400 Kilos of Snails to be given out this Sunday at Festival

Riogordo Festival Snails

This coming Sunday sees the small town of Riogordo celebrate the festival of the ‘Day of the Snail’ or in Spanish ‘Día del Caracol de Riogordo.’ This culinary celebration will see the town distribute 400 kilos of snails to the estimated 5000 attendees. Visitors are invited to taste this local dish prepared from land snails cooked in stock and spices such …

Industrial accident in Riogordo

A 50-year-old man suffered a serious fracture on Friday afternoon after falling from a height of three metres in Riogordo in what is thought to have been an industrial accident.

XIV Día del Caracol in Riogordo

Today is the XIV Día del Caracol – Day of the Snail – in Riogordo, Málaga province, where you can sample this traditional local delicacy.Aanise, orange peel, black pepper, aniseed, mint, bay leaf, thyme, pepper and salt are some of the herbs and spices used in the preparation of the snails.

Fatal accident in Riogordo

A 63 year old man, initials A.J.M.B., died on Saturday evening after his car left the road in Riogordo and plunged down an embankment. The accident occurred at 20:45 at km 20.9 on the A-7204.

Repairs to MA-3107 between Riogordo and Benamargosa

Ministry of Development delegate Ignacio Mena has been visiting the MA-3107 linking Riogordo and Benamargosa where emergency repairs have been carried out following landslides during the past months which necessitated the closing of certain sections. A comprehensive €600,000 renovation of the road is planned for 2013.

Old TSJA judgement still not resolved

In July 2001, the Council of Riogordo was ordered to pay 118,858,322 pesetas (€714,352.90) in compensation to a local landowner for the enforced expropriation and subsequent use of an aquifer located on Cortijo de Aute.

Project to expand funeral home in Riogordo

The president of the Association of Municipalities of the Costa del Sol, Axarquia, Oscar Medina, and the manager of the funeral home in Riogordo, Juan Ortiz, have agreed a proposed project for the renovation and expansion of the facility.

Swimming pool accident in Riogordo

An eleven year old boy is in a serious condition in the Hospital Materno Infantil in Málaga after an accident at a swimming pool on a finca in Riogordo.

Inauguration of Riogordo sports complex

Last weekend saw the inauguration of the new sports complex in Riogordo with the Minister of Tourism, Luciano Alonso, president of the Provincial Government, Salvador Pendón, and the mayor of Riogordo, Francisco Alarcón, in attendance.