Almond blossom in Andalucia in Axarquia

stunning landscape

Discover the almond blossom fields in Andalucia

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almond blossom trees in Andalucia

Below you will find all the essential information about almond blossom in Andalucia, in the vicinity of Malaga :

  • Where to see almond fields in blossom in Andalucia?
  • When to see the almond blossom in Andalucia?
  • Book a guided tour of these fields from Nerja
  • Locate the almond fields on the map
  • Where to stay in the area?
  • Other ideas for activities on the coast

axarquia balates almendros

Where can you see almond trees in bloom in Andalucia?

There is a lovely route to take in Axarquia, in the province of Malaga.

It is a walk along the road between Velez-Malaga and La Corumbela to discover the spectacle of almond trees in flower in Andalucia.

arenas flor almendros
flor de almendro

You will pass through the village of Arenas and the hamlet of Daimalos.

When to see the almond blossom fields in Andalucia?

It is a seasonal walk as the show only lasts one or two months a year, in January and February.
almond blossom tour from nerja and torrox
During this period you will see some of the most beautiful scenery in Axarquia, with fields of almond trees in full bloom, all white, on the mountainside.

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almendros en flor

This will be an opportunity to take beautiful photos and also to smell the delicate perfume of these flowers!

You will also discover the terraced crops, with the dry stone walls (los balates).

Almendros en flor y balates en Arenas
Almond trees on terraced fields

These dry stone walls were declared intangible heritage of humanity by UNESCO 3 years ago.

Book a guided tour of these fields from Nerja

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If you are staying on the coast between Torre del Mar, Torrox and Nerja :

A guide offers to show you these fields of flowering almond trees and the cultivation of almonds. The tour also includes a stop in the charming village of Daimalos (with an incredibly rich Arab past).

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This guide, Cipriano, will pick you up at your accommodation.

local guide andalucia

Click on this link to : Book the Almond Blossom Tour

Locate the almond fields on the map

almond blossom tour from torrox Mandelblütentour von Torrox aus

Other ideas for activities on the coast

In the surrounding area, it is possible to find other very nice activities:

    • diving in Nerja and Torrox

    • horse riding in the mountains or on the beach

    • guided tours (villages of Axarquia, Cordoba, Alhambra,…)

    • via ferrata (Caminito del Rey,…)

    • hiking (rio Chillar, El Saltillo with the suspension bridge,…)

    • canyoning (in the rio Verde,…)

    • astrotourism

    • snorkeling

    • visit of caves

Access with the following link to the activities between Malaga and Nerja. This link allows you to find all the details of each activity.


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