La Calahorra

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Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Anunciación (1546) in the centre of La Calahorra
Castillo de La Calahorra and part of La Calahorra

La Calahorra is a municipality located at 37°10′45″N 3°03′44″W / 37.1791°N 3.0622°W / 37.1791; -3.0622Coordinates: 37°10′45″N 3°03′44″W / 37.1791°N 3.0622°W / 37.1791; -3.0622 in the province of Granada, Spain. According to the 2009 census, the town has a population of 800 inhabitants.

Nearby, in the Sierra Nevada foothills, is the Castillo de La Calahorra. Built between 1509 and 1512, it is one of the first Italian Renaissance castles outside Italy.[1]

Panorama from the village of La Calahorra with historic building and the Church in the centre, in the background the 60 higher located Castillo de La Calahorra (Photo 2016)

It is well known, as the setting of the final scenes in the 1974 David Essex film Stardust


  1. ^ "Granada Province - La Calahorra". Retrieved 2013-04-17.