Pizarra – Malaga

Pizarra in Malaga Province is a town located in the Guadalhorce Valley. You can experience some unforgettable moments in this picturesque region in the Costa del Sol, relishing the beauty of the natural environment.

Local information

Ayuntamiento de Pizarra
Plaza de la Cultura 1, 29560 Pizarra (Malaga)
Telephone: 952-483-015

Health Clinic Bars, shops, restaurants Schools Municipal pool Beach
30 min
Golf nearby  Malaga 35km Granada 137km Seville 174km Bus and train
Malaga airport
Granada airport
Seville airport


Main information

The town Pizarra in Malaga has an inland farming community and is situated on the local railway line between Alora and Malaga. It has managed to retain much of its old character charm, avoiding excessive development. The town dates back to 1483, being largely neglected by the Romans and Moors, it took the Christian conquest to make the area into a settlement.

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The town of Pizarra in Malaga has all the facilities expected of a small Andalusian inland town and boasts a good nightlife. The Pizarra Municipal Museum is worth a visit, an impressive museum which was created to exhibit the archaeological findings of the American painter Gino Hollander, who lived in the village for many years.

On the Castillejos de Quintana Hill in Pizarra in Malaga, there is an archaeological site where we can find residences and tombs from the Mozarab period. Other findings of this nature include the pre-historic necropolis and the Roman bath, commonly known as “El Banadero de la Reina” (The Queen´s Bath.)

Situated in the Guadalhorce Valle, in rich irrigated lowlands abundant with citrus and other fruit trees, Pizarra boasts a beautiful natural environment, perfect for lovers of the great outdoors.


  • 14th of August – Real Feria de Pizarra in Malaga. The celebrations in Pizarra are typically made up of musical performances, sangria tasting, awarding of the fair’s poster of the year, dances, etc.
  • August – Flamenco Song Festival
  • October – Traditional Tapa route. During these days, participants can plan and follow their route by visiting the town’s different bars and restaurants.  To end the festival, participants vote in order to choose the establishments with the best tapa, the best service or to award the prize for the most original tapa.

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