The city of Mairena is a rural development, situated high in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada of Andalusia, in the range of mountains and valleys known as the Alpujarras. Take your Seville car hire out for a daytrip and explore the stunning white Andalusian style architecture and stone buildings which characterise the landscape of this area.
A typical street in this small town will be small and tight, lined with white buildings two and three stories high which are generally always adorned with beautiful plants, ivy, and cascading colourful flowers. From many spots in the city you can enjoy a stunning view of the surrounding nature. Look for accommodation with a view of the nearby Sierra Nevada and Alpujarras mountains.
Get some physical activity and plan a hike to the top of the popular local Mount Chullo. While there is no vegetation at this altitude and the winds are strong, the view of the white, snow dusted mountains in the distance is well worth the effort. This hike makes for some priceless photo opportunities. If you are really into a trek, you can hike into Mairena along the GR7 long distance footpath. You can also take a car hire Seville, and save your energy for dancing at the tapas bars.
Though this small town does not have much in the way of development, there are a few monuments to check out. Stop in for a Spanish service at the small church of Júbar.
Save on your day trips from Seville to Mairena and the many other small and scenic towns of the area with a cheap car rental Seville.