Nerja Saint John’s Eve 2023

noche de san juan 2022 Nerja Saint John

Nerja holds the Saint John ‘s Eve every year

Here is the information about the Saint John ‘s Eve (Noche de San Juan) in Nerja :

  • A few words about Nerja and Saint John’s Day
  • The date
  • The programme
  • Where is Nerja?
  • What to do in Nerja
  • Booking accommodation
  • Some useful links

A few words about Nerja and Saint John’s Day

Nerja, the jewel of the Costa del Sol is located in Axarquia, in the province of Malaga.

Nerja balcon de l'Europe

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

A few words about San Juan :

The feast of Saint John, like many feasts, was originally a pagan feast, which was taken over by the Christian religion, and which has become a traditional feast over the years.

The date of the Saint John’s night in Nerja

This celebration takes place on 23 June, starting at 10 pm.

The programme

It will begin at 10 pm with a concert by Al-Alba that will last until midnight. This concert will be followed by the traditional bonfire for the burning of the “Jua” on Burriana beach, which will be followed by a fireworks display.


Burriana beach

The music will continue until two in the morning.

In the attached document from the Town Hall, the rules to follow on the beaches of Nerja.

Where is Nerja?

What to do in Nerja?

  • 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 accommodation

Enter the desired dates to find out about availability:

Some useful links

Here is the platform that lists all the main car rental agencies in Andalucia 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 Nerja

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

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