Cártama Travel Guide

  • Cártama
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  • The governor of Álora and his men
    The governor of Álora and his men
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  • Cártama
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Cártama Things to Do

  • "Tale of the Abencerraje and the...

    Along the zigzag cobblestone walkway uphill to the Ermita there are 11 ceramic billboards not unlike the stations of the cross to be found at other catholic pilgrimage sites. But no, these billboards tell the Abencerraje story, a medieval tale of chivalry in an era of perpetual war between Christians and Muslims in Spain. The first billboard dates...

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  • Museum

    Inside the church on the back side you will find the museum of La virgen de los Remedios where you can see the history and things donated by people of city of Cártama.

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  • Church of San Pedro

    The parish church of San Pedro, whose construction date is written on an inscription on the main facade with the year 1502, is situated in the town square, where the orange trees give an Andalusian atmosphere appropriate to the Guadalhorce valley. It consists of three naves with a coffered Mudejar style ceiling. The reredos, altar and images are of...

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Cártama Transportation

  • Driving

    If you driving from Malaga to Cartama, take the a 357 and then take the way out to Cartama. Is about 15 km aprox from Malaga

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  • Going to

    There are frecuent bus services from Malaga bus station, tickets cost 1 euro something per trip. Buy your ticket on tickets sale and go to platform number 23 to take the bus.

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  • RUINS OF THE ANCIENT FORTRESS

    On the peak of the hill which the NUESTRA SENORA DE LOS REMEDIOS or 'Chapel of the Remedios" was erected, there are still ruins of the ancient castle fortress of Cartama. Hans, Wim (Hans' brother) and I decided to explore the little town of Cartama. As we walked through town, we noticed a steep path leading up the hill. I went about half way up...

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  • HISTORY OF CARTAMA

    This area was occupied by Tartesides and Phoenicians and reached great splendour with the Romans. It seems that the Phoenicians gave the town its first name - Cartha, meaning 'hidden city'. Later the Romans called it Cartima, converting it into a municipality in 195 B.C. and endowing it with powerful defences.

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  • LYING AT THE FOOT OF SIERRA DE CARTAMA

    Cartama is situated at the foot of two small sierras - Espartales at 400 metres and Llana at 405 metres, which together form the Sierra de Cartama.Nearby towns include Alhaurin de la Torre, Benalmadena, Coin, Mijas, Ojen and the city of Torremolinos.

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