Porcuna in Jaen is a small town on the edge of the province where it borders with the province of Cordoba. It’s 42 km from Jaen city and 50 km from Cordoba city. The main occupation of its inhabitants is olive growing. The main tourist attractions are the tower of Boabdil, the Casa Piedra, the Paseo de Jesus and the various hermitages.
Ayuntamiento de Porcuna
Plaza de Andalucia, 23790 Porcuna (Jaen)
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|Malaga 172km Granada 143km Seville 194km
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Porcuna in Jaen has a long history with Iberians, Romans, Visigoths and Moors leaving their traces in and around the town. It is considered among the richest in archaeological sites; within its district, many important findings have been made, such as an Iberian bull. Legends and fiestas colourfully depict its beginnings and monuments and archaeological sites show its treasures.
- May – La Romeria del Alharilla has been declared of ´Tourist Interest´ for its size and flamboyancy.
- July – The month with Medieval Markets and street performances.
- 4th of September – Feria Real in Porcuna: the town´s main fiesta with side shows, live performances, street food and traditional Besana Flamenco.