Torrox San Roque Romeria 2023


The Romeria de San Roque in Torrox takes place every year in August

Here is the key information about the Romeria de San Roque in Torrox:

  • A few words about Torrox pueblo
  • The dates of the Romeria
  • The programme of the Romeria
  • Where is Torrox?
  • What to do in Torrox?
  • Finding accommodation
  • Some useful links

A few words about Torrox and the Romeria

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.

Origin of the romeria :

The word “romeria” comes from “romero”. It is the name given to the pilgrims who went to Rome almost 2000 years ago. Romerias, which are very typical in Andalucia, therefore have very ancient origins.

This romeria is in honour of the patron saint of Torrox: San Roque.

Dates of the Romeria de San Roque

The Romeria de San Roque in Torrox will be held on 27 August 2023.

The programme of the romeria

A mass will be held in the morning.

Then the romeria will start in front of the church. The patron saint San Roque will be accompanied by horses and riders from all over Axarquia. The Peña Caballista de Torrox and other Peñas will come with their horses.

torrox iglesia San Roque
San Roque Church in Torrox

The Romeria will continue to the river Torrox (río Torrox), after passing through several parts of the village, including Fuente and Pontil streets.

Where is Torrox pueblo?

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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