Castillo de la Estrella: striking fortress in Teba, Málaga

When you drive from Malaga airport to the Serranía de Ronda or to the Pueblos Blancos, following our directions,  you will notice a striking fortress on your way. You will probably wonder what this is…

Practical information

The fastes route from Malaga airport to the Serranía de Ronda or to the Pueblos Blancos passes near Teba, in the Málaga province of Andalucía. An impressive castle towers over this beautiful natural area.

Castillo de la Estrella is situated on top of a hill in Teba and is an excellent vantage point.

Castillo de la Estrella in Teba: a striking fortress jutting out  the top of the hill.

Castillo de la Estrella in Teba: a striking fortress jutting out the top of the hill.

The castle is commanding the broadest views in the municipality.

The castle is commanding the broadest views in the municipality.

The castle is commanding the broadest views in the municipality.

It is the second largest castle of Malaga. It covers an area of 25,000 square metres, with two walled compounds. The exterior wall, which is reinforced by a barbican, has 18 towers plus one with an octagonal base.

The fortress was built by the Romans and extended by the Arabs.

The fortress was built by the Romans and extended by the Arabs.

The fortress was built by the Romans and extended by the Arabs.

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