Pujerra

Situated on one of the summits of Sierra Bermeja, inside the administrative district of La Serranía de Ronda, Pujerra is one of the most visited towns in the whole area. Since ancient times, it has been a compulsory transit area to get from the towns situated south of Ronda to the coast. Its present population is of 400 inhabitants and its town setting responds to the characteristic Muslim layout, with winding, narrow streets, extremely irregular whilst its natural environment is made up of and is maintained in an excellent state of conservation. Apart from is town centre, the most significant monument in Pujerra is the Church of El Espíritu Santo, built in the Sixteenth Century.

The local holidays and festivities of Pujerra, in honour of San Antonio de Padua, are celebrated during June. Other important celebrations are the one that takes place on the 3rd of November, in honour of La Virgen de Fátima.

Its gastronomy has amongst its most outstanding dishes “la olla”, “la pinchitada”, “el mosto” and “la postura”. From its confectionery, one can highlight “los roscos caseros”, “los buñuelos” and “los tostones”.