Granada, spain information, andalucia spain map, map of Andalucia, map of spain

Maps of Spain to help plan your holiday.
ADVERTISEMENT Car hire Granada

Granada villages Motril


The waters of the Mediterranean bathe the coast of Granada. This area has been a historic gateway for the most varied civilizations, from the Phoenicians who founded Sexi - now Almuñécar - and Salambina - now Salobreña - to Abd al-Rahman I, who established the Hummeyad Emirate of Al-Andalus.

The subtropical climate of the coast and its calm and warm waters make it an ideal place for all kinds of water sports. Diving enthusiasts can enjoy one of the most beautiful sea bottoms of the Andalusian coastline.

There are also three nude beaches. Cantarriján and El Muerto are near Almuñécar, whereas La Joya is near Motril.

Motril is the second highest town in the province after Granada. Visitors will enjoy its sunny beaches, exquisite tropical products and the heritage of its long history, in the shape of churches, hermitages, civil buildings and the Museum of Sugar, devoted to the sugar cane, which was the main industry of the city for centuries. The fish harbour is one of the most attractive places in town.

Granada province

Alhama de Granada
Almuñecar
Alpujarras
Baza
Guadix
Lanjaron
Loja
Montefrío
Motril
Salobreña
Trevelez

El Temple information
Lowland Area
Poniente of Granada
River Verde
Sierra Nevada
Valle de Lecrín

 

 

All content © 2013 Spain-Map.com All Rights Reserved