Sayalonga Medlar Festival 2023

The medlar festival in Sayalonga in 2023

Here is the essential information about the medlar festival in Sayalonga:

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

A few words about Sayalonga and the medlar

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

sayalonga que voir : vue sur le village et l'église

The cultivation of the medlar is important in Sayalonga (a village to discover!) and this festival is recognised as a festival of tourist interest in the province of Málaga.

About the medlar

This fruit, the medlar, is of Asian origin. It is known by different names in different countries:

Fruits tropicaux en Andalousie : nèfles

  • Nispero in Spain,
  • Japanese medlar in France,
  • bibasse in Reunion Island
  • mousmoulo in Greece
  • mzah in Morocco and Algeria

The dates of the festival

This festival will take place on 7 May 2023.

The programme of the festival

The entertainment starts at 11am with a craft market.

Where is Sayalonga?

What to do in Sayalonga?

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.

Booking accommodation

Below you will find direct access to available accommodation in Sayalonga and the surrounding area. Simply enter the desired dates.

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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