Tour Frigiliana y Nerja

The typical whitewashed villages of Malaga: Frigiliana and Nerja

Frigiliana is an Andalusian village known for its unique charm that captivates visitors. Situated in the province of Malaga, this picturesque village is famous for its narrow, steep streets, whitewashed houses, and flowery balconies.

Frigiliana is an ideal destination for those looking for a quiet and relaxing getaway in the heart of nature. Its typical gastronomy and rich history make this village a unique place to enjoy the Andalusian culture. Join us on the Frigiliana and Nerja Tour and fall in love with the authenticity and beauty of these villages.

Frigiliana and Nerja Tour Itinerary

On our Frigiliana and Nerja Tour, you will explore Frigiliana, one of the most picturesque white villages of Andalusia. You can also explore the town of Nerja and, if you wish, visit its caves, with impressive stalactites and stalagmites.

(1).Pick-up at Avenida Andalucia, Malaga

Avenida de Andalucia is one of the most important arteries of Malaga. It is a reference point for the collection of people in the locality and a meeting point for many tourists and visitors arriving in Malaga. From here, you can easily access other emblematic places in the city, making it a key place to start a sightseeing tour.

(2). Arrival in Frigiliana and Tour of the Village

When you arrive in Frigiliana, you will be struck by its whitewashed architecture, typical of Andalusia. The narrow cobbled streets are full of charm and personality, with white houses decorated with flowers and colorful flowerpots. As you walk through the village, you can appreciate breathtaking panoramic views of the Mediterranean and Sierra de Tejeda. The historic center is the perfect place to enjoy local gastronomy in one of the many terraces or tapas bars. Don’t miss a visit to Barribarto, the Moorish quarter of Frigiliana, with its narrow streets and charming squares.

(3). Tasting of Typical Products or Cultural Visit

Frigiliana is an ideal destination for those who want to enjoy typical Andalusian gastronomy. During a cultural visit to the village, it is essential to taste some of its typical products, such as sausages, extra virgin olive oil, or muscatel wine. Frigiliana offers a wide range of gastronomic offerings, from traditional to innovative dishes.

One of the most recommended experiences is tasting tapas in one of its bars or restaurants, where you can try the specialties of the area. Without a doubt, gastronomy is one of the great attractions of Frigiliana and a way of getting to know the culture and tradition of the town.

(4).Visit to Nerja

If you’re in Frigiliana, you shouldn’t miss the chance to visit Nerja, one of the Costa del Sol’s most popular destinations. The distance between Frigiliana and Nerja is approximately 6 kilometres, so you can reach it in just a few minutes by car, taxi, or bus. Once in Nerja, there are plenty of things to see and do, from the stunning Nerja Caves to the crystal-clear beaches, such as Burriana Beach or Maro Beach. Nerja is also known for its vibrant atmosphere and a wide range of gastronomic and leisure activities. A trip to Nerja is undoubtedly an experience not to be missed.

(5). Arrival and Excursion in Nerja

Nerja is one of the most popular destinations on the Costa del Sol, and visiting it is the first step to enjoying everything this place has to offer. Once in Nerja, there are a variety of excursions available, from a visit to the famous Nerja Caves to a stroll along the Balcon de Europa for breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. Another option is to explore the charm of Nerja’s old town, with its cobbled streets and historic buildings. You can also spend a day at one of the nearby beaches, such as Burriana Beach.

(6). Return to Malaga after 8 hours of sightseeing

After a full day of touring Frigiliana and Nerja, it’s time to return to Malaga, the birthplace of the famous artist Pablo Picasso. The distance between Nerja and Malaga is approximately 65 kilometres, which takes about an hour’s drive. On the way back, you can enjoy panoramic views of the Mediterranean coast and reflect on the day’s experiences. From the natural beauty of Nerja to the rich history of Malaga, this Frigiliana and Nerja Tour offers a complete overview of the southern Spanish coast. Undoubtedly, an unforgettable experience that will remain in your memory for a long time.

Conditions and Details of Guided Tours in Frigiliana and Nerja


The Frigiliana and Nerja excursion is an essential activity if you’re visiting Malaga. At a cost of only €45 per adult and €33.75 per child between 4 and 11 years old, the tour will take you to discover the most beautiful and picturesque corners of Frigiliana, a white village in the province of Malaga, and the wonders of Nerja. Get ready to spend an unforgettable day and discover the beauty of Andalusia with this excursion.

