Granada Province - Motril

Motril

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Motril is the largest town on the Costa tropical with 50,000 inhabitants. Is it a commercial town that benefits from the tropical fruit and flower producers in the area. The town of Motril is located just off the main coast road between Almeria and Malaga where the N325 turns inland for Granada. Most tourists by pass the town but is a good place to go shopping for necessities perhaps in one of the out of town hyper-markets. Whilst in the town take a look at one of the interesting sights.

THINGS TO SEE

 

Casa de las Palmas
Originally built for a wealthy Moorish convert, the 16th-century Casa de la Palma was then used as a sugarcane refinery and is now a cultural centre. The principal exhibits relate to the sugar industry and guided tours are offered.
Plaza Trinidad. Tel. 958 600 064


Casa Consistorial - Town Hall
17th-century town hall building which presents remarkable examples of mudéjar architecture. Some rooms are open permanently to visitors who can see artwork and period furnishings.Occasional art exhibitions are held here
Plaza de España. Tel. 958 838 300


Museo Aeronáutico
An excellent air and space museum, has numerous exhibits to interest children and adults alike.
Calle Cuartel de E.V.A. Tel. 958 822 206

Colegiata de la Encarnacion
15th century church


Sanctuary of Ntra Sra de la Cabeza
Stands on a hill overlooking the Park of the people of the Americas. This baroque shrine was built on the former Moorish palace of Aixa, mother of Boabdil. The well kept park itself is a pleasant place for a quite stroll.

Motril Port

Motril is best known for its busy commercial port. There is also a fishing port and a yachting Marina. There are ferries from here to Morocco.

Golf

Los Moriscos Golf Club
is in Motril.  Read more>

restaurants

If you feel like trying the Andalucían cuisine it's worth going to "Tropical Restaurant". Lunch & Dinner. Closed Sundays & June. Avda. Rodríguez Acosta, 23. Motril. Tel: +34.958.600.450.

 

Beaches


Motril has a number of fine beaches. Read more >

 

 

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