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From Malaga: Nerja and Frigiliana Tour

1. From Malaga: Nerja and Frigiliana Tour

Begin your tour by heading to Frigiliana, a beautiful and typical Andalusian village. Once there, follow your guide to the main square and learn everything you should know about local attractions. You will have some free time to enjoy Frigiliana and buy typical products of the region like pottery, fruits, vegetables, or the famous sweet wine. Once you have sampled the delicacies of Frigiliana, depart for Nerja. Amble through small winding streets and take in the stunning views across the sea from Balcon de Europa. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon browsing local shops and soaking up the sunshine before we return to Costa del Sol.

From Málaga: Skip-the-Line Nerja Cave and Frigiliana

2. From Málaga: Skip-the-Line Nerja Cave and Frigiliana

Discover two emblematic towns of Málaga's coast, the province known for plentiful sunshine hours, charming white villages, and its great cultural and artistic heritage. Visit Frigiliana and the Caves of Nerja and learn about Andalusian history and customs throughout your tour. On Frigiliana, you can admire the town's Moorish structure, the beauty of its houses full of flowers, the smell of nature, and the sea breeze. Contemplate amazing panoramic views from the Arab Lizar Castle and Fortress. Next, make your way to one of Spain's major tourist attractions on the Costa del Sol, close to the town of Nerja. Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Caves of Nerja, and explore the cave's different chambers.

From Granada: Skip-the-Line Nerja Cave and Frigiliana

3. From Granada: Skip-the-Line Nerja Cave and Frigiliana

Get to know these two towns along Malaga’s coast in a province known for the high amount of sunshine it receives each year. See charming villages and learn about the region's great cultural and artistic heritage. Explore the white architecture in the towns on the Andalusian coast. Visit Frigiliana, which is full of Andalusian culture. Admire the town's Moorish structure, the beauty of its houses, flowers, and the sea breeze. See the Arab castle and Lizar Fortress, from where you can take in amazing panoramic views. The Caves of Nerja are a series of caverns close to the town of Nerja in the Costa del Sol. The Cave is one of Spain's major tourist attractions. During the day you will be accompanied by a guide who will explain to you important facts about the places that you will visit to help you understand their history.

From Málaga /Costa del Sol: Trip to Nerja & Frigiliana

4. From Málaga /Costa del Sol: Trip to Nerja & Frigiliana

Discover two of the most beautiful towns of Andalusia on this day tour to Nerja and Frigiliana. Admire the beautiful coastal views, the quaint streets, and  Start with pickup from your accommodation from Málaga or from the Costa del Sol. Begin the tour by traveling east towards Nerja. During the journey, learn a bit more about the region along the way. Upon arrival in Nerja, be escorted by your guide to the magnificent viewpoint of the Balcón de Europa. Admire the views of the waves and cliffs along the coastline. Enjoy 2.5 hours of free time in Nerja to shop, have lunch, or explore. Next, travel to Frigiliana, one of the most beautiful typical "White Towns" of Andalusia. Discover this town's Moorish heritage located between the reliefs of the Sierra de Almijara and the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy an hour of free time here to wander the narrow streets, surrounded by tightly packed houses. After exploring Nerja, hop back on the bus and return to the Costa del Sol.

From Málaga: Frigiliana Hiking Tour with Wine & Appetizers

5. From Málaga: Frigiliana Hiking Tour with Wine & Appetizers

Departing from Malaga city center we will go to Frigiliana. From there, we will cross the village and some avocados plantation. Walking through different crops, we will reach the arab irrigation canal that gets into the gorge of the Higueron river. We'll walk through the old arab irrigation canal to get into the natural park. We will learn about the way of life and we will interpretate the landscape of the Natural Park of Sierra Alhama, Tejeda and Almijara: its geology, the animals, plants...We'll stop at the most spectacular view points to take pictures . At the end of the hike we will visit Frigiliana, problably the most beautiful village in Andalusia. Once we finish, we will do a wine tasting in a cellar. This is a perfect hike to do a complete inmersion in the countryside and to understand the real Malaga. It´s a technically easy hike with just a part where you may have to put your feet into the water during 20 meters. STAYING IN TORREMOLINOS, BENALMADENA OR FUENGIROLA? THE LAST TRAIN STATION IN MALAGA ("ALAMEDA") IS JUST TWO MINUTES WALKING TO THE MEETING POINT.

Day Tour to Frigiliana & Nerja from Granada

6. Day Tour to Frigiliana & Nerja from Granada

Take a day trip to Frigiliana and Nerja, villages that are located in the most eastern part of the province of Málaga. Learn about ancient culture and history by visiting the Nerja Caves. From the Balcón of Europa, one of the most emblematic places of Nerja, you will be able to see the Mediterranean Sea, the cliffs and the spectacular beaches of Nerja.       In Frigiliana, walk through its old quarter and Mudejar neighborhood, from which you will be able to see impressive views of the axarquía while you enjoy its gastronomy and its wines. Frigiliana is one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, its white houses and its culture of wine and honey will transport you back in time. Enjoy discovering delicious traditional food and before heading back to Granada.  

