This village is located at 1255 meters above sea level and has 135 inhabitants. This is the second small municipality of Alpujarras. Although traditionally agricultural, the area under cultivation in the municipality is now only 35 hectares. However, like Trevélez it is known for its air-cured ham. In Moorish times it was a centre of the silk industry. A great part of the municipality is located inside Natural Park Sierra Nevada.


Points of Interest in Juvilés

  • Chapel: Ermita de las Ánimas;
  • Castle ruins
Streetview of Juvilés
Streetview of Juvilés
The church & chimneys of Juvilés
The church & chimneys of Juvilés

Festivities in Juvilés

  • On the 20th of January San Sebastian is celebrated;
  • In the first or second week of August Juviles is celebrating its parton "Santísima Virgen del Rosario";

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Basic Information Juvilés

Juvilés (36°56′53″N 3°13′30″O)

Altitude: 1255 meters

Population: 135 (2013)



Distance to Granada: 98 km

Distance to the beach: 49 km (La Rabita)

Distance to the Airport of Malaga: 160 km

Distance to the Airport of Granada: 113 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low -medium - high



  • Supermarkets: no
  • Banks: no
  • Restaurants: no
  • Bars: no

Location of Juvilés

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