Loja



Your municipality is the most western of the province of Granada. The municipality includes Loja the most important in the district of the same name, as well Barrio de San Antonio, Ventorros de San José, Fuente Camacho, El Bujeo, Venta del Rayo, La Fábrica, La Esperanza, Ventorros de la Laguna, Riofrío, La Palma, El Frontil, Ventorros de Balerma, Venta Santa Bárbara and Cuesta Blanca y Atajea.

Natural Monument Infiernos de Loja (waterfalls)
Natural Monument Infiernos de Loja (waterfalls)

Festivities in Loja


  • On the 2nd of February the streets are filled with bonfires prepared by children, around which neighbors gather to eat and drink until the wee hours of the morning;
  • Carnival: It is one of the most famous in the province thanks to the long tradition of their competitive groups and the vibrant and colorful parades;
  • On the 25th of April San Marcos is celebrated with food and drinks on the country side;
  • Pilgrimage of Friendship: For 20 years it is tradition that on the 1st of May the lojeños go out in carriages with wagons and horses and accompany San Isidro Labrador to the country side where they spend a day of fun.;
  • On the 3rd of May the Day of the crosses is celebrated;
  • In the first week of June a small fair takes place that is similar to the Fair to be held in late August.
  • At the end of August the big fair takes place with fire works, attractions for children, bullfights, the Festival "volaera Flamenca", great performances and sports competitions are held;
View on Loja
View on Loja

Points of Interest in Loja


  • Tower: Torre Ochavada located in the district de la Alfaguara;
  • Chapel: La Ermita de San Roque;
  • Environmental Interpretation Center with botanic gardens;
  • Convent: Convento e Iglesia Conventual de Santa Clara (1505);
  • Convent: Convento de San Francisco de Asís (16th century);
  • Chapel: Ermita de la Caridad;
  • Chapel: Ermita del Calvario;
  • Spring: el Fuente de 25 caños;
  • Castle: La Alcazaba de Loja;
  • Washing sinks;
  • Natural Monument Infiernos de Loja (waterfalls)

Well: el Fuente de 25 Caños in Loja
Well: el Fuente de 25 Caños in Loja

Points of Interest in Loja (under construction)





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Basic Information Loja


Loja (37°10′00″N 4°09′00″O)

Altitude: 485 meters

Population: 21.136 inhabitants (2014)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 54 km

Distance to the beach: 73 km (Malaga)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 85 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 42 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium high


Facilities:

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

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Exclusive Holiday Accommodations in Loja


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