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Júzcar

Diputación de Málaga
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    The purpose of this action, funded by the Development Plan to Promote Tourism in Serrania de Ronda, is to have a Tourist Information point and Mycological and Cultural Center, given the huge...

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    According to a book published by Altos Hornos de Vizcaya the first corrugated iron factory of Spain was installed in Juzcar. It is situated on private property. Juzcar was chosen as the site for...

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    The Iglesia Parroquial de Santa Catalina is the most unique building in the village. It dates back to the 16th century, although is has gone undergone several restorations and remodellings,...

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    Orienteering is an outdoor sport in which participants are only given a topographical map and a compass and need to find some control points. Orienteering races are organized regularly and...

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    Although exploring wild cave systems started as a scientific study in a cross-disciplinary field combining the knowledge of geology, zoology, botany and archaeology, it soon became popular as a...

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    The origins of this village are not totally clear according to experts, although it is believed that there was a settlement on this site even before the existence of the Arabs. After the Christian...

  • After it had been used for promoting the 3D version of 'The Smurfs' film, Júzcar was declared the first 'Smurfs Village' by Sony Pictures, a multinational motion picture production...

    Stop at Torrichuela Viewpoint to see the surroundings of Júzcar village, which was named after an old watchtower that used to be on the place.

Júzcar is visited by more than 250 people a day from countries around the world.

This town in the Serrania de Ronda is located in the natural setting of Valle del Genal (Genal Valley). A Landscaped enclave that makes Júzcar, a tourist destination for weekend for fans of sports such as trekking or canyoning.

 

IN JÚZCAR YOU CANNOT MISS

MONUMENTS

Throughout its history, the church of Santa Catalina has undergone several modifications and reforms. Built in the XVI century, the temple architecture composes a rectangular flat roof which hides the remains of Moorish armour.

Another mandatory stop in Juzcar is the Old Tin Factory, of the year 1731, the first of Spain.

In the Mycological Museum you can learn more about the variety of mushrooms in the region. This is also a cultural centre that organizes seminars, conferences and workshops in these fungi.

Júzcar is also part of the route of Fray Leopoldo, the most revered saint in Andalusia. It is a tourist path of rural character comprising the towns of Alpandeire, Pujerra Igualeja, Cartajima and Faraj. On this route, that remembers the most revered saint in Andalusia, you'll find landscapes of almond trees, daffodils and white jara.

Where to eat

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Links of interest

Escudo de Júzcar
Town Hall
C/ José Antonio, 1, 29462 
952183500
952183644
Areas
Geographic Data
Surface 34 km2
Altitude 623 m
Latitude 36º 37'
Length -5º 10'
Distance to Málaga City 123 km
Demographics
Population 226
Men 128
Women 98
Nationality Juzcareños