Canillas del Aceituno located on the slope of the Sierra Tejada, its Mudejar route and the El Saltillo bridge are mandatory attractions.
Where is Canillas de Aceituno located
Canillas de Aceituno is located 54km from Malaga capital with a population of 1.677 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 42km square.
Origin of the name Canillas de Aceituno
The origin of the name is composed of two words “Canillas” which has Roman-Visigothic origin and means “area rich in numerous reed beds” and by the word “Aceituno” which comes from the Arabic “Azzeytum” which refers to the production and sale of silk called “Azzeytum“.
Denonym people of Canillas de Aceituno
The inhabitants are called “canillero or canillera”.
Monuments and places of interest in Canillas de Aceituno
- Consistorial House
- House de los Diezmos
- Church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario
- Castle Ruins
- Bridge El Saltillo
- Antonio de Canillas Monument
- Medieval cistern