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This municipality in the province of Malaga is situated in the Malaga mountains, opposite an old great cereal cultivation, known as the granary of Malaga during the Muslim period.
Casabermeja has a long history and natural areas like the Montes de Malaga Natural Park.
According to the archaeological remains found, there were inhabitants in the Casabermeja area since the copper age from when they have found cave paintings, but the first stable population settlement occurred during the roman period with the existence of a small village of which they found remains of a water supply system.
The Arabs arrived and reigned in the area until they abandoned it; the Christians from the north repopulated the municipality after the conquest of Malaga in 1482.
The name came from the Arabs, possibly from the first to arrive because they named the settlement Casr Bermeja (reddish castle) and in the badge of the city one can see a red castle as the main element.
What to see and do in Casabermeja
Casabermeja has a long history that has given it a great cultural and architectural variety that we can enjoy, and here are a few recommendations to visit:
To get to the cemetery in Casabermeja, we must head to the entrance of the municipality, to the church and then head down the street situated right at the entrance of the church (San Sebastian street), from there we’ll find the cemetery’s entrance.
Chapel and church
In Casabermeja, apart from the historical visits, there are also some interesting and beautiful routes for either trekking or cycling where not only will you be able to contemplate the village but also even the northern coast of Africa (on a clear day), the cave paintings, the Reservoir of the Hole and the Chapel.
The most typical food in Casabermeja is the 'dish of the montes', which we recommend and encourage you to try; this dish and so much more, like:
- Olla de la Era (The ‘Threshing Floor’ Stew)
- Conejo al Ajillo (Garlic style rabbit)
- Chivo en Pepitoria (Pepitoria style Kid)
- Migas (Crumbs)
- Puchero (hotpot)
- Estofado (stew)
How to get to Casabermeja
On the map below, we have shown the recommended route to get to Casabermeja from Malaga airport.
Tourist information about Casabermeja:
Town council: C/ Real, 7.
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