Olvera 2April 14 in Spain
The XIIth C Fortelleza, built as part of the Nasrid Kingdom of Granada's defensive perimeter, (and manned by the famous Granadiers,) has been well restored and commands the countryside at 623m above sea level.
There is a famous Andaluz saying: 'Kill your man and flee to Olvera!' as it was so remote from Spanish intervention.
The old Arab town dribbles away to the plains beneath it.
If you ever plan to visit, bring a bike as the 38km 'ruta verde' abandoned rail-line hiker/biker route linking it to Puerto Serrano looks like it is worth a trip.Read more