Baeza stands on a promontory dominating a landscape of olive trees. Declared a historic-artistic site it possesses an incredible legacy of the Reconnaissance period, where carved stone contrasts with whitewashed houses. Situated as it is between Castilla and Andalucia, the then Christian and Muslim kingdoms, it saw its fair share of battles. In 1227, Fernando […]
Alcala la Real – located in the south of the province.
The visitor exploring this part of Andalucia cannot fail but be impressed not only with the landscape but also with the regions villages. Apart from Ubeda and Baeza worthy of mention is the fortress of Alcala la Real located in the south of the Jaen province. This delightful town is found between Cordoba and Granada […]
Ubeda, Jaen, Andalucia Known as the capital of the Andalucian Renaissance, this town stands on a hill near the valley of the Alto Guadalquivir. Arab Ubbadat was founded in the 9th century, the period when its walls were built. In its time it became one of the most important towns in Al-Andalus. The Christian armies […]
Jaen Province, historic towns and natural areas! The province Jaen offers you the opportunity to visit historic towns and natural areas. This province is best known for its olive trees which dominate the landscape and is renowned for its production of olives and olive oil. The landscape is unspoilt and beautiful. The cultural and landscape […]
Jaen City, northern Andalucia Set in northern Andalucia, the city of Jaen has a rich history with fascinating architecture. The oldest part of the city is dominated by the Arab fortress. Castillo de Santa Catalina This is truly a castle among olive trees and its position allows visitors fabulous views of the city of Jaen […]