Date(s) - 20/09/2019
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Luque is a town situated in the province of Cordoba on the edge of The Sierra Subbeticas Natural Park. Crowned by a Castle and medieval defensive walls, it is believed to be one of the oldest towns in the province.
There is a cave situated behind the church, which was only discovered in 2002. The caves depicts copies of different scenes of the Chalcolithic, Neolithic. The originals are in other caves which are deemed to dangerous to visit. Here the visitor can see the paintings in similar conditions of humidity, temperature and darkness. There are several guided tours a day leaving from the Museum. Entrance is free. If you are interested in the caves please let me know so i can arrange with the museum in advance.
Other things to see:
Inglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion , A renaissance style church built between 1567 – 1697 whos architect Hernan Ruiz 11 is also linked to The Cathedrals of Cordoba and Seville.
The Clock Tower , built in 1820. It features a bell clock operated by weights, this no longer works, as its creator Miguel, carried the secret of its operation to his grave.
Olive Oil Centre & Shop. And of course the bars and restaurants.
Then on to Zuheros for its annual Cheese Festival
Zuheros has managed to maintain the charm of past eras with its narrow and winding streets and many small squares. The national Fair of Artisan Cheese is celebrated in the Paseo de la Constitucion, where cheese makers from all over Spain gather.