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A tour of the beautiful white city

Petr Liška
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Tours of Alora
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Alora will exactly fulfill your idea of a white Andalusian town. It is picturesquely situated in the hills above the Valle del Guadalhorce. Apart from churches and other historical monuments, there is a nice castle. For those who have more time and strength, there is an ascent to the hill Hacho with a really beautiful view

Large parking lot in Alar

In Alar, it is definitely not worth driving into the streets – it is best to leave your car in the western part of the city in a large parking lot. There is also a nice view of the city

Large parking lot in Alar
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Alleys in Alar

Yes, the city was not built for very busy car traffic. There are many steep and narrow streets

Alleys in Alar
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Plaza Fuente Arriba

The first important square of the city is Plaza Fuente Arriba, where there is a very nice town hall with a clock (casa consistorial)

Plaza Fuente Arriba
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Alley of Alory and castle in the background

The city has basically built a hill, so somewhere you are walking on a plain, some are houses on a steep slope. In the view you can see the main destination of the tour – the castle

Alley of Alory and castle in the background
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Plaza Baja

We come to the main square – Plaza Baja with the largest church in the city. This is in contrast to the surrounding houses, as it does not have a white facade.

Plaza Baja
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Road to the castle

The road still leads along a good path between the houses

Road to the castle
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Under the castle

Take Calle Ancha Street directly below the castle. There is also a small parking lot, so the daredevils, who do not want to pedal, can basically reach the gate of the castle

Under the castle
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View of the Valle del Guadalhorce

More than the whole castle, I liked the view from it to the Valle del Guadalhorce

View of the Valle del Guadalhorce
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View of Alora and Hacho hill

From the castle it is beautiful to see that Alora is not a village, but a pretty decent town. Hacho Hill rises directly above the northwestern end of the city

View of Alora and Hacho hill
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Alora Castle

The castle itself is rather below average in competition with other castles in Andalusia

Alora Castle
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