Culture in Vejer de la Frontera
Castillo de Vejer de la Frontera
Built on top of another castle of Arabic origin, it is possibly the oldest inhabited area in Vejer. It is included within the Group of “Minor castles” because it has only one entrance and one exit placed where it was most accessible and easiest to defend.
Molinos de Viento Las Tres AveMarías
Built to preserve the tradition of the village which was always identified with the silhouette of this type of constructions. You can take a guided tour to learn about the functioning of the mill or take different hiking routes around the mills. a guided tour to learn about the functioning of the mill or take different hiking routes around the mills.”
Convento de las Monjas Concepcionistas
The portal of the Church is in the Renaissance style. Next to it is the most emblematic street of the city, the so called Arch of the Nuns, consisting of a series of buttresses supporting the lateral wall, placed as a result of the earthquake that struck the town in the 18th century. Today the building houses the Municipal Museum of Customs and Traditions of Vejer.
Plaza de España, Vejer
This plaza has its origins in the 16th century when the city exceeded the existing walled enclosure. The current appearance of this corner, including the central fountain is due to a remodeling carried out in the mid-20th century.
Casa Palacio Marqués de Tamarón
Manor house built in the late 17th century and renovated and expanded in the 18th century by the Marquis of Tamaron. Today it houses the Casa de la Cultura (Culture House) and the Municipal Library.
Iglesia Parroquial Divino Salvador
It is the most important temple in Vejer de la Frontera. Built on ancient Moorish mosque it consists of two clearly differentiated parts corresponding to the two stages of its construction: the Gothic-Mudejar apse of the 14th century and an extension built in the late Gothic style during the late 15th and early 16th centuries.