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This historic town was founded during Roman times but it was under Moorish rule in the 10C-11C that Lucena developed to its greatest extent. It became a large Jewish enclave known as the “Pearl of Sepharad” and boasted a prestigious Hebrew university. Lucena experienced an artistic and economic renaissance in the 18C and is now one of the liveliest and most prosperous towns in the province of Córdoba.

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  • Church of San Mateo Interesting

    pl. Nueva, s/n E - 14900 Lucena

    On the exterior, there is a range of volumes that give to this great building, mixing the Gothic and Renaissance styles, all its dynamism. Inside, the proportions are harmonious and a superb Renaissance retable stands in the presbiterio. The Chapel o..

  • Castillo del Moral

    Pasaje Cristo del Amor, s/n E - 14900 Lucena

    Only the ward, rampart walk, moat and four corner towers remain of the original medieval fortress, which has been altered many times. They say that Boabdil was held prisoner in the great octagonal tower. The square tower (Torre de las Damas) was once..

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  • AN Santo Domingo Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Juan Jiménez Cuenca, 16 E - 14900 Lucena

    Prix Prices from : 56 €

    Santo Domingo is set in the heart of the historic Andalusian town of Lucena. The building was once a convent, and still has a beautiful 18th-Century cloister. Lucena has a famous Mudejar church and a Moorish castle. The town is 60km from Cordoba and..

  • Hotel Sierra de Araceli Two stars Two stars

    Carretera el Santuario km.4,1 E - 14900 Lucena

    Prix Prices from : 35 €

    Set a 5 minute-drive from Lucena town centre, Sierra de Araceli offers rooms with balconies and views of the surrounding Sierra de Aras Mountains. It features a restaurant and gardens. Sierra de Araceli has a peaceful setting surrounded by olive gro..

  • Hotel M & M

    Del Parque, 20 E - 14900 Lucena

    Hotel M & M is centrally located in Lucena, 100 metres from the Bus Station and next to a park. The hotel offers 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TVs. Rooms are also heated and come with a desk and telephone. Th..

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