Montefrio in Granada ruins of the Arab castle sit near the highest point. Being built midway between the Sierra de Priego and Sierra Parapanda, it became one of the main frontier castles of the Moors in the 15th century.
Ayuntamiento de Montefrio
Plaza de Espana, 7, 18270 Montefrio (Granada)
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There are archaeological remains that prove the existence of different settlements in Montefrio in Granada since the Middle Neolithic, in 4500 BC, like the megalithic tombs that you can visit today. Montefrio was part of the northwest frontier of the Kingdom of Granada.
- Feria de Junio – It takes place on the 3rd weekend of the month. It is the first fair of the year, the origins go back to the old cattle fairs.
- Fiestas patronales de Agosto – This festivity is celebrated to honour the Virgen de los Remedios, Patroness of the town. They take place around the middle of August.
- Feria de Septiembre – Celebrated on the 3rd weekend of September, this is the last fair of the year.