Castaño Santo Istán

Castaño Santo, Istán

The Castaño Santo is a huge and ancient chestnut tree that is located in an area known as the Hoyo del Bote, in the Sierra Real de Istán. It is probably the oldest tree in the whole province of Malaga. Its age is estimated around eight hundred and one thousand years old. Despite this, many visitors do not hesitate to take the land that covers their roots, as seen in the image, endangering this majestic tree.
At 1.30 m from the ground, the perimeter is 15 m, while at ground level it borders on 22 meters. It has a total height of 24.5 m while the height of the shaft is 2.5 meters. The diameter of the cup is in the N-S direction of 27.40 m while in the E-W direction it is 23.70 meters. The projected area of ​​the crown is 510.02 m².
Legend has it that in the mountains where this centennial tree is found, great feats proliferated throughout History. Among them we can highlight the rebellion of the Moors in Sierra Bermeja in the dawn of the sixteenth century. Under its branches, in the year 1501, King Ferdinand the Catholic celebrated a mass. The legend tells that in the prayers a delay of the twilight was requested, to favor a stealthy arrival of the troops to Marbella.
It is proposed to be declared a natural monument by the Junta de Andalucía

Location of Castaño Santo, Istan

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Guide for Visitors of the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes. Caminito del Rey (El Chorro)

Source : Malaga.es

This guide shows the main natural and historical values ​​of the Gaitanes Gorge, which, after 40 years of impassable conditions, can once again be traversed through new runways superimposed on the deteriorated “Caminito del Rey“.

caminito del rey chorro 2003 panoramic 360

caminito del rey chorro 2003 panoramic 360

The magnificent ecological heritage of geology, rivers, flora and fauna, is not less than the historical legacy received since prehistory, until the Gorge became, first as a corridor so that Malaga could communicate with the rest of Spain for Railroad in the middle of the nineteenth century, and later, by turning these works into an extraordinary hydroelectric industry of the early twentieth century. Being able to return to these spaces, now safe, and with qualified information that rediscovers them to the current citizens, is the objective of this guide.

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Malaga Film Festival 2017

When : 17 March to 26 March 2017

Where : Málaga City, Costa del Sol, Spain

What : Malaga Film Festival 2017

The Málaga Festival, which this year celebrates its Nineteenth Edition, is a powerful contributor to the development of Spanish cinema presenting its best documentaries, short films, etc., as well as paying tribute to different personalities of the film industry and organizing numerous cycles, exhibitions and activities Parallel.

MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

The Malaga Festival wants to reach all audiences and in its desire to present and promote a broad panorama of film culture that aims to be always attentive to training, creativity and innovation, framed within an activity that stands out for its dynamic character in continuous evolution and transformation.

MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

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Malaga Film Festival 2017

When : 17 March to 26 March 2017

Where : Málaga City, Costa del Sol, Spain

What : Malaga Film Festival 2017

The Málaga Festival, which this year celebrates its Nineteenth Edition, is a powerful contributor to the development of Spanish cinema presenting its best documentaries, short films, etc., as well as paying tribute to different personalities of the film industry and organizing numerous cycles, exhibitions and activities Parallel.

MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

The Malaga Festival wants to reach all audiences and in its desire to present and promote a broad panorama of film culture that aims to be always attentive to training, creativity and innovation, framed within an activity that stands out for its dynamic character in continuous evolution and transformation.

MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

LOCATION OF MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL

LINKS ABOUT MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL

PROPERTY IN AND AROUND MALAGA CITY