Cuevas del Campo



The village is situated at 855 meters above sea level and has 1919 inhabitants (2014). Cuevas del Campo is situated very near to four natural parks; Sierra de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas, Sierra de Castril and Sierra de Baza. Its geographical location makes it an ideal place to enjoy the panoramic views of the countryside through their view points such as Mirador del Negratín.

Watersport activities can be practiced at Lake Negratin. Also simming is allowed in this lake that has the only nudist beach interior Andalucia. With Eastern the village is turning 2000 years back because the people of the whole town will be dressed like they were in that time. This festival is one of the most interesting of Andalucia.

Embalse de Negratin
Embalse de Negratin

Festivities in Cuevas del Campo


  • With Eastern are one of the most spectacular fiestas of Andalucia held "the living Eastern" : video of the festival / see pictures
  • Fiestas de San Isidro Labrador, from the 15th to the 17th of May.
  • Fiestas de los Emigrantes from 15th to 17th of August.
  • Fiesta del Santo Ángel on the 2nd of October.
  • Día de la Segregación are held on the 21st of November;
The center of Cuevas del Campo
The center of Cuevas del Campo

Points of Interest Cuevas del Campo


  • Embalse de NegratinThe Phalluses of Negratin;
  • Church of San isidro
  • Mina de agua: en el barranco "Tio Juanete": They exploit outcrops of groundwater. They did this by building mines, in which, drop by drop, from the roof of the cave and by the walls the water accumulated in a small pool. The pool is generally located at the entrance of the mine, in this way it could be used for irrigation and was creating a small oasis.

View on Embalse de Negratin from the view point.
View on Embalse de Negratin from the view point.

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Basic Information Cuevas del Campo


Cuevas del Campo (37°36′24″N 2°55′45″O)

Altitude: 855 meters

Population: 1919 inhabitants (2014)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 103 km

Distance to the beach: 153 km (Aguilas)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 234 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 119 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low -medium high


Facilities:

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

Location Cuevas del Campo

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