Mijas Pueblo Malaga.
His geographic location.
Mijas is one of the largest municipalities in the province of Malaga.
With a little more than 147 square kilometers.
That extend from the mountain range from which.
It takes its name to the very shore of the Mediterranean.
Which bathes it in more than 14 kilometers.
Mijas Pueblo is located on the slope of the mountain range.
About 428 meters above sea level…
Which has allowed it to have a privileged position…
For the defense of the area in previous times.
Mijas, three in one.
The municipality is divided into three nucleus:
Mijas Pueblo, Las Lagunas and La Cala.
In addition to some rural areas that still retain their status, such as :
Valtocado, la Alqueriaa and Entrerríos.
Also more than 150 urbanizations scattered throughout the municipal area.
Mijas Pueblo Malaga, a special place.
Its climate and situation have made Mijas a tourist place par excellence.
It is also home to people from more than 80 different nations.
Mijas, an open-air museum.
And it is that history has left a museum scattered around its streets:
The bell tower of the church of the Immaculate Conception.
Too, the hermitage of Calvario …
Anyway, to get to know Mijas you have to walk through “El Barrio”.
Mijas, monumental town.
Due to its Arab origin, with its whitewashed streets …
Its old town was declared a Historic-Artistic Site in 1969.
Also for its remains of the Arab wall that served as a fortress …
And that it was destroyed in the Reconquest.
Which runs between gardens and panoramic balconies.
The museums of Mijas Pueblo.
To start with: the Museo del Carromato de Mijas, with its collection of miniatures.
After that: the House Museum of the Villa (historical-ethnological museum).
Then: the Center for Contemporary Art (CAC Mijas).
Where we can not only contemplate works by Picasso …
But also Dalí and Miró.
Other places you cannot miss in Mijas Pueblo Malaga:
Later: the Mirador del Compás, next to the Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Peña.
To enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the Costa del Sol.
Next: the Torres Vigías Interpretation Center.
Afterwards: its only bullring.
Nestled on rock, with the appearance of a traditional white village house.
Built by the neighbors and oval instead of round.
Afterwards: neighborhood of Santa Ana.
It is the oldest part of the town and the place where the essence…
Of white Andalusia is preserved…
whitewashed and adorned with bars and flowers.
A neighborhood in which some houses have wanted to join nature…
Taking advantage of the shape of some caves…
To integrate them into their homes and become part of them.
Eventually: the Cuevas de la Antigua Fragua Center.
Mijas, the town of the Hermitages.
1- Our Lady of the Remedies.
2- Sanctuary of the Virgen de la Peña.
From the 17th century and excavated in living rock by Carmelite friars.
3- San Sebastian.
4- Of Calvary.
From where we will enjoy unbeatable views of the coast and the town.
The gastronomy of Mijas.
Typical dishes of Mijas.
Among them, we will highlight the salmorejo…
Also the maimones.
Of course, the cachorreñas .
Lastly, the gazpazuelo.
In addition, the Arab desserts: the garrapiñadas, the buñuelos and the hornazos.
Where to eat in Mijas town.
Mesón El Olivar Restaurant.
Exquisite treatment and a cozy family atmosphere.
El Mirlo Blanco Restaurant.
If you like Basque cuisine, this is your restaurant in Mijas Pueblo.
Open to the public since 1968, it is a gastronomic reference in this municipality and beyond its borders.
His clients include former US President Jimmy Carter and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Malaga towns near Mijas Pueblo.
First: Fuengirola, 6 km.
Second: Benalmádena, 7 km.
Third: Torremolinos, 12 km Málaga.
Fourth: Marbella, 20 km.
Finally, Malaga, the capital just 24 km. Malaga.