De Málaga al Pantano la Viñuela
Fresh air, beautiful landscapes, good gastronomy and a good route, these are the elements to enjoy a family time making a trip from Malaga to La Viñuelas’ swamp. You can make a stop at El Pantano restaurant, where you can taste a lot type of food. At the end of the trip, you can practice nautical activities, visit old towns such as Benamocarra and Vélez-Málaga, which are full of culture and history.
The Viñuelas’ swamp has a large surface area around 565 hectares and 90 meters depth.
It has this name because it is located in the town of La Viñuela. This swamp has landscapes where nature is the main attraction, some walking routes and restaurants to taste typical food of La Viñuela.
In the swamp there is the possibility of fishing, take baths in it and recreate in any responsible way so as not to damage the water. The A.F.A.N (non-profit association for the organization, promotion and development of physical activities adapted to nature), give sailing lessons, canoe and more activities that do not damage the waters of this natural monument.
If you want to visit the surroundings, the most recommended places to go are Benamocarra and Vélez-Málaga, because there are many activities within these towns.
El Pantano Restaurant, has years of high quality service, with excellent attention, good prices and an excellent location on the swamp side. They have the best food of the place, comfortable infrastructure and an impressive gastronomy, because you can taste a grilled salmon, a delicious beefsteak and a kids menu.
This restaurant is a highly recommended stop if you want to go to Pantano la Viñuela. This place cannot be missing from the list of things to visit
It is a town in the province of Malaga and is 17 kilometers away from the Pantano La Viñuela. It is a picturesque place with traditions, love for their music, theater and with a unique gastronomy.
This beautiful place still keep their streets of Arabic imprint, touristic places and beautiful landscapes.
It is a town in the province of Malaga and is 17 kilometers away from the Pantano La Viñuela. This town is very important because there are a lot culture and history inside, like the San Francisco convent and church of Santiago, Palace of the Marquises of Beniel, the Cervantes’s house, and other historic sites.
In Vélez-Málaga, there are establishments to taste typical food, such as the hamlet of the nuns and the Restaurant Bar El Rubio.
To go to the Pantano La Viñuela you can take three routes: The coast road A-7 and A-356, with 51 kilometers; the highway A-45 and A-356, with 60 kilometers; or the highway A-7000 and A-356, with 60 km.
The coast road is the best option to go to the Pantano la Viñuela, because the landscape, the people and the restaurants, make the most pleasant way with some stop. There are so much radars to detect the high speed in this road. That is why you need to go within the allowed speed limits.
The Highway A-7000 and A-356, is the only route with less radars, but is recommended follow the rules and do not exceed the speed limit. There are a green landscape with mountains and forest, perfect for a relaxed trip.