Day trip from Nerja to the Alpujarra

The Grenadina Alpujarra

capileira pueblo village in alpujarra

Day trips from Nerja to the Alpujarra to visit Pampaneira, Capileira,…

Here are the details of this wonderful day trip to the Alpujarra from Nerja :

  • How does this day trip to the Alpujarra granadina work?
  • The guided tour of Lanjaron
  • The guided tour of Pampaneira, Capileira and Bubion
  • Information, prices and online booking of this excursion
  • Other ideas for day trips from Nerja, Torrox and Torre del Mar

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Typical house in the Alpujarra granadina

This region is known for its absolutely beautiful natural landscapes.

The white houses of the villages, 2 or 3 centuries old, are typical of the area, with their famous chimneys. It is a day of absolute change of scenery if you stay by the sea!

What is the day trip to the Alpujarra granadina like?

This tour is carried out in semi-private groups (2 to 8 people maximum) departing from Nerja, Torre del Mar and Torrox.

The guide Cipriano – pictured below – will pick you up in the morning at your place of stay in a Mercedes Vito and drive you to the Alpujarra.

local guide andalucia

The guided tour of Lanjaron

Lanjaron is said to be the gateway to the Alpujarra granadina. This small town is also a famous spa. It has been known for its medicinal waters for many centuries.

The Alpujarra is a mountainous region with the highest village in Spain. It is Trevelez (1750 m), famous for its hams and for having in its municipality the highest peak of the Iberian Peninsula, the Mulhacen at 3479 metres.

The Pampaneira, Capileira and Bubion guided tour

After the visit to Lanjaron, the guide will take you to 3 beautiful villages. These villages are among the most beautiful in Spain. Here are 2 of the 3 that you will visit.


alpujarra pampaneira

Pampaneira like the other villages is very rich in history and very photogenic.

alpujarra pampaneira


Capileira is the highest of the three villages.

Alpujarra capileira

It is a marvel of authenticity.

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This will also be an opportunity to discover the so-called tinaos. These are curious balconies that allow the houses to be joined together!

alpujarra capileira tinaos
tinaos in Capileira

You will also discover the local handicrafts, notably through the famous jarapas.

Alpujarra Pampaneira jarapas shop tienda

In each village, there are craftsmen who make these curious carpets.

jarapas in alpujarra in capileira

After a day full of discoveries, your guide will drop you off at your accommodation.

Information, prices and online booking of this tour

Here is the information:

  • Language: Spanish, English or German
  • Private group only: 2 to 8 people maximum
  • Duration: 10 hours approx.
  • Guided tour of 4 villages in the Alpujarra: included
  • Round trip transport : included
  • The guide will pick you up on the coast between Nerja and Torre del Mar
  • Price: on request, and depending on the number of people

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Alley in the Alpujarra

Other ideas for day trips from Nerja, Torrox and Torre del Mar

Cipriano offers several day trips from Nerja, Torrox or Torre del Mar

In the link below, you will find the other tours he proposes (Cordoba, Ronda, Setenil de las Bodegas, Marbella, Mijas, …)

See all day trips from Nerja in Andalucia

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Ronda Puente Nuevo

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