This villages has 2574 inhabitants (2014) and is situated 735 meters above sealevel at the foothill of Sierra Arana. The names comes from the Latin words Deus and Fonts which means Sources of God. Probably this refers to the springs. Deifontes has very ancient human settlements. They have found Iberic remains in Erillas and Roman remains in Ventas del Nacimiento. 

Points of Interest in Deifontes

  •  The town hall (see the photo at the left);
  • Casa-palacio de los condes de Antillón (castle XIX century);
  • Ermita de San Isidro;
  • La Atalaya (Arabic watch tower);
  • La Casa Grande (Arabic House 1612);
  • Presa de Barcinas (Roman Dam);
  • Yacimiento Ventas del Nacimiento (old refreshing place). 
View on Deifontes
View on Deifontes

Festivities in Deifontes

  • In August the village has its fiesta in honor of Santo Cristo de Santa Cruz and Nuestra Señora de los Milagros.

Photo Gallery of Deifontes

Basic Information Deifontes

Deifontes (37°19′35″N 3°35′40″O)

Altitude: 735 meters

Population: 2574 inhabitants (2014)



Distance to Granada: 27 km

Distance to the beach: 91 km (Motril)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 149 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 29 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - mediumhigh


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

Location of Deifontes

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