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5. Municipal pool, Benamahoma

« BACK | NEXT » The pool at the little village of Benamahoma (beyond Grazalema) is superb, and never too busy on weekdays, despite having the Los Linares campsite next door. It&#8217…

Making a Splash!

Making a Splash!

There is no better place to be on a hot summer day in Cadiz than in or on the water. There is the sea, obviously, lapping against 260km of coast…

1. Recreation Area El Mogote, Algodonales

« BACK | NEXT » The pantano was dammed less than 20 years ago to create the glorious lake below Zahara de la Sierra (Embalse Zahara-El Gastor). Slowly, slowly, people are beginning…

Cheese!

Cheese!

The western coast of Cadiz is the sherry heartland, but the mountains of Cadiz are home to the sheep and goats that kindly provide the milk which the local artisan…

ENDED: TAKING OF ZAHARA (AGAIN)

ENDED: TAKING OF ZAHARA (AGAIN)

OCTOBER 23-25. Zahara de la Sierra. An historical recreation of a bold and dastardly assault on the erstwhile frontier town of Zahara way back in 1483. Last year&#8217…

MOONLIT HIKE, GRAZALEMA

MOONLIT HIKE, GRAZALEMA

26 September. A hike through the pinsapar forests of Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park is always a wonderful experience, but the same hike in moonlight is beyond spectacular. The guided…

TITAN TRIATHLON

TITAN TRIATHLON

September 26. Zahara de la Sierra and the Sierra de Grazalema. This is the 10th anniversary of this truly phenomenal event involving a 4km swim + 115km (mountainous) bike race + 30km…

COUNTRY FAIR

COUNTRY FAIR

COTO DE BORNOS. Aug 27-30. Traditional celebrations mixing the all important livestock shows and contests with games, live music, clown shows, Sevillana dance competition, and a bullrun down calle…