Hostels in Algodonales, Spain

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Hotels in Algodonales

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Hostels in Algodonales, Spain

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Algodonales, in the province of Cadiz, Andalusia, is located in the mountain range of Sierra de Lijar within Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park. Algodonales are popular with nature lovers. With its quiet rural atmosphere, high elevation, and mountainous areas, Algodonales is a popular destination for hiking, camping, and outdoor and adventurous activities on the foothills and slopes of Sierra de Lijar. The most popular of these outdoor activities is the free gliding. Hang gliding is the best way to see the whole town from above with exhilarating fervor.

Because of its altitude, Algodonales has a climate of favorable temperatures and warm breezes from the Mediterranean. With the temperature, the people of Algodonales live a quiet rural life. Their main source of income is agriculture, planting mainly cotton and olives and producing oil for export.

The history of Algodonales goes back to Palaeolithic and Neolithic times. Neanderthal and early human remains have been discovered in the caves of Castillego, Santa, and Chamusquina. Romans also left strong remnants of their civilization. Roman walls, roads, and structures like water tanks have been found. These water tanks or cisterns were used for gathering rainwater and containers for drinking water. Aside from the outdoor activities, visitors can go around the city to discover the archeological remains of Cerro de la Botinera. Cerro de la Botinera is an archeological with rich discovery of human settlement that dates back to pre-Roman times. As in the rest of Andalusia and Southern Spain, Arabs have also left indelible marks on Algodonales. Their influence is apparent in the buildings. Even the name of town itself is clearly of Arabic in origin.

Hostels in Algodonales are known to cater to adventure tourists and visitors, but they mostly provide for almost everyone. Algodonales hostels are simple and cheap. They reflect the pristine nature of the town and the quiet, rural nature of Algodonales.

Written by local expertz for Algodonales

Written by local expertz for Algodonales Angelica Burrage

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