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Plaza del Cabildo, Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
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All reviews narrow streets pueblos blancos white villages old town lovely town hill top walk up parador hotel tourist shops local tapas hill towns small car birds of prey some great restaurants spanish town few hours the main square
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The historic part of this city is really beautiful, with narrow paths. Is very nice for walking and you can have a lot of choices for food and drinks

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank petrosp227
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn’t have too much time to visit other white villages but Arcos was really great to walk, the narrow streets and white walled buildings yielding dramatic vistas and unexpected renaissance palace entrances and characteristic churches.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Climber248175
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

This was our first white village driving from Seville to Ronda. Definitely follow previous advice about parking at bottom end of town and walking up to the sights. The streets are very narrow and it is better to walk. We loved the views from near...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank maapar
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

First time to visit one of the white villages. We travelled up from Tarifa by car stopping just before Arcos to do a walk Ponta de las Paloma. Very winding roads needing full concentration. Arcos was stunning. Our accommodation in Hotel el Convento was perched...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GillianR361
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The situation of Arcos is more precipitous and stunning than most of the 'White Towns', which is saying something if you know them. Perched on the edge of a sheer cliff the Plaza del Cabildo offers stunning views almost to the coast. The centre is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Millais7
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best hill towns and we visited many. Use the parking garage at the base and take the small bus up. It only comes hourly or walk up. Tourist information is towards the top. get off the bus at the parador...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mimidyk
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Lovely town, people, and food. Is there a lot to do, no but to enjoy life. We had a great dinner, wonderful walks through the old town and beautiful churches. Friendly people and a gorgeous vista view point at the top of the old town...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank gladfly
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

If you ever do a road trip in Spain like I did for three weeks, you cannot miss this place. It’s a beautiful town that you can spend an hour or so just walking around the town where everyone seems to know everyone. Do not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dotty1701
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Such a gorgeous looking village presented our most challenging driving experience! DO NOT try to drive to any sites in the old city! Truly SCARY! There is absolutely nowhere to park in the old town and we barely made it through the town without an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DeniseRoache
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This is a nice place to visit for a few hours. You can drive to the top but parking place is limited. The streets are very narrow. But it is possible with a small car. Or you can park at the bottom and walk up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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gundlachd
13 June 2017|
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Response from janandmikeh | Reviewed this property |
There is a small carpark at the bottom but I don't think it is possible to get a photo as the main centre around the churches is set back from the mountain edge.
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Neiha B
10 May 2017|
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Response from FrenchUSNomad | Reviewed this property |
Hello Neiha B, we visited Argos last Feb and I must say that the best way to see Arcos and other Pueblos Blancos (white villages) is probably like we did by renting a car in Seville. Don't get too big of a car though (we had... More
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