Size: 3.974 km2
Height: 435 meters
Distance: Torrox 16km, Nerja 6Km and Malaga 50 Km
Weekly market: Thursdays at " la Plaza de las Tres Culturas "
Frigiliana, also known as " the village of the 3 cultures " going back to the various cultures that lived in Frigiliana throughout the centuries, the jews, chrisitans and muslims.
In remembrance and encouragement of the peaceful coexistence of these 3 cultures in Frigiliana, each year in August there is a party that takes place for 4 days, the party of the "tres culturas" with traditional dance, music and food.
Walk trough the beautiful narrow streets of Frigiliana full of colours and history.
20 January: San Sebastián
Semana Santa (Holy Week): La Soledad y lavatorio de pies a los Apóstoles
3 May: Las Cruces de Mayo villagers decorate the streets early in the morning with flowers and plants.
13 juni: The Feria in honor of San Antonio de Padua.
24 juni: San Juan: Peaceful party in honor of San Juan that is celebrated in Frigiliana by eating "cake of San Juan" with the family.
August: Festival of the three cultures. Music, craft markets, animation, gastronomy,..
7 September: Las Candelarias burning of cane, weeds and other left over pieces of wood at farms around the village and in some areas within the village.
In Frigiliana wine and raisins are produced that can be tasted in local bars.
Choto a la Frigiliana: lamb on a bases of oil, garlic, bread, vinegar, salt and grounded almonds.
Potaje de Semana Santa: soup based on chick peas, string beans and cod.
Patatas con miel de caña: Sweet potatoes with molases, with thanks to the production of molases and sugar in this área. This honey can be bought under the name "Nuestra Señora del Carmen"
El esparto: with products such as baskets, flower pots, decorations, all made from a special type of cane (esparto) in a traditional way.
Ceramic: plates, pots, tiles, etc. all hand painted.
Paintings on glass: Pilar Garcia Millán, famous for her traditional paintings on glass. She paints tiles and wall panels on glass, such as the 12 scenes on the Moorish streets in the historical part of town.
That Frigiliana is located at only 15 minutes from our accommodation in Torrox.
Visit our online travel guide with tourist information about the Torrox and Nerja areas.