- · July & August: Dance and Music Concerts in the Castle
- One of the most beautiful settings for summer is theCastle of Sohail, Fuengirola. High on the hill, looking down across the sea, this wonderful open air venue is the perfect place to enjoy the best of Spanish dance and music. It is a privilege to be seated under the stars surrounded by the fortress walls and enjoy a summer night of top entertainment. Well known Spanish groups such as the much loved Chambao (25 August 2006) and the sizzling Spanish dancer, Sara Baras have taken to the stage and have certainly not disappointed the audience. It is always advisable to book early for these events, as they tend to be extremely popular and can sell out before the night.
There is also a tapas fair in August – giving everyone the chance to choose from an enormous variety of tapas, which enjoying the magnificent atmosphere of a heady summer night within the castle walls.
From around the 17th to 20th August an annual Medieval Market is set up inside the castle walls, when all efforts are made to re-create the atmosphere of those historic times in this very appropriate setting. There are stalls with food and drink of the period. People are dressed in authentic mediaeval outfits and music and side shows go on from the morning and right into the night.
There are many concerts and other events on throughout these two months each year and the best thing is to pick up a programme of what’s on at the castle from the Fuengirola Casa de Cultura, Avenida Juan Gomez “Juanito’(tel: 95 246 07 50).