El Alambique

Casa rural

Places of interest

The municipality of Algatocín with about 900 inhabitants is situated in the Serranía de Ronda, province of Málaga, far away from mass tourism at an altitude of about 700 metres. There is much worth seeing in the surrounding area:

- The very unique structure of Algatocín's road network dates back to the time when it was founded by Berber tribes. Archaeological finds from the time of the Roman occupation have been found in Cerrogordo near Algatocín. Algatocín has a 16th century church, the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Rosario.

- The museum village of Genalguacil, with its white houses, winding streets, three restaurants, its flowering plantings, the art museum and the works of art on many corners, it is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain.

- the village of Júbrique with the Ermita de la Santa Cruz del Chorrillo, the church Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis and the Ermita del Castañuelo

- the picturesque mountain village of Gaucín with views as far as the Costa del Sol and the Rock of Gibraltar 

- Benarrabá is a winding, picturesque village behind Gaucín.

- several rivers with good bathing spots, also in summer

- Hiking trails through the cork oak forests

    - Algatocín - Puerto der Espino circular route

    - „Las Pilas" circular route

    - Algatocín - Benalauría hiking trail

    - Algatocín - Benarrabá hiking trail

    - Algatocín - Río Genal hiking trail

    - „Los Hoyos" hiking trail

- A beautiful hiking trail along the Río Genal

- A spectacular hiking trail through the Buitreras Gorge of the Guadiaro near El Colmenar

- There are various routes for cycling tours.

- There are various offers for horseback riding, among others in Gaucín.

- The famous city of Ronda with its spectacular gorge and archaeological treasures is about 35 minutes by car from Algatocín.

- The blue village of Júzcar, 45 minutes away by car, has become famous in recent years under the name of "Smurf Village".

- The popular seaside resort of Estepona is about 45 minutes away by car.

- Algeciras with its beautiful beaches and large harbour is about an hour's drive away.

- The fashionable Marbella with its beautiful city centre is about 75 minutes by car.