Details and more information about the Frigiliana – Nerja tour

Included: Transport by minibus or bus is included in the activity’s price, as well as the company of a guide who speaks Spanish. This means you don’t have to worry about transportation and can enjoy the activity in a more relaxed way.

Duration: The activity has a total duration of 8 hours. It’s important to take this into account when planning your day.

Language: During the activity, you will be accompanied by a guide who speaks Spanish and other languages, so you will be able to communicate without any problems and have your doubts or questions solved during the activity.

Not included: Although transportation and guide are included in the price, food and drink are not. It’s important to bear this in mind and bring some cash with you so that you can buy food or drink during the activity.

Booking details for the guided tour of Frigiliana – Nerja

  • When to book: You can reserve your spot for the activity up until the start time, subject to availability. However, it is recommended to book in advance to ensure availability.
  • Voucher type: The voucher for the activity is electronic, which means that you will receive it on your mobile phone and won’t need to print any paperwork.
  • Accessibility: Please note that this activity is not wheelchair accessible. If you require any assistance or special accommodations, please contact us in advance so that we can assist you in the best possible way.
  • Sustainability: All of our services comply with our Sustainability Code. This means that we prioritize environmental care and work to minimize our impact on the environment.
  • Operated by: The activity is operated by Julia Travel Spain, a leading company in the tourism sector with years of experience and a total commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Pets: Unfortunately, pets are not allowed during the activity. If you need assistance finding a place for them to stay during the activity, please contact us and we’ll do our best to help you

Cancellation Policy

We offer a free cancellation policy for the Frigiliana and Nerja Tour. This means that you can cancel your booking at no extra cost up to 24 hours before the start of the activity. This provides flexibility to change your plans without worrying about cancellation fees.

However, please note that if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity, arrive late, or do not show up at the venue, no refund will be offered. Therefore, if you need to cancel or reschedule your booking, please make sure you do so well in advance to avoid any inconvenience.

We recommend that you carefully review the cancellation policy before making your booking. If you have any questions or need more information, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to help make your travel experience as enjoyable as possible.

Points of Interest on the Frigiliana and Nerja Guided Tours

Guided tours of Frigiliana and Nerja are among the most popular activities in the province of Malaga. This tour takes you to discover two of the most interesting tourist spots in the area: the white village of Frigiliana and the stunning charms of Nerja. With a multilingual guide, you will learn about the history and curiosities of these unique places in Spain.

The Streets of Frigiliana

The streets of Frigiliana are a labyrinth of narrow, steep alleys that make up the historic quarter of this charming white village. Walking through its cobbled streets, visitors are immersed in an atmosphere of tranquility and peace

he whitewashed houses and facades adorned with flower pots give this place a special charm. In addition, the streets of Frigiliana are full of history and curiosities that make the visit even more interesting. Among the most famous streets are Calle Real, Calle Real Alta, Calle San Sebastián, and Calle Cuesta del Apero, which offer breathtaking views of the village.

Visitors can also visit some of the most emblematic monuments of Frigiliana, such as the Church of San Antonio de Padua, the Palace of the Counts of Frigiliana, or the interpretation center “Museo Arqueológico de Frigiliana”.

Church of San Antonio de Padua in Frigiliana

The Church of San Antonio de Padua is a significant religious monument in Frigiliana, built in the 17th century over the remains of an old mosque. It has undergone several renovations over the centuries, and its neoclassical façade is notable for its imposing three-part bell tower.

Inside, the church houses several Baroque altarpieces and an 18th-century image of San Antonio de Padua.

The bell tower of the Church of San Antonio de Padua is one of the highest in the province of Malaga, offering breathtaking views of Frigiliana and its surroundings. The church is a central location for religious celebrations throughout the year, including the important San Antonio de Padua festival in June, which attracts many visitors to the locality.

Balcón de Europa in Nerja

Balcón de Europa is one of the most emblematic places in the town of Nerja, located on the Mediterranean coast in the province of Malaga. It is a promenade in the center of the town with breathtaking views of the sea, specifically in the Plaza de Los Cangrejos.

The Balcón de Europa is named after King Alfonso XII, who visited it in 1885 after an earthquake that devastated the city. Since then, it has become one of the city’s most important landmarks. Visitors can enjoy the sea views and explore numerous restaurants, cafes, and souvenir shops, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.

