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From Granada: Alpujarra Villages Guided Day Tour

1. From Granada: Alpujarra Villages Guided Day Tour

Explore the region of Alpujarra on a day trip from Granada. Learn about the history of the region of Andalucia with your local guide and admire the views of fantastic landscapes. Begin by heading towards Lanjarón, making the first stop at the historic Nasrid bridge of Tablate. Learn about the relationship of the Moriscos with the Alpujarra. Visit the Nasrid castle and enjoy the views of the surrounding region. Head to a viewpoint and admire the vistas of the Poqueira Valley, Guadalfeo Valley, and Sierra Nevada. Discover the Fuente Agria Spring and the Chorrerón in Pórtugos, a source of water rich in minerals. Walk down to the Chorrerón and enjoy some impressive natural waterfalls. Continue to charming town of Capilerilla, a hidden gem away from the tourist crowds with beautiful architecture and quaint streets. Arrive at Pampaneira, within the network of the most beautiful villages in Spain and one of the most representative of the Alpujarra region. Here you will have free time to have a coffee before returning to Granada.

From Granada: Day Trip to Trevélez with Ham Factory

2. From Granada: Day Trip to Trevélez with Ham Factory

Embark on a full-day trip to Trevélez, the highest town in the Alpujarras, and discover the ham curing process with a tour and tasting inside a factory. Have lunch at an Alpujarran restaurant before visiting the village of Pampaneira. Start with a pickup in downtown Granada and a drive towards Lanjarón. First, stop at the historic Nasrid Bridge of Tablate to gain an understanding of the relationship between the Moriscos and Alpujarra. Next, find a unique viewpoint from where you can contemplate the Poqueira Valley, the Guadalfeo Valley, and the Sierra Nevada while taking memorable photos. Sample the mineral-rich fresh cold water from the Fuente Agria Spring. Admire the stunning Chorrerón waterfalls before discovering the ham curing process inside a factory in Trevélez followed by a tasting. Experience the traditional gastronomy and an Alpujarran lunch. On the way back to Granada, pass through impressive landscapes and visit Pampaneira.

Day trip to Alpujarra from Granada + visit ham drying room

3. Day trip to Alpujarra from Granada + visit ham drying room

Lanjarón Famous names travelled to Lanjarón trying the water with one intention: Improving health problems or trying to give themselves a few more years of life. García Lorca family, artists such as the writer Virginia Woolf, philosopher Bertrand Russell and musician Manuel de Falla are some of them. Legend says that the health of who drink this water improves. Well, the legend and a report by the World Health Organization. It highlighted Lanjarón as one of the municipalities on the planet with the highest life expectancy. Furthermore, various researchers point the name Lanjarón to different origins, although all versions have something in common: water. But the visit is much more than just adding a few days of life, we are going to walk through Plaza de la Constitución and to see some cannons, niches and the Ermita del Tajo de la Cruz. Pampaneira Pampaneira is a picture postcard image. Situated between the mountains, their white houses are filled with colors thanks to their balconies. ¡Full of plants! But the visitor's attention is in San Antonio fountain, also known as Chumpaneira. On its mural you can read: "It has such a magnitude that a bachelor who drinks with the intention of getting married does not fail, because he instantly has a girlfriend, you see! Who needs a dating app when you have this fountain in town? Let us know if it works! We are going to visit the Plaza de la Libertad, the Church of Santa Cruz and, of course, we will get lost in the streets while we're talking about history and curiosities of the most charming corners. Trevélez It's interesting to know that “In Trevélez, you will touch the sky”, or that is what the viewpoint at the entrance says. ¿Reason? You will be 1,476 metres above sea level. And, by the way, did you know that…? From the top you can see Africa, and it is the point in Spain where the most shooting stars pass by per minute. Spectacular place, isn't it? But Trevélez is known for its exquisite hams cured at an altitude. In fact, it has a Protected Designation of Origin. We will visit a ham drying room to learn about the ham production process. We will also be able to taste local products. In the drying room shop, customers can buy local charcuterie.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 48 reviews

We loved the excursion, you have time to shop, eat, get to know towns with a lot of history, each one with its own particularity. Bolívar, our guide was spectacular, he told us many stories about the Alpujarra and seeing the evolution of the bridges, from the Roman to the present day was wonderful. Tour 100% recommended!

Enrique was an incredible and knowledgeable guide. The trip was so beautiful with stops along the way, picturesque sights, amazing food and ham factory. Comfortable ride and safe driving. Thanks for helping us make memories today!!

Visit by transport to the different towns that make up the Alpujarra. It focuses mainly on the Alta Alpujarra, this being the most notable.

Super experience, fun, relaxed and very enthusiastic guide. Recommended

Very interesting excursion with a very pleasant guide.