Puerto Serrano has approximately 7.000 inhabitants. It is white, calm and hospitable and located between the Andalusian and Cádiz sierras and Guadalete River, what provides it a great landscape wealth and many beautiful and natural places. Puerto Serrano is included in the Route of the White Villages.
As regards to the history of Puerto Serrano, we can find many traces of ancient settlements.
The necropolis of artificial caves corresponding to II millennium B.C dates from the Bronze Age.
From the Roman city called Marciago comes from important archaeological remains, such as the sculpture of the god Atis, columns of red marble, mosaics and 28 official roman denarius found in the town and whose chronology located them between the 149 and the 77 B.C. In the same way, there are remains of many “villae” (farms) and the necropolis that occupied several hectares.
From hispanomoslem age remains even ancient fortifications (Gailir, El Castellar, and Pozo Amargo) and some farmhouses with storage systems (silos) are still preserved.
In 1835, after a long dispute, it obtains the Independence of Morón de la Frontera.
Puerto Serrano Monuments
Parish of Santa María Magdalena
Mill of Siré
Route of Las Plazas
Hermitage of Almendral
Parish Church of Santa María Magdalena (Architecture and Baroque Art – XVII Century. It has three naves, double facade and tower-belfry. Inside it we can observe the Chapels of Sagrario and Baptismal, as well as the High Altar and the image of San Andrés. The columns with red marble coming from the pits of the city centre and the paintings with a baroque style of XVII century from the Sevillano School of Alonso Cano are very interesting.)
Mill of Siré (Ancient Carmelite Convent, of Baroque and Neoclassical Architecture, holding up the nobility of its architecture, facade and big central courtyard. Later it was used like oil mill. At present it is very changed both in the position and the original architecture. Together with the Parish Church of Santa María Magdalena they were the two first buildings in this village.
Routes of Interest
Toleta – Coripe
El Indiano (Via Verde)
Puerto Serrano – Toleta
Toleta – Cañuelo
Puerto Serrano – Zafragón
Toleta – Los Pesebrillos
Toleta – Zafragón
Puerto Serrano Gastronomy
Sausages. Goat´s and sheep´s cheese. Gazpacho Andalusian cold soup). Asparagus soup. Stew. Serrano muffin.
Rabbit and Hare
Sweets: Baking pancakes. Small doughnuts.
How to get there
MADRID – PUERTO SERRANO:
Take N-IV or the Motorway of Andalucía until Jerez de la Frontera.
Connect with the Motorway A-382 towards Arcos de la Frontera. Seven kilometers away from Villamartín we find the intersection of the Motorway A-382 with the CA-4404, road that arrives at Puerto Serrano.
Take the N-331 until you connects with the Motorway A-92.
Get out the Motorway A-382 towards Campillos.
Follow the Motorway A-382 until the junction with the Motorway A-376. Seven kilometres more and you will arrive at the town.
Take the Motorway A-376 (Sevilla-Costa del Sol) that joins Sevilla with the Motorway A-382 (Jerez-Antequera), it passes on the outskirts of Puerto Serrano, and you leave Sevilla forthat road and when you pass Montellano, to ten kilometres, you will find the town.
Take the Motorway A-4 until you find the exit to Arcos de la Frontera.
Take the Motorway A-382 towards Arcos.
After seven kilometres from Villamartín it is the intersection with the Motorway A-382 with CA-4404, road that arrives the town.
Coripe 29 km
Cádiz 99 km
Ronda 55 km
Sevilla 74 km
Algodonales 21 km
Montellano 13 km