"Frigiliana a beautiful white village on a mountain" Top 5 Page for this destination Frigiliana by Waalewiener

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Fascinating and lovely white village you must see

The largest part of the Frigiliana territory extends over the mountain range of the Almijara Sierra,giving
Frigiliana that wonderful looking village on that mountain,down to the east is the river the '' Chillar '' the river which fits between the marble and the dolomite of the sierra has formed impressive defiles and gorges, which is a contrast with some water pools in the lower part The water from the sierra, irrigates the terraces of Frigiliana placing a green border around the white houses.

This is the '' Parish Church of San Antonio '',it was build in 1676 and it was restored in 1976.
This church was build over an ancient Mosque.
The Church was build in renaissance style,and it has a Latin
Cross shaped Nave that devides the Church in to three aisles seperated by round arches.The main entrance of the church opens onto a courtyard surrounded by a hand wrought iron fence

You could call this main street Frigiliana, one of the few areas that were not build on a hill ,you will be climbing as you walk throug the village from here.
I believe this village has around two thousand people living here.
Enjoy the tour through Frigiliana.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Quiet charming easy to walk ,and a pleasure on your eyes.
  • In a nutshell:If you visit the Costa del Sol do not miss Frigiliana.
  • Last visit to Frigiliana: Feb 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Aug 10, 2010 at 10:07 AM

    Hello, Hansi!@ Frigiliana looks like an attravtive place...Thanx for your story and videos about Lviv!

  • Roadquill's Profile Photo
    May 6, 2009 at 9:23 PM

    Hi Hans and Lori, Looking forward to meeting all these virtuals. Karl

  • cpiers47's Profile Photo
    Dec 10, 2008 at 3:31 PM

    Thought I'd better check out the "Featured Member's" pages! Beautiful pictures - this looks like a great part of Spain.

  • Carmela71's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2007 at 12:52 PM

    I had forgotten this travelogue hahahaha, you made me laught today again!!! (he will never grow up, I manage to notice that after 5 years LOL)

  • moonlighting's Profile Photo
    Jul 22, 2007 at 8:58 PM

    Great neat streets... looks to me quite like Greece? I like the white structures.

  • raytor's Profile Photo
    Dec 29, 2006 at 1:14 PM

    Harry and Ilona are great people aren't they?

  • Jenniflower's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2006 at 1:59 AM

    Hansi, you notice the same things I do.. the little plants, icons, pots and details. Thanks for a gorgeous glimpse into a character-filled town :) Jen x

  • kymbanm's Profile Photo
    Dec 23, 2005 at 10:50 PM

    Just a quick note to wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season and many happy travels in 2006 :)

  • hundwalder's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2005 at 6:58 PM

    Outstanding pages about wherever in Espagna this town is. Gracias

  • Sep 26, 2005 at 12:02 PM

    I am going to Andalucia Jan/Feb 2006. Thank you for your beautiful photos and funny, upbeat travelogues. Reading your page makes me even more excited about my upcoming trip.


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