Rent Guadix self catering Villas and dive into the beautiful natural environment of Southern Spain
Guadix lies in the province of Granada in the autonomous community of Andalucia in southern Spain. The river Guadix defines the boundaries of the town and staying in Guadix holiday rentals can offer you a truly unforgettable Spanish holiday. The town sits on a high plateau in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Once known for its cutlery, Guadix now attracts tourists from all over the world for its many other sights as well. There are plenty of Guadix holiday rentals that can put you a short distance away from Graena, well known for its mineral springs.
Aside from this there are plenty of things to see and do in Guadix. The cave houses of Guadix are a simply unique and breathtaking sight! Travel to the southern part of Guadix and you can see the Barrio Troglodyte, dotted with the white doors and chimneys of the cave houses. This form of dwelling dates back to the period of the Moorish occupation. There is also a fascinating cave museum for you to visit.
Guadix Apartments - come and discover the fascinating history of the charming town of Guadix
Guadix holiday lettings should also put you within close proximity to the famous Cathedral, built in 1594. This was built over a Moorish mosque and has a beautiful Baroque façade. There are a couple of more churches to visit – the Church of Santiago that was built in 1540 and the Church of St. Augustine built in the 18th century. More evidence of the Moorish influence can be seen when you visit the fortress that gives you a fabulous view of the town. The Alcazaba is a Moorish fortress that is a superb sight even to this day. There is also the Castle of Calahorra to be visited. While staying in Guadix holiday rentals, you should also shop for the Guadix handcrafted earthenware. While this industry is much less active than in ancient times, you can still pick up some exquisite pieces in Purullena. The very quaint village of Benalua also affords you an opportunity to drive through desert landscape.
Guadix Villa Rentals - see firsthand the Moorish influence on Andalusian culture and architecture
Paulenka is another place to visit on your holiday in Guadix. This little village also has cave dwellings and as you walk through this place you will feel as though time has stood still. Mules walk around everywhere, people hang out vegetables to dry and life here is tranquil, peaceful and calm. A holiday in Guadix also offers you the opportunity to visit three national parks if you are a nature lover. Another stunningly beautiful souther European holiday destination in which you can discover the region's history through its archictecture is Zverinac Villa Rentals .