The municipality of Víznar, located 7 km from the city of the Alhambra, forms a part of the Natural Park of Sierra de Huétor, a medium height mountain AREA with dense vegetation of Holm and gall oaks.
On the note of its heritage, the Palacio de El Cuzco, a palatial-castle built in 1800, is famous because Federico García Lorca was held prisoner there until he was assassinated in a nearby gully.
HistoryThe history of this village is closely linked to the nearby capital city of Granada. In the Arab Andalusian period, it held one of the keys to the water irrigation system that watered the valley.
In one of the gullies between Víznar and Alfacar, where the Guardia Civil shot Federico García Lorca dead.