Benitagla

Benitagla

The Festivals of Benitagla are Cabalgata Reyes Magos, Hogueras de San Antón, Día de Andalucía, Semana Santa, Fiestas de la Virgen de la Piedad and Festividad de Nuestra Señora del Rosario.

Benitagla was founded by the descendants of the Berber Tribes that settled in the Sierra de los Filabres between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries in the Nasrid period. The earliest data of Benitagla stretches back to July 1488. On June 23, 1492, the Catholic Monarchs give the towns of Albox, Arboleas, Albanchez and Benitagla to Don Pedro Manrique de Lara, Duke of Nájera.

Benitagla is a small and calm village surrounded by plots of almond and olive trees and vines. It has about 60 inhabitants. Benitagla was founded by the descendants of the Berber Tribes that settled in the Sierra de los Filabres between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries in the Nasrid period. The earliest data of Benitagla stretches back to July 1488.