Cogollos Vega in Granada province is located at the feet of the Sierra de Cogollos. The town is is Located in the northern part of the province, about 14 km from the provincial capital, Granada. It borders the municipalities of Deifontes, Iznalloz, Huetor Santillan, Nivar, Güevejar, Calicasas and Albolote.
Ayuntamiento de Cogollos Vega
Plaza Llanete 1, 18211 Cogollos Vega (Granada)
|Health Clinic||Bars, shops, restaurants||Schools||Municipal pool||Beach
1h 10 min
|Golf nearby||Malaga 139km Granada 15km Seville 256km||Bus and train
The Arab Baths in Cogollos Vega in Granada are in the old part of town. For centuries it served as housing and consisted of three buildings, linked by arches and vaults with octagonal skylights. The type of parallel chambers may belong to the times of Taifas. The Arab baths of Cogollos Vega have been catalogued as a historic artistic monument of cultural interest, assuming the first step for restoration by the Ministry of Culture.
The existence of these Arab baths went unnoticed, except for its inhabitants, until the late nineteenth century.
- Good Friday – a procession of five images: the Virgin of Sorrows, the Crucified Christ of Nazareth (also known as Christ of the Gypsies and the Roma of Him), the Virgin Girl (traditionally carried by the younger ones) and the Holy Sepulchre.
- Palm Sunday, there is a procession with palms and olive branches.
- 3th of May – Cross Day, Organised at several intersections throughout the town. Typical, this day is called “oven”.
- 13th of June San Antonio – Patron of the town. That week is organized as the Cultural Week with many events for both young and old. On the 13th San Antonio is brought out in procession through the main streets. [/su_spoiler]