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Alcala La Real, in the province of Jaen , Information, history  and Property for Sale and Rent

description : This delightful small town has a population of approximately 21,000 and is located on the N432 between Cordoba (85km) and Granada (47km) although, technically, it falls within the province of Jaen.the frontier town, key to the valley of the Guadalquiver and the fertile plains of Granada, and its coat of arms has a key right in the middle.

It was from here that Fedinand and Isabella rode out in order to receive the keys upon surrender of Granada.

History of Alcala La Real

history : The town has an impressive fortress and was a strategic stronghold during medieval times, and subsequently occupied by the Moors in 713.Thereafter, Alcala was the scene of frequent battles between the Moors and the Christians.

This tumultuous period lasted until 1341 when Alfonso XI gained control of the town.The crown established an abbey here which was deemed the headquarters from where to launch a major offensive on Granada

Things to visit in Alcala La Real

to visit : Large rocks form part of the walls of La Mota Fortress which consists of Alcazaba and abbey church, here 7 doors lead down to the town where you find the old military quarters of the Muslim era and many other fascinating features.The castle was badly damaged in the 19th century when battles were fought with France and it was thereafter abandoned.

The three rows of fortifications are still in evidence, however, and there is a small museum open to the public

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Some properties for sale in Alcala La Real

Showing 5 properties out of a total of 4 : from 100 Eu to 9,999,999 Eu : for sale : in the town of Alcala La Real : in Jaen province

Townhouse for sale in Alcala La Real  | Townhouse to buy in Alcala La Real | REF:THA057 | 33000 Euros
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Alcala La Real, Townhouse
Eu 33,000
40 Sqm | 100 Sqm Plot | https://www.inlandproperties.info/stars/2STAR.gif
Townhouse for sale in Alcala La Real  | Townhouse to buy in Alcala La Real | REF:THA055 | 65000 Euros
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Alcala La Real, Townhouse
Eu 65,000
4 beds | 160 Sqm | 160 Sqm Plot | https://www.inlandproperties.info/stars/2STAR.gif
Townhouse for sale in Alcala La Real  | Townhouse to buy in Alcala La Real | REF:THA056 | 115000 Euros
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Alcala La Real, Townhouse
Eu 115,000
3 beds | 110 Sqm | 200 Sqm Plot | https://www.inlandproperties.info/stars/NONE.gif
Finca for sale in Alcala La Real  | Finca to buy in Alcala La Real | REF:THA027 | 200000 Euros
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Alcala La Real, Finca
Eu 200,000
2 beds | 120 Sqm | 35000 Sqm Plot | https://www.inlandproperties.info/stars/3STAR.gif
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