The municipality of Ferreira is part of the Natural Park of Sierra Nevada, and is located on the northern slope. The abundant deposits of iron in the mining area was called the "Sened" by the Arabs.

Tower Fortress: Alcazaba de Ferreira
Tower Fortress: Alcazaba de Ferreira

The village is famous for its large posadas, of which three of them are still standing.  Also worth highlighting the remains of the Moorish baths, which are located at the entrance of the village. A great part of its municipality is located in the Sierra Nevada National Park.

The center of Ferreira
The center of Ferreira
A view on Ferreira
A view on Ferreira

Points of Interest in Ferreira

  • Interpretation Center of the Arab Architecture;
  • Church: Iglesia Parroquial de la Anunciación;
  • Tower Fortress: Alcazaba;
  • Arabic Baths;
  • Chappel: Ermita de la Virgen de la Cabeza
  • Natural Park Sierra Nevada

Festivities in Ferreira

  • In April the pilgrimage de la Virgen de la Cabeza is held;

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Basic Information Ferreira

Ferreira (37°10′20″N 3°02′10″O)

Altitude: 1274 meters

Population: 326 inhabitants (2014)



Distance to Granada: 77 km

Distance to the beach: 91 km (Adra)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 211 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 92 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


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

Location of Ferreira

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