Churriana de la Vega



The village is situated at 655 meters above sea level and has 13.652 inhabitants (2014). The first written historical sources of Churriana are from the Middle Ages, when their land is more intensively engaged in agricultural production and a thriving silk industry. The sample of Hispanic-cultural flowering in Churriana is still present by the existence of an Arab bath or Hammam along the main canal of the village, Arabuleila. 

Points of Interest in Churriana de la Vega


  • Church: La Iglesia Parroquial de la Nuestra Señora de la Visitación (16th century);
  • Casa Calvo Valero (17th century house);
  • Washing house 18th-19th century);
  • Arabic baths:  The building that houses the Arab Baths is located beside the irrigation channel Arabuleila. It is almost intact despite the passage of time, retaining the three rooms that made up the bathroom (hot, warm and cold room). The baths are not restorated yet;
  • Hermitage: Ermita de Nuestra Señora de la Cabeza; 
  • Museo Escultórico al Aire Libre;
The church of Churriana de la Vega
The church of Churriana de la Vega

Festivities in Churriana de la Vega


  • On the last Sunday of January the Feast of Nuestro Padre Jesus is celebrated;
  • Jueves Lardero is celebrated 40 days before Easter;
  • The festivities of "Dia de la Cruz" are held on the 3rd of May;
  • The feast of San Roque is held on the 16th of August;
  • On the 8th of September are the festivities in honor of Nuestra Señora the Virgin de la Cabeza celebrated.

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Basic Information Churriana de la Vega


Churriana de la Vega (37°08′52″N 3°38′46″O)

Altitude: 655 meters

Population: 13.652 inhabitants (2014)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 8 km

Distance to the beach: 64 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 136 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 17 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


Facilities:

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

Location of Churriana de la Vega

The Weather in Churriana de la Vega