StatisticsArea: 5 square kilometres Altitude: 530 mtrs above sea level Population: +/- 350 Distance from Nerja: 31 km Driving Time: +/- 45 mins
Places of InterestThe 14th century Almohade Minaret, declared a Monument of National and Historical Interest in 1979. The north face features vegetable designs, typically colourful tiling and a series of arches. The Mudejar style Iglesia Parroquial de Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación, built on the site of a former mosque and featuring the minaret as its bell tower.
Local CuisineLocal specialities include: Potaje de Garbanzos con Bacalao (chick pea stew with cod), Potaje de Hinojos (fennel stew), Ajoblanco (chilled garlic soup with bread, oil and vinegar), Migas (fried breadcrumbs with meat) and Picadillo (minced meat stew). There are also several local wines needing to be sampled!
Local FestivalsFiestas de San Antón (January) Fiesta del Corpus (1st Thursday in June) Fiestas de San Sebastián y San Antón (2nd week of August)
Useful InfoTown Hall Tel: (0034) 952553159