Mijas Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Mijas

  • 1. Santuario de la Virgen de la Pena

    Perched on the hillside at the foot of the village is this shrine to the Virgin of the Rock. It was constructed in 1586 around a cave where, after five centuries, the long-lost statue of the Virgin...

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  • 2. Iglesia de Immaculate Conception

    There are several churches in the small town of Mijas, I visited the parish church, which is called "La Imaculada Concepción" or The Immaculate Conception. It existed before 1492. It was ordered to be...

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  • 3. Saint Sebastian Church

    In the centre of the village is the pretty white church of San Sebastian, its present appearance dating from its restoration in the second half of the 17th century. This is a typical Mudejar church,...

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  • 4. Ermita de la Virgende la Pena

    A 17th Century cave-cum-shrine which was excavated by a Carmelite monk between 1656 and 1682, on the side of the Epistolary, a sacristy made of irregular stonework has been adde. The Eastern front,...

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  • 5. Town Hall

    The Town Hall of Mijas is definitely worth a visit - and it's free. If you park in the main parking structure for Mijas, and take the elevator up, you'll walk right past it. This is a beautiful...

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  • 6. Plaza del Toro

    Very small stadium. Very typical. Loved it. I really felt the magic of the corrida. There was no show but if you sit in the stands for a few minutes let your imagination do the job and you will see a...

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  • 7. Casa Museo - House Museum

    This ethnographic museum is in a restored house typical of the region, and is worth visiting for the house alone. The rooms are set around a pretty courtyard, and on the ground floor display old...

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  • 8. El Compás viewpoint

    From this viewpoint you can enjoy the best views of Mijas Costa, Benalmadena, Fuengirolas and even Torremolinos and Marbella. It is a perfect places to have a...

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  • 9. The bull ring

    It was inaugurated on September 8, 1900 and rebuilt in 1977. Located on the Rock, the arena is oval shaped. There are nursing, chapel, rendering plants,...

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  • 10. Ermita del Calvario

    It was built in 1710 and once used as a retreat for Carmelite monks. The chapel is open only on Fridays of Lent but it's worth climbing the spectacular panorama...

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  • 11. El carromato de Max

    The most curious collection of tny things in the world. Inside you can see: A head o white man, shrunk by the tibaro indians. A naval battle, with 37 aircrafts...

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  • 12. La Cala de Mijas - by the ocean of Costa del Sol.

    La Cala de Mijas is a lovely little town in Costa del Sol. I have got friends who live in the mountains of Alhaurin el Grande and they frequent this beach as it...

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  • 13. La Cala de Mijas beach.

    La Cala de Mijas beach is a lovely little beach in La Cala de Mijas. It is quiet and people are very friendly. There are several chirinquitos on the beach, both...

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  • 14. The best Mijas & surroundings tips

    Saludos amigosI found a FAB - comprehensive site that offers it all - so why not see what you can do in and around Mijas.... HAVE A LOOK Places covered...

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  • 15. Virgin of the Rock Shrine

    Legend has it that this Statute of the Virgin Mary dates back to pre-Moorish times and was hidden and forgotten for 5 hundred years until rediscovered in 1586....

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  • 16. Donkey (Burro) Taxis

    I wasn't sure whether to put this in Tourist Traps, Warnings and Dangers or Transport, but as it is a 'Thing to Do' in Mijas (Though not for me) I'm adding it...

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  • 17. Tourist Info Office/Emergency numbers etc

    The first place that we headed for was the Tourist Information Office - Situated on the lower square (Plaza Virgen de la Pena) next to the town hall.However, it...

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  • 18. Shrine to Our Lady, Virgin de la Peña

    Everyone will visit this pilgrim site in its prime location to see the Virgin de la Peña in the former ermite's cave.The cave was dug out by a brother of the...

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  • 19. Donkeys and horse carriages

    Rather than putting this tip under transportation, I prefer it in the "things to do" category.In Mijas you may hire a donkey for a ride for Euro 10.00 or a...

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  • 20. Mijas local lore museum (Casa museo)

    We entered the museum just to have a glimpse in the front room where they had the olive presses. But at the end of the room was another and another so we ended...

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  • 21. Pueblo blanco of Mijas, Spain

    While walking around Mijas, a improvised Flamenco show came up in the middle of the town. It wasn't very professional , the music was just lying on the floor,...

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  • 22. Mijas, Spain

    Mijas is one of the white villages (pueblos blancos). Those villages are typical to the province of Andalucia. Mijas is divided into Mijas Pueblo which is also...

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  • 23. The outdoor market in La Cala de Mijas.

    There is an outdoor market in La Cala on Wednesdays and Saturdays with loads of stalls selling fresh fruit and nuts, purses and bags, clothes and giftware,...

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  • 24. The famous donkey taxi.

    In front of the Tourist Office there is the donkey taxi stop, which is so characteristic of Mijas and has become a local institution in the village. So while in...

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  • 25. Shrine of the Calvario.

    Shrine of the Calvario is situated on the side of the mountains above Mijas pueblo. You have to go through thick woodland to reach it. There are iron crosses to...

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