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Torrox is a beautiful town located in the province of Malaga, in the southern region of Andalusia, Spain. It is situated on the eastern Costa del Sol, between the towns of Nerja and Velez-Malaga. Torrox is known for its stunning beaches, charming old town, and delicious local cuisine. One of the main attractions of Torrox is its beaches. The town has over nine kilometers of coastline, with both sandy and pebbly beaches. The most popular beaches are Ferrara, El Morche, and Peñoncillo. These beaches are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports such as kayaking and paddleboarding. Torrox also has a beautiful old town, which is a must-visit for anyone traveling to the area. The town is full of narrow streets, white-washed houses, and traditional Andalusian architecture. Some of the highlights of the old town include the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación, the Plaza de la Constitución, and the Arab Castle. Another reason to visit Torrox is its delicious local cuisine. The town is famous for its seafood, particularly its sardines, which are grilled on the beach and served with a glass of local wine. Other local specialties include paella, gazpacho, and migas, a traditional dish made with bread, garlic, and olive oil. In addition to its beaches, old town, and cuisine, Torrox also has a rich history. The town was founded by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC and has been inhabited by various civilizations throughout its history, including the Romans and the Moors. Visitors can learn more about the town's history by visiting the Archaeological Museum or taking a guided tour of the old town. Overall, Torrox is a beautiful and charming town that offers something for everyone. Whether you're looking to relax on the beach, explore the old town, or indulge in delicious local cuisine, Torrox is the perfect destination for your next vacation.

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