Grazalema is a village located in the northeastern part of the province of Cádiz, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain
. Situated in the foothills of the Sierra del Pinar mountain
accommodations and lodging here range from charming condo rentals and apartment rentals to spacious vacation rentals and villa rentals.
The Roman villa of Lacidulia is situated in an estate near to the present village.
Other sights visitors should not miss out on is the Hermitage of the Sain, the Town Hall palace, the Parish church of the Incarnation (17 to 19th century) and Church of Our Lady of Aurora, in Baroque style (18th century). Not only do visitors have many wonderful accommodation, condo rental, apartment rental, and vacation rental and villa rentals options, there are a few museums
to choose from too. These include the Cloak factory, Our Lady of Carmen and textile handicraft museum.
Due to the location of Grazalema in the middle of the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park and the fact that the town is one of the famed White Towns of Andalusia
, tourism has grown exponentially. The mountainous area around Grazalema is popular with climbers and hikers, and local people make a living by providing accommodations, apartment rentals, vacation rentals and villa rentals to visitors. Designated a Unesco Biosphere reserve in 1977, the Sierra de Grazalema was declared the first natural park in Andalucia
in 1984 and is one of Spain's most ecologically outstanding areas.
The first fiesta is the Romería of San Isidro Labrador which is held on the last Sunday in May (celebrating the arrival of summer).
On 13 June, the village celebrates Benamahoma, the fiesta in honor of its patron, San Antonio. During the third week of July, the Fiestas of Carmen are held which climax with the Monday of Bulls. The first Sunday in August, Benamahoma celebrates the festival of Moors and Christians. The most important agricultural festivals in Grazalema are held during the third week in August. The eighth day of September is the day of the Virgin of the Angeles, who is the patron saint of Grazalema. From luxury villas and humble apartment rental to other accommodation, vacation rental and smaller villa rental options, all visitors will find a place to suit their needs.