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Overview Of The Port Of Motril

About Motril
Motril is a town and municipality on the Mediterranean coast in the province of Granada, Spain in south west Europe.

Motril Tourist Information Office is located on Plaza de las Comunidades Autónomas, at the entrance to the Parque de los Pueblos de América. Information about local hiking routes and local attractions can be obtained from here.

Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la Cabeza is one of the most important monuments in Motril. Located on a hill called Virgin’s Hill, the church was built on the ruins of a fortress in the 17th century.

Encarnación Church was built between 1510-14 and used as both a fortress and temple. It's architecture is a mixture of styles including Gothic, Renacist and Baroque.

The Pre Industrial Museum of Sugar Cane and Motril Museum of History are two museums in the area.

Other attractions and buildings of note include the Town Hall, Casa de la Palma, Municipal Market, Calderón de la Barca Theatre and Bigotes Caves.

Take a guided tour of the Montero Rum Distillery, to learn more about the process and product itself.

There are many activities to enjoy here such as golf, paragliding, sailing, horse riding, rock-climbing, fishing, scuba diving, surfing and jet skiing, as well as lots of beach options, a popular choice is Playa Granada.

Shops are located in the commercial area, within the historic centre of Motril, and a good range of local crafts, souvenirs and fresh produce can be found here. Motril is typically Spanish, with narrow, winding streets, home to many tapas bars.

Further afield, the city of Granada and the famous Alhambra Palace are only 45 minutes away.

Famous Motril dishes include 'migas' (similar to couscous), 'gazpacho' (tomato soup served cold) and 'ajillo cabañil' (traditional stew). Fresh fish and seafood also feature highly on menus, namely sardines, fried fish, 'quisquillas' (small shrimps) and 'espichá' (dried whitebait fried).
Cruise Terminal
Most ships can berth at the dock, although very large vessels anchor and tender passengers ashore. There currently is no cruise terminal at Motril.

The centre of Motril is around 2km away and the port authority usually run a shuttle service.
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Cruise Ships Docking In The Port Of Motril

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