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Villanueva de la Concepción

Villages in Málaga

Villanueva de la Concepción

Villanueva de la Concepción is an Andalusian town located south of Antequera, bordering the Montes de Malaga, at the foot of the Sierra del Torcal, at 575 m above the sea level, 40 km from Málaga and 10 minutes from Casabermeja.

Villanueva de la Concepción Monuments

* Inmaculada Concepción Parish Church
* Horcajo Bridge
* Paraíso Bridge
* Garrayo Bridge
* Andalucía Square
* García Caparrós Square: It is the union of the Nueva, Plantel Juvenil and García Caparrós streets and this beautiful square in the triangle shape shows up by its typical Andalusian architecture. A splendid terrace made of facing brick is built in the centre of the square and frames a beautiful fountain with four dishes. The square is an ikyllic place to spen lengthy summer afternoons unde the shadow of the majestic elms that crown it.

Direction to Villanueva de la Concepción

Villanueva de la Concepción is easily accessible from Málaga,  take the N-331 at the height of Casabermeja, through Arroyo Coche. It can also be accessed through the village of Almogía.

Distances

Casabermeja 16 km
Almogia 17 km
Antequera 18 km
Málaga 42 km

On March 17, 2009 The Governing Council of the Andalusian Government approved the establishment of Villanueva de la Concepción as the town 101 in the province of Malaga.

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“El Horcajo” Bridge

“El Horcajo” bridge is one of the ancient communications routes constructed in the 18th century. It belongs to the old Royal Route which linked Madrid and Málaga. The bridge is over the “Campanillas” river and its big space is formed by a great arch where it can be still read and inscription that reflects the date of the construction of the bridge.

It dates from the year 1787 and coincides with the reign of Carlos III (Charles III). The construction is formed by great ashlars of grey and red limestones of “El Torcal”. Beautiful sights can be admired from this bridge.

"El Horcajo" Bridge - Villanueva de la Concepción

Villanueva de la Concepción Fountains

Teja Fountain - Villanueva de la Concepción

Fountain - Villanueva de la Concepción

Fountain - Villanueva de la Concepción

Plaza de Andalucía Fountain - Villanueva de la Concepción


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