Algarinejo in Granada is situated in the Montes Occidentales and sits at the foot of the Cerro del Calvario hill. The name comes from the Arab word al-Garin (the caves). Algarinejo is an agricultural inland village and most residents earn their livelihood from olive farming.
Ayuntamiento de Algarinejo
C/ Alta, 1 18280 Algarinejo (Granada)
|Health Clinic||Bars, shops, restaurants||Schools||Municipal pool||Beach
1h 30 min
|Golf nearby||Antequera 73km Malaga 98km Granada 95km||Bus and train
According to the analysis of the archaeological remains found in the Tajo de la Villa Vieja and in Cerro del Almendral, the inland town of Algarinejo was already a settlement in the Chalcolithic era. Algarinejo in Granada was also a Roman settlement.
- 24th, 25th and 26th of July – Feria de Santa Ana or “feria chica”. During these days Algarinejo in Granada has lots of events in the town to celebrate the patron of the town.
- August – Fiestas de Ntro. Padre Jesus Nazareno “feria grande”. During 4 days, there are many religious and cultural events. On the last day there is a procession of Jesus Nazareno.