Benarrabá is located in the Serranía de Ronda. We can observe a landscape with a spectacular beauty: cork trees, chestnuts, pine trees and gall-oaks…
Benarrabá is a busy village that lives on the forestry, farming and cattle; it has a huge prestige in the craft manufacture of by-products the pork. The pork butcher’s is one of the typical products of its gastronomy, such as blood sausages, hard pork sausages and salami-type sausages that you can taste for all year.
Banu-Rabbah (Rabbah’s Children), was the tribe of Benimerines who inhabited the valley of Genal.
From the Roman Age there are some remains in Port of Eras. It also had a road which passes in the neighborhood and that joined the Roman cities of Lacipo and Arunda. During Islamic Age comes out the Berber township and at the end of the period it is known with its actual name.
Hermitage of Santo Cristo de la Veracruz
Church Ntra. Señora de la Encarnación
Old Quarter (Casco Antiguo)
Callos (Tripe), the stew, salmorejo (a sauce consisting of tomato and bread…) of meat, mushrooms cooked in different ways, hot gazpacho (Andalusian soup) and the morcón (big blood sausage). These are some of the typical dishes of the gastronomy of the municipality.
How to get there
We arrive to Benarrabá through a local road that, departing from the town centre, connects with the C-341 road that joins Ronda and Algeciras, being the distance up to Ronda 36 kilometers.
Distances from Benarrabá
Ronda 36 km
Gaucín 7,5 km
Algeciras 72 km
Estepona 48 km
Cortes de la Frontera 18 km