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Diputación de Málaga
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    This tower, which of Arabic origin, is situated in the highest part of the village in Calle San Miguel. It was built in the 15th century and formed part of an ancient fortress. It has a cubic floor...


    It can be considered as the most emblematic image in the village, situated in Calle Chorro, which is a particularly picturesque part of the village of white houses covered with bougainvillaea and...


    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...


    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...


    WALK DESCRIPTION Our route starts in Guaro following the footpath of Arroyo Hondo (Deep Stream) which, after slightly less than 1.5 km, reaches the stream itself. We cross and make a steep climb...

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