The Broken Tower (Torrequebrada) is at the top of an escarpment that rises from the road of Cadiz and is named after it was torn for years between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. This...
This monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus was built by Doctor Esteban Martîn y Martîn, with the help of builders from nearby Mijas, between 1987 and 1994. It pays homage to the Discovery of...
More than 1,500 butterflies from tropical areas all over the world fly free inside the Mariposario. As their lifespan is only 2-3 weeks you will be able to find new species each visit. We exhibit...
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...
The Great Málaga Path. Stage 34: Benalmádena - Alhaurín de la Torre (English)
The entertainment does not stop in Benalmádena, a town which is 20 kilometres from the centre of Málaga and has all the attractions to spend an unforgettable vacation. The offer of tourist attractions is the most complete of the Costa del Sol and is also well distributed between the three cities.
Benalmádena town represents calmness through a picturesque urban landscape of narrow streets and plazas, while Benalmádena Costa brings together good part of holiday offer and a long coastline divided into 15 beaches. Arroyo de la Miel, with strong growth in recent years, is the place where a large number of leisure attractions that complete the attractions of this destination are concentrated.
This has led to almost 5,000 British having chosen Benalmádena as place of residence.
IN BENALMÁDENA YOU CANNOT MISS
Benalmádena offers very original views, as the Buddhist Stupa of Enlightenment, Colomares Castle and Bil Bil Castle and a Moorish-style building stands out in the landscape of the coast, thanks to its red decoration with tiles. In Benalmádena, besides, the tourists can visit the three watchtowers that are conserved in the city: Torre Bermeja, Torrequebrada and Torremuelle.
To explore its historic centre, it is recommended to start with the church of Santo Domingo, next to which there is a viewpoint that offers an extraordinary view of the coast. Close to this monument are the Jardines del Muro, designed by César Manrique. This walk can add two more stages: the sculpture de la Niña (sculpture of the girl) and La Fonda, whose building is now occupied by a hospitality school.
Culture manifests itself in many different ways in Benalmádena. Felipe Orlando Pre-Columbian Art Museum is a must see for lovers of this genre, as it hosts one of the best collections of Spain. Culture manifests itself in many different ways in Benalmádena.
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