Jaén

Jaén is the capital of the inner paradise. Located at the foot of the Santa Catalina hill, where the castle of the same name stands, the city is home to the most dazzling Renaissance Cathedral in Spain, the work of the architect Andrés de Vandelvira.

Popular streets and squares lead to the best-preserved Arab Baths in the country. The neighborhoods that stretch around it are the heritage of Arab, Jewish and Christian cultures.

Catedral
Baños Árabes
Plaza de los Naranjos
Plaza de Sta María
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Úbeda

Úbeda, a monumental city and World Heritage by UNESCO, offers plenty of reasons to be visited (art, culture, history, landscape, gastronomy.).

All the more because of the fact that the death of Saint John of the Cross occurred here, when he was brought in to cure himself of some “fever” and because it is the hometown of the Planeta and Príncipe de Asturias de las Letras Awards, Antonio Muñoz Molina .

You have to come to Úbeda and walk on its streets and monuments and discover them through the eyes of these authors. Without a doubt, a different way to enjoy this monumental city.

Casa de las Torres
Palacio de los Orozco
Sacra capilla del Salvador
Torre del Reloj
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Baeza

Baeza, a UNESCO World Heritage city, is known worldwide thanks to its splendid Renaissance monumental complex and the network of alleys in the Old Town.

This setting gives Baeza a special charm that dazzled many historical figures, and makes it one of the most beautiful cities in Andalusia.

Baeza Catedral y Fuente
Baeza Palacio Jabalquinto
Baeza plaza del pópulo y arco
Baeza. Seminario UNIA
Instituto. Aula Machado
 
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Arjona

Arjona is a rural town located geographically in the center of the «North Countryside» of the province of Jaén, south of Andújar. Its location, in a landscape populated with olive trees and on a hill 458 m high, makes it visible from different points of the province. Arjona presents itself as “the balcony of Jaén countryside”.

Cripta Barón de Velasco
Museo Artes y Costumbres Juan Eslava Galán
Plaza de Sta María
Santuario de las Sagradas Reliquias
 
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Beas de Segura

Beas de Segura is located at the gates of the Sierra de Segura, within the Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y las Villas Natural Park.

This attractive town and its nature are embedded between seas of olive trees and rocky foothills, with its winding streets – a memory of its Muslim past – and manor houses.

Carmelitas Francisco José Jiménez Yuste
Vista panorámica
Valle del rio Beas
Recreación celda Sta Teresa de Jesús
 
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Chiclana de Segura

The municipality of Chiclana de Segura is located in the east of the Condado region, in the anteroom of the Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas Natural Park.

Located at more than 800 meters of altitude on a steep hill that defies an impossible geography, its viewpoints offer one of the most spectacular views of the entire province, covering up to four different provinces.

Chiclana de Segura
Chiclana de Segura
Chiclana de Segura
 
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Quesada

Quesada is located about 100 km from the capital of Jaén, at the southern end of the Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas Natural Park, where the Guadalquivir is born, as the municipality’s slogan wields.

Entornos naturales del Santuario Virgen de Tíscar
Museo Miguel Hernández
Rincones hernandianos
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Andújar

Located on the banks of the Guadalquivir, the ancient Isturgi of Iberians and Romans is an essential landmark in the geography and history of the province of Jaén.

It has a splendid Historic Center declared of Cultural Interest, but also with the Sierra de Andújar Natural Park, one of the largest patches of Mediterranean forest on the Peninsula and which is home to highly threatened species such as the lynx, the wolf and the imperial eagle, which has one of its last settlements in these mountains.

Discover Saint John of the Cross and Miguel Hernández in Andújar

Santuario Nuestra Señora Virgen de la Cabeza
Iglesia Sta María la Mayor
Río Jándula
Berrea
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Lopera

Lopera, the westernmost town in the province, is located about 53 km from the capital of Jaén, in the lower Guadalquivir countryside.

This municipality of rolling hills, typical of the olive-growing countryside, has a rich monumental heritage where the Castle stands out, built by the Order of Calatrava and declared a Historical Monument.

Get to know Lopera through the eyes of Miguel Hernández, visit the space dedicated to the poet and take the opportunity to delve into the epic battle of Lopera, one of the most important confrontations of the Civil War in Andalusia and whose knowledge would strongly influence the work of the town’s poet.

Castillo de Lopera
Jardín de los ingleses
Trincheras
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Segura de la Sierra

This municipality, located in the heart of the Segura Region, within the Natural Park of Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas, is declared one of the “most beautiful towns in Spain”, Picturesque Site and Historic and Artistic Complex, and it could have been the birthplace of the warrior poet, since his father was Commander of Segura de la Sierra, the most important of the Order of Santiago. In fact, the house of Jorge Manrique’s family is still preserved.

Casa Jorge Manrique
Castillo Segura de la Sierra
Estatua Jorge Manrique
Panorámica Segura de la Sierra
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