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Parroquia de la Asunción

On the edge of the Barrio de La Villa, this church represents a high point in Andalucian baroque chiefly thanks to its wonderful Sagrario (Sacristy), where whirls of frothy white stucco work surge upwards to two bea…
Cave in Zuheros

Cueva de los Murciélagos

Carved out of the limestone massif 4km above Zuheros is this extraordinary cave. From the vast hall at the start of the tour, it's a 415m loop walk (with 700 steps) through a series of corridors filled with fantasti…
Castle in Zuheros

Castillo de Zuheros

Set on a picturesque pinnacle, Zuheros' castle is of 9th-century Moorish origin, but most of what survives is Christian construction from the 13th and 14th centuries, with remains of a 16th-century Renaissance palac…
Fountain in Priego de Córdoba

Fuente del Rey

Southwest of the centre, an entire plaza/park is reserved for this splendid baroque fountain completed in 1803, with its three-tiered basin continually filled with water splashing from 130 spouts. It would be equall…
Castle in Priego de Córdoba

Castillo de Priego de Córdoba

The rectilinear towers of Priego’s castle stand proudly alongside Plaza Abad Palomino. Originally an Islamic fortress, it was thoroughly remodelled by the new Christian overlords between the 13th and 15th centuries.…
Museum in Priego de Córdoba

Centro Cultural Adolfo Lozano Sidro

You get three museums for your money here: a history museum with four rooms of well-displayed archaeological finds from the Priego area; a gallery with two rooms of modern Spanish landscape paintings; and two floors…
Gardens in Priego de Córdoba

Jardín Micológico 'La Trufa'

In Zagrilla Alta village, 11km northwest of Priego, this botanical garden/museum complex gives perhaps the most comprehensive overview in Europe of the mysterious mushroom. Andalucía is probably the continent's most…
Museum in Zuheros

Museo Arqueológico

The tiny but interesting local museum (which doubles as Zuheros' tourist office) displays a variety of stone and bone tools – some as old as the Palaeolithic Age, around 35,000 BC – and pottery, retrieved from the n…
Church in Priego de Córdoba

Iglesia de la Aurora

One of Priego's most lavishly decorated baroque churches, with a particularly splendid gilded main altarpiece beneath an extravagantly decorated dome.
Church in Priego de Córdoba

Iglesia de San Francisco

One of Priego's most lavishly decorated baroque churches.