What to see in Benaocaz
Castillo de Tavizna o Aznalmara
It is situated on a hill that rises in the middle of a valley, around five hundred meters away from the river Tavizna. The fortress is now in ruins, although you can visit a huge courtyard. It was formerly known as Aznalmara Castle.
Parroquia de San Pedro, Benaocaz
It is a Renaissance-style building built on the remains of an ancient mosque and an Arabic minaret, which it uses as a foundation for the Bell Tower.
EcoMuseo histórico de Benaocaz
In its galleries you can see pieces over 100,000 years old, and Roman and Medieval objects. It is an interesting experience where you can discover the highlights of our history.
Ermita de San Blas
This Hermitage was built at the beginning of the 18th century; it is interesting to see how its walls are painted imitating architectural elements, such as altarpieces and niches.
Ayuntamiento de Benaocaz
It is an interesting Baroque building divided into two floors with an Arab-tile roof. In its interior it has an archive of historical documents from the 16th century.
Sierra de Grazalema
It is one of the most valuable ecological areas in the southern peninsula and therefore of great importance in the rest of the territory. It is considered a Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO ) and Special Protection Area for Birds.
Ermita de El Calvario
It is a religious building in the popular style .Its date of construction dates back to the beginning of the 18th century. Emphasized is its simplicity, a single white nave with a Bell Tower, and the visual effect that makes its location look atop of a peak.
It is the natural jewel of the province of Cadiz. It extends between the provinces of Cadiz and Malaga and consists of one of the largest cork oak forests in the world.
Calzada Romana de Benaocaz
It was the old road connecting Ocuri (Ubrique) and Lacilbula (near Grazalema) and had a key role in communications, so while walking the road you can find interesting archaeological remains.