Historic Fountains’ Tour

Visit Montilla

Historic Fountains' Tour

The amount of fountains and ponds in Montilla is much higher than any other village in Cordoba countryside, only at the sub-baetic area due to its geology.


Fuente Nueva
It is one of the most emblematic and with best referenced fountains in Montilla.

Fuente La Malena
It is located in the Camino de La Magdalena 1 km north to the city, in the southern end of a cattle road.

Fuente El Piojo
It is located 2 km north the city at the western side of the ancient path to Cordoba, 800 km away from the Fuente Nueva.

Fuente La Alcubilla
This fountain probably has a Roman origin, due to the fact that it has a tank made of opus caementicium.

Fuente Descansavacas
It is located to the east of Cerro Simón, to the south of el Castillejo and to the northeast of Descansavacas fountain.

Fuente de San Carlos
It has a squared pillar built with solid brick which withdraw its content directly to the ground creating brooklets.

Fuente El Chorrillo
This fountain is around 6 km far from northeast of Montilla at ‘Cordel del Chorrillo’ cattle route.

Fuente El Arquita
It is located at ‘Camino de Montemayor’ coming around Huelma orchard. Around 1.5 km far from the town centre.

La Malena
El Piojo
La Alcubilla
San Carlos
El Chorrillo
El Arquita
Useful information


4 h (4 fountains) or 6 h (8 fountains)
Tourism office: +34 957 652 354 · +34 672 78 05 21
11.7km (4 fountains) 14km (8 fountains). On foot, horseback or by mountain bike
Free (without guide)
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