Beas de Guadix



In the plain of the Alhama River at the foothills of Sierra Nevada, the town Beas de Guadix is located. In the past the old Roman road that linked Guadix with Granada through La Peza.

 

This small town is surrounded by pine forests and has many viewpoints, which why it is known as the 'End of the World'. It is overlooking Sierra Nevada and the badlands.

 

It also has archaeological sites from different eras and many cave houses that are inhabited since ancient times. In the town you can find old water mills and an old medieval wine press.

 

Cave houses in Beas de Guadix
Cave houses in Beas de Guadix

Points of Interest Beas de Guadix


Points of Interest;

  • Church: La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Anunciación (1543);
  • An old medieval wine press.
La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Anunciación
La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Anunciación

Festivities in Beas de Guadix


  • At the end of January the festivities in honor of Nuestra Señora de la Paz are celebrated;
  • On the 3rd of May is the day of the crosses celebrated;
  • The festivities of San Marcos are held on the 25th of April;
  • San Lorenzo is celebrated on the 10th of August.
Detail of a house in Beas de Guadix
Detail of a house in Beas de Guadix

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Basic Information Beas de Guadix


Beas de Guadix (37°16′47″N 3°12′21″O)

Altitude: 950 meters

Population: 364 inhabitants (2014)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 53 km

Distance to the beach: 120 km (Motril)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 187 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 67 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


Facilities:

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

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