Morcilla Day – Blood sausage Festival 2023 in Canillas de Aceituno


The 2023 blood sausage festival in Canillas de Aceituno


Here is the essential information about the Morcilla Day, the Blood sausage Festival in Canillas de Aceituno :

  • A few words about Canillas de Aceituno
  • The dates of the festival
  • The programme of the festival
  • Where is Canillas de Aceituno?
  • What to do in Canillas de Aceituno?
  • Booking accommodation
  • Some useful links

A few words about Canillas de Aceituno


Canillas de Aceituno is an authentic white village in Axarquia, in the province of Malaga.


Canillas de Aceituno vista pueblo en Axarquia
Canillas de Aceituno

To find out more about the village, you can find all the information on the link visit Canillas de Aceituno.


The village is well known for the famous El Saltillo hike, and its fabulous suspension bridge (see photo below).


puente-colgante-canillas-aceituno-saltillo

About the blood sausage festival in Canillas de Aceituno


It coincides with the celebration of the Virgen de la Cabeza, patron saint of the village, on the last Sunday of April.


The village is famous for its gastronomic dishes. The most famous of these is the Chivo de Canillas, also known as chivo al horno or chivo lechal. A marvel to be discovered as well.


Dates of the Morcilla (black pudding) Festival


The festival, Día de la Morcilla, will be held on 29 and 30 April 2023.


The programme of the festival




Where is Canillas de Aceituno?



What to do in Canillas de Aceituno?


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.


Book an accommodation


Below you will find the available rentals or accommodation in Canillas de Aceituno. Simply enter the dates you wish to stay.


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Some useful links


Here is a great car rental agency in Andalusia and more specifically at Malaga airport : book a rental car.


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


And finally, here are some other experiences to do Malaga province :



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


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