Sierra de Aracena attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Almonaster la Real


This historic little mezquita (mosque) stands above the town about five minutes’ walk from the main square. The almost perfectly preserved structure, a rare find in this region, is like a miniature version of Córdob…
Historic Site in Alájar

Peña de Arias Montano

High above Alájar, this rocky spur provides magical views over the village. The site takes its name from remarkable 16th-century polymath and humanist Benito Arias Montano, who repeatedly visited this spot for retre…
Church in Alájar

Ermita de Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles

On the Peña de Arias Montano, the 16th-century Ermita de Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles contains a small carving of the Virgin that is considered the patron of the whole Sierra de Aracena. In early September th…
Church in Almonaster la Real

Iglesia de San Martín

The Mudéjar Iglesia de San Martín has a 16th-century portal in the Portuguese Manueline style, unique in the region.