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Sanctuary of Our Lady of Araceli

Calle Calzada 16, 14900 Lucena, Spain
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Amazing Views, Peaceful Place

We hike up to the sierra now and again for the amazing views and fresh air. Rumour has it you can... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Jadyjames
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Aberdeen
Oh Araceli!

I visited the hill top sanctuary of Araceli last Christmas. It was pretty cold and extremely windy... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
al336474
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Castellon de la Plana, Spain
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Calle Calzada 16, 14900 Lucena, Spain
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

We hike up to the sierra now and again for the amazing views and fresh air. Rumour has it you can see five provinces from the top but I've never been so lucky with the sky. In any case, peaceful small church, you can see...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

I visited the hill top sanctuary of Araceli last Christmas. It was pretty cold and extremely windy, but I rather enjoyed that part of it. The ride up was relatively short and curvy. Once we made it to the top, I enjoyed more standing outside...More

1  Thank al336474
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Visible from the Malaga-Cordoba motorway, the sanctuary sits atop a conical hill commanding extensive views. Araceli is the patron saint of farm labourers, and the sanctuary contains a church with ornate decoration inside, a gift shop, and a bar where great tapas is available. Follow...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2012

High on the hill that overlooks the city of Lucena is the Hermitage of Our Lady of Araceli, the patron saint of Lucena. Its address is Calzada, 16. The sculpture was brought from Rome by the Marques de Comares. The hermitage was constructed in the...More

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