Torvizcón         

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Torvizcón The village Torvizcón lies on the river with the same name at an altitude of 684 metres and has approx. 1000 inhabitants. It's not a tourist place, but it has got all the necessary facilities.
There is a small medical center. In the village there are three supermarkets (the Spar, the Coviran and a Spanish shop), a bakery, three bars, a souvenir shop and a restaurant.


Torvizcón also has got a post office, a bank, a chemist and a local swimming pool which is opened during the summer holidays, entrance costs about 2 euro.

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Just like all other villages in Spain, Torvizcón has its local festivals. The most remarkable is the Noche de San Anton. This takes place in January; they light big bonfires everywhere in the village, and from a distance it seems like the whole village is on fire.
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Unique for the Alpujarras is the old craft where they make objects using esparto grass. Many examples of this can be found in a small private museum in Torvizcón.


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