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The town of Albondon in Andalusia is said to be of Arab origin. When the Christians conquered Albondon, they expelled the Moriscos and thus the population of the area went down. Albondon remained the property of Count Cifuentes and finally became independent in 1653. In the 19th century, the population of Albondon started to grow thanks to the cultivation and production of wine. Due to tropical farming and active tourism, today Albondon is a small but thriving town
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Albondon is almost a 90-minute drive from the Malaga and Granada airport and a 65-minute drive from Almeria Airport. Most international flights from Europe will take you to Malaga or Almeria airport, while local flights from other cities in Spain will take you to Granada airport, all of which are within easy traveling distance. Bus and taxi services run from all airports. There are also car hire companies in all three airports. The drive down to Albondon takes you through the heart of some of the most spectacular landscapes in the region.

Albondon is 25km from the Sierra Nevada ski slopes, which is a stunning visit in the winter. You can enjoy skiing over 70km along 45 pistes. The San Luis parish church in Albondon is well worth a visit and has the famous sculpture of The Virgin Mary by Jose De Mora. One of the best things about holidays in this area is that it is so quiet and relaxing, a slice of �real� Spain. The Alpujarras have excellent trekking trails, with tracks to suit all ages and abilities. Cycling and horse riding are also very popular and easily accessible. The closest beach is in La Rabita, a small relatively undeveloped coastal town with fabulous fish restaurants. The beaches are extremely clean and boat hire is available for fishing trips. Most people holidaying in Albondon will either choose to laze around at the beach or head for the beautiful mountains.

The weather in Albondon is mild and sub-tropical. The winters are cold but not freezing and the summers are relatively warm. Rainfall is minimal.

Nightlife in Albondon is relaxing as there are several bars and restaurants that serve local wine, local and international cuisine and great desserts. The bars quite often play live music, which sets a great mood to dance the night away.



Written by: Ian Burton

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Barranco de Albu�ol
Albond�n (Granada)
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