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Somewhat forgotten despite its extraordinary beauty, Jimena stands at the eastern edge of the Parque Naturel de los Alcornocales. Approaching the village from the north of the province of Cádiz, the road runs through some spectacular countryside of holm oak, cork oak and gall oak, which only changes as you approach Jimena. The forest serves as pastureland for fighting bulls. It was here that the Romans founded the town of Oba.

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  • Parque Natural de los Alcornocales Interesting

    E - 11330 Jimena de la Frontera

    This park, which is made up of one of the largest cork oak forests in Europe, extends around the town of Jimena de la Frontera. The cork is harvested according to a process that has remained unchanged since the forest was first worked commercially in..

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  • La Misericordia

    calle Iglesia de la Misericordia, s/n E - 11330 Jimena de la Frontera

    The Information Centre of the Alcornocales Nature Reserve occupies the simple 15C Gothic church with a single nave that was restored with great care. It was the first church built after the reconquest of the town by the Catholics.

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  • Castle

    E - 11330 Jimena de la Frontera

    Overlooking the village, the castle fortress stands on the banks of San Cristóbal, probably the former site of the Roman town of Oba. The current building, of Moslem origin, dates back to the 13C. You enter by the double archway on the large flanking..

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  • Posada La Casa Grande

    Fuente Nueva, 42 E - 11330 Jimena de la Frontera

    Set in the historic town of Jimena de La Frontera, this charming house dates from the early 19th century. It has a common lounge with a fireplace and sun terraces that offer spectacular mountain views. Posada La Casa Grande features typical Andalusi..

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