El Borge – Malaga

El Borge in Malaga is situated at the foot of the Cerro de Cutar mountain, on the border of the Axarquia and Montes de Malaga comarcas. It is known as the “raisin capital” because the town is one of the largest producers of Muscatel raisins.

Local information

Ayuntamiento de El Borge
Plaza de la Constitucion 1, 29718 El Borge (Malaga)
Telephone: 952-512-033
http://www.elborge.es/

Residents
933
Health Clinic Bars, shops, restaurants Schools Municipal pool Beach
17 min
Golf nearby Malaga 36km Granada 100km Seville 246km Bus and train
services
Malaga airport
36Km
Granada airport
100Km
Seville airport
246Km

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Whilst walking through the nice streets of El Borge in Malaga, as well as enjoying the sights of the typical white houses decorated with geraniums. You also can admire one of the most interesting religious buildings in the area: the Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, built at the start of the 16th century where a mosque once stood.

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Other sights of the town worth noting include the Barrio del Rinconcillo with its sections of steps to help with the uneven groun. The Arco de la Pasa (The Raisin Arch) located at the entrance to the town and one of El Borge’s most iconic features (though recently constructed), the Fuente del Cuerno (Fountain of Horns).

Also worth visiting in El Borge in Malaga is the La Alcua, Ornithological and Botanical Gardens, where you’ll find a vast selection of vegetables and different types of birds such as ostriches, ducks, geese, swans and pheasants.

Regarding local products in El Borge, besides the tasty and famous local Muscat raisins and wine you also can find ajoblanco (chilled almond soup).

Fiestas

  • 25th of April – Dia de San Marcos
  • 15th of May – Romeria de San Isidro
  • End of June – Noche de las Candelas
  • Third Sunday of September – Dia de la Pasa, (Raisin day). A popular fiesta to enjoy the Muscatel dishes, which thousands of visitors come to.

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