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The Alpujarras Region - Tour from Nerja

US$ 43.01 Price per person from View price guide

Highlights

  • Explore the Alpuarras region of the Sierra Nevada Mountains
  • Pass through the charming whitewashed villages with a laid-back way of life
  • Included wine and cheese tasting session
  • The tour is led by a local expert guide and conducted in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle

Overview

Experience some mountain magic in the peaceful and picturesque Alpujarras region, located in the foothills of the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountain range, 3000 feet above sea level.

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.

Itinerary

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).

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Reviews

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

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

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Apr - 31 Oct: Mondays

Duration

5 - 6 hours

Start time

Start time: Nerja: 0810h (08:10am)
Duration: 5 - 6 hours

Meeting point

The tour departs from Hotel RIU Monica at 0810h (08:10am)
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. .

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned coach transport
  • English and German speaking guide
  • Wine and cheese tasting

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Do/Dont's

It gets very cold in the winter so you need to carry warm clothing with you. Bring along a light jacket or jumper in summer. The mountain roads are winding, so please make the necessary preparations if you are prone to motion sickness.

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Please note

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.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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  • 4.5Reviews (4)
  • "Very enjoyable, great guide." 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...
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