"Jaen - castles, churches and olive groves" Top 5 Page for this destination Jaén by alucas
Jaén Travel Guide: 52 reviews and 149 photos
I moved all my previous info from this page to my Banos page, in preparation for a full re-write. Apologies to those of you who have temporarily lost your "top five" - it won't be for long, I'm sure !
We decided to visit Jaen whilst we were staying in Ubeda - it's not that far away, and I particularly wanted to visit the castle and the cathedral. However, we had to go to the post office in Ubeda before we left, and as a result we were a little late in arriving in Jaen - it was almost noon when we drove into the city. The traffic was very heavy and there were road-works holding up the traffic. We didn't have a map of the city (MOST unusual for me) and so headed towards the centre, hoping to spot a sign for a car-park, or if we were really lucky, find a space on the street. It wasn't to be our day though, and we found ourselves diverted away from the centre and stuck on a road heading back out again with no way of turning round. So we decided to go to Banos de la Encina to see the castle there again.
We to Jaen returned later in the afternoon, before the traffic built up, and headed for the Parador and castle. On the way back, we managed to find the Cathedral quite easily, but of course we were too late - it wasn't open - and we still couldn't park. Still as Liz says "always leave something to go back to" !!!
We were a little late in arriving in Jaen - it was almost noon when we drove into the city. The traffic was very heavy... more travel advice
alucas' Related Pages
Jaén Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "Jaén, cathedral among olive trees"
- "Jaen, a busy Andalucian city"
- "Jaen - castles, churches and olive groves"
- "Andaluces de Jaén"
- "Liquid gold"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Jaén
- Hotels in Jaén
- Transportation in Jaén
- Restaurants in Jaén
- Warnings and Dangers in Jaén
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Jaén
- 3 Reviews
- 11 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 4 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (16)
Have you been to Jaén?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Jaén
Photos in JaénSee All Photos (11)
Top 10 Pages
- Santorini Island Intro, 29 reviews, 147 photos, 5 travelogues
- London Intro, 30 reviews, 129 photos, 9 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Jerez de la Frontera Intro, 37 reviews, 110 photos, 5 travelogues
- Verona Intro, 35 reviews, 94 photos, 3 travelogues
- Lisbon Intro, 21 reviews, 92 photos, 2 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Úbeda Intro, 22 reviews, 64 photos
- Top 5 Page for this destination Lucca Intro, 33 reviews, 48 photos, 3 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Colchester Intro, 13 reviews, 61 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Wimbledon Intro, 14 reviews, 41 photos, 3 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Toledo Intro, 18 reviews, 33 photos, 2 travelogues
Latest Jaén hotel reviews
- 112 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jun 11, 2013