EVERY TIME THE PEOPLE WHO DECIDE TO SPEND THE CHRISTMAS IN THE ALPUJARRA ARE TO BE FAR AWAY FROM THE BULLICIO OF THE CITY AND IN CONTACT WITH THE NATURE
The Alpujarra has become Christmas in one of the main tourist destinations of Andalusia. The arrival of thousands of visitors each year to this region for Christmas is not the result of chance, but the work of the public and private sector. The Alpujarra bewitches the tourist and visitor with its legends, history, parties, gastronomy, crafts, ancestral architecture, traditional music, monuments …
The nature, silence and peace that permeates the small towns and villages of the Alpujarra invite tourists and visitors to stay forever. This beautiful and extensive area of contrasts between valleys and mountains is for those who seek rest, tranquility and inspiration. Christmas is a magical date, where the tradition and the greatest wishes of the people are mixed. The Alpujarra, seen from afar, resembles an immense Christmas card at this time.
Thousands of people from Spain and other countries usually spend Christmas each year in the Alpujarra, mainly in beautiful and comfortable rural accommodation in Lanjarón, Órgiva, Bayacas, Las Barreras, Cáñar, Soportújar, Carataunas, Pampaneira, Bubión, Capileira, La Taha , Pórtugos, Busquistar, Trevélez, Juviles, Torvizcón. Almegíjar, Lobras, Cádiar, Yátor, Bérchules, Mecina Bombarón, El Golco, Yegen, Válor, Nevada, Ugíjar, Turón, Murtas, Albondón, Lújar, Rubite, Polopos, Sorvilán, Gualchos, Albuñol, Cástaras …
Most tourists surveyed who usually spend Christmas every year in the Alpujarra state that they are looking for rest in the countryside, mainly. Almost everyone loves to spend their holidays in houses and rural lodges equipped with a fireplace. The main claimants are young people who come from Spain and other countries, and who reside in medium or large cities, where they lack green areas, there are noises and there are traffic and traffic problems.
Lanjarón, thanks to its waters, was the first municipality that opted for tourism in the Alpujarra. The tourist phenomenon in Lanjarón is centennial. And it is that the tourism of Lanjarón was created and was born as such due to the therapeutic use of its excellent waters by visitors from the four cardinal points. A lot of people love to spend Christmas in the Alpujarra. The Alpujarra resembles at this time a huge portal of Bethlehem of flesh and bone with its highest snowy mountains and everything else.