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The 6 most beautiful villages in Malaga

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There is a lot of things to see in Málaga ProvinceThe city has characteristic narrow streets, white-walled houses and floral details all around. Here we tell you what they are the most beautiful villages in Malaga not to be missed if you visit the Costa del Sol.

Most beautiful villages in Malaga


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Typical street in Mijas Pueblo

One of the most beautiful villages in Malaga is Mijas, which is divided into three different areas: Mijas Costa, La Cala de Mijas and Mijas Pueblo, the latter famous for its donkey-taxis, its narrow streets full of flowers and spectacular views of the Costa del Sol from the top of its Ermita and different viewpoints that will leave you speechless. Famous for having the only oval bullring in Spain.

We recommend you to organise your visit to Mijas with the help of the following articles:


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Alcazaba of Antequera

Known for having the archaeological site of the Dolmens of Antequera and the screw-shaped rocks of the Torcal de Antequera, both considered World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Its historic centre has the enclave of the Alcazaba from where you can appreciate the beautiful views of the city of Antequera, with no more and no less than 33 churches, making it the city with the most churches per inhabitant.

If you are in the area, don't hesitate to visit one of the great attractions in the province of Malaga:


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New Bridge in Ronda

Within the route of the white villages of Malaga is the city of Ronda, considered an open-air museum due to its architectural heritage. It stands out for one of its most characteristic views, the New Bridge of Ronda. It also has one of the best preserved Arab baths from the Muslim past next to the Casa del Rey Moro (House of the Moorish King) and the oldest bullring in Spain.

A romantic getaway for travellers of whom many great artists did not hesitate to visit during the time of the Grand Tour in search of authenticity.

We recommend you to organise your visit to Ronda with the help of the following articles:


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Narrow streets of Frigiliana

Only 20 minutes from the coast, particularly from Nerja, you will find small squares adorned with colourful flowers, white houses and narrow streets, comes to mind: Frigiliana, one of the most beautiful villages of the Axarquia of Malaga. It has an architectural ensemble of Arabic origin, one of the purest in Andalusia. Known as "the city of the three cultures".

We recommend you to visit Frigiliana and Nerja in one day, it is one of the best combinations of this coastal part of Malaga.


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Panoramic views of Ardales

Known in recent years thanks to its proximity to the Caminito del Rey, one of the villages with a great artistic and cultural heritage. Nearby is the Cueva de Ardales or Cueva de doña Trinidad Grund, where cave paintings are preserved, the cave village of Bobastro or if you are more of an adrenaline junkie, you can opt for the visit the Caminito del Rey from Ardales.

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Casabermeja Cemetery

Next to the Montes de Málaga Nature Reserve we find Casabermeja. It stands out for its prehistoric site of Peñas de Cabrera. The cemetery of Casabermeja is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Spain and has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest as its niches give the impression that the dead are buried standing upright. Along with its outstanding Church of Nuestra Señora del Socorro, which houses valuable pieces of gold and silver work.

Consultation how to get to the most beautiful villages in the province of Malaga by public or private transport.

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