The village of Almogía is in the Montes de Malaga (Malaga mountains), bordered to the north by the Antequera region and to the west by the Guadalhorce Valley. The town is at an altitude of 363 metres above sea level and is 25 miles from Malaga city. Average annual rainfall does not exceed 600 l / m 2 and the average temperature is 16.4 º C
Almogía has a beautiful natural environment where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Mount of Santi Petri, and Tajo La Rambla . Admire the monuments and enjoy the food in the local restaurants, with dishes such as chanfaina (see gastronomy). You can rent horses and bikes to take the path to the shrine of the three crosses and the route of Santi Petri.
The origions of Almogía are remote, remains of some prehistoric rock paintings have been found in caves in the municipality, also remains of the Roman presence have been found in various parts of the town, and under Muslim rule the current population centred around the castle, unfortunately there only remains remnants of the main tower, the tower of the candle.
Parish Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
Capilla de Santo Cristo (chapel)
Almogía castle “Torre de la Vela” (tower of the candle)
Cortijo Mosanpedro “The Gálvez” (large farm house)
Shrine of the Three Crosses
Chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Laundry La Noria
Chapel of Our Lady of the Incarnation
Castillo de Sancti Petri
Convent of Our Lady of the Flowers
One of the most outstanding dishes of the cuisine is the Chanfaina Almogía, made with goat and almond dressing, as well as pork products such as loin cooked in lard. Also included in the Almogía cuisine soup hotpot, garlic soup, and gazpacho soup with mayonnaise, not to mention the borrachuelos.
From the city of Málaga, the shortest way to reach Almogía is the old Camino de Antequera (A-6113), through the Venta El Gato, onto the A-423, which leads directly to the town.
Distances from Almogía
Malaga 25 km
Granada 120 km
Casabermeja 19 km
Almogía Castle “Torre de la Vela”
Ntra. Sra. de la Asunción Parish Church
Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Chapel
Santo Cristo Chapel
Tres Cruces Chapel
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