The municipality of Lanjarón is located to the west of the mountainous Alpujarras district of the province of Granada. It is located 50 km from Granada, in the heart of Sierra Nevada National Park, and is the county's gateway. Mineral water is very popular and the first bottled company was created there. The water here has medicinal properties and the spas here are very popular. This water is being used for a variety of treatments and you will find that older tourists are coming to do the treatments. The death penalty is forbidden in this town.
There is a ruined castle and a rock built by the Moors. According to legend, the Moorish ruler of this city jumped from the tower of the castle when Fernando, a Christian army leader, discovered that he was about to defeat the Catholic king. This was done to prevent the Christian army from surrendering itself. You will find many restaurants and bars on the main street of Alpujarra.
The streets of this town were built in Moorish style and the houses are built in traditional architecture. Most popular monuments built in the 16th century: Moorish castle and 16th century. Remains of the Mudejar parish church built in the 19th century.
The average annual temperatures are:
Most – 23 ° C in July-August
At least – 7 ° C January-February
Spas and drinking water
This town is well known not only in the Spanish drinking water but also worldwide; this water is bottled and sold nationwide. As the drinking water has medicinal properties, the spa of this town is also well known in Andalusia.
There are 5 natural sources of water that have medicinal properties and the source of their health is well known. The origin of this water is the Sierra Nevada Snowy mountain range. This village is often referred to as the Alpujarra mountain portal and behind it is a ski resort.
The spa is located in the town center and is 43 km from Granada. The height of this town is above sea level 500 M. The climate of this place is moderate, neither hot nor cold.
The water in this place contains sodium and calcium, iron and so on. It contains digestion and diuretics. Therapies offered at this site include respiratory problems, digestive system, nervous system, stress and rheumatism.
Spa treatments include underwater massages, whirlpools, jet and circulatory sprays, steam breathing, massages, mud baths, electrotherapy, reflexology and lymphatic drainage.