The village is located at the foot of the mountains, in the natural park, among pines and chestnuts. The village of Dollar, belongs to the commonwealth Marquesado del Zenete and is situated between the Natural Parks of Sierra Nevada and the Sierra de Baza.

The region is characterized by the beauty of its alpine scenery and beautiful contrasts that occur between the white peaks of the Sierra Nevada and the almost horizontal softness of the Altiplano plateau. The situation of the village at the foot of Sierra Nevada, Dollar makes an ideal place for those who like to get in touch with nature and the mountains, and sports like hiking, biking, or rides on horseback.

This region, unknown to many, hides interesting things. About 22 km is the town of Guadix. Through the Port of Ragua, located about 20 km of road, you reach the region of the Alpujarra. A part of the municipality is situated within the Natural Park Sierra Nevada.

Festivities in Dólar

  • On the 17th of January San Anton is celebrated with a procession and camp fires in the night before;
  • On the 3rd of May the day of the Crosses is celebrated;
  • Santiago is celebrated on the 25th of July;
  • On the 30th of November the festivities in honor of the patron San Andrés are held (procession), in the weekend closest after this day the traditional running of the bulls in a spectacular bullring are held.
The church of Dólar
The church of Dólar

Points of Interest in Dólar

The historic washing sinks of Dólar
The historic washing sinks of Dólar

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Basic Information Dólar

Dólar (37°10′48″N 2°59′23″O)

Altitude: 1209 meters

Population: 691 inhabitants (2014)



Distance to Granada: 79 km

Distance to the beach: 87 km (Almeria)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 212 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 93 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


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

Location of Dólar

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