Ubrique

Ubrique | Source: Texts: Patronato Provincial de Turismo. Photo: Destino Cádiz.

"Ubrique, one of the most important towns of the Sierra de Cádiz, is known worldwide for its leather craft industry. Located at the convergence of the natural parks of Grazalema and the Alcornocales, it’s on the route of the white villages, it has a rich cuisine, interesting routes and adventure activities. "

Its Roman origin is testified by the old Roman road between Ubrique and Benaocaz and, above all, for the valuable deposit of Ocuri. The remains of the fortress of Cardela or Fatima Castle (12 century) from the Muslim culture still remain. Its historic medieval town presents picturesque corners, narrow streets, and beautiful squares with fountains such as the Baroque Fuente Pública and the Andalusian of the Nueve Caños and good examples of Baroque architecture such as the churches of San Antonio, San Juan de Letrán and the Capuchins Convent.
Ubrique is an attraction for tourists who visit these destinations and are drawn to its natural and cultural environment, especially to learn about the leather tradition that for centuries relates leathers to Ubrique.
It’s Old Town, the route of the viewpoints rich cuisine, trails and iconic festivals such as the Crujía de los Gamones do not go unnoticed for those tourists looking out for traditional, autochthonous and peculiar things to enjoy on a very unique journey.