The village is located 637 meters above sea level and has 639 inhabitants (2013).  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 town of Talará (according to the etymology of its Arabic name means Muslim Quarter) is the neighbor of Mondujar . Their financial resources are agricultural crops, such as olives and citrus fruits. 

Remarkable is the view of the town from the national road or from the chapel of Santo Cristo del Zapato.

The bridge to Talará
The bridge to Talará

Points of Interest in Talará


  • Church; Iglesia Parroquial (18th century);
  • Chapel: Ermita del Cristo del Zapato;
  • Bridge: Puente de Isabel II (19th century);
  • Mills: Molino del Marqués de Mondéjar (entrance of the village at a road that goes down to Rio Torrente), Molino de Aceite de la familia Alejandro Tapia (located at the excit of the town in the direction of Béznar, 
The church of Talará
The church of Talará

Festivities in Talará

  • Corpus Christi is celebrated in May/June:
  • From the 6th till the 9th of December are the festivities held in honor of the patron Purísima Concepción.


A street in Talará
A street in Talará

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Basic Information Talará

Talará (36°56′51″N 3°33′06″O)

Altitude: 637 meters

Population: 639 (2013)



Distance to Granada: 34 km

Distance to the beach: 35 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 128 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 49 km


Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


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

Location of Talará

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The Weather in Talará