Almogía is a typical Spanish pueblo blanco and is located only 20 minutes walking or 5 minutes driving from our b&b. Discover the beautiful squares, churches and medieval watchtower through the narrow streets of this lovely white village. Take a breather in the village square where many locals gather to have their daily chat and have a cerveza or tinto de verano at the local bar.
Málaga – 30 minutes
Be amazed by the magnificence of Andalusia’s second biggest city. Plenty of variety for everyone; shops and bars, morning markets, various museums (such as the Picasso museum, car museum, museum of imaginations,…) and monuments, the cathedral, the harbour and last but not least the impressive Moorish Alcazaba fortress. Málaga is a wonderful city to stroll through!
Mijas Pueblo – 40 minutes
Mijas Pueblo is famous for its white houses built on a mountain hill, narrow streets and donkey taxis, charming shops, squares and cozy atmosphere. Add in the beautiful panoramas across the Mediterranean and the coastal village Fuengirola and you can spend a good couple of hours strolling around here.
Antequera – 50 minutes
In this authentic city you go from one historic site to another; Moorish ruins, beautiful churches, prehistoric crypts and the biggest Dolmen of Europe. Plenty of magnificent miradors or views will make you watch in shock and awe. The many white houses and friendly atmosphere complete the package.
Nerja – Cueva de Nerja – 1 hour
A coastal city located on a cliff with the famous Balcony of Europe, a former defensive spot equipped with cannons which were used to fight off pirates. From this balcony you can enjoy a charming view over the Mediterranean. In addition there are several shops and restaurants in the small streets of Nerja.
Andalusia’s largest complex of caves is also located here, its cool underground halls and caverns offer a beautiful route for you to walk through.
Frigiliana – 1 hour, 5 minutes
This charming white village is situated in the nature park of Sierras Almijara, Tejeda and Alhama, about 7 kilometres north of Nerja. In its glowing narrow streets with their white painted houses you’ll quickly notice how you’ve left all your worries behind and simply enjoy the moment. Discover its landmarks and nature while you dive into the simple and romantic atmosphere of one of the most unique white villages in Andalusia.
The ancient Moorish town centre of Frigiliana, also known as the Barribarto, takes you back to an era wherein the Moors reigned supreme. It’s considered one of the best kept historic centres in the Málaga province. Therefore it became officially declared national heritage and crowned with the title of Conjunto Histórico-Artístico in 2014.
Iznájar – 1 hour, 10 minutes
This village, surrounded by the cyan-coloured waters of its local natural reservoir, is certainly worth a visit, you can see the town’s castle rise from the horizon as you approach. Once you have arrived you can explore the place, far removed from the busy cities and dream away in the middle of the many wonderful panoramas.
Comares – 1 hour, 10 minutes
A typically Spanish white village, full of beauty and located high on top of a hill. Just driving the road towards the village will make you park your car a couple of times to witness the magnificent panoramas. You can make a beautiful walk through the village itself just by following the footsteps, which brings you to several gorgeous points of interest.
Ronda – 1 hour, 30 minutes
A busy touristic city filled with Moorish influences. The beautiful white walls, cobblestone streets and picturesque window barriers will certainly enchant you along with the magnificent bridges, bull arena, Moorish bathhouses, squares and city gates,…
Be sure to walk to the old city district by crossing the medieval bridge which provides a breathtaking view over the Guadalhorce Valley. Definitely worth a daytrip!
Olvera – 1 hour, 35 minutes
The idyllic white village of Olvera, situated at the border of the Sierra de Grazalema national park, is constructed at a mountainside. As a result, you can always witness a magnificent sight of the valley when you’re exploring the many little streets and squares.
From kilometres away you can already see the impressive church built in the middle of the village which is more than worth a visit! The tourist office is located in the Casa de la Cila building at the church square where you can buy a 2 euro entry ticket for a visit to the restored castle that towers above the town. You can explore this 12th century castle at your own pace, enjoy the fantastic panorama and visit the adjacent little museum.
Take a look at the beautiful cemetery located behind the castle and traverse this nice village with its narrow streets, charming houses and inhabitants. Just outside of the village (2 km) you can check out the chapel of Santuario de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios, from where you can have a magnificent view of Olvera as well.
Granada – 1 hour, 40 minutes
A large city, at the bottom of the Sierra Nevada which has mountain peaks above 3.000 meters and where the Moors ruled for centuries. You can find those Moorish influences all over this thriving city with many places to visit. Check out this city’s various squares, historic buildings as well as the Alhambra de Granada world wonder. Until a few years ago this royal palace also served as the Spanish king’s residence so this particular landmark certainly deserves a visit.
Tickets for this must be pre-ordered through the official Alhambra Patronato website. Need help? Let us know and we will be happy to help you.
Córdoba – 1 hour, 50 minutes
In the heart of Córdoba you find the Mezquita (the world’s second largest mosque) which consists of a church with a mosque built around it. A unique sight to behold! In addition, you can also discover the imposing ancient bridge across the Río Guadalquivir which connects the 2 city districts. The small and atmospheric city streets also invite you to walk through this town for hours. If you prefer art, you can visit this city’s numerous museums and exhibitions.
Júzcar – 1 hour, 50 minutes
The village of Júzcar, also known as El Pueblo Pitufo or The Smurfs Village, is unique in the whole world. Up till 2011 Júzcar belonged to the pueblos blancos of Málaga but for the promotion of the 3d movie The Smurfs all of its 175 white houses were painted blue, including the town hall, church and cemetery. As soon as the promotion had ended the film company Sony bought enough white paint to restore the little town to its former glory but Júzcar’s inhabitants liked their village the way it was and decided to keep the sky blue colours.
When you walk through the blue streets you’ll smurf numerous references, like paintings of our blue friends on the walls of the houses, bars and restaurants that have changed their names into some of the franchise’s characters as well as activities and stands where you can buy various Smurf products. A must-see for Smurf fans!
The cities and/or villages mentioned above are only a fraction of the many exciting locations in Andalusia. We have more information available on location.