Things to see and do - Montefrío
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Montefrío Travel guide
Montefrío : Michelin's recommendations
Montefrío is one of the most beautiful villages in the western part of Granada province. Its whitewashed houses with their pale tile roofs perch delicately on two hillsides, like small islands in a sea of olive trees. The village occupies an impressive setting at the foot of the Sierra de la Parapanda. Like many places in the region, Montefrío was a stronghold greatly prized by Moors and Christians alike. It only capitulated in 1486 following an attack by the Catholic Monarchs.
Tourist attractions Montefrío : Things to see and do
Peña de los Gitanos occupies a hill 5km from Montefrío. You reach it along a footpath through olive trees. In a meadow beyond an abandoned mine, you will see a dolmen. Then, in a second meadow dotted with holm oaks, you come to a group of megalithic ..
This church was erected at the top of the hill on the remains of the Nasrid fortress, of which a cistern remains. The ubiquist Diego de Siloé helped build the church, mixing the Gothic and Renaissance. The single nave is topped with a diagonal rib va..
pl. de España
The ideal place to start your tour of the village. The square is home to the Church of the Incarnation, the Tourist Office and the Town Hall, which occupies an 18C building.