North West of the City

Whilst Granada is undoubtedly the most well-known destination, the villages to the north west of the city are extremely interesting in terms of history, culture and environment. Peligros has royal connections and Pinos Puente was the home of famous Spanish author Federico Garcia Lorca.


Pinos Puente is an ideal destination for nature lovers as well as culture and history lovers. It has six main populated areas, all with their own small traditions and fiestas: Valderrubio,… More →

Peligros was very important during the Nasrid dynasty (13th-15th centuries) and for the first few years after the Christian re-conquest, supplying Granada City with many agricultural products.… More →

Located close to Granada City, Maracena is a predominantly agricultural village. Historically, Maratiena, as it was then known, was an important Roman settlement; it continued to be so during the… More →

Atarfe is located in a unique natural environment, surrounded by mountains and agricultural land. The village has always been rich in culture, since its roots in the Neolithic era right up to the… More →

Albolote is a village of Nasrid origin (the Muslim dynasty that occupied Granada the 13th to 15th centuries, and built the Alhambra), but remains of Palaeolithic and Roman settlements have also… More →

In the north west of the Granada Province, about 35 kilometres from Granada City, along the N432 towards Cordoba, is the lovely hillside village of Moclín. The situation is hard to beat in terms… More →

Book Hotels in North West of the City

This charming, restored Andalusian manor house is set in olive groves, 20 km from Granada. It has a restaurant, seasonal outdoor pool and a large family-owned chapel, built in 1878. Surrounded by fields of wheat and sunflowers, Hotel Cortijo del Marqués has easy access to the A44 Motorway and offers free parking. The Sierra Nevada Ski Resort is 60 km away. All rooms at the Marqués are rustic in décor, with wooden or tiled floors and wooden beams. Each room has central heating, a fan and a seating area.

Modern and confortable YIT Conquista de Granada is a hotel situated 5 km from Granada, in the heart of the region of Vega. Near to the motorway that concedes you easy access to the capital, the airport and the Sierra Nevada. Offering 50 large bedrooms that comprise all the necessary facilities to make your stay a pleasant one, whether it be for business or tourism. At your disposal is a complete restaurant, snack bar, practical parking facilities and wireless internet connection throughout the entire complex.