Marchal

Marchal
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Marchal is located in Hoya de Guadix, on a valley watered by the rivers descending from the north face of the nearby Natural Park of Sierra Nevada. This outstanding small village offers visitors spectacular scenery with Sierra Nevada in the background and a distinctive urban AREA with numerous troglodyte dwellings and the palace-house of Los Gallardo.

History

This village originated as a medieval farmhouse in the Arab period. Abundant cave-homes and Moorish remains can be found.
In the 15th century this AREA was assigned to the last remnants of the Moorish population.
Marchal
Municipio
Marchal
The weather today in Marchal
  • Max 20
  • Min 5
  • Max 68
  • Min 41
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Marchal
Tourist area
Distance to the capital (km)
55
Altitude above sea level (m)
912
Extension (Km 2 )
8
No. of Inhabitants
439
Demonym
Marchaleros
Postal Code
18516
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