"Zahara or Zohara, whats in a name" Zahara by Martin_S.

Zahara Travel Guide: 14 reviews and 42 photos

The approach road to Zahara de la Sierra (named after my wife Zohara, or at least I told her so ;O)), from the resivoir side gives you a colorful view of the city and the small tower standing above it on the mountaintop. We visited on a cloudy day (and later had hail and snow) so the colors were sort of subdued, but you can just imagine the colors when the sun is out and shining on the lake.

This brightly colored church named San Juan de Letran is on the main street in the upper part of Zahara de la Sierra. It is much easier to leave your car in the lower parking lot and trek up the hill than to try and find parking up there, but who knows you may just be lucky.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful quiet hillside village
  • Cons:Can be hot in summer or even spring
  • In a nutshell:Enjoy the views in early morning.
  • Last visit to Zahara: Apr 2008
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • TooTallFinn24's Profile Photo
    May 18, 2012 at 3:43 PM

    Martin- Back from Spain and Portugal. Had a great time. Sharing memories by reviewing some of things we both saw in Zahara.


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