SURROUNDINGS

I would like to know more about Orgiva’s Surroundings:

MOUNTAINS 
SIERRA NEVADASIERRA CONTRAVIESASIERRA LUJAR

RIVERS
GUADALFEORIO SUCIORIO CHICORIO SECO

BEACHES
MOTRILSALOBRENACALAHONDAALMUNECARNERJA

CITIES
GRANADACORDOBAMALAGAALMERIA

MOUNTAIN VILLAGES
CAPILEIRABUBIONPAMPANEIRATREVELEZLANJARONLA TAHA

 


Surroundings


 

 

 

Orgiva

is situated in between three important Sierras (mountains), the Sierra de Lujar, Sierra de la Contraviesa and Sierra Nevada. The Sierra Nevada is famous for the Ski Resort (Estación de Sky) with great activities to practice in winter and summer.

 

Las Alpujarras

is in the National and Natural Park of Sierra Nevada, it is a very natures area with lot of endemics trees, animals, forests and rivers. This makes Las Alpujarras very special for visitors who are attracted by the rural area and its traditional style of life.

At only twenty minutes from Orgiva you will find the Granadine Cost (‘Costa del Sol’) with beautiful villages for visitors that are looking for spectacular beaches, delicious food, sport, cultural and social activities that you can practice during your holidays.

Orgiva and the surrounding areas offer visitors the possibility to practice water sport activities, mountains sport activities and cultural visits.

The beautiful little rural villages, as the ones which are part of El Barranco del Poqueira (like; Pampaneira, Bubion and Capileira) that are part of the Sierra de las Alpujarras keep the tradicional style of the arabic constructions with narrow streets, flat roof for the houses and traditional chimneys.

 

Important to mention

as well in the surroundings of Orgiva, is the closest cities as Granada, which offer monuments visits to La Alhambra, the Cathedral and the Albaicin. From here you can enjoy the spectacular views of the Alhambra Castle.

Cordoba is another possibility to visit, you can enjoy the famous Patios with all the flower pots hanging on the balconies, and the monuments like the Mezquita de Cordoba, the Palace for the Arabic Princes during the Reconquista period in Andalusia.

Almeria offers to our visitors an expended amount of little beaches hidden between the rifts of its coast limits, and special mention for the Protected Area of Cabo de Gata as a Natural Park Reserve, and the Almeria desert area with Tabernas place where the most westerns were filmed.

Malaga is another close cities to visit, where is also the airport station, there they offer the luxury and tradicional style mixed all around its coast, and the monuments visit with the big offer of museums.