Benaocaz | Source: Texts: Patronato Provincial de Turismo. Photo: Destino Cádiz.
Declared a Historic Site, the best way to get to know it is stroll through the narrow, labyrinthine streets of the Naszarí neighborhood, which preserves its old stone paving’s, lined with whitewashed houses with colorful flower beds.
This Arabian flavor that pervades throughout the town, contrasts with the nobility and the 18th century manor houses. Although Arab origin, there are numerous prehistoric remains such as the Sima de la Veredilla and the Manga Caves.
Also take a visit to the Sierra de Cádiz Historical Museum, where visitors can fully immerse themselves in the historical development of this mountain village. Other important monuments are the Aznalmara Castle (13th -14th century), the San Pedro Apóstol Church, the chapels of el Calvario and San Blas, el Abrevadero, the public fountain and the City Hall.
Around Benaocaz there are various routes for hiking or you can have a walk along the Roman road that linked the ancient Ocuri with Lacílbula, still usable; Los Nacimientos; the ascent to the Cintillo; the Salto del Cabrero; the Buitreras de la Otrera…