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Castilleja del Campo

Villages in Sevilla

Castilleja del Campo

The town of Castilleja del Campo is located to the west of the Guadiamar River, in the far western of Sevilla, being bordered by Huelva. Its population in 1996 amounted to 653 inhabitants. The village sits on the northern slope of a hill, occupying the highest point of the parish church.

From the Roman era there were found numerous archaeological remains such as pottery, tombs, mosaics and small bronze sculptures, made us to think in a Roman origin.

During the period of Al-Andalus, it had several farms and was a major point of defence against incursions to defend the Christian and chieftain of Huelva.

During the XVIII century it belonged to the field of Texada that becomes so important that Sanlúcar la Mayor dispute the supremacy of the region.

Castilleja del Campo Monuments

Church of San Miguel Arcangel

Castilleja del Campo Gastronomy

Some of the most typical dishes in Castilleja del Campo are crumbs with sardines, lamb stew and suckling pig with grilled sardines.
As for the confectionery, there are typical the roscos de petacas, rosas and pestiños y piñonate. We cannot forget the famous goat cheeses, both fresh and cured.

Castilleja del Campo – How to get there

You have to exit Sevilla. In the area around Camas, take: E-1 / A-49 towards Camas-Huelva. Pass near Camas. Take the exit towards Gines-Castilleja-Bormujos. In Castilleja de la Cuesta, at the roundabout, take the salida 3 and follow: A-472 towards Huelva. Alleyways of Gines- Espartinas-Sanlúcar la Mayor. Then get in Castilleja del Campo.

Distances

Sevilla 36 km
Aznalcóllar 25
Sanlúcar la Mayor 14 km
Bollullos de la Mitación 23 km
Carrión de los Céspedes 2,5 km
Bollullos par del Condado 25 km


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