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Ermita de la Virgen de Bodíjar

Jete

This chapel is dedicated to the Virgin of Bodíjar, the patron saint of the most important holiday of the area. The festival begins on 1st January with music, and over the following two days a number of events are organised. [...]

Ermita de la Virgen de Fátima

Cástaras

This chapel, carved in limestone, has a façade built of stone and framed with corner blocks. The interior is a rectangular white room in which there is a table that supports the image of the Virgen de Fátima.

Ermita de la Virgen de Gracia

La Zubia

Located in the town’s Molino neighbourhood, this shrine dates back to the 18th century.

Ermita de la Virgen de la Aurora

Alhendín

Built in the early 19th century by an anonymous artist, this chapel is located in the town’s Plaza de España opposite the parish church of Alhendín. It is dedicated to the Virgin of Aurora.

Ermita de la Virgen de la Cabeza

Cozvíjar

This chapel dates back to the 16th century and is located on the outskirts of the town. According to tradition, the chapel was built on the site where a farmer found the head of an image of the Virgin for [...]

Ermita de la Virgen de la Cabeza

Ferreira

This chapel is located in one of the prettiest parts of town, where on the last weekend in April the local inhabitants take part in the festival honouring the Virgen Morena.

Ermita de la Virgen de la Cabeza

Cogollos de Guadix

This is a very popular local church, located on the top of a hill named Cerro de la Virgen de la Cabeza, where a pilgrimage takes place every year on the last Saturday of April . It is a simple [...]

Ermita de la Virgen de la Cabeza

Montejícar

This chapel is located on the Cerro de la Virgen hill, also known as the Cerro de la Ermita. The chapel is dedicated to the Virgen de la Cabeza, the patron saint of the town, and was built in 1636.

Ermita de la Virgen de la Cabeza and watchtower

Cúllar

This Medieval watchtower was built in the 11th century and was used to defend the town. Currently, it is used as the bell tower of the church to which it is attached, called the Ermita de la Virgen de la [...]

Ermita de la Virgen de la Salud

Ítrabo

The people of Ítrabo are devoted to their patron saint, the Virgen de la Salud, and in this little chapel they are able to worship her. The chapel is located in a place called La Era. Legend has it that [...]

Ermita de la Virgen de las Angustias

Pórtugos

It is recorded that already in the 18th century there was a chapel dedicated to the Virgen de las Angustias beside the Fuente Agria. This very simple building was rebuilt in the 1970s. Chestnut trees surround it and there is [...]

Ermita de la Virgen de las Nieves

Dílar

This is the religious centrepiece of the town. It was built in the 18th century, in the outskirts of Dílar, next to the river. Inside the image of the Virgin of the Snows is worshipped; she protects mountaineers and shepherds. Inside [...]

Ermita de la Virgen de Loreto

Guadahortuna

Located at the edge of town, this chapel has excellent views of the surrounding areas. The chapel is dedicated to the Virgen de Loreto, the patron saint of the municipality.

Ermita de la Virgen de los Remedios

Iznalloz

This chapel, dedicated to the Virgen de los Remedios, the patron saint of the town, is located near the road to Deifontes. It is a simple building with o single nave and a Mudejar ceiling. It was initially built in [...]

Ermita de la Virgen del Espino

Chauchina

The Virgin del Espino has been venerated here in Chauchina for the past 100 years. Her image, housed in this chapel that bears her name, is looked after by the Capuchin sisters. It is a modest place of worship, built [...]



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