Periana Town Village Malaga


Where is Periana located

Periana is located 54km from Malaga capital with a population of 3.048 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 58,76Km square.

Origin of the name Periana

In the area there were several farmsteads that became defensive settlements, one was called Pereiro, which was the origin of the name Periana.

Denonym of the people of Periana 

The inhabitants of the village are called “perianense”.

Monuments and places of interest in Periana

  • Church of San Isidro LabradorChurch Of San Isidro Labrador Periana Malaga
  • Old Municipal Lavatory
  • Vilo Baths: Spa where since the eighteenth century the residents come and enjoy the sulphurous water baths at 21ºC with healing properties for skin diseases. At the beginning of the 20th century, a flood forced the baths to close to the public. In the 90s, the Periana city council acquired property to restore it. Finally, in 2015, five bungalows were built so that visitors and tourists can enjoy a unique experience in a natural environment.
  • Huerta de Antonio Díaz
  • San Fernando Church
  • Cerro de Capellanía
  • Cerro del Fuerte
  • Cerro de Alcolea

Where to eat and drink in Periana

Where to eat and drink in Periana

Horno “Anita del Sereno”: Traditional bakery in the center of the town located on Calle de Velez. In Anita’s house they have been baking typical Malaga sweets and cakes since 1930, such as their delicious mantecados, oil cakes, rosquillos or cateto bread. Do not forget to stop by this store to taste its delicacies.Oven of Anita Periana Malaga

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