The climate, the privaliged location, rich natural environment, the food, famous sweet wine, typical arquitecture, there exists many reasons to visit Competa and enjoy its many charms.
The Axarquía of Málaga
The region of the Axaquia is located in Málaga, in the easternmost province, from the eastern Costa del Sol to the interior of the province. A rosary of whitewashed white villages and Arab heritage, in which sweet wine vines grow in the sun. A particularly attractive area for lovers of active tourism. Do not go without touring the winding streets of one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, Frigiliana, and watch the sunset in one of the coves that appeared in the television series «Verano Azul».
The mountains of Almijara
Competa is the door to the Natural Park and mountains of Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama, natural frontiers between the provinces of Malaga and Granada. A place of trees and rocks that delights mountaineers and hikers. Its high peaks offer stunning views of the Sierra Nevada and the Mediterranean Coast, with Africa in the background. An experience for the senses and lovers of active tourism who can practice sports activities, animal sightings, mycological excursions, etc.
The Sweet Wint
The sweet wine is to Cómpeta what the red wine is to La Rioja. Since time immemorial Muscatel grape vines have grown robust and generous, favored by the Mediterranean climate in the surroundings of Cómpeta. On the night of August 15, the town celebrates the Night of Wine, a festival dedicated to the patron saint of the town, our lady of the Ascencion. Party, cultural events and free wine.
La plaza del pueblo es el punto de encuentro de los vecinos. Acogedora, con terrazas en las que tomar el aperitivo al sol y ver a los niños jugar corriendo entre palomas. En ella se ubica la iglesia de La Asunción y desemboca en el original Paseo de las Tradiciones, una hermosa travesía decorada con murales de azulejos dedicados a antiguos oficios.
The town square is the meeting point of the locals. Cozy, with terraces in which to take an aperitif in the sun and watch the children play amidst the pigeons. In it the church of The Asencion is located and ends at the original Paseo de las Tradiciones, a beautiful passage decorated with murals of tiles dedicated to ancient crafts.
The original and colorful viewpoint located at the entrance to the town, reminiscent of Gaudi’s architecture, offers a splendid panoramic view of Cómpeta and the Natural Park, with a view to the Pico de la Maroma, the highest in the province of Málaga. A privileged place to understand the beauty that surrounds us, places full of personality and history.
There are a thousand reasons to visit Cómpeta, one of the most charismatic towns in the South of Spain. We will go back to its corners, the innumerable inducements to visit it.