Virgin de la Pena shrine

The chapel was carved in the rock around 1548 by frier's. Tradition say's that in 1586 the virgin de la Pena appeared in the form of an apparition there and the lost shine that had been hidden for the eight centuries during Muslim rule was found. Today the shine is set in beautiful gardens with traces of the old fortress wall all around. Its a tranquill place with some of the best view's of the Costa del Sol.

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Virgin de la pena shrine click the image to enlarge

Getting there


By Car Enter the A7 towards Fuengirola,  exit 210 on the A387 to mijas then see below for parking options.


By Bus Getting to Mijas by bus is quite easy click here. Use click & go to monitor your progress on the bus.


By Train There is no train service to Mijas. The nearest train station is Fuengirola. There is a bus service from there to Mijas that takes around 15 minutes. See above for more details.


More information


The nearest car park is a large multistory carpark on Calle Olivar Don Pablo at 1 euro per day (march 2017 price) for directions and more parking options click here.

Prices & Opening times

Every day




Paseo de la Muralla, 29650, Mijas Spain


May need assistance getting to the shrine. 


Tourist information centre 952589034

Click here to Call +34-952-589034


Tourist information centre


Dogs are not permitted in the shrine but are in the surronding gardens.

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