Official route: The official route is the obligatory route that all the brotherhoods that carry out the penitential procession during Holy Week in Malaga must follow. This year, the official route starts in the Constitution Square (from Granada Street or Especerías Street) and ends at the Cathedral or the Bishop’s Square (depending on the brotherhood). The main tribune is in Constitution Square. From there to Larios Street, Martínez Street, Atarazanas, Torregorda, Main Boulevard, Navy 's Square, Molina Lario, Postigo de los Abades and Penance Station at the Cathedral or Bishop¡s Square. The arrival at the Constitution Square and the departure from the Penance Station will be made by each one depending on the route to its Casa Hermandad or Church. During this route, you will be able to see chairs set out, which are the property of the brotherhoods and are rented by private individuals.
Liberation of the prisoner. Brotherhood of "El Rico". On Holy Wednesday there is a very special moment in the Bishop’s Square. In the Bishop's Square, in front of the image of Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno, titled “El Rico”, a prisoner chosen by the Council of Ministers the previous week is released. Christ moves his arm and blesses the inhabitants.
The Spanish Legion stands guard before the Christ of Mena. They are there from the beginning of Holy Week until Maundy Thursday, when the image is carried in procession.
On Maundy Thursday, the image of Christ is disembarked by the Legion at Málaga’s Port carried on the shoulders of legionaries through the streets of Málaga to the brotherhood house, where it is enthroned for the procession of that day.
On Good Friday, Orden de Servitas carries the image of the Virgen de los Dolores through the streets in complete darkness. Only the Virgin’s crown illuminates the downtown. The image is accompanied by roaring drums.