11 Aug The Alpujarras Route
Setting forth from Granada on route to Sierra Nevada up to Lanjarón, the route goes through the white andalusi villages in this marvellous area called Las Alpujarras.
Going on through Puerta de la Ragua and La Calahorra you will get to Guadix, then you’ll go back to Granada.
There is another option going to Puerta de la Ragua through the village called Lanjar de Andarax to Almería, visiting the white villages that keep the Moorish vestiges of the medieval Spain.
Las Alpujarras show beautiful valleys, descending torrents in picturesque mountains, where The Mulhacén and The Veleta are the highest mountains in this amazing sightseeing at any time of the year. You will find the white andalusí villages of Lanjarón and Panmpaneira among the most beautiful villas; Bubion; Capileira; Trévelez – the highest village in Spain –;Juviles; Mecina; Bombarón; Yegen; Válor; Puerto de la Ragua; Calahorra; Jerez del Marquesado and Guadix, famous because of its caves. And you will discover an intense history full of wonderful tales, half history and half legend.
Country inns in Las Alpujarras
The visitor will find different hotel options with the best service quality at good prices in the villages of Las Alpujarras.
The Brazal venta and Hotel Alcadima are in Lanjaron, with the best sightseeing.
Hotel Cascapeñas in Capileira offers a very good service.
There are many country inns along the way, with vacation apartments and rural houses, perfect to spend a good vacation time.
You can also drive to the beautiful villages of Las Alpujarras and enjoy its traditions and gastronomy if you are spending your holiday in Granada.