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Hiking from Laujar
The hill Cerro de Almirez is accessible from several places; one of them is Laujar de Andarax, an important mining town during the Roman period but which reached its zenith during the Arab rule.
Andarax, considered the capital of the Alpujarra of Almeria is located on the south side of Sierra Nevada and has two main hiking trails:
Route of the hydropower station
Route to Cerro de Almirez
Tourism in Laujar de Andarax
Before taking any of the routes out of town, you can visit any of the major sights:
Cathedral of the Alpujarra
Bridge Puente de los Moros
Recreational area of El Nacimiento
How to get to Laujar de Andarax
Take the highway to Nerja and Almuñecar, without leaving the A-7 passing the turnoff to Motril towards Granada; take the detour east on the A-346 that goes directly to Laujar de Andarax on the south side of Sierra Nevada National Park.
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