Some remains of an ancient city from between the IXth and Xth century can be seen about an hour’s walk from the village along a path. Several ceramic objects like water jars, some mosaics and even...
Of Arabic origin and possibly from the 14th century, it was declared as a National Histórical & Artistic Monument in 1931. It is located in a uninhabited town named, la Meseta de Mazmúllar, which is...
Its name comes from the Arabic “hisn qumarich” meaning castle up the hill. Name of its inhabitants: Comarenos. Legend: There are two legends or stories that deal with the link between...
This festival has been declared to be of Tourist Interest by the Provincial Council of Málaga. Please check with the local Town Hall or Municipal Tourism Office for the festival date before...
UNIQUENESS El Molino de Abuelos goes back to the year 1800, when it was used as an olive-oil mill. The house has a patio and wonderful views. It was restored and transformed into a country house...
The Axarquía Vantage Point is close to the Town Hall, and offers magnificent views of this area. This is one of the highest viewpoints throughout the Axarquía , from where you can see 11 villages ,...
Comares is a Moorish village located on the border between the region of Axarquía and the Montes de Málaga. It is known as the "Balcony of the Axarquía" because of its privileged position on a mountain top.
Its labyrinth-like streets and its architecture, a reflection of its Moorish roots, are the most characteristic features of its urban landscape. The Ruta de la Pasa (Route of the Raisin) should not be missed. This village is also the birthplace of verdiales, a particular style of folk song in the villages of Malaga and which carries the name of the village.
MUST SEE SITES IN COMARES
The Comares Castle and the Aljibe de Mazmúllar form part of the rich heritage left by the Arabs in this village of Axarquía. The fortress still preserves two of its turrets and part of the ancient wall, which is known as La Tahona. The well, built during the 13th century, was declared a national Historical-Artistic Monument.
The Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación is another one of the main architectural features of Comares. This Mudejar-style church is located at the highest part of the village. It was built during the 16th century, although the Sagrario chapel was added at a later date. It has three naves and its distinctive features include its Mozarabic tower.
Where to eat
Where to stay