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Highlights in Frigiliana
- A base for artists
- Incredible cuisine
- Monuments and cultural wealth
- Fantastic festivals and celebrations
- Impressive old town
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Villas in Frigiliana
Frigiliana is a very small town in Malaga and one of the best destinations for those looking for a relaxing holiday, away from the urban bustle. A town with Andalusian flavour, which is considered today as one of the most beautiful in Andalusia, with its narrow cobbled streets, white houses, blue elements and balconies full of flowers. A real urban layout with Mudejar influence. The Moorish neighbourhood of Barrio Alto is one of the most awarded architectural complexes of Arab origin. But if you are looking for a luxury villa by the sea, you will also find them on the coast, especially in the residential areas of northern Nerja. Book your villa in Frigiliana today and enjoy all the charms that the area offers for an unforgettable holiday!Traditional and modern villas with Andalusian touches
Frigiliana is known as the "Santorini of Malaga”. The white washed facades, the Arab influence in its architecture and comfortable interiors are some of the features of this cute little town. Close to the centre, villas are more traditional with rustic decoration and those near the beach have modern appearances, swimming pools, nice gardens and spectacular terraces to contemplate the fantastic sea views. Accommodate your family, your group of friends or spend a romantic weekend with your other half. Don’t wait any longer and book your villa in Frigiliana!
Travellers and activities
Despite its small size, the town has a good number of monuments that you can visit during your stay, such as the cane honey factory, the Old Fountain, the Royal Poster, the Hermitage of Ecce Homo and the Torreon. You can't miss the opportunity to visit the archaeological museum to learn more about its history. This museum opened in 2009 was the first of its kind within the Axarquía region. It is located in an old building of the 17th century and you can see more than 125 pieces found nearby that range from the Neolithic to the present.Frigiliana for hiking lovers
The location of Frigiliana between Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama is the perfect natural setting for a unique mountainous enclave with several animal species like the mountain goat and endemic plants. This natural paradise is like a haven for hiking lovers. Choose from well marked paths and 8 challenging routes and itineraries for all fitness levels.
Frigiliana can be divided into two very different sections - the new and lower one or the old and Morisco-Mudejar upper neighbourhood
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Wandering the streets of the old part of Frigiliana will make you feel as if you have been taken back in time to a Moorish era. Walk along the maze of cobbled alleys lined with whitewashed houses, blue decorations, colourful flowers and the red slate roofs enhanced with the reflection of the sun. Smell the essence of jasmine, lavender and bougainvillaeas hanging by the front door or the balconies. Let Frigiliana draw you in and make you fall in love with it.2. Enjoy the gardens of the Botanical Garden of Santa Fiora
The beautiful gardens in Frigiliana house a large number of plants and flowers that have been used for several purposes for several centuries. Some of them were used for their healing effects, some others as food and some were used to create handcrafted paper and scents. Stroll and have a pleasant time surrounded by silence, peace and tranquility in this oasis of nature.3. Have a bite of Andalusian flavours
Frigiliana is home to several eateries where you can sample lots of traditional recipes and dishes with Arab influence. International cuisine, Spanish gastronomy and Mediterranean flavours are also the base of a succulent menu ready for you to taste it. Try some fried choco in almond sauce, cod stew or the crumbs (migas) and have a real taste of Andalusian flavours. Honey is also one of the main ingredients in many recipes and it comes from the only cane honey factory in Europe, that happens to be in Frigiliana.4. The art of working with our own hands
Frigiliana keeps many traditions and one of them is the artisan production of several products made out of wax, glass, wood, clay or wool. In town you still can see small workshops using techniques of yesteryear and obtaining beautiful creations that you can buy as a souvenir.5. Historical and cultural highlights
Frigiliana is home to several monuments you can enjoy during a walk around the streets. A point of interest is the old fountain of “Fuente Vieja”, San Antonio church, Santo Cristo de la Caña chapel, and the Renaissance Palace of the Courts of Frigiliana. A visit to the Historical Museum, el Torreón or the remains of the Moorish castle at the top of the village where you will get breathtaking views. August is the time for celebrations, and Frigiliana’s largest event is the 3 Cultures Festival. There are others in June, like the local Feria or in January, the celebrations for San Sebastian, the Patron Saint.6. Indulge on tapas with a view
Most estaries in town have rooftop terraces overlooking the village and the valley below. Having a nibble with sweeping views of the whole area is priceless. Have some tasty dishes at La Taberna del Sacristan or The Garden Restaurant. For good tapas, Restaurante Al Fuente and for those with a sweet tooth, the cakes at La Tienda are a piece of heaven.7. Capture the essence of Frigiliana
Over the years, the bohemian atmosphere of Frigiliana has drawn in several renowned artists and photographers, including Arne Haugen Sørensen, Klaus Hinkel, Penelope Wurr and Miro Slavin. Casa del Apero and private galleries exhibit their work. If you are a photography lover, Frigiliana is the perfect place to capture the essence of Andalusia and the spirit of their typical white villages.