Riogordo in Malaga province is a very pretty village in La Axarquia, near Lake Vinuela with the dramatic mountain backdrop of the Sierra del Rey and Alto de Gomer. With gorgeous surroundings, Riogordo is perfect for enjoying nature and learning about the local rural customs. This inland municipality forms part of the Ruta del Aceite y de los Montes de la Axarquia, a tourist route through mountains and olive groves.
Ayuntamiento de Riogordo
Plaza de la Constitucion, 14, 29180 Riogordo (Malaga)
|Health Clinic||Bars, shops, restaurants||Schools||Municipal pool||Beach
|Golf nearby||Antequera 45Km
Malaga 48Km Granada 86Km
|Bus and train
Riogordo in Malaga province has been a transit and settlement area since prehistoric times. The archaeological evidence found near the river La Cueva attests to the presence of man since the Neolithic Age. Phoenician tombs next to Sierra del Rey and the third-century mosaics from the Roman villa in Auta reveal that the area attracted many important civilisations.
- The Feria de Mayo – Its kicks off with the opening of the cattle fair, followed by falconry shows, plays and traditional games. During the festival, the Dia del Caracol (Snail Day) is celebrated, including a tasting of snails in broth, lively music and regional dances.
- August – the Riogordo patron saint festivities and the Rio del Cante flamenco festival are held.
- September – Fiesta del Candil (Oil Lamp Festival).