Guájar Fondón



The village is located 262 meters above sea level and has 333 inhabitants (2010). The village is part of the municipalty Los Guájares. Like the other two Guájares, Guájar Fondon has kept a lot of his authentity.

Points of Interest Guájar Fondón


 

  • Church: "Iglesia de San Antonio de Padua";
  • Castle: "El Castillejo";
  • Ancient irrigation channels "acequias";
  •  nine hiking trails.

 

Festivities in Guájar Fondón


  • On the 2nd of February the "Dia de Palmitos" is celebrated with having a picnic in the country side.
  • At the end of April / beginning of May the cultural week is held with a lot of cultural activities.
  • Fiestas Patronales de Guájar Fondón is celebrated in the first weekend of August 
  • In Guájar Fondón the Dancing of the Fools is held. It takes place during Christmas, and consisted of men paying money to dance with women, causing an auction in which women if they did not want to dance have to double the price paid by man. The money was intended for the holidays.

Photo Gallery of Guájar Fondón


Basic Information Guájar Fondón


Guájar Fondón (36°50′07″N 3°34′44″O)

Altitude: 262 meters

Population: 333 (2010)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 65 km

Distance to the beach: 19 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 113 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 78 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


Facilities:

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

Location of Guájar Fondón

The Weather in Guájar Fondón