The village is located 1214 meters above sea level and has 860 inhabitants (2013). It is situated between two hills that form a small mountain range that separates the slopes of the Genil rivers and Guadiana Menor.
The village owes its name from a medieval tower that still remains standing above the village. This is also the main attractions that is located in the Cerro de los Molino where you fantastic views over the Eastern Mountains, the region of Guadix and southern Sierra Magina.
Torre Cardela (37°30′16″N 3°21′21″O)
Altitude: 1214 meters
Population: 860 inhabitants (2014)
Distance to Granada: 64 km
Distance to the beach: 127 km (Motril)
Distance to Airport Malaga: 185 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 66 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high