Date(s) - 13/10/2021 - 14/10/2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
OCTOBER Wednesday 13th to Thursday 14th
Starting our journey with a visit to Guadix, a bustling country town with a personalty of its own and many of its inhabitants living underground in the “Barrio Troglodyte”.
Free time to discover this city and have lunch (not included) before moving on to Lanjaron, considered to be the gateway to The Alpujarra Region.
Check into Hotel Andalucia, Lanjaron for room allocation. Situated 200mtrs from the famous Lanjaron Spa, Hotel Andalucia is a historic building surrounded by a centenary garden and has all the necessary facilities for you to enjoy.
All rooms have TV and a private bathroom with hairdryer and toiletries.
There is WiFi throughout the hotel and garden area. The onsite restaurant is open (Evening meal can be purchased seperate, please let me know and i will add it to the booking). The hotel bar will be closed and so will the swimming pool
Free time to discover Lanjaron
Thursday after breakfast (included. ) Check out and take the short drive to Orgiva.
Orgiva with its bohemian atmosphere became a popular tourist area due to the book Driving over Lemons written by Chris Stewart (ex Genesis Fame) . Thursday is market day,
Leaving Orgiva we visit Pampaneira. This small village with a population of around 300 centres on its pretty square dominated by a 16th century Mudejar church, which is surrounded by several bars and handicraft shops, also famous for its chocolate shop.
From Pampaneira we have another short drive to Soportujar, where the residents are known as Wizards and Witches (brujo/as). Legend has it that the village welcomed night time witch meetings, whilst witches watched hidden in fog. Here you can enjoy the views of The Sierra Nevada as well as The Mediterranean Sea.
From Soportujar we make our way home.
Single Supplement 30€ ( limited to 4 rooms) There are also 3 x Triple Rooms available
This trip has been reorganised from last April.
Payment of 50% at time of booking. Balance to be paid by Monday 13th September.
Please note this trip runs subject to numbers and the COVID-19 situation. Changes may be implemented due to unforseen circumstances (for example if a municipalies borders are closed due to COVID)