La Campiña

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La Campiña

La Campiña is the name of a 'comarca' (region or area) in the centre of the province of Seville. It is made up from 23 municipal districts and other small villages.

The municipal districts are Arahal, Cañada Rosal, Carmona, Coripe, Écija, El Coronil, El Rubio, El Viso del Alcor, Fuentes de Andalucía, Gilena, Herrera, La Campana, La Luisiana, La Puebla de Cazalla, Mairena del Alcor, Marchena, Marinaleda, Montellano, Morón de la Frontera, Osuna, Paradas, Utrera, La Lantejuela.

La Campiña is bounded on the west by the Metropolitan Area and La Marisma, to the north by La Vega, to the east by Estepa Area and to the south by Cadiz.

The largest town is Utrera, a thriving agricultural area and a traditional gypsy flamenco tradition.

La Campiña and the villages of Montellano, El Coronil and Utrera can be easily visited by those travelling to Seville from Ronda and the Costa del Sol on the picturesque A-375.

Paradas is home to an important work of art; a canvas of La Magdalena painted by the artist, El Greco. It has about 6, 900 inhabitants.

Mairena del Alcor holds the well known, Festival de Cante Jondo Antonio Mairena, which has been celebrated here since 1962, and has become one of the most important in all of Andalusia. Many… More →

La Puebla de Cazalla is perfectly placed between countryside and sierra, with its best known Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de las Virtudes which has been named a cultural point of interest. It has… More →

La Luisiana holds the preserved ruins of Roman baths that, in their day, were used as a spa for the upper class. These baths are the most known archaeological remains of the town although there… More →

La Campana is known for the Carrera de los Chamuscaos, a race that starts close to the town centre and ends in Fuentes de Andalucía, and was first used to settle the rivalry between the two towns… More →

Fuentes de Andalucía offers a wonderful museum known as, Museo Etnoarqueológico, where you can observe and appreciate archaeological remains from the first human settlements that inhabited the… More →

El Viso del Alcor plays host to annual national art events and competitions, such as the Juan Roldan National Painting Contest. It has about 17, 100 inhabitants.

El Rubio is positioned between Estepa and Écija and during the Roman era, there was a road connecting the towns that was also used to monitor traffic. It has about 3,500 inhabitants.

El Coronil is home to the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Consolación that uses 'tridacna' muscle shells, known to be the largest species in the world, as baptismal fonts. They were supposedly… More →

Cañada Rosal is situated in the Guadalquivir valley, in the heart of the countryside, ideal for visitors keen on walking. It has about 3300 inhabitants.

Arahal is situated south of Seville province and is Spain's main producer of chamomile and table olives. It has about 19,500 inhabitants.

Montellano is a town with a perfect balance between beauty and culture. Its pink marble buildings and natural monuments make this place the perfect place for a few days of relaxation. The origins… More →

Marinaleda is primarily an agricultural village, primarily dedicated to olives and producing olive oil. However it is better known for its social experience based on a left-wing ideology of led by… More →

Herrera is an archaeological paradise with around ninety sites. It has about 6,500 inhabitants.

Gilena is unique in the vast number of archaeological remains that have been found here. Artefacts from the Bronze Age and Roman era, as well as Catholic and Visigoth graves, are examples of what… More →

Coripe is ideal for lovers of nature and rural tourism due to the wealth of flower and fauna and also an ideal terrain to undertake activities such as hiking, horse riding or mountain biking. It… More →

Écija is known as "la sartén de Andalucía" (the frying-pan of Andalusia) which is no exaggeration; It once registered an alarming 52 degrees centigrade on the thermometer. The town has about 40,… More →

Marchena is surrounded by undulating cereal fields and olive groves, well worth a visit for its collection of paintings by one of Spain's finest seventeenth century artists, Francisco de Zubarán… More →

Utrera is a large agricultural town set in the middle of olive groves, sunflowers and cereal cultivation. It is considered to be one of the principal grain-producing regions in Spain and is also… More →

The town of Osuna is often compared to nearby Ecija, since both boast many fine baroque palaces, mansions and churches dating from the 16th to 18th centuries. Some scenes from Series 5 of the hit… More →

Morón de la Frontera rises above the rolling patchwork plain of La Campiña like a mirage. A great place to visit in July during the annual flamenco festival; one of the best known festivals where… More →

Carmona is a picturesque, small town with a magnificent fifteenth century tower built in imitation of Seville's Giralda, which is the first thing you see upon arriving. It has about 28, 500… More →

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