Humilladero Village Malaga


Humilladero, a rural town with simple streets of modern white houses that create tranquility, where you can enjoy its natural spaces and different ecosystems through several hiking trails.

Where is Humilladero located

Humilladero is located 67km from Malaga capital with a population of 3.286 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 34,66km square.

The origin of the name Humilladero

The infant Don Fernando de Antequera met with Per Afán de Ribera who brought the sword of Fernando III el Santo from Seville. Don Fernandó knelt, that is, he humbled himself before the sword, and kissed the sword. He promised not to sheathe the sword until he reconquered the lands of Antequera. In the place where he received the sword, he erected a cross at the entrance to the town, the Cruz del Humilladero.

Demonym of the people  of Humilladero

The inhabitants are called “Humilladerense

Monuments and places to visit in Humilladero

  • Cruz de Humilladero
  • Church of Santísimo Cristo de la Misericordia
  • Hermitage of Apóstol Santiago

For more information about Humilladero Village: visit the City Council page