THE VILLAGE FROM ÍLLORA

Íllora sits in the lap of the mountains of Parapanda

 

Íllora is a municipality located in the eastern part of the region of Loja ( Granada province ) , in southeastern Spain . The town borders the municipalities of Granada Moclín Pinos Puente, Moraleda of Zafayona , Villanueva Mesia , and Montefrío , and the Jaén town of Alcalá la Real.

The ilurquense council consists of cores íllora , Alomartes Stump , Escóznar , Obéilar – also known as The Station íllora – and Brácana .

The main source of income is the rural economy, especially the olive groves.

It has in the center of town , on top of a cliff , the ruins of an old Moorish castle , although it remains just a few walls remain.
Festivals íllora

The most important festival celebrated in the town is the Parapanda Folk . It has been declared National Tourist Festival .
It takes place during the last week of July in íllora and groups act in it national and international ethnic music. This activity is considered of great cultural significance .
Gastronomy íllora

In traditional cuisine íllora is important to note retains the traditional methods of food that has survived to this day . Maintaining meats and sausages in olive oil are the basis of the main dishes of this cuisine. These products are the back – plate daggerboard typical of Granada and Castile -La Mancha , the chorizo ??sausage in oil and greaves .

Other typical dishes include asparagus miguilla , kid with garlic juice and porridge .

Link to the website of the municipality

On the website you can find the village tours and excursions for around this town and make your stay in Villa María Cortijo convenience.

 

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