Macharaviaya

Where is Macharaviaya located

Macharaviaya is located 28km from Malaga capital with a population of 480 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 7,24Km square.

The origin of the name Macharaviaya

The name of the town comes from Arabic origin since it was a “mashar” a farmhouse, “Machar Ibn Yahya“, therefore the Farmhouse of Ibn Yahya.

Demonym of the people of Macharaviaya

The inhabitants are called “macharatungo or macharatunga”.

Monuments and places of interest in Macharaviaya 

  • Church of San Jacinto 
  • Crypt of the Family Gálvez
  • Museum of Gálvez
  • Templete del siglo XVIII 
  • House of birth of poet Salvador Rueda

For more information about Macharaviaya Village: visit the City Council page