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Pleasant village and centre of the Alpujarras in Granada province. A wide range of restaurants and bars where you can taste the local cuisine. These are some of our regional products: jamón serrano, black pudding, olives, olive oil, cheese, oranges and even avocados, chirimoyos and kaki, growing excellently here due to the subtropical micro climate. Most of the region’s facilities are to be found in Órgiva and there are supermarkets and a hospital. A lot of hiking, cycling and mountain biking tracks start in Órgiva. Horse-riding or rafting on the Guadalfeo river are other possible activities. There is a market every Thursday from 8 am to 3 pm.
Renowned for its springs and spa. Water festival in the night of June 21st and music festival Lanjarock in August. Market on Friday.
Pampaneira, Bubión y Capileira
Three picturesque white villages in the Poqueira gorge.
The Alhambra, the cathedral and neighbourhoods such as Albayzín, Sacromonte and Realejo.
Mountain area on the south side of the Sierra Nevada stretching out over Granada and Almería provinces.
Parque natural de Sierra Nevada
Possessing 86,208 hectares, it is Spain’s largest national park. It is the highest mountain range of the Iberian Peninsula and only the Alps are higher in Western Europe. The Mulhacén (3,482 m) is the Sierra Nevada’s highest mountain. Activities amongst others are: hiking, cycling, mountain biking, rock climbing, skiing, cross-country skiing and horse-riding.
Puerto de la Ragua
A less visited spot of Sierra Nevada. Access to a large amount of outdoor sports in the mountains.
Valle de Lecrín
Hiking to the Pico del Caballo for instance. Villages like Nigüelas or Melegís. Canyoning, bungee jumping.
Carretera de la Cabra y Río Verde
Canyoning, kayaking, cycling, mountain biking.
Villages almost remaining to be discovered by tourism, perfect for a quiet day on the countryside. Green and fertile region where tropical fruits like chirimoyo and avocado grow. Very convenient for cycling because traffic is little.
Sol y Playa
Salobreña, Almuñécar and Nerja boast some of the most wonderful beaches of Granada and Málaga provinces. On top of that, Nerja has some impressive caves to explore.
Cabo de Gata-Níjar
National park in desert area and of volcanic origin. Very beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. A pleasure to dive or snorkel. Plenty of hiking and mountain biking trails along the coast.
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