Nerja San Isidro Romeria 2023


Nerja holds the San Isidro romeria every year in May

Here is the information about the romeria de San Isidro in Nerja :

  • A few words about Nerja and this romeria
  • The dates of the romeria
  • The programme of the romeria
  • Where is Nerja?
  • What to do in Nerja
  • Booking accommodation
  • Some useful links

A few words about Nerja and the romeria

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 the romerias:

The word “romeria” comes from “romero”. It is the name given to the pilgrims who left Hispania (Spain under the Roman Empire) to go to Rome; almost 2000 years ago.


The romerias, very typical in Andalucia, have very ancient origins.

Dates of the San Isidro romeria

The romeria will be held on 15 May 2023.

Festivities will take place from 13 to 15 May, with among others 3 free concerts:

The pilgrimage route

A mass will be held on 15 May at 11am in the San Salvador church.

The romeria San Isidro de Nerja will start at 12:30 p.m. from the Balcony of Europe to the Hermitage of the Patron Saint of Farmers, within the Cueva de Nerja.

It will pass through Nerja: Calle Pintada, Plaza Cantarero, Avda. de Pescia and the N-340 road to the Hermitage of San Isidro in the Cueva de Nerja.

At around 2.30 pm, a tribute will be paid to the farmers by the Peña Nerjeña choir and the Agrupación Folklorica de mayores de la Escuela Municipal de Música y Danza.

At around 3 pm, the festivities will begin at the Nerja cave, with dance and concert performances and a horse show:

romeria nerja 2023 programa san isidro

nerja san isidro may 2023 equestrian show

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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