Granada

Castril

Castril
The Essential
Castril is a typical mountain village 22km west of Huéscar on the edge of the Parque Natural de la Sierra de Castril. Its origins date back to a military camp (or castrum) built by the Romans. In the 15C, after the Reconquest, Castril was ruled by Hernando de Zafra, who built a local glassworks which kept the village prosperous until 1878; some of its items are displayed in the archaeological museum in Granada. The church in the old quarter dates from the 15C.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Castril

Sierra de Castril Nature Reserve
Sierra de Castril Nature Reserve
Castril
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