A typically Mediterranean mountain village located 7 km from Nerja in the province of Málaga. The municipal term of Frigiliana limits with Torrox, Cómpte and with Nerja at the east.
Firgiliana is located in the relief of the Sierra de Almijara and is ideal for exploring the nature of the Sierras de Tejeda Natural Park, Almijara and Alhama. It is a wild, rugged and steep mountain range with numerous peaks and valleys to be discovered.
It is a beautiful village that has retained its original Moorish structure. Combines a maze of narrow cobbled streets of white houses with red slate roofs, azure doors and stepped alleys. Its inhabitants are proud of belonging to one of the 5 most beautiful villages of Spain and decorate every corner with bougainvillea, geraniums and jasmine, thus forming an amazing tour.
The old town of Frigiliana, of Muslim origin, is one of the oldest and best preserved old towns in the province, which was declared a Historical-Artistic Complex. A stroll through the streets, visiting its monuments and most important buildings, will take you back in time. It is not surprising that every year thousands of people are visiting this town. Nobody wants to miss this jewel of Andalucía.
Things to do in Frigiliana
Some tourist highlights in Frigiliana include the Castillo de Lizar, Iglesia de San Antonio, theFuerte, the Real Expósito, the Torreón en el barrio Mudéjar, the Ermita del Santo Cristo de la Caña and the archaeological remains of Frigiliana, which are the most representative monuments. This old town is undoubtedly something you cannot afford to miss.
How to get to Frigiliana:
Frigiliana is located just 5 minutes from Nerja. Follow the A7 / E15 highway until you reach the exit to Nerja and Frigiliana, exit number 92. Turn left at the roundabout and go straight to the next one, taking the mountain road MA-5105. It is an easy but winding road.