Sitting snugly on the side of a hill in the Granada Province of Spain is the quaint and traditional town of Montefrio. A Montefrio holiday promises to offer relaxation and the chance to unwind in some breath-taking surroundings, with a handful of activities on tap should you feel restless. A Montefrio holiday rental house offers all of the comforts of home and all of the mod-cons you would expect from a first-class hotel too.
The beauty of a Montefrio holiday is that it can be as active or as relaxing as you like. A Montefrio holiday rental house offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside as well as the town, leaving you to soak up the sun and simply watch the world go by at a slow pace. Should you be feeling energetic then there are a select few outdoor activities available in Montefrio such as fishing, walking, cycling hiking, mountain biking and horse riding. Attractions worth seeing in the town are the 18th century church, which is round in shape and the only one of its kind left in the whole of Spain, and Castillo de la Villa, a 16th century fortress built on the remains of a previous Moorish castle.
If you can prise yourself away from your quiet Montefrio holiday rental house then there are plenty of other places to be visited, including the city of Granada. Approximately an hour’s journey east from the town, Granada is one of the biggest cities in Spain and is home to some wonderful attractions. This includes the Alhambra Palace and citadel, a Moorish palace and fortified area that was built for the ruling classes of the Moors. As well as the Alhambra, there are other fascinating sights in Granada including the Almorabitin, a 10th century mosque used by the Almovarids dynasty.
If you are now considering booking a fantastic Montefrio holiday rental house then you will be able to experience warm summers and mild winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Montefrio holiday tend to be June, July and August when the temperature during the day hovers between 30°C and 35°C. The cooler months of December and January see the daytime temperature fall to around 14°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is very low at 10 inches with December usually being the wettest month.
Travellers on a Montefrio holiday can arrive at Malaga Airport (AGP) which is approximately 77 miles away from the town. Air operators that offer cheap, frequent flights to the area include Thomson Flights, Ryanair, easyJet, BMIbaby and Flybe. Passengers can leave the UK from several UK airports such as Glasgow (GLA), Birmingham (BHX), Leeds (LBA), Manchester (MAN) and Newcastle(NCL).