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... more
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,... more
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... more
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,... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
I just returned from a wonderful holiday week in Mijas. As a home base for our activities in Andalucia, I could not have picked a better place. Mijas is one of the "white towns" that are prevalent in...
At an altitude of 425 metres above sea level, (huff, puff) ............ amongst pine forests and lush vegetation on the side of the Sierra de Mijas, Mijas offers superb views over Fuengirola and the...