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Antequera will give you information about the town and the area of Antequera in the province of Malaga, Spain. Useful information about the town and the region of Antequera. Published by people living in the Antequera zone it will include useful tips about such things as getting around, moving to Spain and generally enjoying this wonderful part of Europe.



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View from Antequera to Lovers Rock


The town of Antequera in the province of Malaga has become a popular spot for many British expatriates and their families. Antequera town and the Antequera region are now home to 1000's of ex-pats living in, or near the town of Antequera.

Antequera has always been a pivotal part of Spain and Andalucia, and the history of Antequera will explain why so many have tried to conquer this area. Nowadays it has become a great place to live and an area that is well situated, making travel to all parts of the region very easy.

The archway in Antequera town


Why have so many people chosen to move to Antequera when moving to Spain? What makes this area so special?

Spain has always been a popular destination with the British and over the past 10 years many more have chosen to come and live in Antequera and the Antequera region. The benefits of a good climate and consistent weather through the seasons, the many things to do and an all round better way of life makes this area a very attractive alternative.


Antequera Weather



Moving to Spain continues to be made easy. Many decide to move here because there is a good supply of affordable property and many reliable property agents who can help you find what you are looking for. In fact buying a property here in Spain is easier than many may think and it is made even easier when you deal with the right people.




Mobile home for sale near Antequera 

List of mobile homes for sale in Antequera:

a popular way of living here

As well as the fact that there is a lot of affordable property in Antequera itself and the region as a whole, many mobile home parks dotted around the area make an even more cost effective way to start your life here. Many residents started their new lives in Spain by buying a mobile home on one of the many residential style parks that are established in villages close to Antequera.

Buying a mobile home in Spain has become a popular alternative to living in traditional bricks and mortar. The mobile home parks in Antequera are Spanish owned and they have welcomed a large contingent of the British to the zone.

Enjoy Spanish dancing in Antequera

Enjoy living in Spain with the Spanish and

enjoying their culture


Antequera is also known as the crossroads of Andalucía with direct motorway links to Malaga, Granada, Sevilla and Cordoba.
It is hard to believe that within an hours drive you could be in one of the 4 main Andalucian cities. Not to mention the famous skiing resort of the Sierra Nevada near Granada. Not many people know that you can actually ski in Spain!

Antequera is a town of two styles. On the one hand the town is steeped in history but over the last few years it has become a very modern cosmopolitan town with it's many street bars and cafes as well as a very modern shopping centre.

The surrounding area near Antequera can only be described as spectacular. The countryside is breathtaking and many who live here are still amazed at it's diversity and beauty. You will often hear the locals say, "why do we need to leave Andalucia, we have everything we need right here".


Oldest archway in Antequera Spain


Established Ex-Pat community in Antequera

Excellent medical facilities


Daily indoor market in Antequera Spain

Better cost of living in inland Spain




Affordable property to buy or rent

Plaza in Antequera Spain




Live in Spain amongst the Spanish


Only 45 minutes from coast

Large shopping centre in Antequera town




Hotel interior patio in Antequera Spain


The lakes are an example of this and are only a short drive away and a very pleasant place to spend a relaxing day. Whether you want to fish, swim, enjoy a relaxing (or challenging) walk or simply have a good meal and enjoy the views, the lakes have something for everyone. if you live here it becomes a day out. If you are visiting Antequera, hiring a car is an easy way to make the most of the Antequera region whilst on holiday in Spain.

The many welcoming white villages of the Antequera region such as Alameda, Mollina and Fuente de Peidra all have well established communities living there that are living in Spain full time.
Making new friends, whether within the ex-pat community, or with the local Spanish, is very easy in this area as there are always things going on for you to join in with.

Antequera also has the big advantage that it is close to two airports Malaga and Granada making the search for low cost flights easier. Residents often pop back to the UK to visit family and friends or attend special functions.

Antequera Spain picture of plane at Malaga airport

Flights to Spain

Antequera location map in the province of Malaga Spain

Where is Antequera?

Hotel in Antequera Spain

Where to stay?

Shopping mall in Antequera Spain

Shopping in town

Postcard from Antequera in Spain

Wish you were here!


Being so well connected it means that Antequera is not far from anything. The coast and the city of Malaga is only 45kms down the motorway so the Mediterranean beaches are not far away.

Antequera also has two claims to fame, historically and from a tourist point of view. The first consists of three fine prehistoric dolmens barely outside the town itself. The second is the Torcal de Antequera, a mountain top covered with huge and wonderfully shaped limestone, formed millions of years ago when the whole area was underwater. There are 3 excellent routes down for those who like walking. They are marked by different coloured paint on the rocks so getting lost is not a problem. However we suggest getting a lift or taxi up first!

The famous 'El torcal' in Antequera Spain

As well as being a well visited tourist destination the town's favourable location, in the heart of Andalucia, makes it a business centre for national and international conferences and as a meeting point.

Because it is well visited it is no wonder that there is a good selection of hotels for you to choose from; a good variety to suit all budgets.

Getting to and from the town is easy. It has a major bus terminal, a railway station, a high speed railway station just out of town, the main Andalucian railway junction in Bobadilla as well as the well maintained motorway connections. These main routes will connect you to all the main towns of the Antequera region, the cities around Andalucia as well as the Capital and from there the rest of Northern Europe.

What makes this Antequera maintain its special feel though is that it still has a very traditional, very Andalucian feel to it, full of history. The cobbled streets that form part of the old town help make you feel that you have stepped back in time and the old castle at the top of the town provides great views of mountains on one side and olive-covered hills on the other.


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