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A Celebration of Culture: September Events on the Costa del Sol

Experience the rich tapestry of cultural events along the Costa del Sol, where history, tradition, and art come to life. From the vibrant ‘Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos’ in Alfarnate to the enchanting Feria de Torremolinos and the captivating Feria y Fiestas de Pedro Romero in Ronda, immerse yourself in the local culture, gastronomy, and festivities that make this region truly unique.

Feria de San Miguel 2023

Prepare to immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of the Feria de Torremolinos, kicking off with the Romería de San Miguel pilgrimage from September 27th to October 1st. This event offers a captivating glimpse into the heart of Torremolinos’ cultural traditions.

As you stroll through the streets, you’ll witness a spectacle of some 60 elaborately decorated carts, infusing the atmosphere with boundless energy. Experience the pilgrim blessing and the departure of the beloved patron saint, San Miguel Arcángel, a moment of deep reverence.

A special Pilgrims Mass will be held to honor the saint, adding a spiritual dimension to the festivities. And don’t miss the classic “Concurso de carretas y tractores Romería de San Miguel,” a competition that judges and celebrates the finest carts and tractors in the pilgrimage.

This fair has been bestowed the honor of being listed as an Event of National Tourist Interest and stands as one of the most iconic urban pilgrimages in Andalusia. It also marks the grand beginning of the Feria de Torremolinos.

Join us for this extraordinary celebration, where tradition and festivity come together in perfect harmony. We can’t wait to see you there, as we kick off the Feria de Torremolinos with the Romería de San Miguel!

Feria y Fiestas de Pedro Romero en Ronda

Prepare to be enchanted as the magic of the fair transforms the picturesque municipality of Ronda. The occasion? The vibrant Feria y Fiestas de Pedro Romero, a celebration that bathes the town in the warm glow of lanterns and ornamental arches, creating an enchanting party atmosphere like no other.

The festivities commence with the Festival de Cante Grande, a showcase of soul-stirring flamenco music, and the elegant Damas Goyescas, marking the grand opening of this joyous occasion. As the sun sets, El Real comes to life with floats adorned in thousands of twinkling lights, casting a spell of enchantment upon all who attend.

But the pleasures of Ronda’s fair don’t stop there. Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with delicious local gastronomy and wines that perfectly capture the essence of the region. The air will be filled with the rhythm of live music, instantly uplifting your spirits and setting the stage for unforgettable moments.

And let’s not forget the exhilarating bull fair, an integral part of the tradition and excitement that defines Ronda’s fair. This town is brimming with tradition, flavor, and fun, and its unforgettable fair is a testament to its rich cultural heritage.

Join us in Ronda as we celebrate Feria y Fiestas de Pedro Romero, a time when tradition, flavor, and festivity blend seamlessly, creating an unforgettable experience you won’t want to miss.

Fiestas de moros y cristianos. Alfarnate

Experience the unparalleled magic of the ‘Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos’ in Alfarnate, a festival that stands as a truly unique and unforgettable celebration. Nestled in the heart of La Axarquía, Alfarnate unveils its captivating charm through its winding streets and rich Arab origins.

For centuries, dating back to the 17th century, this charming town has paid homage to its patron saints through the traditional ‘Moors and Christians’ festival. This event commemorates the historic reconquista of the kingdom of Granada and the expulsion of the Moriscos, marking a pivotal moment in Spanish history.

The festivity draws its inspiration from a romantic tale known as “Las Relaciones,” which recounts the gripping story of the conquest and the daring theft of the Virgen de Monsalud by Moorish and Christian troops.

Prepare to be transported back in time as Alfarnate undergoes a remarkable transformation, turning into a medieval town divided into Christians and Moors. The vibrant atmosphere, complete with elaborate costumes and captivating reenactments, offers a vivid glimpse into this rich and storied history.

Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in this extraordinary celebration, where the past comes alive in a whirlwind of color, culture, and tradition. Alfarnate’s ‘Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos’ is a testament to the enduring spirit of this remarkable town and its commitment to preserving its remarkable heritage.

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