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Lahiguera

Villages in Jaen

Lahiguera, Campiña de Jaen Region

Lahiguera is a little town located in the east of La Campiña. The city centre is in the top of a hill from where you can see the River Guadalquivir, to the north, and the mountain ranges of Jaén, to the south. It is an agricultural town that has the 100% of its lands cultivated, taking the olive grove the 80% and the herbaceous cultivations the 20%, that we can find them in the banks of the Salado de Arjona. The main economic activity of Lahiguera is the olive growing, the oil industry and the kitchen units.

Lahiguera has a Roman name. It depended on Andújar until the XVII century and it belonged to La Orden de Calatrava. It changed its name of Higuera de Arjona for La Higuera.

Lahiguera Monuments

Church of Ntra.Sra. de la Consolación, XVI century. It has a Mudejar coffered ceiling.

Archaeological Sites

Remains of the Roman Bridge.

Gastronomy

Cardillas esparragados

Flamenquines

Roscos de baño blanco

Mantas (a sponge cake filled with chocolate)

Lahiguera How to get there

You have to exit Jaén and continue via J-14. In the roundabout, you have to take the exit 2 and continue in E-902 / A-44 towards Bailén – Madrid. Then continue in the Motorway A-316 towards Torredelcampo – Córdoba. Take the exit 60 – Jaén (Centre) – Fuerte del Rey – Andújar. Continue in the Motorway A-311 towards Fuerte del Rey. Then you get to the town.

Distances

Jaén 40 km
Arjona 9 km
Andújar 11 km
Arjonilla 17 km
Alharilla 18 km
Cazalilla 13 km
Escañuela 17 km
Marmolejo 21 km
Fuerte del Rey 15 km
Villanueva de la Reina 9 km


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