Sedella is situated to the northwest of the Axarquia, between the sierras of Tejeda and Almijara. Sedella enjoys lush natural surroundings, where the rivers Matanzas, Encinar and Granados provide abundant water resulting in rich vegetation.
This is a Moorish village where the vine was their main crop and still is an important element in the landscape and its economy, producing from the vineyards wine which is sweet, semi-dry or dry and can be bought in bars or private homes.
The village of Sedella is 690 metres above sea level and is 54 kilometres from Malaga, 23 from Velez Malaga and 8 from Canillas de Aceituno, which is the nearest village. The average rainfall in the area is 670 l/m2 and the average annual temperature is 17 º C.
Iglesia de San Andres (St. Andrew’s Church)
Ermita Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza (Chapel of our Lady of Hope)
Lavadero Publico (Public Wash-house)
Sedella´s typical dishes: potage de hinojos (fennel stew), migas de pan mojao (dish made from fried bread crumbs), chivo al ajillo (goat meat with garlic sauce), choto al vino (kid in wine).
From the Costa del Sol, take the Autovia Mediterraneo (A-7 or N-340) to the Velez Malaga ring road. At this point you have to take the A-335, towards Alhama de Granada. After about 9 kilometres from Vélez Málaga ring road, turn onto the MA-125 to Canillas de Aceituno, then take the MA-126 which leads to Sedella.
Distances from Sedella
Malaga 61 km
Periana 30 km
Torre del Mar 30 km
Rincón de la Victoria 45 km
San Andrés Church
San Andrés Church Bell Tower
Ntra. Sra. de la Esperanza Chapel