Romería de la Virgen de las Nieves

Monachil

The main event of this celebration is a night pilgrimage in the Sierra Nevada from Pradollano to Tajos de la Virgen, via Borreguiles. It is the highest pilgrimage in the world and is accompanied by a small image of the [...]

San Juan de Dios

Granada

San Juan de Dios was born in the Duarte in 1495, in Montemor-o-Novo (Portugal). He was the founder of the religious order called Orden de los Hermanos Hospitalarios. His conversion and his stay in the Hospital Real de Granada are [...]

San Pedro Poveda

Guadix

In 1884 Pedro Poveda obtained a scholarship to study at the Seminary of Guadix, where he first saw the plight of poor local labourers in the area of town with the many cave dwellings. The people were living in ignorance [...]

Fray Leopoldo de Alpandeire

Granada

The crypt is dedicated to the Capuchin monk, Fray Leopoldo de Lapandeire, who was beatified in 2010. It is located just below the church on the elegant Plaza del Triunfo. It has become a pilgrimage destination attracting visitors from all [...]

Mosque of Granada

Granada

The Mezquita de Granada was opened in the summer of 2003 and it was the first mosque built in the city since it fell to the Catholic Kings in 1492. The Mosque of Granada represents the restoration of a missing link after a hiatus of 500 years and reminds of the rich Islamic cultural contribution to all spheres of human enterprise and activity.

Osel Ling Buddhist Centre

Soportújar

Located 1,600 metres above sea level in La Alpujarra, the Centro de Retiro Budista Osel Ling focuses on practising meditation. From the house you can see the snowy peak of the Mulhacén and the white villages of the Barranco de [...]

Romería de las Santas Alodía y Nunilón

Puebla de don Fadrique

The towns of Huéscar and Puebla de Don Fadrique share the patrons St Alodía and St Nunilón. Their feast day culminates in a celebration taking place on the Monday following Pentecost, usually in May. There is a pilgrimage to the [...]

Romería de la Virgen de las Nieves

Trevélez

Every year since 1912, the pilgrimage of the Virgen de las Nieves in Trevélez takes places. The locals climb to the top of the Mulhacen, where a Mass is held at midday on 5th August. Since the creation of the [...]



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