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The White Towns and Villages of Cadiz Province, Andalusia

Exploring the region of Andalusia is a passion of mine so when the opportunity to join the A Una Hora de Cadiz, One Hour from Cadiz weekend I signed us (hubby and I) up. Leaving the mountainous olive growing province of Jaen, my adopted land, we set off westwards towards the first of our White Town visits - Olvera.

This White Town is one of those you can see for miles around due to it's imposing church and castle and being perched on the top of a hill.

We met the rest of the group up in Olvera's castle just as the sun was setting with romantic and dramatic views over the church and sierras beyond.




In the tourist office next to the castle there's a great little gift shop and an interesting museum about the life and history of the town.



Then, above the Tourist Information Office, we had an extra virgin olive oil tasting with some fabulous, tangy early green oils.


Our first stop the following day was at the Zahara-El Gastor Reservoir with views of our next White Town - Zaha…

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