Things To Do

just a few suggestions for day trips

Things To Do

The area is a fabulous place to spot soaring eagles, vultures or kites. Go walking, bird watching, horse riding (there are stables in the village) or cycling – which are all very popular activities here.

Some of the many PLACES to VISIT: (all times are approximate driving time)

In Jaén

  • 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 on a Wednesday and Cascamorras in September – 40 minutes
  • Baeza, famed for having some of the best-preserved examples of Italian Renaissance architecture in Spain, along with ……..
  • Úbeda, both being on the UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites – 1 hour.


In Granada

  • Freila & Zújar with their access to Negratín embalse – 20 minutes (free).
  • Zújar thermal pool – 30 minutes (small charge).
  • Castril, a beautiful village with bars and a fabulous gorge walk – 35 minutes (free).
  • Baza, our nearest largish town with usual shops and restaurants. Home to Cascamorras, an amazing event held on 6th September – 40 minutes (free).
  • Guadix – with its beautiful cathedral, market on a Saturday and the “Barrio Troglodyte” where you will find the cave house museum. Take the tourist train (summer months) to the prominent places in the town – 55 minutes.
  • Granada city and the beautiful Alhambra Palace- 90 mins.

There is so much to see and do in Andalucía .

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Sightseeing

Some of the many PLACES to VISIT: (all times are approximate driving time) In Jaén Province: Cuevas del Agua (water caves) & a shrine to

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Activities

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

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