Monumental tour

Conoce Montilla

Ruta monumental

The best way to visit Montilla is a pleasant walk around its historical centre. This tour will show you the most important monuments of the city and you can also take a break to taste Montilla's gastronomy in some of the taverns and restaurants that you will find on your way.

A great amount of leading andalusian artists met in Montilla during the Spanish Golden Age, embellishing the interior and the exterior of all religious and  civil buildings with their masterpieces. Most of them remain and can be visited.

This tour also invite you to visit museums which report the history and art treasures of the city through its archeology, ethnography and fine arts.

Route

Convento de Santa Clara- Parroquia de San Sebastián
It is one of most emblematic and historical corners of the city. It unifies art, history and gastronomy.
Parroquia de San Sebastián
It is located at ‘Barrio de la Cruz’, the austerity at its exterior evoke Cistercian ideas, which go further than architectural simplicity and invite to silence and meditation.
Iglesia de San Agustín
It is one of the biggest convent churches of the city, it is the place of reference for Montilla’s Holy Week.
Museo Histórico Local
This museum lets us discovering the history of the city through archeological evidences.
Parroquia de San Francisco Solano
It was erected at the same place where San Francisco’s house was located.
Convento de Santa Ana
Santa Ana Church is part of the convent which has the same name.
Ayuntamiento de Montilla
Montilla city council was erected in 19th century during the Romantic period in a neoclassical style, at the place where the Coventry of San Juan de Dios was located.
Casa de las Aguas. Museo Garnelo
At its origins it was a manor built in the 19th century where the first safe water tanks were located, is for this reason that its named Casa del Agua (House of Water).
Basílica de San Juan de Ávila
The church was part of San Juan de Dios hospital. It was built in the 18th century in a Neoclassical style.
Parroquia de Santiago Apóstol
It is the main church of the city and it has become the pantheon of some of the most illustrious characters of Montilla.
Casa del Inca
It recreates the atmosphere of a manor house of 16th century and its a demand of the figure of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.
Casa de San Juan de Ávila
St Juan de Ávila lived at this modest house the last 17 years of his life, until his death in 1569.

Convento de Santa Clara
Parroquia de San Sebastián
Iglesia de San Agustín
Museo Histórico Local
Parroquia de San Francisco Solano
Convento de Santa Ana
Ayuntamiento de Montilla
Casa de las Aguas. Museo Garnelo
Basílica de San Juan de Ávila
Discover Montilla

Plan your route

Individual:
1h 30 following the indications drawn on the floor (check timetables)
Guided:
It is possible to make individual or group guided tours (prior booking).
Tourism Office: +34 957 652 354 · +34 672 78 05 21
E-mail:
turismo@montilla.es
Intended to:
Regardless of age
Difficulty:
Low-medium. Slopped streets
Distance:
3,6 kilómetros aprox.

Restaurants: Carrasquilla, Bar Manolo, Taberna la Chiva, El Quijote, Luna Centro, Taberna Rincón del Conde, Gastrobodega los Arcos, Taberna Barriles, Taberna la Temporá, Taberna el Tentempié. Taberna el Soldorado, La Tata Antigua

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