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Lubrín

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Lubrín – Almería – Sierra de los Filabres Village

Lubrin is a municipality situated in the foothills of the Sierra de los Filabres, a mountainous land, fit only for agriculture (cultivation of almonds) and livestock.  The town stands at the foot of a cliff, presided over by the parish church, and is known for the hospitality of its inhabitants.

In the midst of a land of mines and quarries, the mining crisis was a severe blow to the people, and although El Tranco marble was also mined here, the decline of both contributed much to the demographic decline of the municipality.

Lubrin is an old town with ancient roots, offering many tasty local dishes, with many rustic and urban areas which deserve a close look, and perhaps a second visit!
Many of the inhabitants of Lubrin migrated to America, in particular California, but more recently the trend has been nearer home, until recently, Catalonia.

Emigration has continued, mainly among the younger population, who have been heading outside the province and towards the capital, which not only affects the town, but also the countryside, contributing to a considerable decline in population.

Monuments

Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, the nineteenth century.

Archaeological Sites

Murcielagos Cave, Lower Paleolithic era.
Excavated by Siret.

Piedra de la Cera
Cave paintings.

Town planning

The layout of its steep narrow streets maintains the Moorish flavor.

Facades with coats of arms.

Plaza de San Sebastián.
Villages and farms.
The Alcarria, La Alameda, Pillar, El Marchal, Las Moletas, El Sacristán, Los Jaralesand La Brena.

Gastronomy

 You can taste the products of the many orchards in the area ( Alcarria, Jauro ,the Alameda), almonds “El Pilar”, attend  Moorish and Christian celebrations in El Marchal, try the prickly pear, with great care! Try also Migas, a dish made with breadcrumbs, bacon and wheat.

A good time to spend there is the 20th of January, the day when the feast of Pan is celebrated, in honor of the patron saint, San Sebastian, doughnuts are offered with anchovies, and local sausages (black pudding, and various stuffed sausages).

Directions

Exit Almería. Take Highway towards Granada. Pass Huércal de Almería.  Take the national road N-340 direction: Huércal de Almería – Almería – E-15 – N-340 – Nijar – Murcia. At the roundabout, take exit 1 Continue: A-92A in the direction: A-92 – Pass Benahadux – Guadix. Benahadux. At the roundabout, take exit 3 Continue along: A-92 heading to Guadix – Granada. Take the exit towards: Exit 373/376 – Tabernas – Murcia – N-340a. At the roundabout, take exit 2 Continue: N-340A. Pass near Tabernas. Turn left: A-1100. Pass near Uleila and El Pilar and continue to Lubrin.

Distances

Vera 30 km
Turre 27 km
Antas 27 km
Tahal 40 km
Almería 71 km
Mojácar 31 km
Garrucha 32 km
Albánchez  30 km
Lucainena de las Torres 31 km

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