Fiestas de Torrecuevas (Fiestas 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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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.

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Almuñécar Feria & Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua (August)

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!

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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Almuñécar Spain A-Z, Let’s Learn A Little & Enjoy Almunecar

When it comes to learning about Almuñécar Spain, this A-Z guide should help you out.  We are just having a little fun, while sharing more about the Costa Tropical area.  Come along with us and enjoy Almuñécar Spain!

Almuñécar A-Z Let's Learn A Little about the area. Come along and enjoy Almuñécar. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

 

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Costa Tropical – Tropico Express Tourist Train

Tropico Express Tourist Train

Tropico Express Tourist Train

The Tropico Express Train takes you on a tour along the beaches and paseos of Almuñécar.  Continue reading

Almuñécar Monument to Phoenicians

The monument to Phoenicians is located along the upper level of the Paseo del Altillo.  This is a tribute to the Phoenician culture and its contribution to the history of Almuñécar.  It was built after the Phoenician Necropolis was unearthed nearby and their ancient mysteries discovered.  

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Almuñécar Bike Rental / Bike Shops

If you would like to really explore Costa Tropical, beyond the Paseo, then renting a bike is the option for you.  There are two wonderful year round bike shops in town and both are very reputable and friendly.cycling in Almunecar. Almuñécar Bike Rental. Cycling path along Velilla Beach

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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.

  1. Line 1 is a circular line around Almuñécar, from the center to Cotobro and back.
  2. Line 2 is from Almuñécar  to La Herradura and back.
  3. Line 3 is from Almuñécar down through Velilla and back.
  4. Line 4 is from Almuñécar center to Taramay and back.
  5. Line 5 is from Almuñécar  city center to Torrecuevas and back.

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Almuñécar Municipal Market – Mercado Municipal

Live like a local and get your daily shopping done at the Almuñécar Municipal Market.

Mercado Municipal – Almuñécar Municipal Market

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Almuñécar Monument to Water

The monument to water is one of the many monuments you will find around town.  This one in particular is very interesting to look at.  These are really three separate statues; three bronze torsos (one male and two females) leaping over fountains of water.  Because the artist created without heads or complete bodies, some think they are a work in progress, but we assure you they are complete.

Monument to Water, Main Bus Station

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