Aldeire has been a human settlement since prehistoric times. It was one of the places of the most violent rebellion of the Moors. From the Caliphate preserves the Castle, dating from the eleventh century, although they have also been found nazaries ceramics from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, which emphasizes the presence of two water tanks and a semicircular tower.


Aldeire also had Arabic baths, in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. These followed the same fate as the rest of the Cenete: they were destroyed in 1500 and subsequently rebuilt and finally banned in 1566. About 100 meters from the baths is the well Fuente del Tiro situated which supplied the baths the water. Currently it is in private ownership. Walking through the village we find the Church of Santa Maria Assunta a characteristic Moorish church. The village is crossed by two rivers; Benéjar and Benabre.


Flowers in Aldeire
Flowers in Aldeire
The center of Aldeire
The center of Aldeire

Points of Interest in Aldeire

Festivities in Aldeire

  • On the 25th of April San Marcos is celebrated;
  • On the 30th of May are the festivities held in honor of the patrona Virgen del Rosario;
  • The fiestas in honor of San Francisco are held on the 4th of October.

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Basic Information Aldeire

Aldeire (37°09′37″N 3°04′18″O)

Altitude: 1297 meters

Population: 644 inhabitants (2014)



Distance to Granada: 77 km

Distance to the beach: 77 km (Aldra)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 211 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 92 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


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

Location of Aldeire

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