The weather may have turned a bit chilly and autumnal in the UK this week, but not so in the Lecrin Valley, where the sunshine persists to provide lovely late summer weather, well into October and beyond. Advertisements
Over the next few weeks temperatures in southern Spain will be in the mid thirties, so with schools off for the summer, many Spanish and visiting families are set to escape the heat of the city for the breezes of the valley and the coast… The Lecrin Valley has the best of all worlds: It nestles in… Read More Hello easy breezy Lecrin Valley summer
This time of year has to be the best time in the Lecrin Valley… the spring flowers are all out, the birds are singing, the weather is beautifully warm and sunny and the smell of citrus blossom, or “azahar” is everywhere. While the majority of this uplifting, sweet and pungent aroma is orange blossom, el Azahar officially… Read More Aaaaah, el Azahar!
February is always a busy time of the year in the valley with the winter citrus harvest. Already 50-60% of the harvest gathered, the cooperativa (the Lecrin Valley’s local farmers’ cooperative) at Melegis is working full pelt with truck loads of local Lecrin Valley oranges being weighed and boxed up every day. Most will be exported overseas… Read More Winter orange harvest is bittersweet!
Winter is an amazing time to get walking in the #LecrinValley, bathed in sunshine, surrounded almond blossom. … Read More Winter walks in the Lecrin Valley
No matter how many years you spend in the Lecrin Valley, you never tire of the amazing spectacle every January and February when the almond blossom appears.… Read More Amazing almond blossom
In October and November the Lecrin Valley is a hive of activity, as the locals harvest and shell the almonds, gather fruit and tidy up their orchards. There’s that lovely smell of bonfires now that the fire ban has been lifted until next year. This area has a great climate for fruit and veg. Most of… Read More Lecrin Valley: It’s Harvest Festival gone nuts!