Casa-Museo Pedro Antonio de Alarcón

Las Alpujarras

An ancient village home with a modest exhibition on local farming and living utensils, and the life and work of the Guadix-born novelist Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, whose 1872 book La Alpujarra detailed his travels in the region.

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At the top of town, this is the Alpujarras' only remaining artisan workshop of jarapas, those colourful rugs you'll spot all over the Poqueira villages…

2. Casa Alpujarreña

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5. O Sel Ling


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6. Mirador Era de la Platera

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This viewing platform at the top of the village commands huge views over the surrounding hills down to the white town of Cádiar. The terrace was once used…

7. Espacio Brenan

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On the main road, the old Fonda de Manuel Juliana is where Gerald Brenan stayed upon first arriving in Yegen in the 1920s. It's now a small, fascinating…

8. Bodega Cuatro Vientos

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Cuatro Vientos is the winery behind the Alpujarras' famous, smooth Malafollá reds, and also has its own restaurant. On a 90-minute tour you'll see a wine…