Things to see and do - Écija
Unmissable tourist sites
Écija Travel guide
Écija : Michelin's recommendations
Écija, the old Roman town of Astigi, lies in a large depression in the Bética mountain range, on the left bank of the River Genil. Écija became very prosperous, particularly in the 18C, resulting in the construction of its fine palaces, churches, convents and eleven towers. The Baroque style of Écija was once extremely influential in the region.
Tourist attractions Écija : Things to see and do
pl. de España E - 41400 Écija
This vast central square with pleasant gardens is popular with the locals who call it "El Salón". Note the Church of St Barb and the remarkable stalls in the coro, the Convent of St Francis, the houses by the church, and the Town Hall.
pl. de España 1 E - 41400 Écija
The capitulary room has some Roman mosaics. The artesonado ceiling to this 16C room comes from the Convent of San Pablo y Santo Domingo.
calle Cánovas del Castillo 4 E - 41400 Écija
Two stout corner towers flank this elegant 18C baroque brick and marble palace. The arrangement of the marble portal accentuates a fine work of curves, particularly in the mouldings and on the balcony. A monumental coat of arms tops the building, whi..
Emilio Castelar, 42 E - 41400 Écija
This beautifully restored 18th-century palace is located in the Andalusian town of Écija. It offers a charming terrace, a small outdoor pool and ornate rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV, 300 metres from the Genil River. The air-conditioned room..