Date(s) - 29/04/2020 - 30/04/2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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APRIL Wednesday 29th to Thursday 30th
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 Espana, Lanjaron for room allocation.
This historic hotel was built in 1917 and frequented by the Spanish writer Federico Garcia Lorca, it is decorated with original antiques and samples of poems and manuscripts from Lorca.
All rooms have TV and a private bathroom with hairdryer and toiletries.
There is WiFi in public areas and the onsite bar/restaurant is open throughout the day till 1.30am
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 20€ ( limited to 4 rooms)
This event is fully booked.