Villa de Otura



The village is situated at 813 meters above sea level and has 6.872 inhabitants (2014).  The town brings together urban and the country side. Otura preserved in the ancient center the traditional aspects such as the white Andalusian village houses and narrow streets that offer stunning views of the Sierra Nevada or the fields that are surrounding the village. Next to the old center and the golf course are a lot of new  modern urbanisations built with stand alone houses.

 

The city hall of Villa de Otura
The city hall of Villa de Otura

Points of Interest in Villa de Otura


  • Church: "La iglesia parroquial de la Virgen de la Aurora" (16th century);
  • Historic center;
  • "Puerto del Suspiro del Moro";
  • Golf Course "Santa Clarawith 18 holes
  • Aqueduct.
View on Villa de Otura
View on Villa de Otura

Festivities in Villa de Otura


  • Fiesta in honor of the patrona "la Virgen de la Aurora" is celebrated within the first ten days of September (with a procession);
  • The day of "San Blas" is celebrated on the 3rd of October with processions;
  • The dia of "San Marcos" is celebrated on the 25th of April.
The golf course Santa Clara in Otura
The golf course Santa Clara in Otura

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Basic Information Villa de Otura


Otura (37°05′39″N 3°38′05″O)

Altitude: 813 meters

Population: 6.872 inhabitants (2014)

 

Distances:

Distance to Granada: 10 km

Distance to the beach: 56 km

Distance to Airport Malaga: 150 km

Distance to Airport Granada: 28 km

 

Touristic level: low - medium - high

Authentic level: low - medium - high


Facilities:

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

Location of Villa de Otura

The Weather in Villa de Otura