The most beautiful towns in Malaga

Antequera
The province of Malaga is much more than the Costa del Sol: it is its beautiful landscapes, its rich historical and cultural heritage, its folklore, its festivals, its museums … In short, this corner of southern Andalusia bathed by the Mediterranean has a lot to do with it. offer the traveler. Today, however, we are going to focus on just one of its attractions: its beautiful and charming villages.

What we are going to do next is tell you about some of the most beautiful towns that the province of Malaga hides. Of course, we warn you in advance that we have left many beautiful municipalities in the pipeline. And the fact is that there are many towns in the province that are worth knowing! Would you like to join us?

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How could it be otherwise, let’s start by talking about one of the most visited towns in the province and Andalusia. We are referring to Ronda, which, located between three natural parks (Grazalema, Sierra de las Nieves and Alcornocales), offers us a unique landscape and urbanism. And the city is located at the top of a gorge that is more than 150 meters deep, next to the Tajo del Ronda. Its beautiful old town stands out, although the more modern Ronda is also worth it.

Estepona

Estepona
In the heart of the Costa del Sol we find Estepona, which can boast of having several blue flag beaches. Besides having one of the most beautiful old towns of Andalusia, the village offers a beautiful promenade and a lively marina. As if that were not enough, it hides some important monuments and offers a large number of tourist services and facilities.

Antequera

Antequera1
We continue our journey through the most beautiful villages of Malaga in Antequera, a municipality with a great cultural wealth. In fact, it houses important monuments and historical buildings, including some traces of the Bronze Age , such as the Dolmen de la Cueva de Menga. Its castle and the basilica of Santa María stand out, which crown the place, although in its old town you can discover numerous churches, collegiate churches, palaces, convents, hermitages, stately homes …

Casares

Casares
Casares could not be missing from this list, since this town located on a hill between the Campo de Gibraltar, the Costa del Sol and the Serranía de Ronda, offers the most varied landscapes , including a small strip of coastline. The origin of the municipality dates back to Roman times, although its current urban nucleus is of Arab origin.

Frigiliana

Frigiliana
Nor could Frigiliana be absent from this list, which is located on the slopes of Sierra Almijara. In addition to offering spectacular views of the Costa del Sol, it has a beautiful old town, made up of winding streets and winding streets, where you can find glazed ceramic mosaics. Of all its monuments, the Palace of the Counts of Frigiliana stands out, dating from the 16th century.

Mijas

Mijas
We also want to tell you about Mijas, a town that is located in the mountains that bears the same name. Its typically Andalusian houses stand out, which are combined with a tourist complex located on the coast. You will love its historic center, with whitewashed streets and interesting buildings, among which some hermitages and churches stand out. Nor should we forget that Mijas hides some archaeological sites, an exquisite gastronomy, fairs and many festivals.

Sedella

Sedella
Another town that could not be missing from the list is Sedella, located at the foot of the Tejeda and Almijara mountain ranges. It is a municipality of Moorish origin in which the vine constitutes a key element of its economy and landscape. Like other beautiful towns that we have already shown you, Sedella is made up of a network of streets with an architecture that acquires a picturesque touch.

Nerja

Nerja
Finally, we want to tell you about Nerja, which is located in the La Axarquía region. In addition to offering a beautiful coastline with numerous beaches, coves and cliffs, the town has a beautiful old town where you can find places such as the Balcón de Europa, a spectacular viewpoint. If you have the opportunity to visit this town, you will not be able to miss the Cueva de Nerja , where cave paintings are hidden.