Aldeire

Aldeire
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On the slopes of Sierra Nevada and being a part of the Natural Park, lies the village of Aldeire, where stepped houses were built along the steep hills leading to the castle La Caba. In retrospect of its Moorish past, one can visit the old mills and the remains of the Arab baths utilized by both Aldeire and La Calahorra.

It is ideal for nature lovers who can enjoy long walks along the riverbanks.

History

In this area there were settlements of ancient civilizations dating back to the Argar culture. Nevertheless, the origin of the present settlement traces back to the Arab Andalusian period.

Its name derives from the Arab word al-dair, meaning "the monastery".

Aldeire
Town
Province of Granada
Aldeire
The weather today in Aldeire
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Aldeire
Tourist area
Distance to the capital (km)
76
Altitude above sea level (m)
1297
Extension (Km 2 )
70
No. of Inhabitants
701
Demonym
Aldeireños
Postal Code
18514
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