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Grazalema, in the province of Cadiz , Information, history  and Property for Sale and Rent

description : Located in a high valley over 800m in the Sierra del Endrinal and dominated by the magnificent rocky outcrop known as Penon Grande

History of Grazalema

history : The village was established in Moorish times by Berber settlers who discovered a striking similarity with the mountains of their homeland and those of the Sierra de Grazalema.They introduced sheep to graze the lush mountain pastures and produced wool for ponchos and blankets to guard against the wet climate.

In 1485 the Duke of Arcos conquered the Moors in Grazalema but the cottage industry of producing woollen blankets - the renowned mantas de Grazalema - continued, reaching its peak in the 17th and 19th centuries, when wealth from textile manufacturing helped to fund the construction of the villages churches

Things to visit in Grazalema

to visit : the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park.The park is a vast protected area of rugged limestone mountains, which are famous for being the rainiest place in Spain.

These high levels of precipitation account for the verdant vegetation in the surrounding countryside.

Interesting Links of Grazalema

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Some properties for sale in Grazalema

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Grazalema Townhouse For sale | Ref : Bbz441 | 158000 Euros
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Grazalema, Townhouse
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