Private Day Trip from Cádiz: The White Towns of Andalusia


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From $305.38

3 reviews   (5.00)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: andalucia, spain

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

Enjoy a private tour to the White Towns of Andalusia.

The White Towns of Andalusia are a series of towns in southern Spain, mostly within Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park. All of the villages are characterized by white washed walls and red or brown tiled roofs.

Some say that these villages paint the white house to ward off the intense summer heat that affects mainly the towns along the Sierra de Grazalema. But keep whitewashed houses is a very ancient custom in the Mediterranean to disinfect the environment in the plague epidemic period.

The lime mixed with water produces a high heat kill any microorganism. Therefore, people living in cities with houses "whitewashed" ended up escaping more disease than those who did not. 

Today times have changed, but the tradition is still alive, somehow, marking the time to paint the facades ( "whitewashed"). So much so that in some pueblos blancos, you can paint the exteriors of homes without taxes.


What's Included

Guided visit to Arcos de la Frontera

Guided visit to Grazalema

Guided visit to Zahara de la Sierra

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What's Not Included

Food and drinks

Gratuities

Lunch


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Zahara de la Sierra
Guided visit to Zahara de la Sierra city center

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mirador de Grazalema
Guided visit to Grazalema and stop for Lunch (not included)

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Arcos de la Frontera
Guided visit to Arcos de la Frontera city center

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

My wife and I had a...
Julie_P, 06-06-2022
My wife and I had a wonderful day visiting the White Towns. Thanks to our excellent driver/guide, we experienced the beauty and culture of Spain away from crowds of tourists. It was a perfect day.
A photographer’s heaven
Michael S, 12-09-2019
Totally enjoyable, and I felt looked after the whole time.

There’s quite a bit of driving needed during the day, This was expertly handled by Juan, leaving the charismatic guide, Gabriella, to explain everything about the region, it’s culture, it’s history, it’s food... in fact everything you could ask about.

What I enjoyed the most was being taken to selected vantage points, and being given time to take in the views.

The day was full of laughs, as well as learning, all taken at a relaxed pace. Thank you to both Juan and Gabrielle.
Muy buen viaje por pueblos preciosos
Laura_R, 04-10-2021
Muy majos el conductor y la guía. La visita muy interesante y el viaje cómodo. Repetiría con ellos en otra ocasión




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