Mures in Jaen province is a small town belonging to the municipality of Alcala la Real. It is located in the Sierra Sur de Jaen, just 100 metres from the border of the province of Granada.
Ayuntamiento de Mures
Pedania de Alcala la Real
Calle Real, 11, 23686. Mures, Alcala la Real (Jaen)
|Health Clinic||Bars, shops, restaurants||Schools||Municipal pool||Beach
1h 20 min
|Golf nearby||Malaga 134Km Granada 67km
|Bus and train
There is not much data about the origin and history of Mures in Jaen, only some legends and events well known by people from the town. There are some archaeological findings, such as pots, pieces of pottery or arrowheads that, over the years, some neighbours have found and collected. These remains indicate to the Roman origins of the town.
Time went by and due to its location, the town was on the border of the Nazari Kingdom of Granada, and here took place many battles between Arabs and Christians. Although Mures in Jaen province is a small town, Mures has all the amenities you need for example, a primary school, medical center and of course local bars.
- March 19th San Jose – People meet to celebrate the festivity of the Patron of Mures in Jaen having lunch together in the countryside and enjoying the day with family and friends. In the evening, there is a procession of the Saint.
- August San Roque – The main festivity of the town. It is celebrated on the 16th, 17th and 18th of August. During these days there are lots of cultural, sporting and religious events.