Mollina, where its vineyards produce most of Malaga’s wine and where Christmas is lived all year round in its famous Nativity Scene Museum.
Where is Mollina located
Mollina is located 65km from Malaga capital with a population of 5.149 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 75Km square.
Origin of the name Mollina
On the origin of the name Mollina, there are two possible theories:
- One theory claims that the name is derived from “Torre Molina“.
- Another possibility that comes from “mollis“, which means “soft and soft drizzle“.
Denonym of the people of Mollina
The inhabitants are called “mollinato o mollinata”.
Monuments and places of interest in Mollina
- Church of Nuestra Señora de la Oliva
- Cave los Órganos
- Cortijo de la Capuchina
- Capiruzón Castle
- Nativity Scene Museum: Located on the outskirts of the village. In this wonderful museum you can enjoy more than 70 nativity scenes divided into seven exhibition rooms. The details and sizes of the pieces amaze any visitor. There are all kinds of nativity scenes with multiple themes, for example in different seasons, historical and geographical periods. In some of the scenes you can find the church of Mollina. Will you find it? The visit lasts about an hour. More information…