Mecina Bombarón

The village is located at 1110 meters above sea level and has 660 inhabitants. The village is part of the municipality Alpujarra de la Sierra.  Just outside the town in the direction of Yegen you can see a nice Roman bridge that is in pretty could condition. By passing this bridge you can enjoy the lovely natural environment next to the river side. 

The Roman bridge in Mecina Bombarón
The Roman bridge in Mecina Bombarón

Festivities in Mecina Bombarón

  • With Eastern there are several celebrations;
  • The 2nd until the 4th of May they celebrate the fiesta of Santa Cruz with a procession to the chappel.
The old mill in Mecina Bombarón
The old mill in Mecina Bombarón
A detail of the church of Mecina Bombarón
A detail of the church of Mecina Bombarón

Points of Interest in Mecina Bombarón

  • The hermitages in Mecina Bombarón ("la Ermita de los Remedios" and "la Ermita de las Animas";
  • Church Iglesia Parroquial de San Miguel Arcangel  (18th century);
  • Old Roman Bridge which was part of the old road between Almeria and Granada. It is located below the current modern bridge. Close to the bridge is also an old renovated windmill located;
  • The former headquarters of medina which was built with neoclasical influence;
  • Two old and well maintained washrooms, one is at the top of the village on the Old Town Square street known by the same name. The other utility is located in the heart of Bairro Alto and called "Laundry Captain source";
  • Picnic area: Merendero las  Chorreras; one of the most beautiful picnic areas because of its waterfall. Directions: it is halfway a forest path from Yegen to Mecina Bombarón or vice versa (10 km´s);
  • Natural Park Sierra Nevada.

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Basic Information Mecina Bombarón

Mecina Bomabarón (36°59′00″N 3°09′00″O)

Altitude:  1110 meters

Population: 660 inhabitants  (2013)



Distance to Granada: 103 km

Distance to the beach: 44 km (La Rabita)

Distance to the Airport of Malaga: 166 km

Distance to the Airport of Granada: 118 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high



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

Location of Mecina Bombarón

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