The village of Canillas de Albaida is located at the foot of the Tejeda and Almijara, and in the valley formed by the Rivers and Turvilla Cajula. Located in the region of La Axarquia, on the Route of Sun and Wine.

Canillas de Albaida is a typical small town, Arab features, full of narrow, winding and steep, with the immaculate whiteness of its walls. That contrasts with the greenery that surrounds the terraced slopes with orchards and olive groves, offering a beautiful collection in which stands the Church of Our Lady of Expectation.

The origin of Canillas de Albaida, seems to go back to the thirteenth century, but was defined as such from the seventeenth century, when they built the hermitages of San Anton and Santa Ana Still, as the etymology of his name indicates, Canillas (Cannula) and Albaida (Albus) are from Latin roots, not Arabic.

In its natural environment it should be noted the place known as the factory of the light, ideal for camping and hiking. The landscape of the slopes: winding road of Arab origin, as well as the Roman bridge. Next to the light factory, is the cave of the pools, although the largest and well known are the water cave and the cave of the rabbit.

The typical products of the municipality of Canillas de Albaida, stresses the raisin and moscatel wine, produced naturally by the residents themselves, as well as the typical potaje de hinojos, the migas of flour, porridge, kid aliñao and fried pumpkin. Regarding the craftsmanship in Canillas de Albaida are not professionally works in esparto, such as baskets, liners.
Finally its festivals include: the August fair, in honor to his patron the Virgen del Rosario, San Antón, in honor to his patron. As well as the traditional Christmas, where every year takes place the peculiar Act of clothing to the newborn child.

Town Hall Canillas de Albaida

Nuestra Señora del Rosario Square

29755 Canillas de Albaida


Phone: +34 952 55 30 06