Our travel guide to Torre Alhaquime

Torre Alhaquime, of Muslim past and land of former bandits, offers an interesting set of routes that recall the exploits of these outlawed characters. Its streets host important motor events, and visiting it becomes a pleasant experience. Thanks to this Travel Guide to Torre Alhaquime you can find all the activities and the best travel tips for your trip.

Torre Alháquime (the “Torre de Alfaquín”) is a product of the Muslim domain, being a key piece in the border between the Kingdom of Granada and the Castilian one. From the Nasrid era, it retains the remains of the wall of its medieval fortress that surround the city centre, with the Arco de la Villa.

Its main monuments are located in the labyrinthine layout of its streets. These are the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de la Antigua and the monument to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The latter is located in an emblematic square known as El Santo.

Just kidding! 😉

The motor racing fans can enjoy two very popular events in this town declared a Historic ensemble: the Subida a los Remedios car rally and an Enduro competition.

Main Activities: Guides, Active Tourism, Culture.
Source of content: Texts and Photos: TUDESTINO.TRAVEL

Our travel guide to Torre Alhaquime

Torre Alhaquime, of Muslim past and land of former bandits, offers an interesting set of routes that recall the exploits of these outlawed characters. Its streets host important motor events, and visiting it becomes a pleasant experience. Thanks to this Travel Guide to Torre Alhaquime you can find all the activities and the best travel tips for your trip.

Torre Alháquime (the “Torre de Alfaquín”) is a product of the Muslim domain, being a key piece in the border between the Kingdom of Granada and the Castilian one. From the Nasrid era, it retains the remains of the wall of its medieval fortress that surround the city centre, with the Arco de la Villa.

Its main monuments are located in the labyrinthine layout of its streets. These are the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora de la Antigua and the monument to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The latter is located in an emblematic square known as El Santo.

The history of the population of Torre Alhaquime is linked to the phenomenon of banditry, since there were many of them who wandered through these places. Even the son of the legendary José María El Tempranillo was born here. The visitor can make a route through these places, rivers and farmhouses with a real risk of being kidnapped by bandits.

Just kidding! 😉

The motor racing fans can enjoy two very popular events in this town declared a Historic ensemble: the Subida a los Remedios car rally and an Enduro competition.

Main Activities: Guides, Active Tourism, Culture.
Source of content: Texts and Photos: TUDESTINO.TRAVEL

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Cemetery Castle and Walls of the Nasrid Fortress

Cemetery Castle and Walls of the Nasrid Fortress

The Cemetery Castle and Walls of the Old Nasrid Fortress of Torre Alhaquime (province of Cadiz, Andalusia) make up the most important historical and cultural monument of the town. Only part of the...
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Cemetery Castle and Walls of the Nasrid Fortress


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The Cemetery Castle and Walls of the Old Nasrid Fortress of Torre Alhaquime (province of Cadiz, Andalusia) make up the most important historical and cultural monument of the town. Only part of the old fortress’ walls remains, of Nasrid style and built in the thirteenth century. Inside, it housed a cemetery that stopped being used...
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The Área Recreativa Vegas de Arriba (Vegas de Arriba Recreational Area) is a lovely space located next to the Guadalporcún River. It is located in Torre Alháquime. It gives you the opportunity to...
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