Estepona, located in a privileged enclave, captivates its visitors in each of its corners.
Its renovated old town, one of the most beautiful in Andalusia, offers tourists the possibility of enjoying a real urban garden, “The Garden of the Costa del Sol”.
Estepona, Its network of white streets, decorated with colorful pots laden with flowers, give it its essence as a coastal Andalusian village. It preserves its customs and traditions and has made them live in total harmony with its most modern and touristy aspect.
Estepona is committed to culture and exhibits art in its streets. Outdoor sculptures by prestigious artists; Artistic murals that decorate the facades of buildings and give life to its streets … A rich and diverse heritage surprises the visitor, who can walk through the different neighborhoods and areas that welcome in their buildings pictorial works of great quality and originality, and discover a New way of enjoying art.
In Estepona you can not get lost
Estepona has numerous monuments and museums that allow the visi
tor to know the history of the municipality in a few hours’ walk. Starting with the church of the Virgen de los Remedios, built in the 18th century; The Torre del Reloj, founded in the fifteenth century and preserved in perfect condition, and the Castillo de San Luis, erected in the 16th century by order of the Catholic Monarchs and from which we can now see the remains of his fortress, complete the First stops of this walk.
After visiting the historical center of the city, the road to the beach leads to the lighthouse of Punta Doncella. This building has numerous viewpoints to observe the Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar and North Africa. In addition to its patrimonial value, the lighthouse remains in operation and every day emits luminous signals that help the boats to embody the Strait of Gibraltar.
The Cerro de Corominas Necropolis has interpretation space under the tomb, recreating the megalithic funerary architecture. In it recreate, along with other remains, the five dolmens of Estepona, about 5,000 years old.
The lovers of natural history can enjoy in Estepona the Paleontological Museum, with replicates of dinosaurs, fossils and finds of the Pliocene. In the Taurino Museum, dedicated to the master Antonio Ordóñez, we can see a series of objects linked with the national holiday. The museum also communicates with the bullring of Estepona, which stands out for its unique elliptical plant.
The museum network continues with the temporary exhibitions, located in a beautiful building in the Plaza de las Flores, Casa de las Tejerinas.
For its part, the Ethnographic Museum shows the way of life of the Esteponeros during the last centuries.
Finally, Orchidium Estepona is an original space that houses more than 5,000 plants, among which are the 1,300 species of orchids from all over the world.
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