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This municipality is located right in the heart of the Alcornocales Natural Park and the Ruta del Toro, Alcalá de los Gazules offers an attractive tourist offer that unites the attractions of its natural landscape with the traces of its history.
Alcalá de los Gazules is located in the Medina countryside, 70 km from the capital. It is located on the Ruta del Toro, in the centre of the province. Its old quarter was declared a Historic-Artistic Site in 1984.
The history of Alcalá de los Gazules can be traced back to the Upper Palaeolithic, maintaining cave engravings such as the “Taja de los Hierros”, and abundant polished stones and axes that testify to this.
However, the first stable population was in the Mesa del Esparragal, where the “Bronce de Lascuta” (189 B.C.) was found, the first Roman inscription in Spain, preserved today in the Louvre Museum.
With the Visigoths, the town acquired a new character and from this period date both the current tower of the Mesa del Esparragal and the now defunct Ermita de los Santos Nuevos, where relics of the Santos Mártires Servando, Germán, Saturnino, Justa and Rufina were found, as well as the forerunner San Juan, which are currently kept -together with the tombstone that identifies them- in the Parroquia de San Jorge.
Prehistory and Ancient Times
In this village there are vestiges of populations from prehistoric times. Later the whole area would be colonized by oriental peoples, giving rise to two settlements, Lascuta population of Libyan-Phoenician origin. And Turris Lascutana, mentioned in the Lascuta Bronze, the first Roman inscription in Spain whose original is preserved in the Louvre Museum.
There are also vestiges of Roman culture in Alcalá, such as the remains of the Roman bridge on the Barbate River.
After the fall of the Roman Empire, it was the Visigoths who imposed their culture.
The Middle Ages
In 711, the Muslim invasion began, and the area was left under Berber rule after the Battle of Guadalete. After the invasion of the Almohads and Almoravids, it came under the control of the kinglets of Jerez or Arcos.
The Arabs left the urban layout of the old town, the castle of Alcalá. At this time the settlement on the hill of La Coracha was called “Al Kalat”, the Castle.
On 23rd October 1264 Alcalá passed definitively into Christian hands, being called in the times of Alfonso X “Alcalá Sidonia”.
Modern and contemporary period
The contemporary period begins in Alcalá with a terrible epidemic of yellow fever in 1800.
Years later, during the Napoleonic invasion, on 10 February 1810, General Latour Mabourg’s troops entered Alcalá, leaving a garrison of 200 dragons.
During the 19th century, Alcalá experienced significant progress, both in terms of population, reaching almost 1000 inhabitants.
When the civil war broke out, Alcalá hardly offered any resistance to the rebels, who murdered the republican mayor and several councillors, as well as an undetermined number of neighbours.
Typical gastronomy in Alcala de los Gazules
The gastronomy of Alcalá de los Gazules has in the products of the land its main ingredients. Its most representative dishes are based on wild products from the countryside, although neither hunting products (large and small) nor desserts can be forgotten.
Among its best known dishes are hot gazpacho (similar to tomato soup), cabbage, asparagus soups and meat stews.
Asparagus and tagarninas are also used for tortillas, scrambled eggs and other dishes.
Excellent are the pork and retinto beef meats, although we cannot forget those coming from the big game, -venado, wild boar -, as well as small game, – rabbit and partridge-, of which we will be able to give an account both grilled and grilled as well as in magnificent stews.
Special mention should be made of meat products such as black pudding, morcón, longaniza, chorizos and lomo en manteca (pork loin in butter), and we should not forget the exquisite goat cheese.
As desserts we will emphasize the sweets of almond and buñuelos (similar to a small rosco), pestiños, “colostros” and the popular “torta de pellizco”.