16 Feb - 31 Dec: MondaysDuration
5 - 6 hoursStart time
Nerja: 0810h (08:10am)
Duration: 5 - 6 hours
The tour departs from Hotel RIU Monica at 0810h (08:10am)
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. .
The tour ends at the starting point
The spectacular landscape with clusters of small white villages with flat earthen roofs terrados and terraced farmland that reaches over 6,561 feet (2,000 meters) make this an essential visit.
The enchanting mountain village of Pampaneira is like an Aladdin’s Cave with hotels, bars and a fantastic selection of gift shops offering some unique and high quality souvenirs. Sample some local wine, goat’s cheese and marzipan at the bodega or purchase some traditional Spanish food.
Your tour will depart from Nerja (08:10am) by air-conditioned motor coach. Accompanied by a guide, your excursion will travel up the coast, passing through some beautiful coastal views and up to the Alpujarras, the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
At 0930h (9:30am), you have a Coffee stop in Lanjaron for 40 minutes, with time to walk and explore the old part of the town.
This will be followed by a 45-minute drive along some spectacular scenery up to the village of Pampaneira, which is about 3000 feet above sea level.
Enjoy 45 minutes free time in Pampaneira. Explore the steep little streets, search through the gift shops, visit the cafes for a snack, and get more information from the excellent tourist information office.
Visit a local bodega or wine cellar, where you can taste the local wine, the almond cheese, and buy all sorts of locally produced goods such as liqueurs, marmalades, meringues, figs, etc. This will take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Around 1300h (1:00pm), Start heading back to Nerja, arriving back at the original departure point at approximately 1430h (2.30pm).
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.
This trip is not suitable for people with limited mobility or for those who have blood pressure problems.
Wheelchair access will be difficult in the bodega.
The tour and the tour guide were excellent.John/Georganna Beuerman
Tour was much longer than advertised. That was OK, but could have caused problems if people had other plans. Tour around 4 hours longer than advertised.Andrew Gillie
The trip to the Alpujarras is excellent value, the coach pick up was prompt and the journey is pleasant, travelling through some very pretty villaged with a stop for a drink and...Karen Male
What a great day we had. The tour guide was fantastic, gave us lots of info. and stories about the region. Everything went to time, no waiting around and enough time on our own...ms alison s king
Loved this tour - very laid back which was perfect for an excursion into the mountain region. The guide (Sonia) was the perfect companion - her commentary was charming and...John G Lynch