Illora in Granada province is located on the Sierra de Parapanda. From here you can see the multi-coloured landscape with its olive groves, farmland and orchards on the Vega del Genil, and the Sierra Nevada, which lies to the east. The white houses of Illora provice stand on the slopes of a rocky crag where they were originally built.
Ayuntamiento de Illora
Plaza del Arco s.n. 18260 Illora (Granada)
|Health Clinic||Bars, shops, restaurants||Schools||Municipal pool||Beach
1h 20 min
|Golf nearby||Malaga 105km Granada 40km Seville 230km||Bus and train
Some archaeological discoveries have been found in Illora in Granada belonging to prehistory, the Neolithic and mainly the copper age. Towards the year 600 b.c the Carthaginians landed in the Iberian Peninsula. Imposing their authority on the Phoenicians consolidate the foundations of their empire. Illurco, which was the first name given to Illora.
- Paparanda-Folk International Festival. It was declared festival of National Tourist Interest by its important relevance and the diffusion of the popular and ethnic culture of countries of the five continents. During one week groups of music and dance perform.
- Festividad en honor de San Rogelio. The third weekend of August the celebrations in honour of San Rogelio take place. Cultural, religious and musical acts are celebrated.