Antequera Country Houses

Enjoy rural tourism in Antequera

Explore the rich history and landscape of Antequera with our exclusive country houses in the heart of Andalusia. Delight in the serenity, where the culture and natural beauty of this unique destination will provide you with an unforgettable experience.

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Antequera Country Houses.


Antequera is home
to 2 natural parks


Municipality that houses
more than 50 monuments


Inhabitants known for their
welcoming hospitality


Boasts an impressive
collection of dolmens

Antequera, a town steeped in history.

Antequera, known as The Heart of Andalusia, has a rich history dating back to prehistoric times. Archaeological evidence suggests that the area was inhabited since the Bronze Age. During the Roman period, it became an important settlement known as Antikaria. Later, in the Middle Ages, the city went through periods of Arab and Christian domination, leaving a diverse footprint on its architecture and culture. Antequera has been a strategic enclave throughout history, and its rich heritage is reflected in its impressive architectural heritage.

Antequera is located in the center of the province of Málaga, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, in southern Spain. Its geographical location is remarkable for its diverse landscapes. The city is nestled in a valley surrounded by hills and mountains, offering a spectacular scenic environment. In the vicinity of Antequera, you'll find two natural parks: El Torcal de Antequera, famous for its unique rock formations, and Laguna de Fuente de Piedra, which is home to a large population of pink flamingos. Antequera's geography combines natural beauty with a strategic location at the crossroads of important historical and trade routes.

What to do in Antequera?

Caminito del Rey

Venturing into the legendary Caminito del Rey in Álora means exploring a dizzying trail with breathtaking views of the gorges.

Caminito del Rey - Antequera Country Houses.

Gaitanes Gorge

Admire the astonishing Gaitanes Gorge in Álora, a natural paradise with vertiginous landscapes and the Guadalhorce River.

Gaitanes Gorge - Antequera Country Houses.

Torcal de Antequera

A unique natural treasure, famous for its rock formations that resemble natural sculptures millions of years old.

Torcal de Antequera.

Dolmen de Menga

An impressive megalithic construction, an ancestral monument that astonishes with its antiquity and magnificence. Explore its mystery and delve into the prehistoric history of the region.

Dolmen de Menga - Antequera.

Alcazaba de Antequera

A historic fortress of Muslim origin that dominates the city. Its walls, towers, and courtyards will transport you to the past while you enjoy panoramic views of Antequera.

La Alcazaba - Antequera Country Houses.

Lobo Park Antequera

A fascinating wolf sanctuary where visitors can observe these majestic animals in their natural habitat and learn about their social behavior.

Lobo Park Antequera.

Antequera, heritage and historic sites

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Municipal Museum of Antequera, City Museum of Antequera, and Conventual Museum of the Barefooted Nuns of Santa Clara.

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Churches and Chapels

Including the Church of San Sebastián, Church of San Juan de Dios, Chapel of Jesús Nazareno, and Church of San Francisco.

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Convents of Antequera

Important historical and religious sites. Notable ones include Madre de Dios de Monteagudo and the Royal Monastery of San Zoilo.

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Almenillas Viewpoint

Provides panoramic views of the city.

Craftsmanship in Antequera.

Craftsmanship in Antequera

Craftsmanship in Antequera flourishes with skilled work in esparto, wicker, and cane, including the creation of baskets and decorative items to forged articles, blacksmithing, and harness making.

Monuments and Points of Interest in Antequera.

Monuments and Points of Interest in Antequera

Explore the Alcazaba, the Dolmen de Menga, and the Real Colegiata de Santa María la Mayor. Admire the architecture of the Church of San Sebastián and the Church of Carmen, and immerse yourself in the local culture at the Casa de la Cultura and the Municipal Museum.

Popular Festivals in Antequera.

Popular Festivals in Antequera

Take part in traditional events such as the Period Market, Carnival, Crafts Fair, Antequera Fair, May Fair, Holy Week, among other celebrations...

Gastronomy in Antequera.

Gastronomy in Antequera

Standout dishes include porra antequerana, ajoblanco, gazpachuelos, migas, mollete de antequera, among others...

A Private Retreat Nestled in Málaga, Andalusia

Unique Features

Unparalleled Privacy

Each villa comes with its own private pool, allowing you to enjoy moments of serenity with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and hills.

Stunning Gardens

Stroll through our meticulously maintained gardens, a sensory delight with lush vegetation and beautiful native flowers.

Modern Comfort

Immerse yourself in authentic Andalusian life, with typical architecture that blends tradition with modern amenities, ensuring a relaxing and comfortable stay.

Essential Services

Nestled in a natural setting, you'll have nearby access (within a 15-minute drive) to restaurants, medical facilities, supermarkets, and other essential services.

Explore Antequera

Distance from Málaga
1h 10min

Altitude above sea level
575 meters

748,25 km²

41 184 hab.

Antequerano, -a

Postal Codes

Antequera Town Hall
C. Infante Don Fernando, 70, Antequera, 29200
(+34) 952 70 81 05

How to get to Antequera

FAQs about Antequera

Q. Why is Antequera famous?

A. Antequera is famous for its rich history and impressive cultural heritage. Its megalithic monuments, such as the Menga Dolmen, are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and the city is home to numerous historic churches, convents, museums, and a stunning fortress. Additionally, its natural beauty, with unique rock formations in the Torcal de Antequera, also attracts visitors from around the world.

Q. What to see in Antequera in 1 day?

A. In one day in Antequera, you can visit iconic places like the Menga Dolmen, the Alcazaba, the Church of San Sebastián, and the Mirador de la Sierra de Abdalajís for panoramic views. It's also recommended to stroll through the historic center and savor local cuisine at one of the traditional restaurants.

Q. What shouldn't I miss in Antequera?

A. When visiting Antequera, you mustn't miss the Dolmen de Menga, a megalithic wonder. Exploring the Alcazaba, which provides insight into the city's history, is also essential. Furthermore, don't forget to enjoy the unique karst formations at the Torcal de Antequera, which are a natural marvel.

Q. What makes the Torcal de Antequera special?

A. The Torcal de Antequera is a one-of-a-kind natural treasure. This karst landscape is famous for its rock formations that appear to be sculpted by nature's hand over millions of years. Hiking along its paths reveals a surreal landscape of eroded rocks resembling abstract sculptures. Its uniqueness and beauty make it a special place for both nature enthusiasts and curious travelers.