Without a doubt, what stands out the most in the province of Granada is its capital, the city of Granada, where you can find amazing places such as the Alhambra, the Cathedral or the Sacromonte. However, this Andalusian province has much more to offer the traveler, such as the beautiful Sierra Nevada National Park, the beaches of Motril or beautiful towns that are worth visiting.
Today at Vuela Viajes we are going to move to the province of Granada to visit some of its most beautiful towns . Of course, we apologize in advance for all the places that we have had to leave in the pipeline. Would you like to join us?
First of all, we want to talk to you about Capileira, a town located in the Barranco de Poqueira, in the Sierra Nevada National Park, one of the most visited natural spaces in the province. Considered a Historic-Artistic Complex, it surprises for its popular architecture , which has adapted to the terrain and the weather, resulting in white houses with flat, zigzagging roofs and steep streets.
In the Barranco de Poquira there is also Pampaneira, a town that has maintained the Berber aspect in its streets and houses. Declared a Historic-Artistic Site, the town is also known for its wealth and variety of crafts , as well as for its traditional home cooking. Of course, another thing to keep in mind about the place is its beautiful landscape.
We continue our journey through the province of Granada in Guadix, which is one of the oldest human settlements in Spain. The dwellings-caves of neighborhoods such as the Caves or the Hermitages stand out. On the other hand, it must be taken into account that it has an interesting historical-artistic heritage, highlighting the Alcazaba with its towers from the 11th century.
Salobreña could not be missing from the list, a town on the Costa Tropical that is located in a unique setting in which it is possible to find a careful urbanism of white houses, a Hispano-Muslim fortress from the 13th century and other important architectural monuments. And all this between the fertile plain and the sea. Of course, we cannot forget its crops of sugar cane and tropical fruits, which practically reach the sea.
Of course, we are also going to talk about Montefrío, a spectacular town in the Loja region that especially draws attention for its location, on top of a rock . Declared a Historic-Artistic Site, it not only offers important monuments, but also unique surroundings. You will discover more about this town in our article “Montefrío, a town with beautiful views in Granada”.
Alhama de Granada
Nor could it be missing from the list Alhama de Granada, a town that is located on a huge rocky spur and surrounded by a great gorge, the so-called Tajo de Alhama. In addition to its beautiful surroundings, the town stands out above all for its old quarter, where important monuments can be found.
Located in the Sierra Nevada National Park, Trevélez is considered the highest town in Spain. It is found on the slopes of Mulhacén and is known, among other things, for its hams. Of course, its urban area should not be underestimated, which descends to the Trevélez river and, especially, its urban architecture, which adapts to the terrain and climate of the area.
Finally, we want to talk about Lanjarón, which is also part of the Sierra Nevada National Park. Although this town is famous for its medicinal waters (in fact, here is one of the best-valued spas in Spain), you will also be amazed by its unique architecture, very similar to that of other towns in the area that we have already told you about. .
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