Spring in the mountains is a beautiful time with
flowers everywhere. Starting with the Almond Blossom turning the
hillsides pink in February/March through to late May the scenery is
lush with a riot of colours.
Semana Santa or Easter
Week is a major holiday in Spain, celebrated in Torvizcon by
exploding an effigy of Judas Iscariot with fireworks.The
neighbouring hamlet of Puerto Jubiles also celebrates it's main
fiesta, in a beautiful location beside the Rio Guadalfeo.
A great time for walking as weather is not too
hot. There are many local walks along the river or up the valley
and La Alpujarra is famed for it's network of longer