Whitewashed houses, and charming narrow streets where colorful flowers hanging on the walls side by side and compete for your attention and expression. In the city center you find very spring water, running quietly and musically, to your and the city's residents free use, when you want to quench your thirst, or fill a bottle for later.
The many tapas bars invite to gear down and pamper yourself in a relaxed atmosphere with family and friends. Here time seems to have stood still - here are still people who use horses and mules for transport.
Although the town only has about 2800 inhabitants you will find a bank, multiple grocers, two butchers, etc. The city and the area is a unique opportunity to experience the real Spain. And it is easy to get there. There is a very good paved way to the city. On the outskirts of town is a very nice municipal pool, which also has restaurant and bar. The best way to discover the city is by simply stroll around the many beautiful streets. Your are going to live in one of the most beautiful areas of the Town, because our neighbor is very fond of flowers and our own little street making a feast of flowers and fertility.
The city's beautiful church
La Virgen de la Rosario y Leon S. Magno, Calle de la Iglesia, Canillas de Aceituno, AL 29716 - Take a look inside when you come over. Here is a beautiful atmosphere.
The old football field and the cemetery
'El campo de futbol'. Most Spaniards are crazy about football. When you drive into town, you have the city's new football field on your right hand side just before the roundabout. Here, the city's young people run around and kick a ball while enjoying the beautiful views over the Mediterranean. But the old football field is also nice to visit. Its just up behind the town. On the way up here you also pass the town's cemetery, which is a typical Spanish cemetery. When you are at the old football ground you stand on the border into Sierra Nevada National Park - Spain's largest national park. You can read more about this nationalpark here.
Festivals and holidays in Canillas de Aceituno
There are many major and minor parties in Canillas. They have a party for olive oil, another for blood sausage, an annual festival and much more. List of festivals and holidays in Canillas the Aceitunoog environs.
Good restaurants and bars
In relation to city size, there are surprisingly many small bars and restaurants. Let's go for Dinner.
Shops, stores and markets
The town has three small supermarkets, a bakers and two butchers. They are all fair with prices and assortment. You can also head down to one of the big supermarkets. The town's weekly market day is Friday. List of shopping opportunities and markets.
The citys turistinformation
You may contact the Town Hall in Canillas de Aceituno their opening hours - 9-14 business days. Ask possibly after Silvia who speaks English.
Proposal for trips by car
Here are some suggestions for road trips with plenty of opportunities to stop and enjoy the unparalleled views, get yourself a drink, or just enjoy authentic Spain.
Touring the East: Sedella - Salares - Archez - Canillas de Albaida - Competa
You can take this trip by car or by bike. You follow the main road out of Canillas de Aceituno east, and then runs in a tortuous - but well paved and safe way - along some marvelous views. I can plan to turn around and drive back when I was in Competa - or I can choose to continue down to the coast and take a dip in the Mediterranean. A description of the towns you meet along the way here.
Touring the West: Alcaucin - Citar - Comares
You can also take the main road out of Canillas de Aceituno and visit the villages which lie to the west. Where cities are located closer you orintere you by looking at the map below. It is, inter alia, Some of the towns whose lights shine so beautifully in the night when you sit on the roof terrace of our house in Canillas de Aceituno, looking towards the mountains! A description of the towns you meet along the way here.
Stroll along the coast
Down by the coast road in Torre del Mar, you can turn right or left. Your experiences will be as the Thais say 'same, same, but different.' All coastal towns look more or less apart. Here cruiser pensioners up and down with their Harley Davidson motorcycles, they're enthusiastic to air their bikes, and there is an abundance of restaurants and cafes as kæmpåer for your attention. It flottetste is the road itself, the actual driving. Often you drive directly to the Mediterranean. It is a very beautiful trip.
It is also quite cheap to rent a car in Spain - Read more in our driving directions.
La Alhambra, Granada
La Alhambra is simply just so beautiful! It is the oldest and best preserved Arab palace, which is found in the world. Going in the morning and I have a great day trip. Remember to book tickets in advance. There is internet in the townhouse.