The origins of Salobreña date back to the Neolithic period, although the most common remnants found in the area belong to the Roman era. Its strategic location made the Castle of Salobreña an important site, and it was home to a Nazarí palace and several prisons. The fortress, built in the 10th century, is a combination of Arab and Christian architecture. Its beautiful gardens offer a cool spot to relax in. Don’t forget to bring your camera, as there are spectacular views of the horizon from the tops of its towers.
Cheap trips to Salobreña are perfect for discovering all the corners of the old town: the Mudéjar-style Rosario church, La Torre del Brocal tower, the vaulted town square and the viewpoints of El Postigo. You won’t want to miss the Villa de Salobreña History Museum, located in the building of the former town hall. There you’ll find models depicting the history of the city, as well as the vestiges of ancient settlements.
In the large Parque de la Fuente, you’ll soon forget your worries and spend a most enjoyable afternoon thanks to its beautiful gardens, its lovely pond and the singing of the tropical birds that live there. Just a stone's throw away you’ll find the promenade along the coast, with its amazing views of El Peñón de Salobreña, a paleochristian necropolis.
Make the most of our package deals to Salobreña to visit the only working cane sugar factory in Europe, where you’ll be able to learn the process behind making this foodstuff. Lastly, don’t forget that Salobreña is a coastal town, so sit back and relax on the sand or sunbathe on La Guardia beach, or even try your hand at your favourite water sport.
If you want to get to know the south of Spain, then a trip to the charming town of Salobreña is your best choice, located in the province of Granada. Remember that the nearest airport is Málaga, a little over an hour away on the A-7 motorway.