Our travel guide to Paterna de Rivera

Paterna de Rivera is a town belonging to the region of La Janda, famous for its livestock and herd of horses. It is part of the Route of the Bull, but also the birthplace of one of the forms of flamenco expressions: cante por peteneras. Thanks to this Travel Guide to Paterma de Rivera you can find all the activities and the best travel tips for your trip.

Populated from the Neolithic, its most numerous vestiges date from the Roman period, with findings of towns with fabulous mosaic floors, tombs and Gades coins. At this time, its inhabitants already enjoyed the medicinal properties of the Fuente Santa and Gigonza baths, being known for its waters as the Valley of the Baths (Valle de los Baños).

After the Christian Reconquest, it becomes part of the Señorío de los Ribera, from which it takes its name. It remains dependent on Alcalá de los Gazules, from which it was emancipated in 1825.

Moreover, it is famous for its cattle ranches and Arab Hispanic horses. The National Dressage Championship (Campeonato Nacional de Doma), held annually in this municipality, is an unavoidable event for those who love this art. During the Fair of the town, its famous street running of the bulls on horseback and the release of bulls are held.

Main Activities: Nature, Active Tourism, Flamenco, Culture.
Content source: Texts and Photos: TUDESTINO.TRAVEL

Our travel guide to Paterna de Rivera

Paterna de Rivera is a town belonging to the region of La Janda, famous for its livestock and herd of horses. It is part of the Route of the Bull, but also the birthplace of one of the forms of flamenco expressions: cante por peteneras. Thanks to this Travel Guide to Paterma de Rivera you can find all the activities and the best travel tips for your trip.

Populated from the Neolithic, its most numerous vestiges date from the Roman period, with findings of towns with fabulous mosaic floors, tombs and Gades coins. At this time, its inhabitants already enjoyed the medicinal properties of the Fuente Santa and Gigonza baths, being known for its waters as the Valley of the Baths (Valle de los Baños).

After the Christian Reconquest, it becomes part of the Señorío de los Ribera, from which it takes its name. It remains dependent on Alcalá de los Gazules, from which it was emancipated in 1825.

Paterna is known for being the birthplace of cante by peteneras, which is named after the singer who created it. Among the monuments of this white Andalusian village, the Parish of Nuestra Señora de la Hiniesta (16th century) stands out, of Gothic and Renaissance invoice, which stands in the main square of the town. We should also mention the House of Don Perafán de Ribera, from the 17th century. It is a beautiful example of popular domestic architecture.

Moreover, it is famous for its cattle ranches and Arab Hispanic horses. The National Dressage Championship (Campeonato Nacional de Doma), held annually in this municipality, is an unavoidable event for those who love this art. During the Fair of the town, its famous street running of the bulls on horseback and the release of bulls are held.

Main Activities: Nature, Active Tourism, Flamenco, Culture.
Content source: Texts and Photos: TUDESTINO.TRAVEL

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