Experience the captivating charm of Jaén, a city of light and the capital of the inner paradise that is its province. As the host of the XXXIX SEPLN Conference and the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Society, Jaén is a must-visit destination. Explore all that this vibrant city has to offer by visiting the tourism websites of the Jaén City Council (Ayuntamiento de Jaén), Provincial Government (Diputación Provincial), and Andalusian Government (Junta de Andalucía) for more information.
Jaén boasts a rich cultural and leisure agenda that will enrich and complement your attendance at the SEPLN Conference. We recommend consulting some of the leisure guides to learn about events during the days of the Conference. You should not miss the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Jaén.
Getting around the city
Jaén is a manageable and peaceful city that is perfect for exploring on foot. If you prefer to use public transportation, the most recommended option is to visit the website of the urban buses or install the mobile application for Android or iOS of the bus service itself. You can also use the taxi service (Radiotaxi, Teletaxi), which can be reserved through the “Pide Taxi” application. You should not miss the opportunity to easily and conveniently navigate this charming city.
How to reach Jaén
Jaén can be reached by road, train, and plane, including:
The nearest airport to Jaén is the Granada-Jaén Airport, located approximately 100 kilometers from the city. There are also other airports in the region that offer regular flights to Jaén, including the Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport and the Sevilla Airport.
Once you have arrived at the airport, the best option to travel to Jaén is by intercity bus, particularly those of the company ALSA.
Jaén is well connected by road, with several highways and major roads leading to the city.
If you are coming by car, it will depend on your starting point, and we recommend using a navigation app for this purpose. If you are coming by bus, it will depend on your origin, but some companies with services to Jaén are Samar (Madrid-Jaén) and ALSA.
Jaén has a train station with regular service to other cities in Andalusia and the rest of Spain.
You can travel to Jaén by train from Cádiz, Sevilla, Córdoba, and Madrid. More information is available on the RENFE website.
For more information on how to get to Jaén:
Where to eat
Experience the culinary delights of Jaén, a city renowned for its excellent bars, taverns, top-level restaurants, and delicious tapas. No matter where you dine, you won’t go hungry in Jaén. For recommendations on the best places to eat, consult popular apps like TripAdvisor and Google Maps. Here are some links with information that may interest you:
- Where to eat in Jaén according to Pedro Sánchez (Rest. Bagá)
- Michelin Guide for top-rated restaurants
- Restaurants in the Repsol Guide
- Recommendations by “Mochileando por el Mundo”
- Recommendations by “Viajeros Callejeros”
- Diputación de Jaén
What to visit in Jaén
Discover the rich history and cultural treasures of Jaén, a city that has been home to civilizations throughout the ages. From the stunning and unique Renaissance Cathedral to the largest visitable Arab baths in Spain, Jaén has something for everyone. Don’t miss out on any of the city’s must-see attractions. Here are some links of interest to help you plan your visit: