Fiestas de Torrecuevas (Fiesta de la Chirimoya) Almuñécar

The barrio of  Torrecuevas Almuñécar hosts the Fiestas de la Chirimoya to celebrate the harvest of the chirimoya (a custard apple), in honor of the Virgen Madre.  The Chirimoya Festival of barrio Torrecuevas usually includes 4 days of celebration, activities, music, dancing, eating and drinking.  The Fiestas de la Chirimoya usually takes place around the 12th of October, which is also Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Heritage Day) and Fiestas de Pilar.

The barrio of  Torrecuevas Almuñécar hosts the Fiestas de la Chirimoya to celebrate the harvest of the chirimoya (a custard apple), in honor of the Virgin Madre.  The Chirimoya Festival of barrio Torrecuevas, usually includes 4 days of celebration, activities, music, dancing, eating and drinking.  The Fiestas de la Chirimoya usually takes place around the 12th of October, which is also Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Heritage Day) and Fiestas de Pilar. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Calle Real Fountain – Almuñécar

As you meander the pedestrian streets of old town Almuñécar, you are bound to happen upon the Calle Real Fountain.  This fountain was originally built in 1559, with remnants of the Roman aqueduct encased in glass beside the fountain.  It 1994, the Calle Real Fountain was restored to its current state.  

Almunecar Old Town Calle Real Fountain

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Almuñécar City Bus Schedule

Almuñécar Bus Schedule

Almuñécar City Bus

The big blue city bus currently has five main lines in the municipality of Almuñécar.

  • Line 1 is a circular line around Almuñécar, from the center to Cotobro and back. locate bus now
  • Line 2a locate bus now is from Almuñécar  to La Herradura and back.
  • Line 2b is from Almuñécar  to La Herradura (Including Punta de la Mona and Marina del Este). locate bus now
  • Line 3 locate bus now is from Almuñécar down through Velilla / Taramay and back.
  • Line 4 is from Almuñécar  city center to Torrecuevas and back. locate bus now

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Buried Secrets Phoenician Ruins The Necropolis of Puente de Noy

Step back in time, thousands of years ago along Costa Tropical.   The waves from the beautiful blue sea were lapping on the shore, people were living here and making ceramics and crafts.  They were protected and surrounded by the lush Granada mountains and hills and life was good.  When people passed away, their burial grounds were placed up on the hills, the Phoenician Necropolis.  People were buried in their tombs with goods and belongings, all right here on the Granada coast!

Dating back thousands of years in Costa Tropical, the recently discovered Phoenician ruins. The Phoenician Necropolis, over 100 tombs 7th Century BC. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Confused? Almuñécar, Almunecar, Sexi, Sexitanos

How do you say the name?  Is it Almuñécar or Almunecar?  Why do we sometimes see the word Sexi and hear about Sexitanos?  Don’t worry, we will do our best to explain it to you!  Let’s learn about the name “Almuñécar”, how to pronounce it, and a tiny bit of history.

What's in a name?  Is it Almuñécar or Almunecar?  Why do we sometimes see the word Sexi and hear about Sexitanos?  Don't worry, we will do our best to explain it to you!  Let's learn about the name "Almuñécar", how to pronounce it and a tiny bit of history. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Peñones del Santo – Natural Monument of Almuñécar

.Peñones del Santo is a natural monument with the addition of a man-made cross.  You may climb to the top of Peñones del Santo for vast views of Almuñécar and the beautiful cost of Granada beaches.  There is a large plaza at the top with a very large cross at the highest point.  The surrounding metal railings have become a location for people to leave behind their locks of love.

Peñones del Santo Almunecar Natural Monument - locks of love on the railings

How To Get Married In Spain

How do I get married in Spain?

Quite frankly, the process to get married in Spain can potentially be hugely frustrating, but once you understand the different options then it is easy to have a stress-free wedding in the Spanish sunshine.

Quite frankly, the process to get married in Spain can potentially be frustrating, but once you understand the different options then it is easy to have a stress-free wedding in the Spanish sunshine. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Almuñécar Feria & Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua (9-15 August 2022)

The second week of August means it’s time for the Almuñécar Feria and Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua (The Fair).  Time for celebrations in honor of the town’s patron saint, Virgen de la Antigua.  It’s nearly a week full of food, drinks, music, carnival rides, and a procession.  It all ends on August 15th with the biggest night in Almuñécar ‘s list of annual festivals and the most spectacular fireworks display around!

The second week of August means it's time for the Almuñécar Feria and Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua.  Time for celebrations in honor of the town's patron saint,  Virgen de la Antigua.  It's nearly a week full of food, drinks, music, carnival rides, and a procession.  It all ends on August 15th with the biggest night in Almuñécar 's list of annual festivals and the most spectacular fireworks display around! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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