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.

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.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.

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.

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.

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CASTANO-SANTO-ISTAN-INLAND-PROPERTIES

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

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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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Yunquera Guerrillera : 10,11,12 March 2017

When : 10,11,12 March 2017

What : Yunquera Guerrillera : Historical Reenactment

Where : Yunquera, Málaga, Costa del Sol, Spain

The municipality of Yunquera celebrates the VI edition of its historic recreation ‘Yunquera Guerrillera’ on 10, 11 and 12 March under the motto ‘Blood, gunpowder and fire in the mountains of the Sierra de las Nieves’.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

A series of gastronomic, cultural and tourist characters framed in the nineteenth century in which more than 300 neighbors participate as actors and extras in the representation of the clashes between the side of guerillas and Yunquera and the Napoleonic army in 1811.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

The events will begin on Friday, June 3, starting at 5:00 p.m. with the opening of the agri-food and craft market, and the subsequent inaugural parade. This edition also has routes themed by the most emblematic corners of the town, historical and natural, organized for the mornings of Saturday and Sunday.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

LINKS

http://ocio.laopiniondemalaga.es/agenda/noticias/nws-569341-napoleon-vuelve-yunquera.html

http://www.yunquera.es/turismo/index.php/es/fiestas-y-eventos/41-yunquera-guerrillera

http://www.inlandproperties.info/town-information/malaga-province/yunquera-property-and-history.html

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Yunquera Guerrillera : 10,11,12 March 2017

When : 10,11,12 March 2017

What : Yunquera Guerrillera : Historical Reenactment

Where : Yunquera, Málaga, Costa del Sol, Spain

The municipality of Yunquera celebrates the VI edition of its historic recreation ‘Yunquera Guerrillera’ on 10, 11 and 12 March under the motto ‘Blood, gunpowder and fire in the mountains of the Sierra de las Nieves’.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

A series of gastronomic, cultural and tourist characters framed in the nineteenth century in which more than 300 neighbors participate as actors and extras in the representation of the clashes between the side of guerillas and Yunquera and the Napoleonic army in 1811.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

The events will begin on Friday, June 3, starting at 5:00 p.m. with the opening of the agri-food and craft market, and the subsequent inaugural parade. This edition also has routes themed by the most emblematic corners of the town, historical and natural, organized for the mornings of Saturday and Sunday.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

LINKS

http://ocio.laopiniondemalaga.es/agenda/noticias/nws-569341-napoleon-vuelve-yunquera.html

http://www.yunquera.es/turismo/index.php/es/fiestas-y-eventos/41-yunquera-guerrillera

http://www.inlandproperties.info/town-information/malaga-province/yunquera-property-and-history.html

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Yunquera Guerrillera : 10,11,12 March 2017

When : 10,11,12 March 2017

What : Yunquera Guerrillera : Historical Reenactment

Where : Yunquera, Málaga, Costa del Sol, Spain

The municipality of Yunquera celebrates the VI edition of its historic recreation ‘Yunquera Guerrillera’ on 10, 11 and 12 March under the motto ‘Blood, gunpowder and fire in the mountains of the Sierra de las Nieves’.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

A series of gastronomic, cultural and tourist characters framed in the nineteenth century in which more than 300 neighbors participate as actors and extras in the representation of the clashes between the side of guerillas and Yunquera and the Napoleonic army in 1811.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

The events will begin on Friday, June 3, starting at 5:00 p.m. with the opening of the agri-food and craft market, and the subsequent inaugural parade. This edition also has routes themed by the most emblematic corners of the town, historical and natural, organized for the mornings of Saturday and Sunday.

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

yunquera guerrillera historical reenactment

LINKS

http://ocio.laopiniondemalaga.es/agenda/noticias/nws-569341-napoleon-vuelve-yunquera.html

http://www.yunquera.es/turismo/index.php/es/fiestas-y-eventos/41-yunquera-guerrillera

http://www.inlandproperties.info/town-information/malaga-province/yunquera-property-and-history.html

PROPERTY IN YUNQUERA

Villas,fincas,townhouses,village houses,plots, and cortijos for sale and rent in Yunquera

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