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Andalusia's mountainous Alpujarra region features Spain's highest peak, Mulhacén, rising to a height of 3,478 meters. It provides perhaps the best walking and hiking country in Andalucia and boasts many picturesque villages for the less adventurous...more
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Reviewed 11 July 2019 via mobile

A goup of small white villages nestling in the mountains. So picturesque. Great ohito opportubity. Some great little bars and restaurants. Excellent walks in area too.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Kingpaul100
Reviewed 25 March 2019

These three picturesque villages hug the mountainside and can be seen miles away. The road up is easy, but you climb a lot. And once there, the walk remains hilly. But it's a setting you are not going to see anywhere else. Walk a bit,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 9 March 2019

We walked from Pampaneira to Bubion and on to Capileira, the walk although up hill is easy enough. You can continue on to do a 5 hour loop, unfortunately we missed the path and ended up walking down an old river bed this eventually joined...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lI0ve2h0liday
Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

These villages with white buildings are one of a kind. In some of them you can see hand made products such as large doilers, straw baskets and colorful carpets. Plenty of restaurants too. Prepare your camera!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KarenC8591
Reviewed 19 January 2019

We did a day trip to Bubion, Capileira, and Pampaneira and enjoyed this break from the city. We found a great cafe in the sun with great food and beer and just relaxed and enjoyed the view.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DougDoha
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Together with our excellent guide David we saw an interesting and beautiful part of western Alpujarras. We were two couples, both inspired by Chris Stewards book "Driving over lemons". It was also great to experience the Moorish heritage in the villages. / Ingemar & Ann-Sofi,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ingemar J
Reviewed 30 November 2018

There are lots of pleasant surprises in this tour. Foremost is the amazing vertical nature of the area with deep gorges ,precipitous valleys and beautiful white towns which cling to the mountainside. However, our tour also stopped for lots of views, coffee, chocolate, a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BigFunCanada
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I highly recommend Oscar Javier with Taxi Granada if you are looking for an easy and accommodating way to get to see the beautiful Alpujarras villages during your stay in Granada! He gave us helpful tips and info on the way there, waited for us...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank apettit17
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The minivan was perfect for transporting 6 of us up to the slope of the Sierra Nevada. The roads are narrow and curvy. On our first stop, we parked alongside a roadway. Following a short trail we soon saw a quaint bridge, with picturesque views...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dahlia518
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The Alpujarras (Granada) is a great place to visit or to live, because it is a quiet place and the landscape is wonderful. You will enjoy its gastronomy;the stews,pots,salchichones,chorizos, black pudding and especially,the hams of Trevélez. Trevélez is the highest town in the Alpujarra, that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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