At North-east of Málaga province the Guadalteba region is located, composed by eight villages where Nature is the star. Here we can find marvellous spots with extraordinary natural value, such as the Parque Natural del Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, the Reserva Natural Lagunas de Campillos or the Fuente del Nacimiento, in Cuevas del Becerro.
Almargen, Ardales, Campillos, Cañete la Real, Carratraca, Cuevas del Becerro, Sierra de Yeguas and Teba are part of Guadalteba region.
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Marvellous Málaga villages
Known by its wonderful cold meat and excellent vegetables and fruits, Almargen has also numerous archaeological sites, as well as a huge natural heritage that will impress everyone.
Ardales is one of the villages which are part of the Castles tour, although it is more famous because of its natural wonders. From here we can visit the amazing Caminito del Rey y el Desfiladero de los Gaitanes.
And outdoor life lovers can enjoy the environment which surrounds the village Cañete La Real and go for a promenade in the Nature.
In Carratraca, a health tourism reference, there is one of the region's spas, whose natural spring is supposed to have therapeutics properties. Its old town is declared of Cultural Interest.
Located just 20km away from Ronda, Cuevas del Becerro is one of the smallest region's villages, and also one of the prettiest. One of its most symbolic places is the Fuente del Nacimiento.
Not only because of its iron and wood craftwork tradition is Sierra de Yeguas renowned, but also by the ecological farming of products like asparaguses, olive oil or tangerines among others.
Last but not least, in Teba the Castillo de la Estrella is located, declared National Monument of Historic and Artistic Interest, which dominates this village with a historical value.
What to do at Guadalteba region
Guadalteba region is a perfect place to practise adventure sports, such as canyoning and outdoor activities, for example hiking. The gastronomy and the traditions are also something to be highlighted in all its villages. Proof of this are the Campillo's Ester Week (of National Tourist Interest), the Ardales' Fiesta de la Matanza or the Embrujo de la Luna Mora in Carratraca.