The village is situated at 804 meters above sea level and has 6101 inhabitants (2014). The  name Iznalloz comes from Arabic Hisn Allauz which means "Castle Almond". The people are living mainly from the agriculture (olives).

Points of Interest in Iznalloz

  • Roman bridge over the river Cubillas;
  • Antiguo Hospital o Pósito (old hospital);
  • Castillo de los Almendros (castle ruins);
  • Chappel: Hermitage de la Virgen de los Remedios (end 17th century);
  • Chapel: "Ermita de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios"
  • Church: Iglesia parroquial de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles;
  • Cueva de Juan Delgado, situated on the "Cerro Peñalver";
  • Cueva del Agua (1730 meters);
  • Visitor Center of "La Cueva del Agua" (Iznalloz);
  • Chasm: Sima del Duende-Sierra Harana;
  • The old town hall (16th Cebntury);
  • Mycological Museum located on in Sierra Arana;

Festivities in Iznalloz

  • On the 15th of May the Pilgrimage of the Patrón de Iznalloz is celebrated;
  • In the Third week of August is the festival celebrated in honor of "Nuestra Señora de los Remedios".
View on Iznalloz
View on Iznalloz

Cueva del Agua (guided visits for groups) . The cave has extensive galleries of the Jurassic period, lakes at different levels and different depths and even an indoor river. Inside were discovered utensils, ceramics, burials, etc., of eneolíticas cultures, that have been deposited in the Provincial Archaeological Museum of Granada.

The valley of Cuevas del Agua in Iznalloz
The valley of Cuevas del Agua in Iznalloz

Photo Gallery of Iznalloz

Basic Information Iznalloz

Iznalloz (37°23′31″N 3°31′38″O)

Altitude: 804 meters

Population: 6101 inhabitants (2014)



Distance to Granada: 40 km

Distance to the beach: 104 km (Motril)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 162 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 43 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


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

Location of Iznalloz

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