Frigiliana

FrigilianaAlso known as “village of the three cultures” is located on slopes of the Sierra Almijara a few kilometers from Nerja and 300m above sea level. It offers the best views of the Costa del Sol.
It is known as the town most awarded of the Axarquía and its old part is known as the best preserved Moorish structure across the province. Its steep narrow streets are decorated with beautiful flowers and plants.

Places to VisitSome of the most prominent buildings of Frigiliana are the Sugar Mill, dating from the sixteenth century and the only cane honey factory in Europe is in Frigiliana.
Other places you cannot miss visiting in Frigiliana are the Church of San Antonio de Padua, built in 1676, the Ecce Homo chapel, known as the Chapel of Santo Cristo de la Caña from the XVI century, the Torreon, the Casa del Apero, the Reales Pósitos and the Barrio Mudéjar.

sugar millFrigiliana Sugar Mill

 

Cuisine and Crafts
Frigiliana is known for its golden syrup, wine and sweet raisins. As for the local craft, tiles, jugs, pots… all made and hand painted. The most outstanding dishes of local cuisine are “Choto a la Frigiliana”, “Potaje de Semana Santa” and “Batatas con miel de Caña”.

craft frigilianaLocal Crafts, Frigiliana

 

Local Festivals
Cruz de Mayo: 3rd of May
San Sebastian Fiesta: 20th January
Easter Week
Feria of San Antonio: 13th June
Festival 3 Culturas: Last weekend of August.

 

3 cultures Festival of 3 cultures in Frigiliana

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