Alpujarra

News from La Alpujarra

Acompalia’s Charity Summer Concert

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
By Acompalia
Acompalia’s Charity Summer Concert

An evening of music and a chance to enjoy a stroll in the garden with a glass of something delightful in your hand. »

Live Music for a Good Cause

Thursday, May 31, 2018
By Acompalia
Live Music for a Good Cause

Acompalia Música is organising with Ayuntamiento Lanjaron a very fun and rock'n'roll concert this very Sunday, June 3rd, in Parque El Salado in Lanjarón at 19.00h »

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. »

Jamon Serrano Museum

Thursday, November 23, 2017
By Vivienne Hughes
Jamon Serrano Museum

Do you love Jamón Serrano? Do you love museums? Then you're doubly in luck because Trevélez has just opened a Jamón Serrano museum! »

Fried-Egg Eating Competition

Sunday, October 29, 2017
By Martin Myall
Fried-Egg Eating Competition

The Órgiva Fiestas at the beginning of last month went well and one reason was probably the novelty of the Concurso Internacional de Comedores de Huevos Fritos,. to mention just one activity. »

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