If you want to know Arcos’ history, common uses and enjoy not only its flavours, but the flavours of its surroundings as well, you have now the chance of doing it booking one or several options from the ones we’re about to list you:
Should you require it, we can manage your stay, meals included. Just contact us and tell us what can we do for you!
These tours have been carefully designed for those who want to know Arcos, its culture and its surroundings.
Also, we have English, French, German and Polish translators, ask for prices and availability.
As a minimum, we need a 7-people group per tour.
The tour will last for about 4h per session.
Price including the entry fee for one or two museums, and both a cup of wine and a spanish snack (Tapa).
|Excursion time||7-people group||13-people group|
|Half-day (About 4h)||38€/person (Transport included)||28€/person (Transport included)|
Apart from visiting Arcos’ Interpretation Center, we’ll visit the main monuments of the city, recognized as National touristic interest ones.
This beautiful village is the entrance door of the White Towns’ Route, whose rocky outcrop has been recently declared as a National Monument, and thus protected. You’ll be able to enjoy it guided by native experts, with our streets, balconies and churches’ walls, which will be most pleasant for you.
You can’t forget to carry both on your camera and your heart Bornos’ landscapes, complete with the lake and Cádiz’s mountains at its back.
Or you could visit Abajo’s Mill, in the beautiful town of Marchenilla, where the Count of Arcos rests. It dates from XVIII Century and today, still perfectly kept, shows us how did it worked at the time, actually working, being one of the main resources used by men. Included in the price comes typical food.
The Cheese Museum, in Grazalema’s natural park, will be where we’ll be enjoying one of the best cheeses, both national and worldwide recognized as such.
It’s made from autoctonous ranches’ milk, from the Payoya Goat and Grazalema’s merina sheep. Through its museum and multimedia experience, we’ll get to know more about the history of these places, apart from tasting its flavours.
The Archaelogical Museum, which will transport us to one of the most important iberian-roman ciries, “Carissa Aurellia”. We’ll also get to visit Fatétar Castle, the Palace Houses of both XVII and XVIII centuries, an oil mill, and both churches, between other important historical resources worth mentioning.
“Regantío” Winehouse, where we’ll enjoy its natural environment, between the countryside and the mountains, near Bornos’ Lake. We’ll pay a guided visit with a wine expert to the winehouse building, and he’ll explain us how wines are made, and even let us taste them.
We’ll have the chance to have a great meal with some of the most typical dishes of the zone.
The botanic garden of Natural Park “Sierra de Grazalema”. In its facilities, we’ll enjoy a varied and complete representation of the flora of this protected area declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
Throughout the route, we’ll meet every ecosystem represented in this protected place, as well as the most representative flora, like Grazalema’s poppy and the Pinsapo.
The environment offers several resources for the visitor, like the riverbed and the start of the path that goes with its course between the cities of Benamahoma and El Bosque, an old fuller which now serves as a fish farm.
We could also visit an oil mill, near the town of Prado del Rey, which specializes in tradicional techniques of oil extracting, made in a centuries old oil press and then cold-pressing.