A Perfect Day Trip to Casares: Your Ultimate Holiday Guide

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A Perfect Day Trip to Casares: Your Ultimate Holiday Guide

Welcome to Casares, a captivating hilltop pueblo blanco in Spain! Experience the charm of steep streets, whitewashed houses, and breathtaking views at every turn. Discover the benefits of holidaying in Casares del Sol, your ideal retreat on the Costa del Sol.

Explore the Wonders of Casares

Casares, a small town with laid-back vibes, invites you to wander its narrow streets. From the castle to the valley floor, enjoy the simplicity of the pueblo blanco lifestyle. Capture stunning photos at unexpected viewing spots and vibrant street gardens.

Narrow Street Casares Spain
Narrow street in Casares Spain


Uncover the Highlights

  • Winding Streets: Meander through compact, cute streets, best explored on foot. Early mornings or during siesta offer a more serene experience.
  • Main Plaza: Plaza de Espana, the heart of Casares, boasts Fuente de Carlos III and a 17th-century church. Sip coffee, people-watch, and immerse yourself in the local atmosphere.
  • Arco Medieval Arrabal: Discover Moorish architecture at this ancient gateway between the main plaza and the castle.
  • Castillo De Casares: Ascend to the 13th-century castle ruins for panoramic views. Visit Iglesia de la Encarnacion and indulge in the charming surroundings.
  • Vulture Spotting: Marvel at griffon vultures soaring above the Sierra Crestellina Natural Reserve, a designated bird haven.
  • Culinary Delights: Dine at local gems like El Flamenco Rosa, El Cortijo, and Restaurante Sarmiento for authentic Andalusian flavors.
  • Festivals: Immerse yourself in lively local celebrations during Casares festivals, experiencing the true spirit of Andalusia.
Narrow street in Casares
Narrow street in Casares


Best Views in Casares

Explore miradors for picturesque shots:
Plaza Marcelino Camacho: Best for castle views.
Tajo de la Planá: Overlook hills and spot soaring vultures.
Castillo: A terraced balcony with a stunning town view.
Cancho Andares: A personal favorite, offering panoramic views of Casares.


Explore Nearby Pueblos Blancos

Plan a road trip to neighboring villages:
Gaucin: 20 minutes away, a hidden gem with a delightful food scene.
Zaharra de la Sierra: A 1.5-hour drive to a charming village on a steep hill.
Grazalema: Explore whitewashed streets in this mountain village, 1.5 hours away.
Ronda: A must-visit town with iconic landmarks, just an hour’s drive.
Setenil de las Bodegas: Experience a unique village built within caves, 1.2 hours away.

Getting to Casares del Sol

Traveling by car from Casares del Sol is the ideal way to explore the picturesque villages and reach Casares conveniently.

In conclusion, Casares offers a perfect blend of history, nature, and gastronomy. Plan your escape to this hidden gem on the Costa del Sol for an unforgettable holiday experience. Book your stay at Casares Holiday Apartment now and let the adventure begin!