Algatocín

Where is Algatocín located?

Algatocín is located 135km from Malaga capital with a population of 793 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 20km square

Origin of the name Algatocín

It is believed that the town was founded by the Berber tribe called “Al Atusiyin”, which with the passing of centuries derived in Algatocín

Monuments and places of interest in Algatocín

  • Hermitage of Calvario: The hermitage is located in the highest part of Algatocín which turns this place into a beautiful viewpoint from which you can observe part of the Serranía de Ronda, and from which you can see the rock of Gibraltar.​​
  • Church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario: Church of the sixteenth century consisting of three naves, inside  you can enjoy works of art from the eighteenth century. According to tradition, it was built on what was once the palace of Algatoisa, daughter of a Muslim king.

For more information about Algatocín: visit the City Council page