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Sanctuary of Our Lady of Araceli

Calle Calzada 16, 14900 Lucena, Spain
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A beautiful Sanctuary

I have passed the area many times and on this occasion I decided to make a slight detour to visit... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Roger B
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Mojacar, Spain
Amazing Views, Peaceful Place

We hike up to the sierra now and again for the amazing views and fresh air. Rumour has it you can... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2017
Jadyjames
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Aberdeen
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 30, 2018
“A beautiful Sanctuary”
Feb 22, 2017
“Amazing Views, Peaceful Place”
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

I have passed the area many times and on this occasion I decided to make a slight detour to visit this sanctuary. It is possible to drive right to this sanctuary on tarmac roads and upon arrival the view through 360 is truly tremendous and...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2017

We hike up to the sierra now and again for the amazing views and fresh air. Rumour has it you can see five provinces from the top but I've never been so lucky with the sky. In any case, peaceful small church, you can see...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2016

I visited the hill top sanctuary of Araceli last Christmas. It was pretty cold and extremely windy, but I rather enjoyed that part of it. The ride up was relatively short and curvy. Once we made it to the top, I enjoyed more standing outside...More

1  Thank al336474
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Reviewed March 20, 2015

Visible from the Malaga-Cordoba motorway, the sanctuary sits atop a conical hill commanding extensive views. Araceli is the patron saint of farm labourers, and the sanctuary contains a church with ornate decoration inside, a gift shop, and a bar where great tapas is available. Follow...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2012

High on the hill that overlooks the city of Lucena is the Hermitage of Our Lady of Araceli, the patron saint of Lucena. Its address is Calzada, 16. The sculpture was brought from Rome by the Marques de Comares. The hermitage was constructed in the...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
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