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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
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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