Capileira sits in a gorge below the peak of the highest mountain on the Iberian peninsula, Mulhacen.
There is a bus service which runs from outside the Tourist office in Capileira, to
Capileira is a popular tourist village especially with walkers using it as a base to climb Mulhacen. The hike is relatively easy for such a high mountain and there is even a bus service the goes to a point much higher than were cars are allowed. For information on the bus service to Alto del Chorrillo (Spanish). Once at the top, on a clear day it’s possible to see the Mediterranean.
Autonomous Community: Andalucia
Population: 559 (2008)
Elevation: 1,436 M
Townhall website: www.capileira.es