Top things to do in Baeza

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Palacio de Gallego

In the atmospheric setting of a 16th-century house, with tables on the delightful patio as well as in an old wood-beamed dining room, the Gallego serves up superb meat and fish dishes, barbecued and otherwise. There…
Top Choice Cathedral in Baeza

Catedral de Baeza

As was the case in much of Andalucía, the Reconquista destroyed Baeza's mosque and in its place built a cathedral. It's a stylistic melange, though the predominant style is 16th-century Renaissance, visible in the f…
Top Choice Palace in Baeza

Palacio de Jabalquinto

Baeza’s most flamboyant palace was probably built in the late 15th century for a member of the noble Benavides clan. Its chief glory is the spectacular facade in decorative Isabelline Gothic style, with a strange ar…
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Oleícola San Francisco

These fascinating tours of a working oil mill near Baeza will teach you all you could want to know about the process of turning olives into oil, how the best oil is made and what distinguishes extra virgin from the …
Top Choice Bar in Baeza

Café Teatro Central

The most original and consistent nightspot in the province, with fascinatingly eclectic decor and determined support for live music, the Central fills up around midnight Thursday to Saturday with an arty-indie crowd…
Square in Baeza

Plaza del Pópulo

This handsome square is surrounded by elegant 16th-century buildings. The central Fuente de los Leones is made of carvings from the Ibero-Roman village of Cástulo and is topped by a statue reputed to represent Imilc…
Spanish in Baeza

Bar Pacos

Frequently thronged with locals and visitors, Pacos prepares a big array of well-presented, creative taste experiences – mostly larger than your average tapas. The crêpes (with fillings such as pork and fried egg) a…
Spanish in Baeza

Xavi Taberna

On the quieter northern side of the paseo, Xavi's has a more contemporary style than the more touristic joints on the south side, and the meat and seafood – classic Spanish ingredients with a few creative twists – a…
Tapas in Baeza

El Arcediano

A quirky spot with dangling chandeliers and a grapevine painted on the ceiling, plus tables out on the narrow pedestrian lane. El Arcediano serves up excellent large montaditos (slices of toasted bread with toppings…
Chapel in Baeza

Convento de San Francisco

This 16th-century monastery suffered grievously from an earthquake and Napoleonic sacking in the early 19th century. The main point of interest is the roofless Capilla de Benavides at the northeast end of its church…