Sedella, Malaga the Axarquia

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SEdella, Malaga, the Axarquia

Sedella, Malaga in the Axarquia region.

Located between the Sierras de Tejeda and Almijara in the heart of the Axarquía region, Sedella still conserves an air of its Arab past. White houses adorned with flowers and quiet streets are the hallmarks of this village surrounded by breath-taking landscapes.

Sedella forms part of the Ruta Mudéjar, a route that gives visitors the chance to go back in time to the Al-Andalus period and enjoy the legacy stored up in this stunning destination in inland Malaga.

The white village of Sedella in the Axarquia region in Malaga.

The former mansion fortress belonging to Señor de Sedella, known as Casa Torreón, is one of the village”s architectural gems. Built in the 16th century in a Mudéjar style, it once belonged to Diego Fernández de Córdoba, a servant to the Crown of Castile. The most outstanding feature of this now privately owned building is its fortified tower, which mixes a Renaissance style with a Moorish aesthetic.

The Iglesia de San Andrés was built over a temple from the same era. The only surviving part is the old bell tower. Inside this church, there are interesting sculptures, a pyx and objects of worship from the 17th and 18th centuries.

On the outskirts of the village, you can see the Ermita de la Virgen de la Esperanza, a chapel from the 17th century. Adorned with images of Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza and San Antón, this sanctuary forms part of the remains of the old Arab castle of Sedella.

It is worth checking out the public wash house located at the entrance to the village. This spot was once the epicentre of social life.

Sedella a popular village to have a ( second ) house in Spain.

Sedella lies 59 kilometres from Malaga and 33 kilometres from the coast at Torre del Mar. It is located within the area of Axarquia, on the scenic Mudejar Architecture Route, and has a population of 700.
Sedella stands at 689 metres altitude in the foothills of the Sierra Tejada and Sierra Almijara mountain ranges. It has winding, narrow streets lined with whitewashed houses, many of which have Arab style courtyards and gardens.

Sedella is a pretty rural town situated inland from Malaga city and from the coastal resort of Torre de Mar. Set in the Axarquia region, an area of outstanding natural beauty, Sedella sits on the Mudejar Architecture Route, and is an excellent destination for those looking for a rural retreat, not too far of the beaten track.

Sedella is typically Moorish in style, with its winding narrow streets and alleys, lined with whitewashed terrace houses.

There is a good selection of small shops, bars and restaurants; perfectly sufficient for visitors needs.

Cultural attractions

Sedella’s roots go back many centuries, certainly to the Roman occupation In the seventh century the Moors took over the region, and the town became an important strategic location.

There are many cultural attractions and monuments around Sedella including the ruins of an old fort, the 16th century church of San Andres Apostpol and the Casa Torreon, an old mansion, which is now a private residence, but a has a particularly good example of a Mudejar-Moorish tower in the ground.

Natural surroundings

Sedella sits at the foothills of the Sierra Tejada and Sierra Almijara mountain ranges, and is popular with walkers and hikers.


Goat is a typical meat used in many local dishes from this region; delicacies such as goat with garlic and baby goat in wine can be found on many menus, and a particularly dish stew of cabbage and fennel is worth trying. The region also some excellent wines that can be enjoyed with a traditional local meal.

The climate in Sedella is that of a typical Andalusian inland town. During the summer months the town gets very hot, into the late 30, early 40-degree temperatures. The spring and autumn is generally mild, and the winters do get slightly colder, than the protected Costa del Sol and Malaga region.

Owning or buying a property in Sedella, Malaga

When looking for a property in Spain, Sedella is a fantasticc place to live a really relaxed life. Close to the fantastic beaches of Torre del Mar and Algarobbo on the east side of Malaga and at the Costa del Sol we are able to offer you a great number of townhouses and villagehouses. Buying a townhouse in Sedella, Malaga is relatively cheap and brings you Value for Money.

Red Rose Property Spain offers you a number of townhouses and village houses in Sedella, Malaga, Axarquia.

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