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Diputación de Málaga
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    Inaugurated in October 2003, the person in charge of the design was the local author Salvador Calvo Marín, who lives in North America, but has been made a honourable Son of Istan. It reminds...


    This “Way of the Cross” is made up of twelve wooden vaulted niches that are situated in different places in all over the village. However the only ones that are in their original...


    This is the main supply of water for the village and for the irrigation system that provides water for the crops in the many fertile terraces. The spring starts in the Sierra Blanca and runs down...

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    WALK DESCRIPTION Our route starts in Tolox, heading up the calle Erilla and leaving the village by the old pathway to Coin. Just before we reach the buildings of the co-operative olive press of...


    During this long journey, one can cross from the centre to the south of the Sierra de las Nieves Biosphere Reserve. The route passes by significant ecological spots, like the Bornoque forest,...


    Istán Viewpoint is accessed by Tajo Banderas Street. It is famous for its strategic position, which is consequence of its altitude. The armies that seized the village in the past used to...

English information of Istán on the website of the Costa del Sol Tourist Board.

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Escudo de Istán
Town Hall
C/ Empedrada, 32, 29611 
Geographic Data
Surface 99 km2
Altitude 303 m
Latitude 36º 35'
Length -4º 57'
Distance to Málaga City 78 km
Population 1399
Men 705
Women 694
Nationality Panochos