Treat yourself to a holiday in Arcos de la Frontera and be amazed by the historical heritage of what was once the capital of a Taifa kingdom.
If you’re an art lover, you’re sure to make the most of the excellent package deals to Arcos de la Frontera, because if there’s one thing this beautiful city in Cádiz can boast about, it’s the artistic beauty you’ll find in its squares and streets. Be amazed by its historic old town, declared a Site of Cultural Interest. Head over to Plaza del Cabildo and admire the Town Hall and take in the Muslim fortress, now known as the Castillo Ducal. You’re sure to love the walls and tiles of the Parador de Turismo de Arcos de la Frontera country hotel, whose architecture is a perfect example of a local country house. Don’t forget to admire the stately homes you’ll find close by, such as the palace of Conde del Águila, or the flowery patios of the traditional houses.
Enjoy great offers for cheap trips to Arcos de la Frontera and take the opportunity to explore its magnificent temples, as they are a good way to explore the various religious orders that have passed through the city. Perhaps the most emblematic site is the Gothic façade and Neoclassical tower of the Basilica of Santa María de la Asunción, declared a Historic-Artistic Monument. Go and take in its beautiful interior, where you’ll be able to enjoy a spectacular organ.
Make the most of your trip to Arcos de la Frontera and go on the route of the White Villages: you’ll be surprised by the number of fantastically beautiful locations you’ll remember for a lifetime. In addition, the tour will take you through some of the most amazing natural landscapes of Andalusia, such as the nature parks of Sierra de Grazalema and Los Alcornocales.
Of course, you mustn’t leave Arcos de la Frontera without first trying the best of the regional cuisine, whose delicious vegetables are used in some of their most characteristic dishes, such as potaje stew or the ratatouille-style alboronía. Wash them down with some excellent local wines, such as Manzanilla. Enjoy your trip!