The village is located at 850 meters above sea level and has 274 inhabitants (2013). Mairena is together with the annexed Júbar is part of the municipality Nevada. Mairena is a nice authentic village with narrow streets. In the area you can make nice walks in the mountains.


A street in Mairena
A street in Mairena

Points of Interest in Mairena

  • Church;
  • Washing sinks;
  • The whole village is an open air museum;
  • Viewpoint above the village: this is the place where the the cereal crops were threshed; spectular views over the valley.
View on Mairena
View on Mairena

Festivities in Mairena

  • On the 25th of April San Marcos is celebrated (including a procession);
  • In the weekend closest to the 18th of September the Fiesta del Santo Cristo de la Luz is celebrated (including a procession);
The church in Mairena
The church in Mairena

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Basic Information Mairena

Mairena (37°00′00″N 3°02′00″O)

Altitude:  850 meters

Population: 274 inhabitants  (2013)



Distance to Granada: 109 km

Distance to the beach: 51 km (Adra)

Distance to the Airport of Malaga: 183 km

Distance to the Airport of Granada: 123 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high



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

Location of Mairena

The Weather in Mairena