The parish of Nuestra Señora de la O is a 16th century church, although in the18th , it was almost totally rebuilt.

It has got a Renaissance front, with sculptures of gothic remains and one the lateral façade shows a flowery gothic arch. + Info

The Castle stands on a rock on the ravine where the waves break all day long. It possesses a square base and tower, two storeys covered with vaulted ceiling arris vaults and pointed arched windows. According to the Diputación Provincial de Cádiz ( Government of the Province of Cádiz) the castle dates back to the Arab period, according to historical documents, Chipiona was conquered by Fernando III “The Saint” in 1251, and reconquered in 1261 by his son Alfonso X “The Wise”.

It was restored in 1527 and up to 1651 it was full of soldiers to defend and watch the castle due to the constant plundering/sacking by pirates, Moorish, berebers and Turkish, even the famous pirate Redbeard is said to have been here. In the 19th century it was used as a Guardia Civil headquarter. + Info

This building is annexed to the sanctuary of Our Lady of Regla and dates back to 1663. It was originally a 17th century chapel, where according to tradition, the sculpture of the Virgen de Regla appeared.

Chipiona lighthouse is the highest in Spain and one of the highest in the world.

Reaching 69 metres from the base to the lamp and with a total of 344 steps.

Our lighthouse was built under the direction of the engineer Font who started the work in 1863 and finished on 28 November, 1867. + Info

The origin of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Regla comes from a fortress of the Ponce de León family.

The monastery is thought to be an old castle because of the square-shaped tower with battlements.

In 1399, Pedro de León donated it to the hermit monks of San Agustín, who stayed there until 1835. + Info

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