Top things to do in Priego de Córdoba

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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…
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Restaurante La Fuente

The small village of Zagrilla Alta is 11km northwest of Priego, and well worth the trek for the warm welcome and terrific homestyle cooking you'll receive here. La Fuente is located in a beautiful setting beside a s…
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…
Andalucian in Priego de Córdoba

La Pianola Casa Pepe

Always busy and animated, this smallish local corner restaurant manages to provide good and friendly service at the same time. And the food is excellent – nothing fancy, just expertly prepared local favourites from …
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.…
Andalucian in Priego de Córdoba

Balcón del Adarve

Overlooking the valley, with a terrace that takes full advantage of its privileged setting, this excellent restaurant brings a touch of elegance to local favourites such as oxtail, partridge pâté and duck breast in …
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…
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.
Andalucian in Priego de Córdoba

Restaurante Zahorí

Overseen by Don Custodio with the same care that he brings to his attached small hotel, the Zahorí prepares traditional sierra fare from lamb chops to grilled setas (wild mushrooms), served up in various stone-walle…