10 Things to see and do in Casares

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    Casares

    1. CASARES CASTLE: at the top of steep and narrow streets, where it contemplates the Serranía.

    Simply spectacular! It is located in the highest part of town and is a magnificent viewpoint to

    enjoy the views of the coast, the Bay of Algeciras and the Serrania de Ronda.

    Raised on a massif of limestone, this Arab fortress still preserved some towers, parts of the wal

    ls and arches of the suburband the Villa. Inside you’ll find entinhabitants of Casares.

    2. BIRTHPLACE OF BLAS INFANTE: History of Andalusia and a must see in Casares! It presents the

    life and work of the father of the Andalusian homeland, Blas Infante. The house it has a

    permanent exhibition with parts of the work of this illustrious casareño. Three distinct parts in

    which shows the life and thought of the artist. Casa natal Blas Infante Casares

    3. CHURCH OF THE INCARNATION: Also called “Church of el Llano”. It is a temple located in the

    Llano de la Fuente. It has a single nave, a bell tower of s.XVI and a rear patio with garden

    surrounded by tiny sourses. It has recently been restored and in front of the plaza you can sit

    and make a stop at few benches with Gaudí-inspired décor.

    4. HEDIONDA BATHS: They are one of the historical hallmarks of Casares. It´s a thermal

    swimming-pool with sulphurous water and mud, on the outskirts of the village. A place where

    you can breathe tranquility! According to the legend, the devil was defeated by Santiago and

    after the fight, the water has this characteristic sulfuric smell. Also Julio Cesar tried a herpes in

    this beautiful spot and later ordered the construction of the baths which are preserved today.

    All the ancients treated in which refers to the municipality, refers to the healing properties of

    the source.

    5. SOURCE OF CARLOS III: A beautiful building of neoclassical and built in the 18th century. It

    served to channel water from the spring of the port of the vines to the Centre of the village. It is

    6. NATURAL PARK OF CRESTELLINA: Relax and enjoy the view! A protected area with an

    enormous natural wealth. Declared protected Natural landscape since 1989.

    Mountains of medium height and sharp crests feature that gives its name to the Natural Park

    of Sierra Crestellina. Rocks of limestone origin and grayish colors that distinguish it from other

    nearby mountains. Sierra Crestellina has 2 peaks, “Sierra de Casares” and “Cerro de las

    Chapas”. Casares lookout offers spectacular paranomic views of the town.

    Malagueñas lands getaway to enjoy stunning views and savor the cuisine of Casares. Sierra Crestellina

    7. CHAPEL OF SAN SEBASTIAN: Located in the centre of the village and built in the 17th century.

    Our lady of the Rosary del Campo, patron saint of Casares. People from Casares ”Casareños”

    have a great attachment to this chapel, which is located in the Plaza of Spain. The day of his

    pilgrimage, always the last Saturday of May, the virgin is carried up to the Hermitage of the

    Virgin of the Rosario del campo.

    8. PLAYA ANCHA “wide beach”: Close to the Marina of Duquesa and the fishing port of

    Sabinillas. Sand open to the sea between the Arroyo la Parrilla and the river of Manilva. 1,300

    meters from beautiful and alegant beach to take a bath and begin to enjoy the summer.

    9. Torre del salto de la Mora: Alongside the river Manilva this spectacular tower was originally Islamic and reformed in the 16th century. Built for the defense of the litoral and also knowns as Torrel de la Sal. Today day is no longer possible to vist inside although surrounding bench there to rest and see a beautiful view.

    10. BAR NONINA:

    Shall we go for tapas? Located in the center of town. A place to enjoy traditional tapas, in an

    environment of the most familiar. It has a wide selection of tapas and toast, made with local

    products. A tasty proposal to recharge batteries after this visit by the municipality.

    You cannot pass up the chance to try the soup or rabbit so typical in Casares. We want to

    recommend other restaurants where you can also enjoy the Casares gastronomy, as the

    restaurant La Terraza, La Choza, El Meson de Casares, Venta Victoria or Venta Mari Cruz.

    Andalusian cuisine, heritage of Romans, Arabs and Jews. A rich variety of flavors that make it a

    unique cuisine in the world. Bar Nonina

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  • Marion Allen
    Marion Allen Lovely thanks...although I live in this area this has reminded me of places I have been as well as others I can take up coming guests to....
    August 17, 2015
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    August 18, 2015