Villanueva del Rosario Reiseführer
Publication financed by the Competitiveness Plan of Tourism of the Sierra Norte de Málaga with basic information of Villanueva del Rosario. Such information includes the map of the town with points of interest, a brief description of the town, its history, its heritage, its nature, routes on foot, accommodation (hotels, hostels , guesthouses, cottages, rural tourist homes, etc.) and restaurants, festivals and recipes of its traditional cuisine. It also provides brief information Competitiveness Plan, as well as contact information (website, email, tourist office, city hall, etc..).
Villanueva del Rosario was formed from the uniting of several small villages. It’s popularly known as ‘Saucedo’.
This village is located on the lower slopes of Los Camarolos Mountains, between magnificent open spaces where visitors can enjoy natural resources.
Remains of prehistoric paintings and settlements from earlier times have been found in the area. The historic centre of the village has some charming narrow streets where visitors can find small squares and the most important buildings of the village.
Places to see
- Its mountains and wonderful natural landscapes.
- Hondonero Natural Space
- El Camarolo Mountain
- El Nacimiento (a source of a river)
- Social Centre (Clock Building)
- Nuestra Señora del Rosario Church (XX)
- Virgen del Rosario Hermitage (XX)
- Blas Infante Park
- Culture Building where you can visit exhibitions of Josê Hernández’s engravings.
- Porra Blanca (cold vegetables soup)
- Puchero (hot stew)
- Tagarninas (a wild vegetable)
- Arroz con caza (rice with meat from hunting)
- Magdalenas, roscos, palillos,... (typical desserts and cakes).
- Easter, with a long historical tradition
- San Marcos (April 25th)
- La Veladilla de San Juan (June 24th)
- August Fair and Virgen del Rosario Procession (first week of August)
- Fair in Virgen del Rosario’s honour (October 7th).
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