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Quesada, in the province of Jaen , Information, history  and Property for Sale and Rent

description : QUESADA, is located on Lagarin Peak, just outside of CAZORLA NATIONAL PARK, QUESADA is a very pretty hill town and lies beneath Mt Cabans, at 2,028 mts the highest point in the Carzola.To the South is the santuary of OUR LADY OF TISCAR, the Patron Saint of the town, and this was once the site of a Moorish fortress.

QUESADA is an inspiring sight sitting as it does on rocks and an olive grove, and beyond the santuary there is a rocky track leading to the Cabans and the source of the RIVER GUADALQUIVIR,

History of Quesada

history : In the CARZOLA NATIONAL PARK there are numerous pre historic caves with paintings dating from the first human occupation in the year III.A visit to the Roman Villa Brunel will show a magnificent testimony to the architecture of the period.

There are a number of fiestas in the town with the one that begins on December 25th dating back to the XIX century recalling the retreat of NAPOLEONIC troops in the War of Independence.

Things to visit in Quesada

to visit : In September a pilgimage takes place with thousands of people traveling to the hermitage some 14 kms from the town dedicated to the Virgin Mary.According to tradition the statue of the Virgen Mary was brought by SAN ISIDRO and was hidden in the Cave of Water during the Christian pursuit of the Romans, and from 1560 her reputation of miracles has led to great fervor with many people making the journey to the hermitage.

TISCAR CASTLE, the Tower of the Infante Don Enrique and the churches are some of th

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Picture of the Town of Quesada, located in the Costa del Sol of Jaen Province, Spain
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