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Olula de Castro

Olula de Castro

The Festivals in Olula de Castro are Cabalgata de Reyes Magos, Día de Andalucía, Semana Santa and Fiestas en Honor a la Virgen de Patrocinio.

The origins of Olula de Castro date to prehistoric times, evidenced by some rock engravings found at Huerto del Moro or de los Rodeos. Between the seventh and eighth centuries, Romanized and Christian Berbers arrived from Africa, known as Yarawás, under the command of Queen La Kahima, who, settled in the Sierra de los Filabres.

Olula de Castro is a small and tranquil village found 54km from Almería city, at an altitude of more than 1000m. The town is a perfect destination for those who wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, and has about 190 inhabitants.