Route of the White Villages

Discover the Route of the White Villages and discover some wonderful villages.

The South of Spain has many interesting places to discover. Among these corners that are worth knowing, we find a route that runs through the White Towns of Cádiz, small populations of few inhabitants but with a particularity: their houses are painted white and they have an original and very cozy appearance.

The Route of the White Towns of Cádiz is made up of 19 towns, which you have to know and let yourself be carried away by the freshness of their facades. Furthermore, each of these towns in the province of Cádiz has a interesting tourist offer so that the visit is not only to admire the iconic image of all these populations.

The towns that make up this Route of the White Villages are the following: Arcos de la Frontera, Bornos, Espera, Villamartín, Algodonales, El Gastor, Olvera, Torre-Alháquime, Setenil de las Bodegas, Acalá del Valle, Prado del Rey, El Bosque, Ubrique, Benaocaz, Villaluenga del Rosario, Grazalema, Benamahoma, Zahara de la Sierra and Algar.

In the route that the Route of the White Villages proposes to us, there are some that stand out more than others, although we sincerely recommend that you do not leave any of them in your visit to the province of Cádiz. Among those that stand out the most, it is usually recommended to visit Setenil de las Bodegas, Grazalema, Olvera, Arcos de la Frontera and Zahara de la Sierra.

Border Arches

This town, which has the honor of being considered as one of the most beautiful in Spainis the town of entrance to the Route of the White Villages. It is a population that has many centuries of history and that shows the visitor the splendor of the Christian era with its fortresses and churches. The views are impressive and create a unique scene for discover the benefits of the province of Cádiz.

Olvera White Towns

Setenil de las Bodegas

Setenil de las Bodegas It is a well-known town and it has a particularity that makes it unique. Some of their houses are built under a rock ledgewhich acts as a roof and causes a refreshing shade in the streets where you can see.

Setenil de las Bodegas is crossed by the Guadalporcun Riverwhich is responsible for the formation of that cleft where there was water before and now they rise houses, bars and restaurants that delight visitors who stop in this Cádiz town.


Located in the Sierra de GrazalemaEast white town of Cadiz It has the charm of its white houses and the possibility of visiting the two churches that the town has. The gastronomy of Cádiz is waiting for visitors thanks to the large number of bars and restaurants that can be found in the squares and streets of this town that shines not only for its white walls.

Zahara de la Sierra

This is another of the towns that make up the Route of the White Villages and we have chosen it as the final point of this tour for this proposal to get to know the province of Cádiz and its most picturesque towns. It is located near the Guadalete reservoir, which can be seen from the town and offers a spectacular view. The Tower of Homage that presides over this town is one of the ideal places to see the sunset in Zahara de la Sierra. The path continues through the following towns in the Route of the White Villagesan option that we recommend to enjoy a holiday in the South of Spain that has many things to show.

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