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Nestling in the greenery of the Sierra de Aracena, among chestnut and eucalyptus trees and cork and holm oaks, Almonaster is well worth a visit. With its whitewashed alleyways, large colonial-style houses, and Andalucian cortijos (farms), history seems to have stood still here. Local specialities (particularly its pork-based dishes) and festivals such as the Cruz de Mayo draw crowds of visitors to the town.

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  • Mosque Interesting

    À l’intérieur du château fort

    The mosque in Almonaster la Real, enclosed within fortified walls, is one of the rare examples of Caliphate architecture to have survived in the area (dating from the 10C when Andalucía was ruled by the Caliphate in Córdoba). Its reddish walls built ..

  • Almonaster la Real's town hall (Ayuntamiento) serves as an information centre for the Parque Natural de la Sierra de Aracena, providing a list of activities and details on rambling trails.

  • The extraordinary restraint of the church contributes to the serenity of the little village of Almonaster. The style combines Gothic and Mudéjar, the latter containing features executed in the Arab tradition. The word Mudéjar is used to describe the ..

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