The village is located 576 meters above sea level and has 353 inhabitants (2009). Béznar was a separate municipality until 1973. In 1967 the municipalities of Acequias, Chite, Mondújar, Murchas and Talará merged into one municipality named Lecrín. Six years later Béznar joined the munipality of Lecrin together with its hamlet Peloteos.


The lake of Béznar
The lake of Béznar

Points of Interest in Béznar

  • Church; Santa María la Mayor (1530)
  • Washing sinks;
  • Chapel; San Anton
  • Bridge;
  • Lake: Embalse de Béznar
  • Recreation area near the lake.
The church of Béznar
The church of Béznar

Festivities in Béznar

  • The festivities in honor of the Patron San Anton are celebrated around the 15th of August;
The historic washing sinks of Béznar
The historic washing sinks of Béznar

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Basic Information Béznar

Béznar (36°55′38″N 3°32′31″O)

Altitude: 576 meters

Population: 353 inhabitants (2009)



Distance to Granada: 37 km

Distance to the beach: 32 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 126 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 52 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


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

Location of Béznar

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The Weather of Béznar