Our travel guide to Setenil de las Bodegas

Setenil de las Bodegas is one of the main tourist destinations in the Sierra de Cádiz. The structure of their houses is unique in the province. They use the existing space in the rocks to enable their streets, where they can build different houses and environments of extreme beauty. Without a doubt, Setenil is a must! Thanks to this Travel Guide to Setenil de las Bodegas you can find all the activities and the best travel tips for your trip.

Its current location is of medieval origin. In the space that today is called the town, the old Almohad village was located. The castle that dominates the town is a fortress of medieval origin (14th and 15th centuries), which preserves the Tower Keep and an aljibe (tank).

Its heritage is completed with the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación; the old Town Hall and the chapels of Nuestra Señora del Carmen and San Sebastián.

Main Activities: Nature, Architecture.
Source of content: Texts and Photos: TUDESTINO.TRAVEL

Our travel guide to Setenil de las Bodegas

Setenil de las Bodegas is one of the main tourist destinations in the Sierra de Cádiz. The structure of their houses is unique in the province. They use the existing space in the rocks to enable their streets, where they can build different houses and environments of extreme beauty. Without a doubt, Setenil is a must! Thanks to this Travel Guide to Setenil de las Bodegas you can find all the activities and the best travel tips for your trip.

Its current location is of medieval origin. In the space that today is called the town, the old Almohad village was located. The castle that dominates the town is a fortress of medieval origin (14th and 15th centuries), which preserves the Tower Keep and an aljibe (tank).

Its heritage is completed with the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación; the old Town Hall and the chapels of Nuestra Señora del Carmen and San Sebastián.

Their houses are special: some are under the rock and others above, or even inside! There are different street levels, forming charming nooks and spots. Appreciate it on Calle de las Cuevas de la Sombra Street and Calle de las Cuevas del Sol Street.

Main Activities: Nature, Architecture.
Source of content: Texts and Photos: TUDESTINO.TRAVEL

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Old Town Hall

Old Town Hall

The Old Town Hall (“Antigua Casa Consistorial) is an interesting building built in the 16th century in Setenil de las Bodegas (Province of Cadiz). It stands out for having a beautiful Mudejar...
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Old Town Hall


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The Old Town Hall (“Antigua Casa Consistorial) is an interesting building built in the 16th century in Setenil de las Bodegas (Province of Cadiz). It stands out for having a beautiful Mudejar tracery craft unique in the province. It is currently the headquarters of the Setenil Tourist Office. This beautiful Cadiz white town hides many...
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Acinipo Prehistoric and Roman Site

Acinipo Prehistoric and Roman Site

The Acinipo Prehistoric and Roman Site, in Setenil de las Bodegas, is located on a hill facing the Sierra de Grazalema. It is located almost a thousand metres above sea level. The place where it is...
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Acinipo Prehistoric and Roman Site


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The Acinipo Prehistoric and Roman Site, in Setenil de las Bodegas, is located on a hill facing the Sierra de Grazalema. It is located almost a thousand metres above sea level. The place where it is located granted not only great strategic value, but a perfect point of visual control of the surrounding territory. The...
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Ermita de San Sebastián

Ermita de San Sebastián

The Ermita de San Sebastián (“Hermitage of San Sebastián”), in Setenil de las Bodegas (Province of Cadiz), is the first Christian building of the town after its reconquest at the end of...
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Ermita de San Sebastián


- Ermita San Sebastián, Setenil de las Bodegas, España
The Ermita de San Sebastián (“Hermitage of San Sebastián”), in Setenil de las Bodegas (Province of Cadiz), is the first Christian building of the town after its reconquest at the end of the 15th century. Of few dimensions, it is a temple of late Spanish Gothic style. During the siege, Queen Elizabeth gave birth to...
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Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación Parish Church

Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación Parish Church

Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación Parish Church (“Our Lady of the Incarnation”) is located in Setenil de las Bodegas (Province of Cadiz, Andalusia). It is a temple built between the end...
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Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación Parish Church


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Setenil Fortress Castle

Setenil Fortress Castle

The Fortress Castle of Setenil de las Bodegas is located in the highest part of this town of Cadiz. Being a good example of medieval military architecture, it was reconquered at the end of the 15th...
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Setenil Fortress Castle


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The Fortress Castle of Setenil de las Bodegas is located in the highest part of this town of Cadiz. Being a good example of medieval military architecture, it was reconquered at the end of the 15th century. It was completely walled despite the irregularities of the terrain and had, at least, two large defensive positions....
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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...
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Route of the White Villages


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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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Nuestra Señora del Carmen Hermitage

Nuestra Señora del Carmen Hermitage

The Nuestra Señora del Carmen Hermitage, in Setenil de las Bodegas (Spain), is an 18th-century temple. Simplicity is not only present in its interior decoration, but also in some sculptural carvings...
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Nuestra Señora del Carmen Hermitage


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The Nuestra Señora del Carmen Hermitage, in Setenil de las Bodegas (Spain), is an 18th-century temple. Simplicity is not only present in its interior decoration, but also in some sculptural carvings and the main altarpiece. Inside, the safe keeping-room stands out, where the image of Nuestra Señora del Carmen is...
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Houses in the rocks

Houses in the rocks

The houses in the rocks in Setenil de las Bodegas (Province of Cadiz) constitute the main tourist attraction of this town, creating a unique urban framework in the province. The layout of the...
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Houses in the rocks


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The houses in the rocks in Setenil de las Bodegas (Province of Cadiz) constitute the main tourist attraction of this town, creating a unique urban framework in the province. The layout of the village, adapting to the course of the river, reaches its peak in the lower part. It is there where the inhabitants have...
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