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Algarrobo and Algarrobo Costa
Algarrobo is a village in Malaga located near the Mediterranean Sea famous for its oil cakes that have the same name as the village.
History of Algarrobo
This village is of Arabic origin as can be seen in the style of its architecture although remains of human settlements dating back to the Copper Age have been found. It was not until 1487 that the Christian troops managed to gain control of the area.
Tourism in Algarrobo
In addition to the well-known cakes of Algarrobo we recommend you to try other delicious dishes of the gastronomy in the area:
You can read our guide about restaurants in Algarrobo.
If you are looking for a good time, you may want to learn more about the main parties and events in Algarrobo:
Hiking routes in Algarrobo
From Algarrobo you have access to some routes that could be interesting if you like to get into nature:
Route of the Algarrobo River
Los Perales stream
The route can be done on foot or with your own vehicle and on horseback.
Lakes Route to Algarrobo
It can be done on foot, in your own vehicle, on horseback or by mountain bike.
Route of Benthomiz Castle
Route of the Villares to the Fluvial Park
How to get to Algarrobo
The best route is by the A-7 road in the direction of Rincon de la Victoria which you must continue until you pass Torre del Mar, after which you will find a detour to Caleta de Velez, Algarrobo and Algarrobo Costa.
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