A singular journey to essentially the most medieval Guillena

The Tourism Division of the Guillenero City Corridor organizes free visits that can enable the residents of the municipality to journey again in time, particularly to the medieval previous of the Villa de Guillena, by way of the Cortijo de la Torre, in Torre de la Reina. A monument from the thirteenth century, which at present capabilities as a lodge.

Army-type constructing totally different from the same old citadel within the area and that responds to the traits of the house-fort within the middle and north of the peninsula. Rectangular in plan, organized round a slender enclosure or patio, immediately coated by a half-barrel vault, however which should initially have been open to the sky. A hall goes across the building linking a sequence of sq. chambers, during which arrow slits open. It has been declared a Nationwide Historic-Creative Monument since 1977.

A navy constructing totally different from the castles of the area that was declared a Nationwide Historic-Creative Monument since 1977

In Torre de la Reina is that this building that’s positioned within the XIII. It was the middle of an in depth donadio and belonged, after the Castilian conquest, to Queen MarĂ­a de Molina, to whom it owes its identify, in line with paperwork from the 14th and fifteenth centuries. Within the seventeenth century, its homeowners had been already referred to as Counts of the Tower. The chronicles say that the Andalusian Guillena was sacked by Christian troops within the yr 1213, turning into, since then, a coveted piece within the advance in direction of Seville. Years later, in 1247, it was definitively conquered by King San Fernando, earlier than his entry into the Seville capital on November 23, 1248. This yr marks the 775th anniversary

The guided tour calendar covers virtually all of this yr. The primary shall be on February 4, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Registration is now open and have to be performed by way of rutadelagua@guillena.org. The next visits are scheduled for March 10, April 14, Could 26, September 27, October 20 and November 10.

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