Throughout Spain there are countless places and enclaves that leave an unforgettable impression on tourists who manage to see them with their own eyes. The amount of viewpoints that are distributed Throughout the country it is immense, and from many of them you can glimpse spectacular landscapes, and some are even in equally impressive places. But since a few years we have had a such an extraordinary panorama like the one on one of the most spectacular balconies in Andalusia.

Named by publication National Geographic as one of the best places in Spain, the Montefrío Viewpoint It was even renamed in honor of the magazine, which gave international prestige to this balcony located in the Granada town of the same name, located in the heart of Sierra de Loja and it is one of the ideal locations for a rural weekend getaway.


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The impressive town of Montefrío (Granada)

View of Montefrío with its illuminated castle.
View of Montefrío with its illuminated castle.

At the top of a rock in the mountains of Granada stands the town of Montefrío, one of the most spectacular in all of Spain thanks to the arabic fortress Built on the top of a rock, which gives the surroundings of the Sierra de Loja an unmatched peculiarity. The white houses that extend along the slope of the mountain formation make this place even more spectacular than the city itself. National Geographic classified as one of the best in the world in 2016.

Take a leisurely stroll through the streets of this magnificent town full of history It is one of the best options for those who spend a weekend away from the city, but in addition to visiting an environment where vestiges of the Arab era In the Iberian Peninsula it is present in all its corners, you have to get away from the town a little to be able to contemplate it in all its splendor.

The National Geographic Viewpoint in Montefrío

View of Montefrío from the 'National Geographic' viewpoint
View of Montefrío from the ‘National Geographic’ viewpoint

Although in the surroundings of Montefrío there are even five viewpoints spectacular, the one that stands out above the rest is the renowned National Geographic Viewpoint, which received its name after the publication named it in one of its editions. Furthermore, it is only less than five minutes by car on the Tocón road, and only a quarter of an hour away on foot.

From this impressive viewpoint you can see the entire town of Montefrío, including the hill on which the castle stands Arab who dominates the town. Its views leave those who look over its railing so speechless that the publication that gives it its name also named it one of the towns with the most impressive panoramic views.

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