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In the province of Jaen is situated this village located at the entrance to the Natural Park of Cazorla, one of the reasons why many tourists choose this destination year after year looking for a rural retreat where to enjoy nature.
Cazorla is a typical Andalusian village with narrow streets very nice to visit and to explore on foot; a place to enjoy a rich cuisine heavily influenced by its proximity to the mountain of the same name and a cuisine heavily characterized by game dishes.
Sierra de Cazorla
The Natural Park is ideal for walking though a large part of it can be covered by car. An impressive mountain area with roads and slopes in areas of soil or rocks, so it is important to go with proper footwear.
In Sierra de Cazorla you can visit the following recommended sites: Cerrada de Utrero, Source of the river Guadalquivir, Tranco Reservoir, El Chorro, Borosa River, Los Poyos de la Mesa or the Hunting Park; you can also practise most of the activities discussed below.
Activities in Cazorla
From the village Cazorla you have access to numerous hiking trails covering places like the route of the river Borosa beginning at the Fish farm and showing featured spots along the river on a trail of medium difficulty.
Sports lovers can enjoy sports of all kinds among which are of course mountain biking, canoeing, paragliding and many others.
Hiking from Cazorla
With our guide you´ll have access to numerous trails along which you can enjoy the nature that surrounds this municipality of Jaen.
One of the recommended routes is the one which follows the river Cerezuelo, for which you have to take the road to the left instead of the right when you go towards the castle La Yedra; an ideal route for the summer for its many places where you can cool off with a swim or under a waterfall.
Equipment required to go to Cazorla
Due to its location in the mountains it is essential to go well prepared; appropriate footwear and clothing considering the time of year when we go.
During the summer you cannot miss a swimsuit for a good swim in some parts of the river, but remember that the river water is especially cold. In winter there can be snow so it's important to be dressed warm.
How to get to Cazorla
Getting to Cazorla by car will take about 3 hours driving in direction to Granada where we turn northwards and passing by places like Belmez de la Moraleda.
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