A peaceful village of six thousand people, Iznajar offers accommodations in the hills of the Andalucian countryside
on the edge of the 30 km long Iznajar reservoir. Enjoy lovely walks near a vacation rental in the village and the surrounding olive grove-filled countryside. Fishing, swimming, and boating at the reservoir are also options when staying in a condo rental. Iznajar is located at the southern edge of Cordoba province
and vacation rentals are available just 45 minutes from the Costa del Sol and the Malaga airport
. Originally an Iberian settlement, Iznajar was later a Moorish community and in 1861 was the site of an uprising against the Catholic monarchy. Lodging in Iznajar provides a chance to experience the rich history of the town.
Vacation rentals in Iznajar allow easy access to several interesting landmarks
. Iznajar Castle is a 1200 year old Moorish castle, which although in disrepair, is worth a visit while staying in an Iznajar apartment rental. Another landmark that is easily accessible from the villa rentals is Iglesia de Santiago church. Barrio del Coso, perhaps Iznajar's most interesting neighbourhood, is a must-visit when occupying a vacation rental in Iznajar. Villa rentals in Iznajar also give the freedom to visit El Caganchuelo, a barrio known for its cave dwellings. Other notable features near condo rentals include Ermita de la Antigua and a municipal museum showcasing Iznajar's local culture and agricultural history. The towns of Loja, Archidona
, and Antequera are all a short drive from accommodations in Iznajar.
A vacation rental in Iznajar during certain times of the year includes the added bonus of seeing and participating in different festivals. During Semana Santa, or Easter Week, the people of Iznajar re-enact scenes from the bible and the crucifixion. Apartment rentals on April 25th come with the privilege of participating in celebrations for the day of San Marcos, which includes a town-wide picnic at Valdearenas. Renting villas from Owner Direct in early September gives the opportunity to experience Iznajar's annual September feria.
While at villa rentals in Iznajar, indulge in the local cuisine. Pork dishes are especially popular; a local specialty is La Porra, a stew of pork, bread, tomatoes, and peppers. A local dessert to try while staying at apartment rentals in Iznajar is creamed eggs.
A villa rental in Iznajar, Spain is a wonderful way to experience the magnificent landscape and culture of the area
. Accommodation near a man-made lake gives the feeling of being at the coast and is perfect for water-related entertainment. The surrounding olive groves and countryside are great for leisurely walks and there are several interesting barrios to wander through. Apartment rentals ensure the opportunity to fully appreciate the local culture, monuments, and food. Obtaining Owner Direct accommodation in Iznajar, Spain will no doubt result in a relaxing, fulfilling vacation