Órgiva



The village is situated at 450 meters above sea level and has 5739 inhabitants; it is the capital of Alpujarra. The municipality includes the old town of Alcázar (with the cores of Fregenite, Olias, Bagis and Bayacas) and also the cores Bayacas, Los Tablones, Las Barreras and various farmsteads (Tíjola, Los Agustines, Cerro Negro).

 

The chapel San Sebastian in Órgiva
The chapel San Sebastian in Órgiva

Points of Interest in Órgiva


  • Church: Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Expectación (1762);
  • Ermita de San Sebastián (1591);
  • Barrio Alto close to the Ermita San Sebastian;
  • Restorated mill: Molino de Benizalte (16th century);
  • Council "Casa palacio de los Condes de Sástago" (16th century);
View on Órgiva
View on Órgiva

Festivities in Órgiva


  • On the 20th of January San Sebastián, the patron of Orgiva, is celebrated;
  • The day of  Santísimo Cristo de la Expiración is celebrated on the previous Friday before Good Friday;
  • In this town there is an important hippie community, made up mostly of British, German, Dutch, Swedish, French and other European residents. This community used to celebrate the Feast of the Dragon, every spring since 1997. This Festival is visited by over 10.000 people. It is held in the area of Los Cigarrones;
  • With Eastern a Tourism, Craft and Food Fair is organized;
  • On the 15th of August Asunción de la Virgen is celebrated;
  • The fair is held in the 1st week of October;
  • The day of the Hispanidad is celebrated on the 12th of October.
  • All Saints Day is cellebrated on the 2nd of November.

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Basic Information Órgiva


Orgiva (36°54′01″N 3°25′26″O)

Altitude: 450 meters

Population: 5739 inhabitants  (2013)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 55 km

Distance to the beach: 32 km (Motril)

Distance to the Airport of Malaga: 126 km

Distance to the Airport of Granada: 70 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low  - medium - high

 

Facilities:

  • Supermarkets: yes
  • Banks: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Bars: yes

Location of Órgiva

The Weather in Órgiva


Exclusive Holiday Accommodations in Órgiva


Órgíva (countryside) - Alpujarra:  Lovely cabin located in an ancient olive tree. It is located on a camping close to the village of Órgiva. It has just a bedroom with a bed. The bathroom is in common with the camping guests and it has.........

Number of persons: 2 / Price: from € 33,- a night, € 231,- a week

from € 33,-



Órgiva (countryside) - Alpujarra:  The cottage is an Alpujarra style country house, situated in an ancient olive grove. It has a living room, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a kitchen. Outside underneath the porch is a terrace and in.........

Number of persons: 4 / Price: from € 60,- a night, € 420,- a week

from € 60,-



Órgiva (countryside) - Alpujarra:  The cottage is an Alpujarra style country house, situated in an ancient olive grove. It has a living room, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a kitchen. Outside underneath the porch is a terrace and in.........

Number of persons: 4 / Price: from € 60,- a night, € 420,- a week

from € 60,-



Órgiva (countryside) - Alpujarra:  The cottage is an Alpujarra style country house, situated in an ancient olive grove. It has a living room, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a kitchen. Outside underneath the porch is a terrace and in.........

Number of persons: 4 / Price: from € 60,- a night or € 420,- a week

from € 60,-