The countryside near Casa Rural El Olivar

The countryside

The countryside surrounding Casa Rural El Olivar is breath-taking. The hills are covered with neat rows of olive trees, forming a green dotted patchwork blanket. In between there are typical Andalusian white villages.

Spectacularly shaped lake

Another main attraction of Casa Rural El Olivar is his location at the Lake of Iznajár, the largest of Andalusia and often called ‘Lake of Andalusia’. A paradise for the “silent” water athletes. Don’t expect busy mass tourism. It is very likely to make a boat trip and not encounter anyone else on the water.

Andalusian White villages

The white village Iznájar is less than half an hour by foot and five minutes by car away from Casa Rural El Olivar. It has just about 2.500 inhabitants. Nearby there are several other typical white villages, each of them worth to be explored.

Natural Park La Subbética

The white village Iznájar is at the South of the extensive Natural Park La Subbética. In that park there are several walking and cycling routes that follow the old railroad. Nearby there are several other natural parks, like Fuente de Piedra which is home to many birds (one of the largest breeding areas for flamingos), El Torcal…