WHAT TO SEE
-The typical small villages situated in the south side of the Sierra
Nevada :Pampaneira, Bubión, Capileira, Ferreirola and Pórtugos
amongst others. Tiny villages in altitude, they offer the best examples
of the Alpujarra architecture, up to the highest village of Spain
which is Trevélez (1476 m), famous as well for its delicious
- The villages of the sea coast : 30 minutes from Órgiva you
can find the sea resorts of Motril and Almuñécar as
well as the small white village of Salobreña stuck on the mountain.
- The small villages and the wine of the “Contraviesa”
: The villages of Murtas, Albondón and Sorvilán produce
their own wine.
- Granada and its ancient town center, its cathedral, the Albaicín,
and its Alhambra (entry to be reserved
on internet in advance).
- The Sierra Nevada and its highest summits of the Iberian peninsula
(The Mulhacén 3482 m and the Veleta 3392 m). It has been declared
a Reserve of the Biosphere in 1996 due to its huge ecological value.
WHAT TO DO
The Alpujarra offers a wide range of sports activities in winter as
Hiking, cycling tours
Paragliding and hang-gliding
Winter sports : Nordic ski, trips in snowfields, cross country ski
For more information about sport activities: www.nevadensis.com
Active holidays in the Sierras of Southern Spain
The region celebrates a great number of fiestas throughout the year.
The Holy Week in Lanjarón, one of the most important of the
The fiestas of “Moros y Cristianos” celebrated in the
The fiesta of San Antón
The wine fiesta in the village of Cádiar
The fiesta of San Juan (or the water fiesta) in Lanjarón...
For more information about Órgiva: www.orgiva.org