cadiz towns of Grazalema and Villaluenga del Rosario. We start from the town of Grazalema, specifically...
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Bivouac Trekking along Grazalema


- Camping Tajo Rodillo, Grazalema, España
The Bivouac Trekking along Grazalema Route is a spectacular hiking route that runs between the Cadiz towns of Grazalema and Villaluenga del Rosario. We start from the town of Grazalema, specifically from Camping Tajo Rodillo. We go up quickly taking height until we reach the Llano del Endrinal. Here we will take a path to...
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Route of the White Villages

Route of the White Villages

The Route of the White Villages (Ruta de los Pueblos Blancos) connects different municipilaties in the Sierra de Cadiz. Whitewashed façades, a fascinating history with a past marked by the Moorish...
The Route of the White Villages (Ruta de los Pueblos Blancos) connects different municipilaties in the Sierra...
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Route of the White Villages


- Arcos de la Frontera, España
The Route of the White Villages (Ruta de los Pueblos Blancos) connects different municipilaties in the Sierra de Cadiz. Whitewashed façades, a fascinating history with a past marked by the Moorish period, arts and crafts and spectacular cuisine. The 19 villages that compose it deserve to be enjoyed calmly, so we have decided to divide...
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Majaceite River

Majaceite River

The Río Majaceite – Sendero El Bosque-Benamahoma route (“Majaceite River – El Bosque-Benamahoma Trail) is one of the best known and most practised routes in the entire sierra de...
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Majaceite River


- Calle la Venta, Benamahoma, España
The Río Majaceite – Sendero El Bosque-Benamahoma route (“Majaceite River – El Bosque-Benamahoma Trail) is one of the best known and most practised routes in the entire sierra de Cádiz. Thanks to its low difficulty and its beauty, it is ideal for families to do at any time of the year. Although you can find...
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Church of San Juan

Church of San Juan

The Church of San Juan, in Grazalema, is a temple from the 18th century. It was built on an ancient mosque from which has preserved some elements. The tower is the most remarkable part, divided into...
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Church of San Juan


- Calle José Maria Jiménez, Grazalema, España
The Church of San Juan, in Grazalema, is a temple from the 18th century. It was built on an ancient mosque from which has preserved some elements. The tower is the most remarkable part, divided into several sections and a Moorish arch at the lower part. It currently hosts a Youth Cultural...
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Church of San Jose in Grazalema

Church of San Jose in Grazalema

The Church of San Jose, in Grazalema, is a temple from the 17th century. It was part of a Carmelite convent. The temple contains some gems, like the paintings on the dome of a pupil of painter...
The Church of San Jose, in Grazalema, is a temple from the 17th century. It was part of a Carmelite convent....
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Church of San Jose in Grazalema


- Iglesia de San José, Calle San José, Grazalema, España
The Church of San Jose, in Grazalema, is a temple from the 17th century. It was part of a Carmelite convent. The temple contains some gems, like the paintings on the dome of a pupil of painter Murillo or the statue of the Immaculate...
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Hermitage of los Ángeles

Hermitage of los Ángeles

The Hermitage of los Ángeles is a small temple from the late 19th century which houses the patron saint of Grazalema. It is located in a beautiful spot on the outskirts of the village. In its...
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Hermitage of los Ángeles


- Ermita de la Virgen de los Ángeles, Grazalema, España
The Hermitage of los Ángeles is a small temple from the late 19th century which houses the patron saint of Grazalema. It is located in a beautiful spot on the outskirts of the village. In its interior, an altar with a beautiful statue of Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles stands out. Beside the Hermitage there...
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Church of la Encarnación

Church of la Encarnación

The Church of la Encarnación was built after the reconquest of Grazalema at the end of the 15th century. Built on a former Mudejar temple, the shaft of the minaret was transformed into a bell tower....
The Church of la Encarnación was built after the reconquest of Grazalema at the end of the 15th century....
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Church of la Encarnación


- Parroquia de la Encarnación, Plaza Pequeña, Grazalema, España
The Church of la Encarnación was built after the reconquest of Grazalema at the end of the 15th century. Built on a former Mudejar temple, the shaft of the minaret was transformed into a bell tower. It also has elements of monastic architecture. It is dedicated to the worship of Nuestra Señora De la Encarnación,...
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