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"Mijas is an oasis of tranquility and beauty"

~ José María Hinojosa ~

Discover the Charm of a Hidden Gem: Exploring Mijas

Travel time from the villas:

Distance from the villas: 

5 minutes

1.2 km

Recommended time on site:

3 hours

Mijas is a charming Spanish town that is well worth a visit. Its white-washed houses, narrow streets, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains create a beautiful and tranquil atmosphere that is perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Mijas offers plenty of opportunities for exploring, whether it's wandering through the town's historic center, taking a stroll in the beautiful gardens, or enjoying the local cuisine in one of the many restaurants. Visitors can also take a ride on a donkey taxi, a traditional form of transport that is still used today.


The town's rich history is reflected in its many monuments and landmarks, such as the Church of the Immaculate Conception and the Hermitage of the Virgin of the Rock.


Mijas also hosts many cultural events and festivals throughout the year, offering visitors a chance to experience the local traditions and customs. With its beautiful scenery, rich history, and welcoming atmosphere, Mijas is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Spain.


Mijas' Cultural Gems:
Must-See Sights and Attractions

Plaza de la Constitución

A picturesque square in the heart of the village with a beautiful fountain and plenty of cafes and restaurants.

Mijas Bullring

A historic bullring that dates back to the 19th century and is still in use today.

Historical and Ethnological Museum

A small museum that showcases the history and culture of Mijas.

Chapel Virgen de la Peña

A charming little chapel perched on a rocky outcrop with stunning views over the village.

Paseo de la Muralla

A scenic walkway along the old town walls, offering panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

Church of the Immaculate Conception

A beautiful church in the center of the village, dating back to the 17th century and featuring stunning Baroque architecture.

Experience the Year-round Festivities of Mijas

January: Three Kings parade

A parade through the streets with colourful floats and sweets for children.​

February: Carnival

A celebrations offering lots of fun events and fancy dress.

March/April: Holy week (Semana Santa)

The story of the Passion of Christ told through planned and rehearsed processions.

May: International Day

A multicultural festival featuring food, drink, clothes, music, and shows.

June: San Juan Night

A celebration of the longest night with fireworks in San Sebastian Street.

June: Corpus Christi

Traditional celebration with 'romero' (rosemary) covering the streets.

July: The Flamenco Dance Festival

A showcase of traditional dance displays by local and national groups.

August: Vive Mijas de Noche

Vibrant and festive nightlife with live music, dance, and cultural events.

September: Mijas Feria

Week-long celebration honouring the patron saint with Sevillana dancing, Spanish horses, flamenco dress, and traditional sherry.​

December: The Christmas Concert

An incredible chance to hear traditional Christmas carols.

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