Arcos de la Frontera is a town located about 25 kilometres from Jerez de la Frontera. It lies on the top of a ridge that lies above the Guadalete river. The adding of the "de la Frontera" (on the frontier), comes from being a border town during the time of the reconquista.
Arcos de la Frontera
Switched bases to Arcos de la Frontera, this was a place that during the latter years of the Reconquista, was the frontier between Christian-Spain and what was left of the Moors, then based in Granada. The town sits on a hill/cliff, and is called a Pueblos Blancos, the hotel is part of a converted ...
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