Pinos del Valle is one of the most popular villages in the Lecrin Valley. Perched up high on the Monte Chinchirina to the south of the Valley, it has spectacular views back down towards Lake Beznar and the rest of the Lecrin Valley villages as well as up towards Granada and to the Sierra Nevada. Continue reading “Pinos del Valle”
The village of Mondújar is located next to, and flows seamlessly into Talara, both being part of the municipality of Lecrin. This lovely little village is super convenient with very easy access onto the Motorway to take you to Granada or the Coast in less than 25 minutes.
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Perched on a hill above the rio Durcal, Conchar in the municipality of Villamena, sits just to the north east of El Valle and Lecrin on a loop road between the motorway junction at Cozvijar and Albuñuelas. Continue reading “Conchar”
Saleres, in the heart of the Lecrin Valley, is very pretty and naturally charming, located alongside a very lovely river. It’s a beautifully tranquil and close-knit community of 200 inhabitants, with just one tapas bar, but only two minutes by car to its larger neighbour, Restábal and an easy 30 minutes to Granada. Continue reading “Saleres”
Albuñuelas isn’t a village you just happen to drive through. You have to make a point of going there. Much like Niguelas, over the other side of the Valley, it’s set apart from the other villages, with has two main roads leading in to it; one from the north, Conchar and the motorway; and one from the west from the direction of Restabal and Pinos, but no through-road. Continue reading “Albuñuelas”
The charming little village of Chite is one of the Lecrin Valley’s smaller villages with only around 300 inhabitants. It’s beautifully looked after and kept to the highest standards by the residents. Its tiny streets wind down the hill towards the lower barrio, cemetery, citrus orchards and olive groves. Don’t drive down too far if you don’t know where you’re going because you’ll probably get stuck! There is plenty of parking up at the top! Continue reading “Chite”