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The White Village of Grazalema

Grazalema is a traditional white village (pueblo blanco) located in the north-eastern area of Cadiz province. It nestles amongst the beautiful mountains of the Sierra de Grazalema and has a local population of around 2000 people inhabiting the village and surrounding countryside. Set in a protected area popular for nature and outdoor enthusiasts the village itself is on the list of obligatory visits on the route of the white villages of Andalucia. Continue reading The White Village of Grazalema

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Three routes for the white villages (Pueblos Blancos) of the Sierra de Grazalema

Absorb the tranquillity as you meander through the narrow, charismatic streets and open squares, noting the blend of Arabic layout and design with eighteenth century grandeur and ornamentation. This guide offers you a choice of short tours passing through stunning surroundings of lush Mediterranean woodlands and high mountain passes, with each white-washed population cluster separated by stunning Andalusian scenery. Continue reading Three routes for the white villages (Pueblos Blancos) of the Sierra de Grazalema

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The Grazalema Natural Park

This protected area consists of a large cluster of high limestone peaks that holds within it a range of ecosystems from sheer and colourful cliff faces to deep lush valleys, rich green forests to bleak white scree slopes. There are around 20 peaks above 1000m creating an impressively sculpted landscape, the highest being El Torreón at 1654m (5426 feet) which command fabulous views across the mountains and over to the plains of Cadiz province. Continue reading The Grazalema Natural Park

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The Caminito del Rey – Put it on your list of places to visit on the way to Grazalema

It’s most likely that if you are visiting this part of Spain you will probably fly into Malaga airport and then make your way towards Ronda and Grazalema. this means that you will pass by the famous Caminito del Rey (The kings path) which is well worth a visit and the elevated walkway pinned to the side of the gorge quite an adventure. Why not plan a night in El Chorro and most likely the hotel will be able to arrange your permits to hike this famous path. All you need to know about the Caminito del Rey  such as history, where to eat and where to stay can be found on our sister website www.caminodelrey.es

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Visiting Ronda from Grazalema

If you are visiting Grazalema then you will probably want to spend a day in the beautiful white town of Ronda. Knows as “The City of Dreams” Ronda really needs a full day to see and experience all it has to offer… Everything you need to know about planning a trip to Ronda can be found on our sister website www.rondatoday.com. Packed with information on where to eat, where to stay and in depth articles on the monuments and attractions Ronda Today is at your disposal.

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