Benalauría, a white village in the Axarquía. A walk through its narrow and white streets will take you to the charm of a Moorish past.
Where is Benalauría located
Benalauría is located 139km from Malaga capital with a population of 438 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 19,75km square.
Origin of the name Benalauría
After the Muslim invasion in 711, the Berber tribe <Banu-l-Hawria> established in this area, which would give rise to the name of the town of Benalauría.
Denonym of the people of Benalauría
The inhabitants are called “jabato or jabata”.
Monuments and places of interest in Benalauría
- Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán
- Roman Columbarium of Cortijo del Moro
- Consistorial House
- Las Buitreras Canyon