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Pampaneira Travel guide
Pampaneira : Michelin's recommendations
Although Pampaneira is teeming with tourists, it is probably still the prettiest and most typical village in the Alpujarras. Its whitewashed houses have retained their traditional terrao, with a mortar covering known as launa made from a base of grey clay. In the old days the terrao were places where people would stop and chat, but they are now used for drying or storage. Weaving workshops continue to produce traditional rugs known as jarapas.
Tourist attractions Pampaneira : Things to see and do
Plaza de la Libertad E - 18411 Pampaneira
You reach the church along the main street, lined with shops selling local produce. The Baroque Iglesia de Santa Cruz (Holy Cross) was built in the 17C.
place de la Libertad E - 18411 Pampaneira
The information centre is an essential stop for anyone wanting to walk or ride in Las Alpujarras, or trek down gorges and climb peaks in the Sierra Nevada.
E - 18411 Pampaneira
The dramatically steep-sided valley begins at Pampaneira and contains two other Alpujarras villages, Bubíon and Capileira, which are very popular with tourists.