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La Cruz

Calle Santa Catalina s/n, 23003 Jaen, Spain
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Outstanding views of Jaen and the Countryside

Havjng arrived at the Castillo, then the cross is at the end of a short walk along the footpath... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
peterwV975TL
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Malaga, Spain
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Beautiful views

Just a short drive from the center of town lies the Castillo de Santa Catalina and La Cruz. There... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Maria R
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Benalmadena, Spain
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Calle Santa Catalina s/n, 23003 Jaen, Spain
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Havjng arrived at the Castillo, then the cross is at the end of a short walk along the footpath that runs alongside the castle from the entrance. A few areas where there are a number of steps but for a change they are nearly all...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Just a short drive from the center of town lies the Castillo de Santa Catalina and La Cruz. There is a path from the castle leading right up to La Cruz. The views over Jaén are beautiful.

Thank Maria R
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Just 5 minutes walk from Castillo de Santa Catalina. Footpath is wide and easy. Great view over the city and the whole valley. There are few benches on the way so you can take your time and enjoy the experience. Recommended.

Thank Marian W
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

After the drive to the parking at the Castillo, the walk to the Crux was a well laid pathway. The view was to most aspects of the city of Jaen and beyond. Very good way to see the Cathedral from above and thel ayout of...More

Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

What a breath taking view of the city of Jaen. A must go and see since it's so near of the Parador. Ensure you take your camera with you! Great Panorama

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

It is by the castle but the walk up here you can do for free. Absolutely great . The walk ain’t far from the parking. When you there not to late you get a sight of the morning fog going away. Really nice

Thank Arie1976
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

the views from the cross are stunning on a clear day one can see as far as the sierra morena and the views of the city are tremendous not wheelchair friendly

Thank durnfordSpain
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

You can see all Jaen from the Cruz. You can enjoy the Santa Catalina Castle and take beautiful pictures of the city. You can see the cathedral from there and many points of the city.

Thank Mauricio A
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We walked from the town in little over an hour and it was well worth the effort. 360 degree views over the city and surrounding plains and mountains. Add a visit to the castle, 3.5 Euros, and a coffee in the Parador, (because you're worth...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

This short ridge walk starts outside of the Castillo de Santa Catalina near the Parador de Jaen. The walk is nothing too difficult assuming you have already made it to the top of the mountain via car or taxi. We did the walk at night...More

Thank Melissa_and_RobertP
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