Description

The first thing one can appreciate when entering this small village is the church located on top of a hill.

The municipal area of Gorafe comprises several archaeological sites and 81 megaliths. The Argaric settlement is situated on the Cerro del Culandrillo hill. Ceramic vessels and bronze objects have been found there. The remains of Arab walls and over 300 caves-houses, many of them still inhabited, can be found in and around the town.

In the old town it is worth mentioning the 16th century Mudéjar style church.

General information

Tourist Area: Hoya de Guadix y Marquesado Province: Granada Distance from the capital (km): 92 Altitude above sea level (m): 855 Area (Km2): 77.14 Nº of inhabintants: 501 name for people: Gorafeños Postal code: 18890 Web: www.gorafe.es/