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Dia de la Cruz Nerja 2016

Latest News Tuesday 3rd of May 2016

Dia de la Cruz (Day of the Cross) 2016 takes place on Tuesday the 3rd of May, with a total of 16 crosses on display in Nerja, Frigiliana and Maro. These brightly decorated crosses will be the focal points for street parties throughout the afternoon with music and dancing at the different locations.

There will be music on the Balcon de Europa at 5pm, beside the cross next to the church.

Maps showing the locations of all the crosses are available from the tourist information office on the Balcon de Europa and visitors are invited to take a tour around the town to see all the crosses in their splendour.

There will be prizes awarded by the council, including for the best cross in this traditional May fiesta.


Nerja Residents Day 2016

News Sunday 17th of April 2016

Nerja Residents Day 2016
Nerja Residents Day 2016 will take place on Sunday the 17th of April 2016 from midday until 5pm. This year’s Residents Day is making a welcome return to Plaza España behind the Ayuntamiento builiding by the Balcon de Europa. In the event of bad weather the event will be held the following...Read More »

Nerja Dia del Pedal 2016

News Sunday 28th of February 2016

Nerja Dia del Pedal 2016
On Sunday the 28th of February 2016, Nerja’s streets will again be taken over by bicycles for the annual Dia Del Pedal (Day of the Pedal). The event, which takes place every year on Andalucia day will see thousands of cyclists crammed into the narrow roads, slowly making their way around the...Read More »

Nerja Carnival 2016

Monday 1st of February 2016
Nerja Carnival takes place every year in the week before the start of Lent, which itself is the run up to Easter. The finalé of the Carnival is the ‘Entierro Del Bogueron’ or the Burial...Read More »

Orden del día del Pleno Municipal de mañana

Wednesday 27th of January 2016
  Convocada sesión ORDINARIA, del Pleno de la Corporación, que se celebrará el día 28 de enero, a las 17:00 horas, en primera convocatoria, para debatir los asuntos...Read More »

Burriana After The Storm

Tuesday 20th of October 2015
Last nights thunderstorms left large pools of water on Burriana beach (picture this morning), with sand washed away by the river mouths, but it was nothing like the November storms from three years...Read More »

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Maroween 2015 – It’s Like Halloween But With Potatoes

Monday 19th of October 2015
This year’s Chestnut and Sweet Potato Fiesta, also known as Maroween, will take place as usual on October the 31st, Halloween night. The festival opens on Saturday the 31st at 11am in Calle Real where there will be a street market. The...

Nerja Feria Starts With Sound & Light Spectacular On The Balcon

Friday 9th of October 2015
Nerja Feria 2015 got underway last night with a spectacular sound and light show on the Balcon de Europa. Flames, fireworks, laser lights and a deafening sound system finished off an evening of music and speeches to mark the opening of the Feria...

Fifth Rio Chillar Clean Up Walk

Tuesday 15th of September 2015
Nerja council have organised, in collaboration with the Civil Protection and the Environment and Cleaning departments, the Fifth Rio Chillar Clean-Up Day to be held on Sunday the 20th of September 2015. The participants will meet at 8.30am at the...

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  • Ian Ashcroft Cerveceria MarBella - Tapas Bar, Nerja "Things have clearly improved since 2014/15!! They currently have a fixed-price menu of three courses plus a drink for 13.95 euros. The drink choices include..."
  • Kath Nerja To Get New Bollards "Bollards have recently been installed at the entrance to Calle Carabeo, Parador end. However, the automatic bollard, and the permanent traffic lights, do not appear..."
  • Nicklas Papagayo Beach Restaurant Under Threat Of Closure "This is just silly! No way you can even get close to the atmosphere Papagayo has brougt to the whole City of Nerja. ReThink!!!"
  • Nerja Hotels Report Successful Summer Season

    Sunday 6th of September 2015
    Nerja’s hoteliers have reported another succesful summer, with occupancy rates reaching 96% in the month of August. Most of the visitors have come from Spain itself, followed by the British, French, Germans, Italians, Swedish and Irish in...

    19th “Swim Across Nerja” At Burriana Beach

    Friday 24th of July 2015
    This Sunday, the 26th of July 2015, will see the 19th Travesía a Nado de Nerja (“Swim Across Nerja”) take place at Burriana beach. Up to 200 swimmers will take part in the 1,200 metre swim, starting at 11.10am. Juniors will have their...

    San Juan Festival in Nerja 2015

    Tuesday 23rd of June 2015
    El Noche de San Juan in Nerja takes place on the night of June 23rd each year, and continues until the morning of the 24th. The summer solstice has been the focus for festivals for thousands of years and it is no coincidence that Christianity chose...

    Mo Gastrotapas Wins Nerja Ruta de la Tapa 2015

    Monday 22nd of June 2015
    The upmarket tapas bar, Mo Gastrotapas (near to the Villa Flamenca Hotel) has won this year’s Ruta de la Tapa (Tapas Trail) as voted for by the people who took part. Brasería Paco Mari (on Calle Cristo in the old town) came second and Tahona...

    Nerja Wakes Up To A New Mayor(ess)

    Sunday 14th of June 2015
    After 20 years at the top of Nerja’s political greasy pole, the incumbent Mayor, Jose Alberto Armijo, has finally come sliding back down after failing to get enough support at last night’s council meeting to elect a new mayor. In his...

    Nerja To Star In Dutch Film Production

    Sunday 7th of June 2015
    Holland is to be the latest in a long line of countries that have come to Nerja to film, when a Dutch production company visits the town this week. A team from NL Film & TV BV will be filming around the Balcon de Europa and Calahonda beach from...

    Calahonda (Papagayo’s) Beach Nerja Proposals

    Wednesday 27th of May 2015
    Nerja council have published an artist’s impression of their proposed redevelopment of Calahonda beach, next to the Balcon de Europa. Back in March the very popular beach restaurant, Papagayos, announced that they were unable to re-open this...

    Partido Popular Wins Nerja Local Election 2015

    Monday 25th of May 2015
    The ruling Partido Popular came out ahead in this weekend’s local election, but have lost the absolute majority they won in 2011, by only getting 10 rather than 12 seats on the council. The mayor’s party got 42.62% of the vote compared...

    San Isidro Festival Nerja 2015

    Monday 11th of May 2015
    On the 15th May every year the festival of San Isidro takes place in Nerja. This is probably the most popular day of the year for most Nerjeños, when the whole town seems to decamp to the park surrounding the Maro caves and to party until the very...

    Nerja “Feria Sabor A Málaga” Food Fair 2015

    Thursday 7th of May 2015
    This weekend Nerja’s Plaza de España (behind the Balcon de Europa) will be hosting the “Feria Sabor A Málaga” food fair. The festival will feature a total of 48 different food producers from around the region, who will have on...

    Nerja Ruta De La Tapa 2015

    Thursday 30th of April 2015
    Nerja’s second “Ruta de La Tapa” (Tapas Trail) starts on Friday the 1st of May 2015 and lasts the whole month. This year there are a total of 17 different tapas bars taking part across the town, from Torrecilla over to Burriana,...

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