GENERAL INFORMATION • Heritage Value: Low • Landscape Value: Low • Condition: Medium state of repair • Type of hydraulic structure: Fountain • Stage of the Great Málaga Path: Stage 17. Alameda –...
It dates back to the XIXth century and is built true to a Neo-classic style. Ancestors of the Counts of Castillo del Tajo had the patronage of the church and convent of the Trinitarian Fathers of...
The viewpoint is placed behind the tourist centre, and it looks down on Fuente de Piedra Lagoon in the north, the sweeping scenery with breakwaves in the northwest, as well as on small Dulce Lagoon....
Carrera de Cintas a Caballo (Ribbon Race on Horseback). Fuente de Piedra. September. Unique Festival
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 first human settlements in this area date back to the 5th century BC. However, the documentation available only has records of such as far back as the Romans. This information is in the for of a...
The “Zaranda” is a colonial-style house set at the heart of the area known as the “Fuente de Piedra” which is in the municipality of Antequera. It is a mere 500 metres from the Nature Reserve with...
Birding Málaga. Laguna de Fuente de Piedra Nature Reserve
Fuente de Piedra (Fountain of Stone) is a typical Andalusian village on the plain of the region of Antequera, Malaga province.
This town stands out for its natural setting, strong traditions and the lagoon that bears its name, listed as a nature reserve.
IN FUENTE DE PIEDRA YOU CANNOT MISS
Fuente de la Piedra which gives name to this town, dating from the XVIII century, and was built on an earlier fountain built by the Romans. The initial source was known by the name of Fons Divinus referring to its healing waters.
Another must-see sites is the parish church of Our Lady of Virtues of Moorish style with Gothic touch. Originally in the XIX century, this temple was attached to the municipality of Mollina where the offering was given to Our Lady of Mercy chapel.
The structure of this town is a claim in itself, because in its straight streets, one can find houses on two levels with lintels door and wrought iron balconies. Particularly, it is noteworthy, the neoclassical palace of the Marquesa de Fuente de Piedra of the XIX century , the summer residence of the Condes del Castillejo del Tajo, and the parish of the Duke of Mandos.
For all the travellers who are fan of oenology, the famous wineries of Malaga Virgen (an extraordinary sweet wine) are a must, because in its 250 hectares of area, four varieties of grapes are grown. Facilities at this vineyard are in the estate of Vistahermosa, founded in 1885.
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