Although there is little data about the origins of the parish church, it is known that it was constructed on the site of the ancient Arab mosque, which is quite apparent from a quick examination of...
The hermitage of the Virgin of Health, who is the Patron saint of the village, is located in the neighbourhood near the station at the foot of a small hill. According to local tradition, it was on...
This project rehabilitates a historic laundry located in the center of village. The washing place already existed, but was covered by a building. The task done consisted in demolishing part of the...
A mountain bike (MTB) is a bicycle created for rough off-road cycling. Therefore, they are made of resistant materials and wide knobbly tyres to maximise the grip and other technical features which...
UNIQUENESS 'El Molino de Panadero' [Baker's Mill] House is a country house which used to be a flour mill in 1941. It was refurbished in 2017. Besides this building, there are two small houses...
This one-of-a-kind rural complex is formed by two mills: “Molino La Flor” and “Molino del Inglês”, situated on a fenced estate where both the surroundings as well as the recreational opportunities...
Stroll through labyrinthine streets and whitewashed houses, two natural parks enjoy unparalleled ecological value or do canoeing on the river Guadiaro, they are just some of the attractions that make you fall in love with Jimera of Líbar. The narrow, winding street circuit has clear Moorish influences that will take you to the time of Al-Andalus. The town is divided into two distinct nuclei: the town, which is perched on the hillside, and the neighbourhood of the station, on the banks of the river Guadiaro, station that was built in the XIX century by a British company.
It also worth mentioning the hospitable nature of the residents of this town in the Serrania de Ronda, which has a long tradition as a destination for active tourism. When preparing your trip to Jimera of Líbar, you will find a large number of villas, hotels and campsites that cater to your needs.
IN JIMERA DE LÍBAR YOU CANNOT MISS
The fields Jimera de Líbar are clear evidence of the history of these lands. At about 4 kilometres from the town, Finca del Tesoro is located, a Phoenician site of the VII or VI A.C centuries. In it they found several pieces of pottery and jewellery belonging to a funeral trousseau.
From the Roman era, there are the remains of the bridge next to Molino La Floor. This former watermill has been recently restored and converted into tourist accommodation, and its natural environment is exceptional.
In urban core, one of the first monuments that you will find is the parish church. It is dedicated to Our Lady of Health, patron saint of the town, and has an image of the Virgen Del Rosario. You'll also find references to the patron saint of the town in the ruins of the chapel that bears its name, the shrine of the Virgin of Health. The temple is situated on the banks of the river Guadiaro and is the place where, according to legend, the image of the patron appeared. Between May and August, the image of the Virgin can be visited in a chapel in the area of the station.
Other places you cannot miss in Jimera of Líbar are the panoramic views of the valley of Guadiaro from the Cross of Ventura, Public Source, 1789 and the old Public Utility Room, situated next to it, and the railway station, built by British company The Algeciras-Gibraltar Railway in 1892.
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