Tourist information

The name of the town comes from the diminutive of ‘Ferreira’ and means ‘small iron mine’. It is one of the towns that make up the municipality of La Taha. It is located amongst steep ravines and only the sight of the church tower in the distance gives its existence away.

Ferreirola is known for the quality of its waters. In this town there is an interesting school for foreigners, where Spanish is taught, together with the history and customs of the Andalusian people, with particular emphasis on folklore and traditional cuisine of La Alpujarra.


Information about the Municipality

Region: Alpujarra and Valle de Lecrín
Municipio: La Taha
Postcode: 18414
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Iglesia parroquial de la Santa Cruz


According to a survey conducted in 1754 the church of Ferreirola consisted of a nave, a vestry and a bell tower containing one bell. In the same survey the need to have the bell tower and the roof restored was [...]

The Holy Cross


Until a few years ago this celebration was celebrated in May by it has been moved to August due to the lack of people. A disguise dance is organized and it finishes with the traditional “burial of the fox”. In [...]


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