Los Corrales, located in the Sierra Sur, is the perfect place for a getaway. A peaceful, rural town with whitewashed houses and clean streets. A town of kind people, sample the local delicacies in the many bars. Be sure to try the goronías, a chickpeas and bean or cabbage stew, and asparagus or golden thistle scrambled eggs.
Enjoy the outstanding natural surroundings in Seville’s Sierra Sur. Walk in the mountains around the River Blanco and Arroyo de la Fuente del Esparto. The Pilgrimage in honour of Our Lady of Good Success, the patron saint of Los Corrales, takes place near this stream in March. Discover the legend about the apparition of this highly revered figure.
Do not miss other festivals such as the Feria de Agosto, famous in the region because it coincides with the Sierra Sur Flamenco Festival. Learn about the history of this town. Rumour has it that it was a strategic point for livestock trade in the south of Seville, ruled by the Duke of Osuna.
Visit Los Corrales, a quintessential Sierra Sur town.
If you travel by car from Seville, take the A-92 motorway. At Osuna, take exit 84 to enter the A-378. You will reach Los Corrales in a few minutes.
The nearest train station is Osuna. From here, you can take a taxi or a bus to Los Corrales. If you travel by bus, go to Plaza de Armas Station in Seville and take a bus to the Sierra Sur with a stop in Los Corrales.
Start your visit at the Plaza Diamantino Acosta in the town centre, home to the oldest building in Los Corrales, the Santiago Apóstol Church.
This 18th-century neoclassical temple has three naves. The main altarpiece holds a sculpture of Jesus Christ by the Sevillian sculptor Rafael Laparte. It also houses the statue of the patron saint, Our Lady of Good Success. The pilgrimage and festival in her honour are in May. The sculpture is the most highly revered in the town. Any local will be happy to tell you the legend surrounding their patron saint.
Admire the church and its dome, the enormous painting of the day of Pentecost and the marble baptismal font donated by the Duke of Osuna in the 18th century.
Take a leisurely stroll through the clean streets lined with whitewashed houses. Go to the bars or restaurants to try the delicious cuisine. Take a break to regain your energy.
Last but not least, come and explore the natural surroundings of Arroyo de la Fuente del Esparto, where the pilgrimage takes place. There is also a picnic area. You can also go to the Riding School. They organise horse-riding routes around Los Corrales. There are myriad ways to enjoy this town’s charming countryside in the Sierra Sur.
Los Corrales is 111 kilometres from Seville in the Sierra Sur region, bordering the province of Málaga. The Sierra de los Almadenes and the River Blanco are part of its municipal district.