Beas de Granada



The village is situated at 1072 meters above sea level and has 1005 inhabitants (2014). The town is surrounded by hills, and with beautiful views of Sierra Nevada, the highest point of the municipality is formed by the Buenavista (1667 meters high), together with other neighboring mountains as the cerro Oscuro, La Canasta, Los Enebrales, Calabozo (1649 meters high), Cerro de la Cruz (1367 meters high), Retamar, Pararrayos (1658 meters high) and Cuerda de los Pelados are forming the Sierra de Beas.

Points of Interest in Beas de Granada


El Fraile in Beas de Granada
El Fraile in Beas de Granada
The center of Beas de Granada
The center of Beas de Granada

Festivities in Beas de Granada


 

  • On the 6th of January are the festivities of "la Cata" celebrated, this is going together with the local mosto;
  • On the 3rd of May is the "Dia de la Cruz" celebrated;
  • The "Corpus Christi is celebrated in May or June;
  • In the last weekend of August are the festivities of the patron San Roque are celebrated;
  • On the 12th of October the Pilgrimage to the chapel of the Virgen del Pilar del Colmenar is held. The residents of Beas de Granada and Huétor Santillan join together to pull the Virgin.

<  El Fraile is a strange rock formation that is situated just outside Beas de Granada. You have to take the road next to the football field (GR-3107)


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Basic Information Beas de Granada


Beas de Granada (37°13′07″N 3°28′52″O)

Altitude: 1072 meters

Population: 1005 inhabitants (2014)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 18 km

Distance to the beach: 94 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 152 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 33 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


Facilities:

  • Supermarkets: yes
  • Banks: no
  • Restaurants: no
  • Bars: yes

Location of Beas de Granada

The Weather in Beas de Granada