Altitude: 331 m
Distance to Malaga: 32 km
Distance to coast: 22 km
Average sunshine per day: 7.89 hrs
Of Moorish origin, the village has typical steep, narrow streets and white-washed houses. Cutar is derived from the Arabic name Cautzar (paradise fountain). At the exit to the village remains of a unique fountain from the Moorish era is situated. The 16th century church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación has a beautiful Baroque side chapel.
Each October, Cutar relives its Moorish past during the Monfi Fiesta. The village is converted into a medieval market where visitors can experience traditional pastimes. The Moroccan bazaar offers a variety of handicrafts, Moroccan gastronomy, jugglers, storytellers, a demonstration of falconry, traditional Andalusi music, a tea ceremony, oriental dances and endless other attractions. Details of Cutar´s other annual festivals can be found at the fiestas link at the bottom of this page.
Villages and hamlets within the municipality are: Salto del Negro, La Zubia and Cortijo Grande.
End May - Romeria
Early August - Fiesta de Salto del Negro
Mid August - Fiesta de San Roque
October - Monfi Fiesta
Emergency Doctor: 061
Emergency Police: 091
Town Hall and Council: 952 554 247
Council website: www.cutar.es