A town of two hills, it is not by chance that Alcalá la Real is located in the centre of influence for the area. The natural strategic defensive position is occupied by the fortress of La Mota, which dominates the surrounding landscape and ensured that the Arabic rulers of the time kept their independence for more than 700 years.
Castillo de Locubin lies in the heart of olive country. It is surrounded by an endless sea of olive groves, plantation on plantation, ancient trees and new lined neatly up and down the hilly terrain. Its main industry and raison d’être is the production of olive oil, the golden, cholesterol reducing agent that is one of the principal industries of Jaén.
Tarifa, known for its year-round high winds, a feature gifted by its location near to the thermal playgrounds of the gods where the fury and power of the Atlantic merges with the tranquil serenity of the Mediterranean.
Oviedo is a monumental city, not only in the traditions and customs that dominate its festivals, history and culture but also in the physical presence of architectural jewels that trace the development of man’s relationship with the Iberian Peninsula from the first indications of human settlement to the fanfare of imagination that accompanies Spanish modern-day architectural ingenuity.
Ávila de los Caballeros, located in the south of the now Autonomous Community of Castilla & León is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe.