Top things to do in Níjar

Ceramics in Níjar

La Tienda de los Milagros

This is the workshop of British ceramicist Matthew Weir and Spanish artisan Isabel Hernández, who produces artistic jarapa (cotton-rag) rugs. As well as quality ceramics, Matthew makes woodblock prints and works wit…
Spanish in Níjar

La Mandila

A popular local haunt with pavement seating and a traditional wooden bar, this casual eatery is one of several in the upper part of town. It's good throughout the day, serving everything from breakfast tostadas to p…
Plaza in Níjar

Plaza La Glorieta

The central square in Níjar's hilltop centre, delightful Plaza La Glorieta is surrounded by trees and overlooked by the 16th-century Iglesia de Santa María de la Anunciación.
Spanish in Níjar

La Glorieta

Bask in the lovely leafy setting of Plaza La Glorieta from the sunny terrace of this long-standing bar-restaurant. Don't expect culinary fireworks – just traditional tapas and hearty mains such as salchichas al vino…
Tower in Níjar


Níjar's landmark monument, this ruined watchtower commands mighty views of the surrounding valley from its position above the village. For the best perch climb up the steps inside the tower.