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From Jaén: Alcalá la Real and Alcaudete Castles Tour

1. From Jaén: Alcalá la Real and Alcaudete Castles Tour

Get to know these unique castles just a few kilometers away from Jaén. Surrounded by extensive olive groves and settled on hills from where you can contemplate a unique landscape. We are waiting for you to share with us the rich history and cultural and monumental heritage of Alcalá la Real and Alcaudete. What awaits you Visit Alcalá la Real, a strategic enclave due to its proximity to different Andalusian provinces. The imposing Fortress of La Mota, an old medieval walled city from the Nasrid period, stands out. In it we can visit the old medina, the citadel and the fortress, where the Mocha tower, the Torre de la Vela and the Torre del Homenaje stand out, among others. Alcaudete is located in the Sierra Sur region and was located on the old road from the Guadalquivir to Granada. The Alcaudete castle stands out, located on a hill that allows us to enjoy views that leave no one indifferent. Its elliptical shape is striking, adapting well to the terrain on which it sits. From the beginning, it served to combat the internal struggles of the Caliphate of Córdoba. In Almohad times it was expanded and fortified and an important medina arose around its castle. In Christian times, it will be handed over to the Order of Calatrava who will adapt the place until it reaches its current appearance. What we visit Alcalá la Real. Fortaleza de la Mota Alcaudete. Castillo de Alcaudete

Alcalá la Real: La Mota Fortress Entrance Ticket

2. Alcalá la Real: La Mota Fortress Entrance Ticket

With the ticket and using the audio guide (for free), the traveler will enter the Monumental Complex of the Fortress of La Mota. A Fortified Medieval City, which was the key, guard and defense of the kingdoms of Castile due to its border character. Visit it and lose yourself within its walls. Go through its strategic doors, tour its dependencies, its urban framework, its Alcazaba, Iglesia Mayor Abacial, Wineries, Torre de la Cárcel, Adarve, Streets, Houses…. To do this, with your ticket we will provide you with a descriptive map of the venue and an entertaining audio guide in different languages (there is a special version for the little ones). The visit includes the projection of an audiovisual didactic in the Iglesia Mayor Abacial – which is projected at different set times – and which recreates the history of the city. Pets are not allowed.

Our most recommended things to do in Alcalá la Real

From Jaén: Alcalá la Real and Alcaudete Castles Tour

From Jaén: Alcalá la Real and Alcaudete Castles Tour

Get to know these unique castles just a few kilometers away from Jaén. Surrounded by extensive olive groves and settled on hills from where you can contemplate a unique landscape. We are waiting for you to share with us the rich history and cultural and monumental heritage of Alcalá la Real and Alcaudete. What awaits you Visit Alcalá la Real, a strategic enclave due to its proximity to different Andalusian provinces. The imposing Fortress of La Mota, an old medieval walled city from the Nasrid period, stands out. In it we can visit the old medina, the citadel and the fortress, where the Mocha tower, the Torre de la Vela and the Torre del Homenaje stand out, among others. Alcaudete is located in the Sierra Sur region and was located on the old road from the Guadalquivir to Granada. The Alcaudete castle stands out, located on a hill that allows us to enjoy views that leave no one indifferent. Its elliptical shape is striking, adapting well to the terrain on which it sits. From the beginning, it served to combat the internal struggles of the Caliphate of Córdoba. In Almohad times it was expanded and fortified and an important medina arose around its castle. In Christian times, it will be handed over to the Order of Calatrava who will adapt the place until it reaches its current appearance. What we visit Alcalá la Real. Fortaleza de la Mota Alcaudete. Castillo de Alcaudete

Alcalá la Real: La Mota Fortress Entrance Ticket

Alcalá la Real: La Mota Fortress Entrance Ticket

With the ticket and using the audio guide (for free), the traveler will enter the Monumental Complex of the Fortress of La Mota. A Fortified Medieval City, which was the key, guard and defense of the kingdoms of Castile due to its border character. Visit it and lose yourself within its walls. Go through its strategic doors, tour its dependencies, its urban framework, its Alcazaba, Iglesia Mayor Abacial, Wineries, Torre de la Cárcel, Adarve, Streets, Houses…. To do this, with your ticket we will provide you with a descriptive map of the venue and an entertaining audio guide in different languages (there is a special version for the little ones). The visit includes the projection of an audiovisual didactic in the Iglesia Mayor Abacial – which is projected at different set times – and which recreates the history of the city. Pets are not allowed.

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