Cultural routes

Archaeological deposits from prehistoric times, an exceptional Iberian legacy, the largest concentration of castles in Europe and an impressive renaissance wealth declared World National Site by the UNESCO shape different tourist itineraries that will quench the thirst of the most demanding traveller.

Southern Renaissance

  • Úbeda and Baeza, UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Úbeda and Baeza, UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    The cities of Úbeda and Baeza, declared World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO, retain a 500 year-old charm which makes them the most outstanding exponent of Spanish renaissance.

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The province of Jaén owns the most important renaissance legacy in Spain, thanks to the work of maestro Andrés de Vandelvira. His renaissance is unique, for it springs from Muslim inspiration. Discover an unforgettable route with a wealth of monuments, traditions, legends, cathedrals which rise up among olive trees, palaces with old stories, fortresses, urban commodities, etc. All in all, everything a tourist needs to discover an indelible trace full of centuries of history.

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