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Attractive little church with great views

We walked up to the castle from town in drizzle so the views weren’t great, and decided to take... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Worth a visit for the views

The church itself is nothing special inside, however the arched bell tower is spectacular and the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
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7 Nov 2018
“Attractive little church with great views”
22 Jun 2018
“Very photogenic, even in the rain.”
Calle Nuestra Senora de La Asuncion s/n, 21200 Aracena, Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park, Spain
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

We walked up to the castle from town in drizzle so the views weren’t great, and decided to take shelter in the church. It was a nice little church with beautiful Iron work above the side chapels. Not overly ornate, and very peaceful to contemplate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

We did not take a guided tour and did not go inside the church. It is quaintly beautiful, sitting up on the hill with the castle. I felt it made the hillside even more attractive.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ShelleyG33
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The patio of this church is a great place for pictures and it is on top of a hill qith great views. However, the inside of the church is not really all that spectacular. If you are already there, take a look. Don't go to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Chileice
Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you take the tour of the castle, you also see this. Tour is inexpensive & takes about an hour. Only downside for us was that there was no English translation available - Spanish only.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Nibblerrabbit
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This is really worth the short climb to the summit, overlooking the town and and the surrounding countryside. You really feel the hand of history here, and you see the layers of the Moors and the Christians. It's a lovely place to see the sunset.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Breandán Ó
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I was in Aracena during the Jamòn Ibérico festival and it was the best day ever! The food at the festival was absolutely amazing! We visited the cave and this castle. I loved everything about Aracena. Just go here!!! Such a beautiful little village! Oh...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

The church itself is nothing special inside, however the arched bell tower is spectacular and the views from the top are very fine. It is not too difficult a walk from the centre of Aracena. Take a path down on the north side though a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed 30 October 2015

you can drive to it but it's a nice walk to it. it's a bit uphill to it so if you have trouble walking it may need some stops on the way, and there are things to look at on the way, there are lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank peter r
Reviewed 26 October 2015

If you are in Aracena you should climb to the fort. From here you have a great view over the valley. For the way back you can choose a new track (e.g. turn right towards the Cathedral).

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank M S
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Church was beautiful .... walk upto it was lovely and not as high as it looked, with spectacular views .

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Emer S
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