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 →