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Festival of the 3 cultures of Frigiliana

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Have you heard about the festival of the 3 cultures of Frigiliana?. Frigiliana, a charming village in the province of Malaga, becomes a melting pot of cultures every year during the Festival of 3 Cultures. This annual event, which celebrates the coexistence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures, offers visitors a unique experience full of cultural, artistic and gastronomic activities. From visitanddo.com we tell you curiosities about the festival of the 3 cultures of Frigiliana.

What is the festival of the 3 cultures of Frigiliana?

From visitanddo.com we tell you curiosities about the festival of the 3 cultures of Frigiliana.

The festival of the three cultures Frigiliana, an event of coexistence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures, which seeks to highlighting the rich heritage left by these three cultures promoting tolerance and understanding between diverse communities.

During the days of the Festival of the 3 Cultures, the white village of Frigiliana is transformed into a a lively activity centre. From concerts of traditional music to theatrical performances recounting historical episodes.

The festival programme is quite variedincluding a famous Frigiliana tapas route where the restaurants and bars of the village of Frigiliana participate. There are food stalls offering a wide variety of traditional dishes, from exquisite tapas to typical sweets, providing a culinary experience that reflects cultural diversity.

In addition to the programmed activities, the festival often presents themed markets offering traditional and handicraft products. Local craftsmen showcase their skills, offering visitors the opportunity to take home unique and authentic souvenirs.

This is an event not to be missed if you are in the province of Malaga.

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Dates Festival 3 Cultures Frigiliana2024

Festival 3 cultures Frigiliana plaza

The Festival of the 3 Cultures of Frigiliana will be held on the last weekend of August 2024, specifically from 22 August to 25 August 2024.

It is an annual event that pays tribute to the influential Islamic, Hebrew and Christian cultures that left their mark on medieval Spain.

The festival is centred on the popular Plaza de las tres culturas in Frigiliana.The city is transformed into a vibrant stage for exhibitions, conferences, concerts, film screenings, a traditional souk, children's activities and the tapas route.

If you have little time to visit Frigiliana, take a day trip to Frigiliana and Nerja from Malaga and the Costa del Sol.

Where to park at the Festival 3 Culturas in Frigiliana

Festival 3 cultures Frigiliana night

Although the entity has not yet updated the parking areas for the 2024 edition of the Festival 3 Culturas de Frigiliana, they tend to be similar from one year to the next. Although we recommend you see the official website of the festival of the 3 cultures of Frigiliana for further information.

Parking areas in Frigiliana

Area 1: Puerto Blanquillo Located a hundred metres from the first roundabout at the entrance to the village. The entrance to the festival is on foot, with an estimated time of about five minutes.

Area 2: Exotica Exit, Nerja-Frigiliana Road Located on the road that connects Nerja with Frigiliana, at exit 292 of the A7 towards Nerja, 1 km away. The festival organisers provide a free shuttle bus from this point to the village, which takes approximately ten minutes.

Area 3Exit Pueblo Rocío, Carretera Nerja-Frigiliana, 100 metres from the first roundabout into the village. Access to the festival is on foot, with an estimated time of about five minutes.

Parking areas are activated as they are fully occupied, in order.

Additionally, the shuttle service from areas 2 and 3 is free of charge.operating continuously from seven in the evening until three in the morning.

Bus Service and Timetables at the Festival 3 Culturas in Frigiliana

To know the timetables of the regular bus service between Frigiliana and Nerja, we suggest you consult the official website of the town hall of Frigiliana.

The timetables are as follows:

  • Frigiliana-Nerja: 7h, 8h, 10h, 10:50h, 11:40h, 12:45h, 14h, 15:30h, 16:30h, 17:35h, 19:30h, 21h, 22h.
  • Nerja-Frigiliana: 7:20h, 9:45h, 10:30h, 11:10h, 12:10h, 13:30h, 15:15h, 16h, 17:10h, 19h, 20:30h, 21:30h.

During the four days of the festival, there will be a special bus service every hour from 19:00h in Frigiliana (Parque Andalucía and roundabout access to the village) and from 19:30h at the bus station in Nerja. This service runs until 03:00h.

If you don't want to worry about where to park or how to get to Frigiliana:

Excursions to Frigiliana from Málaga

excursion to nerja and frigiliana from malaga FRIGILIANA

If you wish to organise a visit to Frigiliana on your own, take advantage of our day trip to Nerja and Frigiliana from Malaga which includes:

  • Transport to and from Málaga & Costa del Sol
  • English and Spanish speaking guide during the coach trips and excursion.
  • Free time in Frigiliana
  • A glass of wine and tapas in Frigiliana
  • Free time in Nerja

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The Frigiliana Festival of 3 Cultures offers attendees an unforgettable experience, immersing them in the rich history and cultural diversity of the region. This annual event not only celebrates the legacy left by the Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures, but also highlights the importance of living in harmony in a diverse world. If you ever have the opportunity to visit Frigiliana during this festival, you will be immersed in a unique celebration that leaves a lasting impression.

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