Property to rent Antequera
Antequera is a city situated approximately 53 kilometres north of Malaga in the Cost del Sol region of Spain. The city is steeped in history and has many relics which were witness to the rich Spanish history, including the Romans and the Moors. Antequera is considered to be the cultural centre of Andalucía and has a rich heritage. It was predominantly a market town with local agricultural industries until the tourism blossomed.
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Main Tourist Attractions
Historians will love Antequera due to its mass of monuments of bygone eras. On the outskirts of the city are the Dolmens, ancient tombs that are over 5,000 years old. A Roman bath house was uncovered in recent years; there is also the 16th century Arch of Giants which is located on the way to the Moorish castle, from the 13th century. Several ornate churches and a 19th century bullring are also worth a look. The surrounding area is a favourite for those who love activities such as mountain biking, walking and hiking. Nearby El Chorro has a lake where visitors can take part in activities such as fishing. And for those who simply must have a beach, Malaga is under an hours drive and offers miles of sand and watersports such as jet skiing and windsurfing.
Antequera is a popular destination with tourists and so it has a mixture of shops. There are small family-run businesses that offer everyday essentials, regional style clothing and souvenirs; there are also several modern shopping areas located on the outskirts of the city. Here you will find a range of items such as jewellery, perfume, clothing, shoes, handbags, art, pottery and gifts. There are also several open air markets held in the city where you can find fresh fruit and vegetables; be sure to also look out for the locally crafted baskets on the variety of stalls. Serious shoppers could take a day trip to Malaga and spend a fortune in the various boutiques and the El Corte Ingles department store.
Eating out and Nightlife
The city has a myriad of restaurants and cafés which cater for all tastes and all budgets. You can savour traditional Spanish fare such as Tapas, paella and chicken; those who have a more discerning palate can opt for a range of international cuisines including British, French and Italian.
Due to its popularity with visitors, Antequera has a large number of establishments that are open until the early hours of the morning. A variety of nightclubs, bars and discos can be found, some of which provide live entertainment, karaoke and cabaret.