Frigiliana Festival of 3 Cultures 2022


Frigiliana organises this festival at the end of August every year

The Festival of Three Cultures of Frigiliana is the festival not to be missed in August, just after the Feria de Málaga.

Moreover, it takes place in one of the most beautiful villages in Andalusia, Frigiliana. This village is just above Nerja, in Axarquia.

During 4 days, the cultures that marked medieval Spain are celebrated: the Muslim, Jewish and Christian cultures. These 3 cultures have coexisted for many centuries in the village itself.

During these 4 days, there is also the “Ruta de la Tapa” with local specialities of these 3 cultures.


The dates of the festival of the three cultures 2022 in Frigiliana: 25-28 August 2022


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Visitors will discover these three great cultures: Christian, Arab and Sephardic, through food, music, art and ancestral traditions.

The mayor of Frigiliana calls this festival, the festival of sensations. Indeed, it combines art, gastronomy and music. During the festival, you can enjoy the programme of festivities during the day and in the evening.

The programme is of a high quality, whether it is the parades in the streets, the concerts in the church of St. Anthony of Padua or in the square of the 3 cultures. This square is located right next to the Ingenio Ntra Sra del Carmen. It is the only place in continental Europe that still produces sugarcane honey!


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Finally, many international stars have already taken part in this festival, which has gained a great reputation. Manu Chao gave a fabulous concert in 2015.

Activities during the 4 days of festivities

  • musical performances in the church of Saint Anthony of Padua
  • concerts in the Plaza de las 3 culturas
  • conferences on themes related to the three cultures
  • exhibitions in the Casa del Apero (which is usually the tourist office)
  • the Ruta de la Tapa (the tapas route in the village)
  • the craft market
  • parades in the streets
  • fireworks at the opening and closing of the festival (pyromusical shows)

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It is a way of living to the rhythm of the traditional, popular and typical festivities of La Axarquía.



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