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Viñuela is a municipality in the province of Málaga situated inland and behind Torre del Mar. The village of La Viñuela is approximately 47 kilometres from Malaga city and airport. The village sits at a height of 150 metres (490 ft) above sea level. The inhabitants are called viñoleros.
La Viñuela, the village and the lake is dominated by the landscape of La Maroma, part of the mountain range known as Sierra de Tejeda and at a height of 2,068 metres (6,785 ft) is the highest mountain in Axarquía. The as lake holds 170 million cubic metres of water and is surrounded by picnic areas, some with barbecues. Swimming and non-motorised water sports are also permitted to enjoy the area.
Local fiestas begin at Easter, usually mid-March or April. In May there is the pilgrimage from the village to the hamlets of Los Gómez and Los Romanes. In mid-July they celebrate the Feria de Los Gómez in honour of the Virgen de Carmen. Towards the end of July/beginning of August are the celebrations for the feast day of the town's patron saint, the Virgen de las Angustias (the Virgin of Sorrows) at the Chapel of Our Lady of Sorrows. Mid-August sees the fiesta of Los Romanes, which honours the Virgen de la Milagrosa (Virgin of the Miraculous). Finally, in mid-September, they celebrate the Feria de la Pasa, to coincide with the harvesting of grapes to be made into raisins.