Pinos Puente



Pinos Puente (37°15′06″N 3°44′58″O)

The village is situated at 576 meters above sea level and has 10.718 inhabitants (2014). Pinos Puente is situated in the valley of Granada, on the western slope of Sierra Elvira and surrounded by the river Cubillas. This makes it ideal for hiking, mountain biking, hang-gliding and paragliding.

 

To the same municipality belongs also: Casanueva, Zujáira, Valderrubio, Trasmulas and Fuensanta. Monte El Piorno is a mountain that is situated next to Pinos Puente and has an altitude of about 1100 meters. At his feet is the Barrio de las Cuevas, called by this name for the large number of caves on this mountain. It is one of the most visited places in Pinos Puente. 

 

The church of Pinos Puente
The church of Pinos Puente

Points of Interest in Pinos Puente


  • La Casa de los Duques de Abrantes (17th century) located at the main square;
  • Church: "Ermita de Santa Fe";
  • Church: "La Iglesia de la Consolación";
  • Bridge and gate "Puente Califax";
  • Archery Alitage and cave paintings;
  • The Fountain of Teja;
  • Waterfall Velillos.
The city gate of Pinos Puente
The city gate of Pinos Puente

Festivities in Pinos Puente


  • The day of the Patrón San Pascual Bailón is celebrated on the 17th of May in Pinos Puente;
  • The "Feria" is celebrated in the second half of August;
  • On the 17th of April Conmemoración del Descubrimiento de América is celebrated;
  • The fiesta in honor of San Isidro Labrador is celebrated on the 15 May (procession);
  • Casanueva, the main fiesta takes place on the 13th of June, in honour of its patron "San Antonio";
  • Valderrubio, the "feria" takes place on the 8th September;
  • Trasmula, the "feria" is on the 7th of October;
  • In Zujáira, the fiesta del Ajo Blanco on the 12th of October and the fiesta de San Isidro Labrador on the 15th of May.
Pinos Puente
Pinos Puente

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Basic Information Pinos Puente


Almuñecar (36°44′02″N 3°41′28″O)

Altitude: 576 meters

Population: 10.718 inhabitants (2014)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 17 km

Distance to the beach: 82 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 133 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 14 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium -  high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


Facilities:

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

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