Torrox Saint John ‘s Eve 2023


Saint John ‘s Night (Noche de San Juan) in Torrox

Here is the essential information about Saint John ‘s Eve in Torrox:

  • A few words about Torrox
  • The dates of San Juan Night
  • The programme
  • Where is Torrox?
  • What to do in Torrox?
  • Finding accommodation
  • Some useful links

A few words about Torrox and Saint John’s Day

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

torrox pueblo calle flores
An alley in Torrox pueblo

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

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 has become a traditional feast over the years.

The date of Saint John’s night in Torrox

This celebration takes place on 23 June 2022, starting at 8pm in the Plaza de la Concordia.

The programme of this celebration

Several dance and song performances will be given from 8pm onwards in the Plaza de la Concordia.

There will also be a torch-lit walk to the river (Rio Torrox / Rio Patamalara).

The tradition is to get one’s head wet on the banks of the river. On the way back, pastries (roscos de la San Juan) are distributed.

Where is Torrox?

What to do in Torrox?

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 a direct link to the available accommodation in Torrox. Please enter the desired dates.

Some useful links

Here is the platform that lists all the main car rental agencies in Andalusia or 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: Malaga Fair

And finally, here are some other experiences to do around Torrox :

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

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