Alfarnate

Geographical Description

Alfarnate is located 50km from Malaga capital with a population of 1.069 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 34km square.

The origin of the name Alfarnate

Alfarnate comes from the Arabic Al-farnat which means “flour mill”.

Monuments and places of interest in Alfarnate

  • Old Town Hall: Built in the 16th century, it is the oldest in the province of Malaga. Formerly it was the municipal deposit, where the payment of taxes in kind was made. After a major restoration on its façade, the semicircular arches that had been hidden outside for centuries were discovered, as well as brick lanes that cover the entire façade.
  • Hermitage de Nuestra Señora de Monsalud: Built in the 16th century, it is the oldest in the province of Malaga. Formerly it was the municipal deposit, where the payment of taxes in kind was made. After a major restoration on its façade, the semicircular arches that had been hidden outside for centuries were discovered, as well as brick lanes that cover the entire façade.
  • Church of Santa Ana: Temple erected in the 16th century.