Piñar



Village of 1235 inhabitants (2014) which is situated at 950 meters above sealevel. The people are living mainly from the olive culture.

 

The village has a rich prehistoric history. There are several prehistoric caves like Las Ventanas y La Carihuela. The first cave is open for public. In order to visit the cave you have to get a tourist train that leaves from the villages center. It has several beautiful rooms with stalactites and stalagmites formations, and small lakes.

 

The cave Las Ventanas in Piñar
The cave Las Ventanas in Piñar

Points of Interest in Piñar


View on the village Piñar
View on the village Piñar

Festivities in Piñar


  • The traditional fiesta is held on the 4th of May in honor of Santa Monica.
  • In August there is a prehistoric festival and a tapa fair.
Countryside near Piñar
Countryside near Piñar

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Basic Information Piñar


Piñar (37°26′33″N 3°26′26″O)

Altitude: 950 meters

Population: 1235 inhabitants (2014)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 45 km

Distance to the beach: 109 km (Motril)

Distance to Airport Malaga: 167 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 49 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


Facilities:

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

Location of Piñar

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