The village itself is a natural monument, you can enjoy the tranquility and well-being that offer their streets, hear the sound of water Velillos River, which runs through the village and comes from the mountains. You can also enjoy the ancient trails where tradition and nature blend meet. An ancient buildings is the Convent of Olivares. The village belongs to the municipality of Moclín.



Festivities in Olivares

  • La Candelaria is celebrated the night before the 2nd;
  • The festivities of Santísima Virgen de la Cabeza are celebrated in the last weekend of April:
  • On the 13th of June the festivities of San Antonio are held.
  • The cultural week is celebrated in July.

Points of Interest in Olivares

  • Church
  • River Velillos

Photo Gallery of Olivares

Basic Information Olivares

Olivares (37°19′53″N 3°46′00″O)

Altitude: 695 meters

Population: 1053 inhabitants (2011)



Distance to Granada: 27 km

Distance to the beach: 92 km (Motril)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 141 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 25 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


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

Location Olivares

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