Casarabonela in the Malaga province, is a beautiful white town with Andalusian character. It can be considered as the gateway to the Sierra de las Nieves, which is a Unesco world heritage site. You Will fall in love with its classic streets to get to know its monuments, culture and gastronomy.
Ayuntamiento de Casarabonela
Plaza de Buenavista 1, 29566 Casarabonela (Malaga)
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The municipality of Casarabonela in Malaga dates back to Arab times, also known as Qasr Bunayra. Although archaeological remains from the Neolithic have been found in the municipal district, the first permanent settlement and its first name, “Castra Vinaria ” (meaning ‘castle of wine’) date from Roman times.
Prehistoric sites have been found, as well as Iberian and Roman ceramics. The village of Casarabonela its surroundings create a picturesque scene made up of orchards, olive groves and cereal fields, with a mountain vegetation backdrop.
- Easter week – La pasion. Every year since 1984 the representation of La Pasion has been held at Easter. It takes place in an incomparable setting, such as the Church of Santiago, which dates from the 16th century.
- 12 of December – Los Rondeles. It is the most emblematic festival of Casarabonela. This celebration has more than three centuries of history behind it. It began as the millers’ way of thanking Divina Pastora for the olive harvest. Today the Virgen de los Rondeles is accompanied from her departure from the hermitage to the Plaza de la Iglesia, illuminating the entire path with the rondeles engulfed in flames.