Without a doubt, what stands out most in the province of Pomegranate It 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 exploring.
Today in Hard Hobbit To Break we are going to move to the province of Granada to meet some of its towns more beautiful. Of course, we apologize in advance for all the places we have had to leave in the pipeline. Do you want to join us?
First of all, we want to tell you about Capileira, a town located in the Barranco de Poqueira, in the Sierra Nevada National Park, one of the most visited natural areas in the province. Considered Historic-Artistic Complex, it surprises for its architecture popular, which has adapted to the terrain and the weather, resulting in white houses with flat and 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 richness and variety. craft, in addition to its traditional homemade gastronomy. Of course, another thing to consider about the place is its beautiful scenery.
We continue our tour of the Granada province in Guadix, which is one of the oldest human settlements in Spain. They highlight the dwellings-caves from neighborhoods like Las Cuevas or las Ermitas. On the other hand, it must be taken into account that it has an interesting historical-artistic heritage, highlighting the Alcazaba with its 11th century turrets.
It could not be missing from the list Salobreña, a town on the Costa Tropical that is located in a unique setting in which it is possible to find a careful urban planning of white houses, a strength 13th century Spanish-Muslim and other important architectural monuments. And all this between the fertile plain and the sea. Of course, we cannot forget its sugar cane and tropical fruit crops, which practically reach the sea.
Of course, we are also going to talk about Montefrío, a spectacular town in the region of Loja that especially attracts attention for its location, on top of a crag. 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
It could not be missing from the Alhama de Granada list, a town that is located on a huge spur rocky and surrounded by a large 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 located on the slopes of the Mulhacen and it is known, among other things, for its hams. Of course, you should not underestimate its urban area, 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 waters medicinal (In fact, here is one of the best valued spas in Spain), you will also marvel at its unique architecture, very similar to that of other towns in the area that we have already told you about.
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Granada - Spain (November 2023)
- Andalusia, Granada, towns