Las Alpujarras attractions

Viewpoint in Bérchules

Mirador Era de la Platera

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 by local farmers for threshing and wind-winnowing, two tradi…
Museum in Bubión

Casa Alpujarreña

Located in the lower village beside the church, this folk museum occupies a typical mountain house, giving a glimpse of bygone Alpujarran life through its display of household utensils, farming tools and traditional…
Monastery in Pampaneira

O Sel Ling

Opposite Pampaneira village, 2km up the western side of the Poqueira gorge, you can just make out the stupa of the small stone Buddhist monastery, established as a retreat centre by a Tibetan monk in 1982. It makes …
Museum in Capileira

Casa Museo Pedro Antonio de Alarcón

A modest house-museum exhibiting local farming and living utensils, and illustrating the life and work of the Guadix-born novelist Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, whose 1872 book La Alpujarra detailed his travels in the r…