Frigiliana: Private Walking Tour with Personal Guide

7. Frigiliana: Private Walking Tour with Personal Guide

Explore the sights of Frigiliana on food during a guided trip through the city. Get to know Frigiliana’s popular Moorish old quarter and other must-see sights. Walk along the city’s narrow and steep streets, decorated with ceramic mosaics on the façade of whitewashed houses. Start your adventure by meeting your personal tour guide outside the entrance of the Palacio de los Condes de Frigiliana (Palace of the Counts of Frigiliana), also known as El Ingenio. Continue to find hidden gems and admire typical Andalusian whitewashed houses as you walk. Navigate down narrow, steep, and picturesque streets with one-of-a-kind photo opportunities. Stop by landmarks like the city’s panoramic viewpoint, San Antonio Church, the old fountain, ceramic panels explaining the city’s history, the archeological museum, and much more. Receive undivided attention from your guide as you learn about Frigiliana. Before the end of your visit, spend about 30 minutes exploring the archaeological museum to better understand the museum’s history and old civilizations.

From Motril: Nerja, Frigiliana and Caves Private Tour

8. From Motril: Nerja, Frigiliana and Caves Private Tour

Enjoy comfortable transportation in a private vehicle from Motril cruise port and set off on your sightseeing adventure to Nerja and its caves with your local driver. First, go on a private tour of Nerja's famous caves, which are some of the most popular in the world, and one of the top attractions in Spain. Visit the Balcony of Europe in Nerja town and admire its views of the Mediterranean Sea, then take a short stroll along the beach coves with some lovely fishing cottages. Head to the unique white Andalusian village of Frigiliana, situated in the mountains behind the coast. Walk through its charming streets up to the top terrace to enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the coast and mountains.

From Malaga: Nerja, Caves and Frigiliana Private Guided Tour

9. From Malaga: Nerja, Caves and Frigiliana Private Guided Tour

Join this private day-trip and travel along a scenic road to Nerja, where you'll first visit a prehistoric cave. Learn about this fascinating formation as you wander its galleries. The Nerja Caves are an archaeological monument in the Spanish Historical Heritage. Admire the stalactite and stalagmite formations in this natural wonder. The Cave is one of the most popular tourist destination in Spain. After your cave tour you will drive to the town of Nerja. Explore this whitewashed coastal village and admire its houses, colorful flower pots and panoramic views. Visit the famous Balcony of Europe viewpoint. From here you will be able to see the Mediterranean Sea, the cliffs and the spectacular beaches of Nerja. You will also have the option to go swimming on the beautiful beach of Playa de Canuelo. Next, head over to Frigiliana, a beautiful and typical Andalusian village. Admire the town's Moorish architecture, as well as the beauty of its buildings, flowers, and its relaxing atmosphere. See the Arab castle and the Lizar Fortress, from where you may enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. Learn about its history and culture by walking around the old quarter and Mudejar neighborhood. Frigiliana is one of Spain's most beautiful villages, known for its white buildings, famous sweet wine, ceramics, and a variety of delicious traditional cuisine. At the end of the day your private guide will bring you back to your hotel while you sit back, relax and take in the views of the countryside.

From Granada: Private Trip to Nerja, Caves, and Frigiliana

10. From Granada: Private Trip to Nerja, Caves, and Frigiliana

Visit the caves at Nerja and Balcón de Europa which juts out over the Mediterranean Sea with this private tour from Granada. Take some free time to walk through the charming streets of Frigiliana. Be picked up from your hotel in Granada and travel to Nerja. Meet up with a group to take a tour of the caves, which are known for the large number of remains discovered there. Next, head to the Balcón de Europa to take in views of the sea. Take a walk along the beach coves to see fishing cottages. Have some free time to do some shopping or to go and get lunch. Continue to the village of Frigiliana situated in the mountains above the coast. Explore the streets and alleys. Snap pictures of the houses and sea views, then head back to your hotel in Granada.

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What people are saying about Frigiliana

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 162 reviews

Cesar was a very competent tour guide who, in addition to Frigiliana and Nerja, also brought us closer to the area around Málaga. It was a great day with lots of free time in both places.

Punctuality at all times. David very friendly. Awesome caves! Nerja and Frigiliana not to be missed. I recommend this walk. Unforgettable!

Very pleasant tour guide. Everything went as on the description. Very nice bus and was not to crowded.

We had a great trip and our tour guide (Pauline) was terrific. Everything went great.

Though the bus came super late but the guide was good and explained nicely.