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History

The district of Berchules is part of Sierra Nevada Natural Park and it is located in its the southern slope. It is well-known by its fruits, wines and cured ham. Also, it has the main characteristics of the villages of the Alpujarra region- a singular architecture of the houses, perfectly adapted to the rugged ground and the climate of the area. They are built along narrow streets with a touch of their Moorish past.

Things to see & do

San Juan Bautista parish church (Mudejar panelled ceiling and tower)

 Santa Maria la Mayor parish church (1789)

 

Mapa - BERCHULES - Granada - Andalucía
 

 

Gastronomy

Toasted pepper soup. Fried bread crumbs. Fennel stew. Quails in Onion sauce. Fried rabbit with garlic. Fried kid with garlic. Cakes: Peñasco.

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Useful Info

Inhabitants: 871

Altitude: 1319 ms.

Distance to Granada (km): 108


Surface (km2): 70


Gentilicio: Berchuleros


Zip code: 18451

Council:Telephone: 958 769 001

Fiestas

Holiday in honour of Christ (Alcutar)

August 8th

San Pantaleon

July 27th

san marcos

25th April

 
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