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 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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La Herradura & Almuñécar Supermarkets, Grocery Stores & More

There are several main Almuñécar Supermarkets or Grocery Stores in the area, including La Herradura, Motril and Vélez-Málaga .  There are also several specialty markets or small stores where you will be able to find imported or international products.  A few of these are open for limited hours on Sundays.  Check for details in the Almuñécar Directory now.

Almuñécar Supermarkets, Grocery Stores Locations & Opening Hours. Almuñécar grocery stores, supermarkets, supermercados including Mercadona opening hours, Lidl, Dia, Alcampo, Eroski and more. Most offer free validated parking and extended summer hours. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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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 wonderful year round bike shops in town and are very reputable and friendly.cycling in Almunecar. Almuñécar Bike Rental. Cycling path along Velilla Beach

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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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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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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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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 (August) 2020 celebrations Altered

The full Feria is cancelled for August 2020 due to Covid 19, but there will be a few special celebrations.

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, Learn & Enjoy Almunecar

When it comes to learning about Almunecar Spain, this A-Z guide should help you out.  We are just having a little fun, while sharing more about the Costa Tropical area (Motril, Almuñécar, La Herradura, Salobreña, and more).  This particular post has a main focus of La Herradura and 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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