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Arjonilla is situated on the far western side of the province of Jaén, surrounded by olive groves. Indeed, it sits in the heart of a region well known for olive oil production. The area is also rich in archaeological remains. Arjonilla has about 3,570 inhabitants.

Also known as “Ayuntamiento Viejo”, this building has been completely renovated. Of its original construction, only a seventeenth-century portal, narrow and divided into three sections, remains.

The castle is famous not as the site of military exploits, but because Macías ‘el Enamorado’ was imprisoned and murdered here. His love affairs inspired works by Lope de Vega y Larra.

This eighteenth-century Baroque palace is located near the river. It has a stone façade and grand doors bearing a shield and royal crown, framed by a stone semicircle.

The Los Pinos picnic area is equipped with ready-built barbecues and stone chairs and tables in strategic areas for families and friends to get together, along with a paved area for football and basketball. The park also has a pond where various species such as ducks, geese and swans live.

The church was designed according to the Gothic lexicography of the early sixteenth century. Its plan consists of three naves, separated by cruciform pillars, covered with a Mudejar roof that, in the eighteenth century, was camouflaged with false ribbed vaults.

Huércal de Almería formed part of the municipal district of Almería until the nineteenth century, but today it is an important industrial centre in the Andarax Valley. It has about 17,418 inhabitants. During the Islamic period, the municipality of Almería coincided with the older community in the region. Both were limited by the sea and the surrounding rivers.

This is an important military structure bordering the outskirts of the city. It is a type of coastal tower building, cylindrical in shape, which was built in the sixteenth century. At present, it is in a good state of conservation, after a restoration carried out in recent years. Located on the N-340a.

The seventeenth-century chapel retains the barrel vault and lunettes of its original construction. The dressing room of Jesús, and the interesting façade, that draws attention for the monochrome simplicity of the brick, the ascending verticality of lines, and the articulation of spaces, date to the eighteenth century.

Lopera has gained international fame due its distinct shipyard which is situated amongst olive groves. The shipyard has produced winning vessels of important nautical competitions. The town has about 3,650 inhabitants.

Lopera has its origins in the Bronze Age, with remains from this period having been found in the farmhouses of Almazán, Lanzarino I and Cuatro Hermanas. From the Iron Age period, remains of Iberian culture stand out, such as the deposits of Cerro de la Casa, Cerro de los Pollos and Cerro de San Cristóbal.

Festivals in Lopera: Cabalgata Reyes Magos, La Candelaria, Día de Andalucía, Carnaval, Semana Santa, Fiesta a la Virgen de la Cabeza, Los Mayos, Romería de San Isidro and more.

This magnificent palace is one of Seville's most impressive buildings, and certainly the city's finest example of the baroque style. Situated to the south of the centre, between the Hotel Alfonso XIII and the river, its 40-million-euro, 10-year refurbishment finished in 2010. The palace is the seat of the Regional Government's President.

If Bond movies, quirky bars, fossils and remote Mediterranean beaches appeal to you, take a trip to Los Escullos. Los Escullos is a small cluster of houses overlooking the jagged Almeria coastline, a few km north of San Jose. Sitting under the extinct volcano Cerro del Fraile (at 493m, El Fraile peak is the highest of the Sierra del Cabo de Gata), it has a certain charm.