What
  • Careers
  • HR Gib Relocate
  • HR Spain Relocate
  • Adventure Activities
  • Bars & Restaurants
  • Sport & Leisure
  • Auto Rentals
  • Auto Services
  • Legal & Finance
  • Domestic Services
  • Retail
  • Service
  • Festivals
  • Bucket List
  • Spain from Madrid
  • Spain from Gib Clockwise
  • Spain from France North
  • Spain from France South
  • Spain from Portugal
  • Gibraltar Clockwise
  • Gibraltar Anti Clockwise
  • Top Ten Beaches Spain
  • Top 150 Beaches Northern Spain
  • Top 150 Beaches Southern Spain
  • Beaches West of Gibraltar
  • Beaches East of Gibraltar
  • Spanish Islands Top Beaches
  • Andalucia Adv East
  • Andalusia Adv West
  • Andalusia Adv South
  • White Villiage Adv East
  • White Villiage Adv West
  • White Villiage Adv South
  • Castles Top Ten Spain
  • Gibraltar to Madrid
  • Gibraltar Malaga Ronda Cordoba Seville Cadiz Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar Cadiz Seville Cordoba Malaga Ronda Gibraltar
  • Gib - Sierra - Cordoba - Ronda - Gib
  • Andalusia Anti clockwise
  • Andalusia Clockwise
  • H.R.
  • Unesco Sites
  • Medical
  • Bank
  • Gibraltar - South Africa
  • South Africa - Gibraltar
  • Residential Gib
  • NW France - Gibraltar
  • SW France - Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar to Arctic
  • Arctic to Gibraltar
  • Border Crossing
  • National Park
  • Route 66 East
  • Route 66 West
  • Israel, Tel Aviv, West Bank AC Adventure
  • Israel & West Bank Clockwise
  • Residential Spain
  • Residential Gibraltar
  • Epic Road Trips
  • Hotels
  • Shops
  • Mediterranean Road Trip Gib to France
  • Sun & Adv South - North
  • Madrid Go North ACW
  • Dump
  • Spain from Madrid 2
  • Spain from Barca
  • Philippines Northern Route
  • Philippines Southern Route
  • Route 66 from West
  • Test Philipines
  • Australia ACW
  • Asia
  • Australia CW
  • Oceania
  • BMW Service
  • Unesco
  • BMW Motorrad Group
Where

Ubrique White Villiage, Spain

Ubrique is a picturesque pueblo blanco (white town) in the Serrania de Ronda Mountains of Cadiz province. Spectacularly situated in front of the crag of the Cruz de Tajo, the town follows the valley of the Rio Ubrique. This beautiful and tranquil town has a long, interesting history which stretches back over many epochs and empires. For over a century, Ubrique has been world-renowned for its leather industry supplying the likes of Loewe, Louis Vuitton and Gucci.
Today, the town’s national fame also comes from its most celebrated persona, the flamboyant retired bullfighter, Jesulín de Ubrique. His finca, Ambiciones, can be seen from the A373, on the left heading south from Prado del Rey towards El Bosque. Jesulin remains the town’s favourite son.

Attractions in Ubrique include the bullring, appropriately enough in Avenida de Jesulin de Ubrique; there’s also a bullfighting museum, Museo Taurino Jesulin de Ubrique, and a peña cultural named after the bullfighter. Also of interest are the Baroque Public Fountain and the Al-Andalus fountain of Los Nueve Caños (Fountain of Nine Pipes).

The town in situated where the Natural Parks of Grazalema and Los Alcornocales Natural Park meet, so you can enjoy superb hiking in the surrounding area. Nearby is the Roman site of Ocuri, a rare example of an archaeological columbarium (a place for storing funerary urns). Also close to the town is the Castillo de Fatima, the remains of a Moorish castle. Most restaurants and cafes are located on and around the main drag, Avenida Dr Solis Pascual.

Rate us and Write a Review

Your Rating for this listing

angry
crying
sleeping
smily
cool
Browse

Your review is recommended to be at least 140 characters long

Your request has been submitted successfully.

building Own or work here? Claim Now! Claim Now!

Claim This Listing