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Montefrio, in the province of Granada , Information, history  and Property for Sale and Rent

description : Located off the tourist trail in the northwestern corner of Granada province near the Cordoba border.Montefrio is still Moorish in character, and the ruins of a Moorish castle sits near the highest point.

Being built midway between the Sierra de Priego and Sierra Parapanda, and commanding the open valley between these ranges, it became one of the chief frontier fortresses of the Moors in the 15th century.

History of Montefrio

history : The church was built on the site of a Nasrid castle.In a key strategic location, the Alcazaba was constructed in the mid-14th century to help defend the Muslim kingdom of Granada and prevent an invasion by the Christians.

It is believed to have been designed by the same architect who was in charge of the Alhambra.There was also a watchtower on the castle hill, which formed part of an extremely effective network of lookout posts used to stand guard over important routes over Granadas vega (plain).Another place of major interest in the area is the archaelogical site situated just outside of the village.

This site was named Las Penas de los Gitanos or The Cliffs of the Gypsies because the area was inhabited by nomads until the the end of the 18th

Things to visit in Montefrio

to visit : this friendly village enjoys one of the regions most striking settings, with one of its churches perched on top of a bare, rocky pinnacle, overlooking the town and its surrounding hillsides clothed in olive groves and fields of cereal crops.It nestles between two memorable hilltop churches.

you cant miss either of them since they dominate the skyline

Interesting Links of Montefrio

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Picture of the Town of Montefrio, located in the Costa del Sol of Granada Province, Spain
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Picture of the Town of Montefrio, located in the Costa del Sol of Granada Province, Spain
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Picture of the Town of Montefrio, located in the Costa del Sol of Granada Province, Spain
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Picture of the Town of Montefrio, located in the Costa del Sol of Granada Province, Spain
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Some properties for sale in Montefrio

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Finca for sale in Montefrio  | Finca to buy in Montefrio | REF:THG021 | 280000 Euros
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Montefrio, Finca
Eu 280,000
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