Valdepenas de Jaen – Jaen

Valdepenas de Jaen in Jaen is a  typical Spanish village but with all the amenities you need to enjoy and live. It is located next to the Viboras river, between the Sierras del Trigo and La Grana mountains.

Local information

Ayuntamiento de Valdepenas de Jaen
Plaza Constitucion 4, 23150 Valdepenas de Jaen (Jaen)
Telephone: 953-310-111

Health Clinic Bars, shops, restaurants Schools Municipal pool Beach
2h20 min
Golf nearby Malaga 180km Granada 81,5km Seville 236km Bus and train
Malaga airport
Granada airport
Seville airport


Main information

Valdepenas de Jaen in Jaen is a village with a large population, a mixture of both Spanish and expats. With plenty of bars and cafes to enjoy along with shops and municipal swimming pool this village also has great walking routes through the forrest, along the river called los Chorreras del rio Vadillo.

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You are also close to the Sierras Parapanda where you can cycle and mountain climb. Valdepenas de Jaen in Jaen is close to the Capital of Jaen, aswell as the towns of Martos and Alcala la real.

Valdepenas de Jaen is an eminently agricultural and livestock municipality. It is very important, within the livestock activity, to highlight the dairy goat farms. It also has a small part of its surface dedicated to the cultivation of olive groves, so the oil industry is practically the only one in the town.

Thanks to its privileged geographical location, Valdepenas has natural landscapes of great beauty, with an abundance of water and a multitude of sources and streams.


  • 2th of February – The Candlemas Festival is celebrated. After the procession, a large bonfire brings together hundreds of people from Valdepenas to taste “rosettes”, roasted pumpkins or migas.
  • First Sunday of May – The pilgrimage in honor of the Christ of the same name is celebrated in the incomparable place of Chircales. After the procession, thousands of pilgrims coexist in the surroundings of the hermitage, where the abundance of water and the thick trees offer a gratifying freshness.
  • 23 to 25th of June – The Valdepenero summer begins with the San Juan fair
  • 1 – 5th of September – The September fair in honor of the Christ of Chircales. On day 1 the entire town goes down to the Santa Ana eras to receive Christ. This remains in the parish church of Santiago Apostol until the last Sunday in October, when it is returned to its hermitage.

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