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White Villages

Visits and things to do in the white villages

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The white villages of Malaga are the essence of traditional Andalusia, with their whitewashed architecture and picturesque atmosphere. RondaThe town, with its dramatic gorge and iconic Puente Nuevo bridge, is noted for its vibrant bullfighting history and breathtaking panoramas. Its cobbled streets wind between palatial mansions and flowered balconies, offering spectacular views from its alameda.

Nerja overlooks the Mediterranean with its emblematic Balcón de Europa, a viewpoint offering unrivalled views of the sea. Its golden sandy beaches and crystal clear waters are a haven for sun-seekers, while the caves of Nerja fascinate with their ancient stalactites.

Frigiliana is a labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets, decorated with tiles and wooden doors. Its white façades, adorned with brightly coloured flowers, create a charming visual contrast, and its Moorish heritage is felt in every corner.

Marbella fuses the historic charm of its old town with the modern luxury of Puerto Banús. In the old town, hidden squares and winding alleyways reveal a more traditional and tranquil Marbella, while the port is home to impressive yachts and exclusive boutiques.

Mijasnestled in the mountains, it offers panoramic views of the coastline. Its donkey taxis and white facades adorned with flower pots are iconic. The authenticity of its architecture blends with the serenity of its surroundings, creating a unique experience on the Costa del Sol.

Monuments to see in white villages Malaga

Each white village has its own monumental jewel. Ronda impresses with the "Puente Nuevo"The Tagus Bridge, a majestic bridge that connects the two parts of the city separated by the impressive Tagus Gorge. The Bullring of Rondaone of the oldest in Spain, is also worthy of mention for its architecture and its bullfighting history.

At MijasThe Virgen de la Peña Chapelcarved into the rock, and the Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Peña. Frigiliana shines with its Church of San Antonio and its labyrinth of whitewashed streets that reflect the Mudejar heritage.

Nerja is famous for its Balcony of EuropeThe old bastion has been converted into a lookout point offering panoramic views of the sea. The Eagle Aqueduct is another impressive piece of engineering that reflects the ingenuity of times gone by.

Marbella presents the Old Townwith the Church of the Incarnation and the Castle WallThe museum's exhibitions, which transport visitors back in time to medieval times.

Museums to visit in white villages Malaga

For culture lovers, the white villages have unique museums. Ronda houses the Bandolero Museumwhich offers a fascinating insight into the life of the bandits in the Serranía de Ronda, and the Lara Museumwith collections of antiques and curiosities.

At Frigiliana, the Archaeological Museum exhibits objects from different periods that illustrate the rich local history. Nerja stands out for the Museum of Nerjawhich complements the visit to the village's famous caves, providing a deeper understanding of the prehistory and evolution of the area.

Marbella offers the Museum of Contemporary Spanish Engravingwhich houses an impressive collection of graphic works by renowned artists.

Beach and Nature in white villages Malaga

The beaches in the white villages are equally charming. Nerja offers beaches such as Burriana y CalahondaThe beaches, which combine golden sand and crystal clear waters with spectacular natural surroundings.

Marbella is synonymous with luxury and long beaches, such as Fontanilla Beach y Nagüeles Beachideal for those looking to enjoy the sun in an elegant setting.

For nature lovers, the Sierra de las Nieves near Ronda offers hiking trails through forests and over mountains, while Mijas has the Sierra de Mijas Natural Parkperfect for walks with panoramic views of the coast.

What to eat in white villages Malaga

The gastronomy of the white villages is a feast of traditional Andalusian flavours. At Ronda, the oxtail and the tomato soup are emblematic dishes. Frigiliana offers the ajoblanco y cane honeya local sweet produced since ancient times.

Nerja is known for its fried fish y sardine skewerswhile Marbella fuses Andalusian cuisine with international influences, highlighting the fried fish and the Malaga salad.

At Mijas, the gazpachueloa fish and mayonnaise soup, and the dish of the mountainsThe combination of meats, potatoes and peppers reflects the rustic, home-style cooking of the region.

Excursions to the white villages Malaga

Excursions to the white villages are a perfect way to explore the cultural and natural richness of Malaga. From Rondaroutes can be taken to the Sierra de Grazalema and the Serranía de Rondaideal for hiking and spectacular views.

From Nerjathe caves are a must-see, while excursions to the nearby Almuñécar in Grenada allow you to discover more beaches and a vibrant coastal environment.

Marbella offers excursions to Puerto Banús for those in search of luxury, or the Alameda Parka beautiful urban park with fountains and sculptures.

Frigiliana is a gateway to the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama Natural ParkThe perfect place for hiking and nature observation enthusiasts.

Mijas provides the opportunity to explore the Route of the Donkeyswhich offers a traditional and picturesque way of exploring the village and its surroundings.