In short, the Balcón de Europa is a must-visit for those traveling to Nerja, offering spectacular views and the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of the town.

Calahonda Beach in Nerja

Calahonda is a sandy beach located in the municipality of Nerja on the Costa del Sol, just a short distance from the town center. It is one of the most popular beaches in the area, known for its natural beauty and range of activities.

The beach is around 120 meters long and has an average width of 20 meters, with crystal clear waters perfect for snorkeling and other water sports. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of services, including sun loungers, umbrellas, showers, and public toilets.

The charming promenade is a perfect spot for a sunset stroll, with numerous bars, restaurants, craft, and souvenir shops to explore. Calahonda Beach is a unique combination of natural beauty and quality services, making it an ideal choice for those looking to enjoy a day of sun and sea on the Costa del Sol.

The Palace of the Counts of Frigiliana

The Palace of the Counts of Frigiliana, also known as El Ingenio, is one of the most representative monuments of Frigiliana. This palace was built in the 17th century and has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest.

The Renaissance-style building has a central courtyard with a fountain and a marble staircase leading to the main floor. At the top of the building are the private rooms, decorated with frescoes and oil paintings. The palace also houses a collection of period objects such as furniture and paintings.

The Palace of the Counts of Frigiliana has recently been restored and is now used as a cultural space and venue for temporary exhibitions. It is also home to Frigiliana’s tourist office, where visitors can learn more about the history of the palace and the town. The Palace of the Counts of Frigiliana is a must-see for those who want to learn about the rich history and culture of this charming Andalusian town.

Chíllar River Trail in Nerja

The Chíllar River Trail is one of the most popular hiking routes in Nerja, located in the province of Malaga. The route follows the Chíllar River, the most important river in the area.

The trail is known for its natural beauty, cliffs, waterfalls, and numerous pools along the way. The crystal clear water of the Chíllar River is perfect for a refreshing swim on a hot day.

The circular route is approximately 8 kilometers long and is suitable for hikers of all levels, making it an ideal place for a family outing. The Chíllar River Trail is highly recommended for visitors to Nerja, providing a unique opportunity to enjoy nature and discover the area’s charms.

Nerja Street Market

The Nerja Street Market is one of the town’s most popular attractions, held every Tuesday at the Nerja Fairgrounds. With over 160 stalls, the market offers a wide variety of products, including clothes, footwear, fresh local food, and craft items.

Visitors can also find typical Andalusian foods such as olives and fresh fruit as well as souvenirs to take back home. There are also second-hand goods and antiques for those interested in more historical items.

The Nerja street market is an ideal place to enjoy a morning of shopping and exploring in a lively and colorful atmosphere. What’s more, the prices are affordable, and there are some great bargains to be found at the stalls. It is an experience not to be missed if you are visiting the town and like to enjoy open-air markets.

The Moorish Fortress of Frigiliana

The Moorish fortress of Frigiliana is an impressive castle located in the white village of Frigiliana, in the province of Malaga. This fortification dates back to the 9th century and was built during the Muslim period in the region, serving as a defense against Christian invasions. Situated on top of a hill, it has a privileged strategic position and impressive panoramic views.

During the Christian reconquest, the fortress was taken by the Catholic Monarchs in 1485 and later, in the 16th century, it was abandoned and left in ruins. However, it has since been restored and part of its original structure and walls have been recovered. The castle is now open for visitors, who can enjoy its views of the white village of Frigiliana and the Mediterranean.

The Moorish fortress of Frigiliana is an example of the rich history and Andalusian culture that has left its mark on the region. To learn more about the history of Frigiliana and the Moorish period, we recommend a visit to the interpretation center “Museo Arqueológico de Frigiliana”.

Preguntas frecuentes sobre el tour por Frigiliana y Nerja

We have noticed that visitors have a number of frequently asked questions, which we will answer below to make sure you have all the information you may need about the tour:

Do you visit the Nerja caves?

No, during the excursion to Frigiliana and Nerja you do not visit the Nerja caves. However, there is free time during the activity in case you want to visit them independently.

How to book the tour?

To book the Frigiliana and Nerja Tour, simply choose the desired date and complete the booking form. Your booking will be confirmed immediately, and you will receive an electronic voucher on your mobile phone to present on the day of the activity.

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