With a population of less that 350, Hinojares is the smallest municipality in Jaen. Hinojares can really be described in one sentence . . . a group of pretty dwellings surrounding the Plaza Constitucion and the Iglesias de San Marcos. Its real value is its location, in the southern foothills of the Sierras de Cazorla, […]


Granada Cathedral

Some of the many PLACES to VISIT: (all times are approximate driving time) In Jaén Province: Cuevas del Agua (water caves) & a shrine to the Virgin of Tiscar – 20 minutes (free). Cazorla, this historic town has a Blues festival in July & its annual Feria in September – 45 minutes. Baza, weekly market […]


Alhambra from Albaicin

Granada – has many attractions and architectural elements that make it a popular destination among the tourist cities of Spain. Principally it is known for it’s grand examples of medieval architecture dating to the Moorish occupation. The greatest artistic wealth of Granada is its Spanish-Islamic art. In particular, the compound of the Alhambra and the […]



The area is a fabulous place to go bird watching. Spot soaring eagles, vultures or kites. Go walking, horse riding (there are stables in the village) or cycling. All are all very popular activities here. Have a look at http://www.aventurasport.es/ for more ideas and bookings. Click on any of the images below to open a […]