The town of Alhaurín el Grande enjoys a privileged location making it a true crossroad of communications and cultures. It is situated on the North side of the Sierra de Mijas, overlooking the Guadalhorce River and with direct access to the Costa del Sol.
Almogía, “La Bonita” (the pretty one), as the Arabs called it, is located at a strategic point west of the Mountains of Malaga, which has resulted relevant since ancient times as revealed by the remains of Roman paved roads found in the surroundings. It is a village of narrow streets and houses hanging off the [...]
Cártama is situated in the lower reaches of the Guadalhorce Valley at the foot of two small hills (Espartales and Llana) and forms part of the Hoya de Málaga, only 15 minutes from the capital. This means that all roads leading from the coast to the interior must pass by Cartama, providing it with an [...]
Coín is the capital city of the region of the Guadalhorce Valley, halfway between the Mediterranean and inland Andalusia, close to Málaga city and the Costa del Sol. It is strategically situated and features a wonderful climate and a wide diversity of landscapes as well as a great amount of water springs.
Valle de Abdalajís is situated halfway between Álora and Antequera, at the foot of the mountain range of the same name, and which together with the Natural Gorge of Desfiladero de los Gaitanes and the reservoirs of Guadalhorce and el Chorro, bestow the area of a special environmental and scenic richness of great value. The [...]
Faeneras The “faeneras” were the women who handled the farm products in the Guadalhorce Valley like lemons, oranges, almonds, figs etc. in the first half of the twentieth century. Cascareros The “cascareros” are one of the main hallmarks of our rural architectural patrimony, being a style exclusive to the Guadalhorce Valley. The “cascareros” are strong [...]
The “cascareros” are one of the main hallmarks of our rural architectural patrimony, being a style exclusive to the Guadalhorce Valley. The “cascareros” are strong framing structures and they owe their name to the main tasks they performed, the drying of the citrus peels (cáscaras). Although they were also used for drying other types of [...]