Places to visit close to El Aguilón
Well off the beaten track, Tarifa is famous for its rustic charm and for being the No.1 kitesurfing spot in Europe.
Tarifa: A magnificent Moorish castle dominates this ancient walled fishing town. Its cobbled streets and tapas bars embrace the thriving surf culture to make it one of Europe's most famous windsurfing spots. This sleepy town comes alive at night, thanks to the surfers' favorite refrain "Surf all day, dance all night".
Beaches: This whole area is renowned for its miles of unspoilt white sandy beaches.
Historial Site: Roman Ruins at Bolonia (10 mins from El Aguilón), Phoenician Tombs - in the hills surrounding El Aguilón
Vejer: An ancient whitewashed town with original castle walls.
Coto Doñana: Europe’s greatest marshland. Thousands of protected species enjoy the environment of this huge National Park.
Visit Morocco: The ferry takes just 35 minutes from Tarifa.
Birdwatching: This area is an important migratory route south, birders' paradise.
Wild Flowers: From November to May the flowers are spectacular. Orchids, narcissi, etc. grow wild in the surrounding countryside.
Tarifa Feria: A ten day fiesta in September; horses, flamenco, and a terrific atmosphere.
Facinas Romeria: Village picnic in May among the cork oaks & wild flowers. Horses, sherry, spontaneous flamenco dancing.