Jimena de la Frontera The Essential
Somewhat forgotten despite its extraordinary beauty, Jimena stands at the eastern edge of the Parque Naturel de los Alcornocales. Approaching the village from the north of the province of Cádiz, the road runs through some spectacular countryside of holm oak, cork oak and gall oak, which only changes as you approach Jimena. The forest serves as pastureland for fighting bulls. It was here that the Romans founded the town of Oba.
Overlooking the village, the castle