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Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Montefrio June 17th 2012

14th June 2012 – 17th June 2012 After saying goodbye to the Danish couple who we had spent an enjoyable evening with last night at the bar in the campsite, we headed away from Granada on the A92G and then turned off at Jct 211 to head for Montefrio. A pretty little road and after crossing the river we were immediately surrounded by the Spanish olive groves. Lovely rolling hills of different colour soils all dotted with olive green trees! Montefrio appeared, nestling among the hills on a rocky outcrop – quite stunning! Montefrio, as well as quite a few other villages are known as the frontier of Granada and were used as lookouts and to protect Granada, eventually succumbing to Christian forces in 1486 and the fall of Granada in 1492. Climbed up, past the ... read more
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