Güéjar Sierra



The village is situated at 1088 meters above sea level and has 2946 inhabitants (2014). The village has kept a lot of his authenty, you can even see some "tinaos". Guëjar Sierra is also part of Natural Park Sierra Nevada. It is an excellent basis to plan excursions in the Sierra Nevada and also for visiting the capital Granada.  

Rio Genil in Güéjar Sierra
Rio Genil in Güéjar Sierra

Points of Interest in Güéjar Sierra


View on Güéjar Sierra at night
View on Güéjar Sierra at night

Festivities in Güéjar Sierra


  • Güéjar Sierra is celebrating the fiesta of it´s patron San Roque in the middle of the month of August;
  • The Feast of the Asadura Matancera is celebrated on the first days of the month February.  This festival is going together with tasting of the cooked asadura on güejareño style and with drinking mostar of Güejar Sierra;
  • Fiestas de Canales in honor of Nuestra Señora de Gracia. They are celebrated on the first weekend in September in the hamlet Canales. On the last day of the festivities, on Sunday a big "paëlla" is prepared which everybody can taste;
  • Feria y Fiestas del Barrio Alto (September). This is celebrated in the higher neighborhood of Guëjar Sierra at the final of September. This festival is full of tradition and flamenco. 

Hiking Trails by Top Walks


1. Maitena - Loma las Cunas (Güejar Sierra)

The trail is 6,5 km long with an altitude difference of 255 m and will take 2h. Download here the trail in GPX/KML file or see the map

 

2. Cerro el Calar (Güejar Sierra)

The trail is 13 km long with an altitude difference of 700 m and will take 4,5h. Download here the trail in GPX/KML file or see the map

 

3. Vereda de la Estrella  - Presidiarios - Río Real (Güejar Sierra)

The trail is 19,5 km long with an altitude difference of 640 m and will take 7h. Download here the trail in GPX/KML file or see the map


Photo Gallery of Güéjar Sierra



Photo Gallery Rio de Genil in Güéjar Sierra


Basic Information Güéjar Sierra


Güéjar Sierra (37°11′09″N 3°29′05″O)

Altitude: 1088 meters

Population: 2.946 inhabitants (2014)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 25 km

Distance to the beach: 81 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 158 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 39 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


Facilities:

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

Location of Güéjar Sierra

The Weather in Güéjar Sierra


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