This weekend the Tourist day of Torrox will take place. Come and visit our village the 14th of September 2012!
The program for this day is:
10.00h Itinerary Torrox Pueblo ( there is a free bus service from Torrox Costa)
12.00h Carnations will be given away (Torrox Costa – Torrox Pueblo – El Morche)
21.30h Flamenco night will start at the viewpoint in Torrox Costa with a show performed by Lucia and Lidia, followed up by the Tourist day awards at 23.00h and from 23.30 live music by Evaro Cueva (Winner of the Flamenco competition XXIV Torrox)
Last Friday the XXIV National Flamenco sing contest has started in the village of Torrox, as every year organized by the “Peña Flamenca La Bodega” and sponsored by “Concejalía de Cultura del Ayuntamiento de Torrox.”
40 artists have registered to participate to become the best Flamenco singer. This festival attracts Flamenco singers from all over Andalusia and is a well known festival in Spain and Europe.
This contest will be held at the “Picasso” square, on the dates: 15 and 30th of June and 7, 14 and 21 of July. The final is scheduled for the 28th of July 2012.
The prices are as follow:
1st prize, 1800 euros
2nd prize, 800 euro
3rd Prize € 600
4th Prize 400 euros
Former winners are Juan Delgado, Paco Moya, Rafael Sanchez, Jose Leon, Manuel Restoy, Antonio Ortega, and Thomas Pereira.
For all who don´t know where Torrox is at, Torrox is THE village with the best climate of Europe. Located in Andalusia, province of Málaga and divided in two parts: Torrox Pueblo (in the mountains) and Torrox Costa ( by the sea).
Torrox, the ideal place for nature lovers and beach holidays. The Axarquía, also know as the “unspoilt” Costa del Sol, there are less tourists and still “undiscovered” places to visit.Enough hiking itineraries to go hiking every day! Enough biking itineraries to go biking every day! Enough beaches to try a different beach every day!
Virgin of the sea @ Calaceite beach
Above you see a picture of Calaceite Beach, the virgin of the sea, the crystal clear sea and calm beach.
The picture underneath is also of Calaceite beach, at only 200m from apartments Calaceite, located in between Nerja and Torrox Costa.
Relax at Calaceite beach
Due to its mild climate, you will find people at the beach of Torrox nearly every day of the year.
Below a picture of the lighthouse of Torrox Costa where you can visit the ruins of a Roman settlement.
Lighthouse of Torrox
The boulevard of Torrox consists of numbers of bars and restaurants to have something to eat or drink, or maybe only to strawl for hours and have an ice cream. The boulevards ends at ” El Morche” a neighbourhood famous about their “blue flag” quality beaches with various services and beach activities.
a little paradise in Spain
The Pilgrimage of San Antonio XXXVI in Torrox 2012 will be take place the 8th to 10th of June 2012.
The Pilgrimage starts Friday with dance performances and a concert in the main “caseta”.
On Saturday, the 9th of June 2012, at 10.30 h. the carriages will pick up the statue of San Antonio at the church.
The carriages and horseback-riders will pass different streets in the village, starting from the neighbourhood “las Nieves”
Around 15:00 there will be food at Calle Rincon de la Victoria and the statue of San Anton will be brought back to the church at 20.00h.
More information on the website of Tourism Torrox