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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Illora, Spain your home away from home

Illora is one of the scenic whitewashed towns which this area of Andalusia is famous for. Set high in the mountains of the Sierra Parapanda, it is a quaint town with a historic church and a Moorish castle. Holiday rentals in Illora are well located for exploring the neighbouring provinces of Seville and Cordoba as well as the scenic mountains. Illora has plenty of shops, bars and local restaurants for evening entertainment.

Things to Do in Illora, Andalusia

The best way to explore the glorious scenery around your Illora holiday rental is by hiking, cycling or on horseback. The nearby mountains and valleys offer miles of trails and great opportunities for enjoying the wildlife and wild flowers, particularly in spring. Keen hill walkers can climb to the top of El Veleta at 3,398 m and Mulhacen at 3,482m. During the winter Illora is within easy reach of skiing and snowsports resort at the higher elevations. Golfers have a choice of top golf clubs within easy reach from their Illora holiday homes. The Medina Elvira Club de Golfe at Atarfe is 16 km away and the Granada Golf Club is 26 km away. The coast and beaches of the Costa Tropical are just an hour’s drive away and offer sunbathing, swimming, watersports, boat trips and fishing.

Places to Visit Around Illora, Andalusia

The lovely city of Granada is just 35 minutes drive from Illora holiday villas and has splendid sacred architecture including its cathedral. The Alhambra Palace sits on top of a sheer cliff above the town and is an excellent place to visit. This UNESCO World Heritage Site has tours of the former fortress and beautiful water gardens to enjoy. Tocon with its Arabian Tower and Bracana are both neighbouring villages worth visiting. Montefrio is a quaint olive-producing town with a historic church just 10 minutes drive away.

Weather in Illora, Granada

Holiday villas in Illora enjoy a sub-tropical climate as the Costa Tropical name suggests. Even in the winter temperatures hover between 17-21°C (63-70°F). From April to September temperatures are a pleasant 21-30°C (70-86°F). The maximum rainfall is in the winter with around 121mm (5 inches) in December. There is no rain at all during the summer months.

Travel to Illora, Granada

The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Illora is Granada (GRX) Airport which is about 14 km away. However it only has internal flights from Madrid. Malaga (AGP) Airport is 88 km away and is served by many low cost airlines from all over Europe. This busy airport has over 12 million passengers from 60 countries. It has flights with Aer Lingus, British Airways, BmiBaby, easyJet, Flybe, Jet2, Monarch, Thomas Cook and Ryanair which all offer competitively priced flights daily. A hire car is essential to enjoy this lovely area.

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