Places in Arcos de la Frontera, province of CÁDIZ, Spain.

Towns of the province of CÁDIZ:   Algar - Algeciras - Arcos de la Frontera - Barbate - Benalup-Casas Viejas - Cádiz - Castellar de la Frontera - Chiclana de la Frontera - Chipiona - Conil de la Frontera - El Bosque - El Puerto de Santa María - Grazalema - Jerez de la Frontera - Jimena de la Frontera - La Línea de la Concepción - Los Barrios - Los Caños de Meca - Medina-Sidonia - Olvera - Prado del Rey - Rota - San Fernando - San Martin del Tesorillo - San Roque / Sotogrande - Sanlúcar de Barrameda - Setenil de las Bodegas - Tarifa - Vejer de la Frontera - Villaluenga del Rosario - Zahara de la Sierra - Zahara de los Atunes -

  

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Natural areas Arcos de la Frontera

Natural Place Cola del Embalse de Arcos

Arcos de la Frontera

 

Tourist Information about Natural Place Cola del Embalse de Arcos Arcos de la Frontera This natural park is a beautiful place on route to Pueblos Blancos a few kilometers from Arcos de la Frontera. It has great ornithological value because it is a prime area for birds to build their nests during winter.

Monuments Arcos de la Frontera

Conde del Águila Palace

Arcos de la Frontera

 


This family house is considered as a jewel of XV century and in its style mixes gothic with the mudéjar tradition. Within the framework of the old door a shield Frenchified with the anagram of Fernández Espinosa can be observed.

Monuments Arcos de la Frontera

Mayorazgo House Palace

Arcos de la Frontera

 

Photos Mayorazgo House Palace Arcos de la Frontera It was constructed in XVII century. In the superior part exists a viewpoint with mudéjar tradition and three arcs.

Touristic Routes Arcos de la Frontera

Cadiz White Village Route

Algar, Arcos de la Frontera, Algodonales, Olvera, Zahara de la Sierra, Espera, Benamahoma, Bornos, Setenil de las Bodegas, Villamartín, Gastor (El), Grazalema, Puerto Serrano, Villaluenga del Rosario, Benaocaz, Ubrique, El Bosque, Prado del Rey

 

Tourist Information about Cadiz White Village Route Arcos de la Frontera Whitewash is the common denominator of the villages along the Route that cross the north of the province through the Sierra de Cadiz mountains, a rugged, delightful, green and exciting route: the White Villages Route.

Touristic Routes Arcos de la Frontera

The very best of Andalusia

Cabo de Gata, Ronda, Cádiz, Arcos de la Frontera, Bubión (Alpujarra), Cazorla, Capileira (Alpujarra), Pampaneira (Alpujarra), Sierra Nevada, Úbeda, Baeza, Grazalema, Aracena, Tarifa, Zahara de los Atunes, Punta Umbría, Antequera, El Rocío, Marbella, Sevilla, Córdoba, Granada, Málaga, Álora - EL CHORRO

 

The very best of Andalusia. Cities like Seville, Cordoba and Granada, natural parks as Sierra Nevada, emblematic regions like Alpujarra and White Villages, coast and beaches...

Churches and Convents Arcos de la Frontera

San Pedro Church

C/ San Pedro s/n

11630 Arcos de la Frontera

 

Photos San Pedro Church Arcos de la Frontera Built in the early 15C, the church has for a long time rivalled Saint Mary's in size and elegance. The facade is enhanced by an impressive neo-classical steeple. The interior, with its single nave, is covered by a ribbed cross vault.

Churches and Convents Arcos de la Frontera

Santa María de la Asunción Church

Plaza del Cabildo s/n

11630 Arcos de la Frontera

 

Photos Santa María de la Asunción Church Arcos de la Frontera Built in 1530 on the site of a 14C church, the main façade is the work of Alonso de Baena and is a perfect illustration of plateresque art. The entrance is on the right lateral facade and is in a neo-classical style.

Squares Arcos de la Frontera

Plaza del Cabildo

Plaza del Cabildo

11630 Arcos de la Frontera

 

Photos Plaza del Cabildo Arcos de la Frontera The high steeple of the Church of St Mary stands on this square which is the heart of the old part of Arcos. It is also home to the town hall, and the parador.

Castels Arcos de la Frontera

Ducal Castle

Arcos de la Frontera

 

Photos Ducal Castle Arcos de la Frontera Declared like Good of Cultural Interest. It has quadrangular plant, it is compound of four towers almenadas in his esquinas.It was military palace in the Muslim period, nevertheless, the present castle responds to the reforms conducted in S. XIV and XV

Churches and Convents Arcos de la Frontera

Convent of Caridad

Arcos de la Frontera

 

Photos Convent of Caridad Arcos de la Frontera architectonic set constructed in the second half of XVIII century. The octogonal church is flanked by two ample square patios limited the outside by paramentos with waved and mixtilineal closing.

Churches and Convents Arcos de la Frontera

Encarnación Convent

Arcos de la Frontera

 


It is located in the Callejón de las Monjas. It was chapel, hospital and brotherhood in XV century. As convent is based on first half of XVI century and the works were directed by the Lawyer in Arts Alonso de Baena.

Churches and Convents Arcos de la Frontera

Mercedarias convent

Arcos de la Frontera

 


It is the last convent of closing that is at the moment in Arcos de la Frontera. Was based on 1642 in the Old jail by donation of Dña. Beatriz of Calle and Natera.

Churches and Convents Arcos de la Frontera

San Miguel Church

Arcos de la Frontera

 


It was Muslim fortress on a hill until the XV century that became hermitage under the invocation of San Miguel. Because of rains, sinks in 1684 and it becomes to construct in S. XVIII. It has been in addition to church, hospicio of orphaned children.


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Monuments Arcos de la Frontera (2)

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Churches and Convents Arcos de la Frontera (7)

Touristic Routes Arcos de la Frontera (2)

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