Nestled within the Parque Natural de las Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama, Salares in Malaga province is a village that still preserves its Arab past to this day. As this white hamlet emerges from the mountainous landscape, visitors are blessed with a picturesque image. Salares, situated around 600m above sea level, is about 39Km from Velez-Malaga.
Ayuntamiento de Salares
Plaza de la Mezquita, 2, 29714 Salares (Malaga)
|Residents 3102||Health Clinic||Bars, shops, restaurants||Schools||Municipal pool||Beach 40 min|
|Golf nearby||Malaga 71Km Granada 99Km Seville 245Km||Bus and train services||Malaga airport 71Km||Granada airport 99Km||Seville airport 245Km|
The most interesting buildings in Salares in Malaga are the Iglesia de Santa Ana with its Mudejar-style minaret a remainder from the ancient mosque and declared an artistic-historical national monument. The Casa Torreon which a few metres from the church; the Cerro del Puertoand also its natural features like the Cueva de Siete Salas (the Cave with Seven Rooms) on the mountain known as Monte Chico.
- January – Fiesta de San Anton traditionally celebrated by decorating horses that accompany the saint in his procession.
- 26th of June – Dia de Santa Ana the Feria de Salares celebrations take place with dancing, processions and fireworks.