Moraleda de Zafayona

A small village that is situated close to the highway from Malaga to Granada. The village has some prehistoric remains. In the past the people where living in cave houses until a flashflood obliged them to live in houses.

Points of Interest in Moraleda de Zafayona

  • Bridge over the river Cacin;
  • Church ;Iglesia Parroquial de San Marcos
  • Clifs (next to the way to Turro);
  • Cerro de La Mora, discovery of archaeological remains.
A street in Moraleda de Zafayona
A street in Moraleda de Zafayona
The church of Moraleda de Zafayona
The church of Moraleda de Zafayona

Festivities in Moraleda de Zafayona

  • The Candelaria is celebrated in the night from the 1st on the 2nd of February;
  • Festivities in honor of San Marcos are celebrated on the 25th of April;
  • The fiestas de patron are held at the second half of October.

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Basic Information Moraleda de Zafayona

Moraleda de Zafayona (37°10′11″N 3°57′54″O)

Altitude: 616 meters

Population: 3224 inhabitants (2014)



Distance to Granada: 36 km

Distance to the beach: 102 km (Motril)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 107 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 24 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


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

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