Jaén

Jaén

Jaén is a city that every lover of Andalucia should visit, enjoy and - if possible - spend a good deal of time getting to know. Not only does the city have an ancient and fascinating history, but the castle that towers over its winding streets offers some of the most quintessentially Andalusian views there are to be had.

Dama Juana, which opened in March 2019, is named after the grandmother of chef-owner Juan Aceituno. Sadly she died just two weeks after the restaurant in Jaen’s barrio San Ildefonso opened.

These are the airlines that have direct flights to and from Granada-Jaen Airport and the following cities: Barcelona El Prat, Berlin, Bilbao, Madrid Barajas, Melilla, Palma de Mallorca, London City, London Gatwick, Manchester and Milan Malpensa.

Jaen has a good selection of restaurants, the vast majority of which serve traditional Spanish and Mediterranean food. Fish and seafood are a popular choice in Jaen, trout being the star player, so expect to find prawn and shellfish dishes, as well as meat.

This three-star hotel is located in the city centre of Jaén and features a roof terrace with views over the cathedral. You can’t miss it, as the name is written in huge letters across the façade.

Located in the west of the city, this stone-built hostel, newly converted from the remains of the historic San Juan de Dios hospital, offers a variety of facilities to suit all needs. It is part of the Junta (regional government-owned) network of youth hostels.

A large modern hotel located on the corner of the main shopping street, close to the Jaen Museum. This hotel has 158 spacious guest rooms, some in classic, elegant style, others with a simple, modern feel. You can find culinary satisfaction at the restaurant and English-style bar, with outdoor terrace featuring micro-climate for summer and heating in winter.