Candelaria festival in Colmenar 2023

Colmenar organises the fiestas of the Santissima Virgen de la Candelaria y San Blas at the beginning of the year


Here is what you can find out about the Festival of la Candelaria y San Blas 2023 in Colmenar :

  • A few words about Colmenar
  • The dates of the Festival
  • Where is Colmenar?
  • What to do in Colmenar?
  • Sleeping in Colmenar
  • Some useful links


A few words about Colmenar

Colmenar is an authentic white village in Axarquia, in the province of Malaga.

Colmenar vista parcial en Andalucia en Axarquia
vista parcial de Colmenar

Colmenar celebrates the patron saints of the village: the Santísima Virgen de la Candelaria and San Blas.

Dates of the Fiestas de la Candelaria in Colmenar

The Fiesta will be held from 29 January to 5 February 2023.

The programme of the festival de la Virgen de la Candelaria y de San Blas in Colmenar

Where is Colmenar?

What to do in Colmenar?

In the surroundings of the village, it is possible to find very nice activities:

  • horse riding, on the beach or in the mountains
  • diving in Nerja and Torrox
  • guided tours (villages of Axarquia, Cordoba, Alhambra,…)
  • via ferrata (Caminito del Rey,…)
  • hiking (El Saltillo with the hanging bridge,…)
  • canyoning (in the rio Verde,…)
  • astrotourism
  • snorkeling
  • visit of caves

Use the following link to access all the activities to do. during your holidays. This link provides you with all the details of each activity.

Accommodation in Colmenar

Below you will find live rentals or accommodation available in Colmenar and the surrounding area :

Some useful links

Here is the platform that lists all the main car rental agencies in Andalusia or more specifically at Malaga airport : book a rental car.

Discover the other ferias and fiestas this month in the area.

Find out all about the most spectacular fair of the year in the province of Málaga: Malaga Fair

And finally, here are some other experiences to do around Colmenar :

Discover other great places in Andalucia in the Andalucia blog pages.

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