On the Costa del Sol
If you’re holidaying on the Costa del Sol in Malaga province, as well as exploring the pretty coastal towns and soaking up the sun on the Mediterranean beaches, we recommend setting a few days aside for a visit to the white villages further inland. There are many you can visit, but some of the most famous include:
- Frigiliana: worth the trip to walk around its narrow streets and passageways that evoke the Moorish past, and visit the only extant traditional molasses factory in Europe, with the Mediterranean in the background.
- Casares: we recommend going up to the Arab castle at the top of the village. This land has been home to Iberians, Phoenicians, Romans… and you can sense the history.
- Ronda: one of Spain’s most beautiful villages. Taking in the views from its 98-metre-high bridge is an unforgettable experience. The visitors charmed by this photogenic town include Hemingway, Orson Welles, and Rilke.