Jimena de la Frontera holiday accommodation for your break in southern Spain
Jimena de la Frontera is an historic town in Andalusia. It is in an excellent location, technically part of the province of Cadiz. It is also situated very near to the Costa de la Luz, with wonderful tourist locations such as Punta Umbria nearby. A holiday home in Jimena de la Frontera is the ideal starting point for further exploration of the region. This town has a truly fascinating history, which has seen it inhabited by the Phoenicians, Iberians and even Romans, as well as the Moors, who built a castle here in around 750 A.D. Those staying in Jimena de la Frontera holiday accommodation should definitely visit the Castillo de Jimena. This is an iconic symbol of the town. Aside from being a splendid structure, views from the top are stunning and stretch as far as Gibraltar. The proximity to this rock may explain why so many British ex-pats have chosen to make Jimena de la Frontera their permanent home. This histroric town's character and beauty do, however, offer explanation in themselves.
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The town is very well-connected by road. There is also a railway just outside the town, which is suited to getting to and from Algeciras and Granada, as well as several other locations of interest nearby. The Castle is naturally the main attraction. Made of naturally sourced limestone, this is an essential excursion. Hozgarganta River is the perfect spot for walking and taking in the landscapes, as well as having several swimming holes for avid swimmers. Whatever you do or see in or around this town, you're sure to have an unforgettable holiday whilst renting a Jimena de la Frontera holiday home.