Suflí is a village in the Almanzora Valley region. Its origins date back to the Muslim period, when it was called Sufli or Sufliya. The river Boloyunta, also known as the river Sierro, flows through the village.

This Almeria municipality has a rich history and cultural heritage that is reflected in its religious buildings. Among them are its hermitages and its church, which bear witness to the faith and devotion of its inhabitants.

Church of San Roque


The church of San Roque is the most emblematic monument of the village, built in the 16th century on the remains of an ancient mosque. It was rebuilt in the 20th century over its own remains. The church has a single nave with side chapels and a bell tower. Inside, the image of the patron saint of the village, San Roque, is venerated, and his feast day is celebrated on 15 and 16 August with processions and dances.


San Roque Chapel

The hermitage of San Roque stands on the cusp of the small hill that presides over the entrance to the village. Its location reminds believers of the need to rise above the material miseries of the ground in search of the purity of heaven. The hermitage was built at the end of the 18th century and has a rectangular floor plan and a central nave. It houses another image of San Roque.


The hermitage of La Cruz is a tiny building with a square floor plan and a hemispherical dome. Inside there is a wooden cross and several religious images. The Day of the Cross is celebrated on 3 May, with a mass and a popular meal.


These are just some of the architectural gems to be found in Suflí, a village with much to offer travellers in search of nature, history and culture. A charming village that invites you to discover its past through its hermitages and church.

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