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El Burgo

Villages in Málaga

El Burgo

El Burgo stands like a sentinel on the eastern edge of the Serrania de Ronda, surrounded by sloping sierras, almost desert-like, consisting of Jurassic limestone, and having rich sonorous names like, la Sierra de las Nieves, Blanquilla, Prieta, Cabrillas and Alcaparacín, bordering the Valle de El Burgo or Turon, whose terraces have a pliocenic formation.

The Valle de El Burgo is bounded to the north and east by the cerros (heights) of Tabique, Rompedizo, los Marques, la Vibora, la Mesa and la Añoreta, to the west and in a north/south direction, by los Cerros de Bolina, del Vienta and de Lifa, to the south and from west to east, by los cerros de Castro, Sierra de las Nieves and los Crespos and to the east and south to north, by Melgarejo, Tajo de los Artilleros and las Palomas.

El Burgo Monuments

Puente de Malaga (Bridge)
Molino de la Fuensanta (Mill)
San Agustin Church
Incarnation Parish Church
San Sebastian Chapel
Miraflores Castle
Virgen de las Nieves Convent
Acequia del Molino (irrigation dyke)

Gastronomy of El Burgo

Tipycal dishes in the municipality:

Caldereta (Meat stew), asparagus stew, pipeo de habas (a broad bean preparation), (kid), cod fish cakes, onion could soup, etc.

Directions

The most advisable route to follow for access to the town (there are several) is the one that starts in Malaga, where you should take the A-357 towards Campillos. Arriving at Ardales turn onto the MA-446/ MA-445 (same road with name changes according to where you are), which goes directly to the locality.

Distances

Ronda 28 km
Olvera 56 km
Malaga 68 km
Antequera 63km

El Burgo, murallas del antiguo castillo

El Burgo, calle típica de la localidad malagueña


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