September is one of the best months in La Alpujarra, still
hot but not as fiercely so as July & August. There is often a
little rain which results in a "second spring", a welcome sight
after the parched summer
As autumn progresses the
tree colours are spectacular, especially with the back drop of
bright blue skies.
Why not try collecting chestnuts
which grow abundantly in this area during November and roast them
over the fire in the evening?
September is also the
month when many of the local villages celebrate the Moors and
Christians Fiesta, re-enacting the history of the