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If you are visiting the Estepona, Casares or Manilva principalities on the Costa del Sol then a visit to the old village of Casares is a must. One of many white washed villages in Andalucia, this one ranks near the top. Parking is free on...More
A cemetery with a difference. All are buried above ground. Well looked after, very clean, very white. Quiet, peaceful location next to the ruins of the castle, at the top of the town. From the car park it looks like a long climb up to...More
The cemetery is near the famous castle ruins on a hilltop. The view from the far end of the beautiful cemetery is amazing - turkey vultures circling in the heights of the area mountains. The cemetery is beautifully kept and a serene and quiet place.
Situated on the highest point in Casares is the cemetery. Normally when I have visited a cemetery it consists of graves and people buried in the ground. Here there are long thick walls and individuals are placed in the walls. Interesting........ local culture.
If you are in Casares and you have climbed to the top, make sure you take a short stroll around the cemetery there which is very colourful. Beautiful views from the walls outside into the valley below.
Some cemeteries are cold, forbidding and unpleasant but the upper Casares Cemetery is the total opposite. Located high above the town near the castle & behind the community hall, the cemetery is cut into hilltop and cliff edge. The calm peacefulness is enhanced by the...More