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Canillas de Albaida
Canillas de Albaida
Canillas de Albaida lies within the area of Axarquia, on the scenic Route of Sun and Wine, and has a population of 700
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Canillas de Albaida is situated 52 kilometres from Malaga and 21 kilometres from the coast at Torrox Costa, at an altitude of 575 metres on the Sierra Almijara mountain range.
The village is surrounded by high mountains of which the Atalaya and Verde mountains dominate a landscape of pine and oak trees; the habitat of eagles, mountain goats and wild boars. In the river valleys grapes, olives and tropical fruits are grown.
Nearby there is the protected area of the Acantilados de Maro Nature Reserve. The way to get there from Malaga is along the N-340 road until you come to the crossroads at Algarrobo-Costa. Here you take the C-115 inland towards the village, which lies 21 kilometres from the coast.
The surroundings of Canillas de Albaida
Rich in pine groves, scrubland and cork oaks, are ideal for rambling and other rural tourism activities. One of the best known spots is La Fábrica stream, situated where the La Cueva and La Turvilla streams meet. This area has facilities for camping and a path through the woods, which starts right in the village, making access easy.
The Tejeda and Almijara mountain range is now among the areas protected by the Andalusian Government and is also a shooting reserve. It covers an area of 20,500 hectares and includes the municipalities of Alcaucín, Canillas de Aceituno, Sedella, Salares, Canillas de Albaida, Cómpeta, Frigiliana and Nerja in the province of Malaga and part of the province of Granada.
Animal life in Canillas de Albaida
The main species among the local fauna are mountain birds such as the Egyptian and common vulture. Wild goats also graze here, while, much fewer in number as their existence is in peril, are mountain cats.
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Canillas de Aceituno in the country side
Competa lies high above the sea level. It lies within the area of Axarquia in the foothills of the Sierra Almijara, on the scenic Route of Sun and Wine, and has a population of 2,500
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