Cuevas de San Marcos

Cuevas de San Marcos, an inland town in the Nororma region where hiking, mountaineering and caving is the main attraction.

Where is Cuevas de San Marcos located

Cuevas de San Marcos is located 82km from Malaga capital with a population of 3.648 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 37Km square.

Origin of the name of San Marcos

It gets its name from the large number of natural caves in the area. Although during the Middle Ages the towns of Cuevas de San Marcos and Cuevas Bajas were called Cuevas de Belda.

Denonym of the people of Cuevas Marcos

The inhabitants are called “Cuevacho or Cuevacha”.

Monuments and places of interest in Cuevas de San Marcos

  • Church of San Marcos Evangelista
  • Hermitage of Virgen del Carmen
  • Bridge Luis Armiñian

For more information about Cuevas de San Marcos Village: visit the City Council page