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Villages in Sevilla

Gines

Villages in Sevilla

Gines

Gines is located in the province of Sevilla (Spain), just to eight kilometres from the capital of Andalucía.

Located in the heart of Aljarafe and next to the highway A-49, town communications both with Huelva and Sevilla are excellent.

The origin of Gines is associated with Abgena.

In the Roman period, specifically in the time of Julius Caesar, it will be renamed Vergeliun Iulii Genitoris. It became a major population centre

During the reign of Al-Andalus, it becomes a farm called Genis Lavit.

Alfonso X called it Camero, a name that does not take root, and then be called Xines, which will evolve Gines.

From the XIV century it belonged to the family Zúñiga, passing in the XVI century to the Guzmanes under whose jurisdiction it remained until the XIX century.

Gines Monuments

Parish Church of Ntra. Sra. de Belén
Hermitage of Santa Rosalía
Hacienda del Santo Ángel
Palace of El Conde

Gastronomy
Ropa (stew without soup, onion and bacon).

How to get there

From Sevilla, by the A – 49, take the exit towards Castilleja de la Cuesta and continue straight by the road 431 towards Huelva.

rom Huelva by the A 49 towards Sevilla, to 8 kilometres before reaching the capital, you can find the exit.

Distances

Sevilla 9 km
Utrera 52 km
Bormujos 3 km
Tomares 4,5 km
Mairena del Aljarafe 6 km
Castilleja de la Cuesta 3 km
Villanueva del Ariscal 6 km


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