The "Mediterranean Art School" is located in the mountains, in the southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Andalusia, near Orgiva, the capital of the Alpujarras. Granada is approximately 50 minutes away and the Mediterranean Sea is 40 minutes by car. The Alpujarras, also called the Tibet of Europe, is a unique mountainous region in Europe where the traditional life of Andalusia is still very important. There is the opportunity for extensive hiking tours, visits to the white villages or to enjoy the relaxed life on the Mediterranean beach. 15 minutes away is Orgiva, the capital of the Alpujarras, where there are supermarkets, bars, shops and restaurants. 500 m away from the MAS there is a bus station with daily buses.