Alpujarra

News from La Alpujarra

Woman’s Body Found in Orgiva

Friday, March 23, 2018
By Vivienne Hughes
Woman’s Body Found in Orgiva

A 63-year-old woman was found dead yesterday afternoon in an open water deposit in the municipality of Órgiva in the Alpujarra Granadina. »

Durcal, Órgiva Salobreña Bust

Thursday, March 22, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Durcal, Órgiva Salobreña Bust

Fifteen people were arrested after being netted in the police anti-drugs-&-money-laundering operation, Cartusian, one of whom was from Salobreña. »

Los Cigaronnes Evacuated

Monday, March 5, 2018
By Hugh MacArthur
Los Cigaronnes Evacuated

(COH06) We covered the flooding down on the Costa Tropical quite a lot, but what about inland? Órgiva has had its problems; and plenty! »

A Very Busy Rescue Saturday

Monday, January 1, 2018
By Martin Myall
A Very Busy Rescue Saturday

In the space of just four hours during the last Saturday of 2017, mountain-rescue teams had to carry out five separate rescues on the Sierra Nevada »

Playmobile Nativity Scene

Monday, December 18, 2017
By Louise Powell
Playmobile Nativity Scene

(COH04) Whilst other towns are putting on living nativity scenes, Órgiva has come up with one entirely made out of Playmobile pieces - how original is that? »

Grub up in the Alpujarra!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By Hugh MacArthur
Grub up in the Alpujarra!

Órgiva is the place to be if you're hungry over this mid-December break because until Sunday the 10th there's the Jornadas Gastronómicas Pura Alpujarra. »

Double Choir Concert Dates

Monday, October 23, 2017
By Anne Eastwood
Double Choir Concert Dates

Entre dos Aguas is the title that’s been given to two special choir concerts; the first on the 27th of this month in Órgiva and the second, the following day, in Almuñécar on the 28th. »

Pampaneira Fair This Weekend

Saturday, October 14, 2017
By Louise Powell
Pampaneira Fair This Weekend

Fancy a trip up to the Alpujarra? It will be worth it because up to Sunday the 15th of October Pampaneira will be holding its its annual fair. »

Choir Dates

Thursday, September 28, 2017
By Anne Eastwood
Choir Dates

Entre dos Aguas is the title that’s been given to a special concert that will combine the talents of both the Choir of the City of Almuñécar and the German Choir, O de Cologne, as directed by Thomas Wutke. »

Fugitive Found in Commune

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes

A fugative from the French police was arrested on a hippy commune in Cáñar (Beneficio de Cáñar), which is on a track between Órgiva and Cañar. »

AD Gill Sidebar
AD Casa Bonaza Sidebar
AD Mengel Sidebatr