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Excursions to the white villages from Malaga

If you are in Malaga for several days, take advantage of this opportunity to discover the white villages with any of our excursions to visit Ronda, Setenil de las Bodegas, Mijas village, Marbella and Puerto Banús, Nerja and Frigiliana.

Booking our day trips from Malaga we will take you to these places with the best local guides, in love with the province of Malaga and knowledgeable about all the stories and curiosities of each destination.

Make the most of your holidays and leaves its mark on the white villages.

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    Discover two treasures of the Costa del Sol: Nerja and Frigiliana. From the breathtaking views of the Balcon de Europa in Nerja to the charming cobbled streets and local crafts in Frigiliana, every corner is a jewel to be discovered. Spend an exciting day with the Nerja and Frigiliana excursion from Malaga and the Costa del Sol - book your place!

    Discover two treasures of the Costa del Sol: Nerja and Frigiliana. From the breathtaking views of the Balcon de Europa in Nerja to the charming cobbled streets and local crafts in Frigiliana, every corner is a jewel to be discovered. Spend an exciting day with the Nerja and Frigiliana excursion from Malaga and the Costa del Sol - book your place!

    🚍Málaga & Costa del Sol⏩Frigiliana 🕑2 hours

    • 2 hours free time in Frigiliana

    🚍 Frigiliana ⏩Nerja🕑20 minutes

    • 3 hours free time in Nerja

    🚍 Nerja⏩Málaga & Costa del Sol🕑2 hours

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    In this excursion to Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas Enjoy the authentic, authentic landscapes of the Sierra de Ronda and the white villages between Malaga and Cadiz, with a stop in Setenil de las Bodegas. A trip to the most genuine of Andalusia: Land of bullfighters, romantics and bandits!

    In this excursion to Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas Enjoy the authentic, authentic landscapes of the Sierra de Ronda and the white villages between Malaga and Cadiz, with a stop in Setenil de las Bodegas. A trip to the most genuine of Andalusia: Land of bullfighters, romantics and bandits!

    🚍Malaga & Costa del Sol⏩Setenil de las Bodegas 🕑2 hours

    • 1 hour free time in Setenil de las Bodegas

     

    Setenil de las Bodegas 🚍 Setenil de las Bodegas ⏩Ronda🕑30 minutes

    • 1 hour 30 minutes guided tour in Ronda
    • Tasting glass of wine
    • 2 hours free time in Ronda

    🚍 Ronda⏩Malaga & Costa del Sol🕑2 hours

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    Discover the white villages located on the Costa del Sol of Malaga: Mijas, Marbella and Puerto Banus. This tour is the essence of the Costa del Sol. A panoramic view of this corner of Spain that has emerged from the influence of tourism.

    Discover the white villages located on the Costa del Sol of Malaga: Mijas, Marbella and Puerto Banus. This tour is the essence of the Costa del Sol. A panoramic view of this corner of Spain that has emerged from the influence of tourism.

    🚍Málaga & Costa del Sol⏩Mijas Pueblo 🕑1 hour

    • 1.5 hours  free time in Mijas Pueblo
    • Invitation to drink

     

    🚍 Mijas Pueblo ⏩Puerto Banús🕑45 minutes

    • 1 hour and 15 minutes of free time in Puerto Banús

     

    🚍 Puerto Banús⏩Marbella🕑 15 minutes

    • 2 hours free time in Marbella

     

    🚍Marbella⏩Málaga & Costa del Sol 🕑1 hour

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    In this visit to Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas enjoy the authentic, authentic landscapes of the Sierra de Ronda and the white villages between Malaga and Cadiz, with a stop in Setenil de las Bodegas. A trip to the most genuine of Andalusia. 5 hours free to visit Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas where you set the pace, book your place!

    In this visit to Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas enjoy the authentic, authentic landscapes of the Sierra de Ronda and the white villages between Malaga and Cadiz, with a stop in Setenil de las Bodegas. A trip to the most genuine of Andalusia. 5 hours free to visit Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas where you set the pace, book your place!

    🚍Malaga⏩Setenil de las Bodegas 🕑2 hours

    • 1 hour free time in Setenil de las Bodegas

    Setenil de las Bodegas 🚍 Setenil de las Bodegas ⏩Ronda🕑30 minutes

    • 3 hours 30 minutes free time in Ronda

    🚍 Ronda⏩Málaga🕑2 hours

What to visit in Pueblos Blancos

From Visitanddo.com we present you a list of 10 essential places that you cannot miss in Pueblos Blancos Malaga:

  1. Ronda
  2. Setenil de las Bodegas
  3. Mijas 
  4. Marbella
  5. Estepona
  6. Frigiliana
  7. Nerja
  8. Casares
  9. Competa
  10. Júzcar

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