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Updated Today Monday 20th of April 2015
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Nerja’s Fuente de Europa Fountain On The Move

Latest News Sunday 19th of April 2015

Works are underway on the promenade at Torrecilla beach in Nerja, just below Bamboo restuarant, where Nerja Council are in the process of moving the Fuente de Europa fountain. The fountain was originally located hidden away between Parque Verano Azul and the football pitch on the river and the council have decided to move the fountain to a more visible position.

The Fuente de Europa fountain was opened in 2002 and is a symbol of Spain’s membership of the EU. The fountain is built from 16 separate stones, 15 from other EU countries, donated specifically for this purpose, and the last one from Nerja itself.
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Tutti Frutti Spring Festival 2015 (Fiesta de la Primavera)

Whats On Friday 10th of April 2015

Tutti Frutti Spring Festival 2015 (Fiesta de la Primavera)
This year’s Spring Festival (Fiesta de la Primavera) will be held in Tutti Frutti square on Saturday the 18th of April 2015 starting at 1pm. The fiesta has been organised by the youth department at Nerja council along with the bars on the square and will feature live music all day from “Al...Read More »

Fears For 25 Year Old Man Lost At Torrecilla Beach Nerja

News Wednesday 8th of April 2015

Fears For 25 Year Old Man Lost At Torrecilla Beach Nerja
A 25 year old Polish man has gone missing, after falling into the sea from rocks at Torrecilla beach Nerja in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Personnel from the police, fire brigade, coastguard and Protección Civil were called out at 1.30am, alerted by the missing man’s friends who...Read More »

New Car Park At Burriana Close To Completion

Tuesday 7th of April 2015
The new underground car park at Burriana is moving nearer to completion and is expected to be open before the summer. The €2.6m project got underway in May 2013 with a forecast completion time of...Read More »

Nerja Semana Santa – Easter – 2015 Events

Friday 27th of March 2015
Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is marked by a series of processions around the town by the different religious brotherhoods, where funereal music, slow drum beats and incense set the mood, whilst dozens...Read More »

Two New Foot Bridges For Playazo Beach Nerja Planned

Wednesday 18th of March 2015
Two new bridges will be constructed on Nerja’s El Playazo beach, at the western end of the town. The bridges will span the two rivers at either end of the beach, allowing pedestrians to cross...Read More »

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Papagayo Beach Restaurant Under Threat Of Closure

Thursday 5th of March 2015
Nerja’s very popular beach bar and restaurant, Papagayo, on Calahonda beach, next to the Balcon de Europa has been told that they will be unable to reopen this spring after their winter break, as Nerja council have changed the classification...

Thousands Turn Out For Nerja’s Dia Del Pedal 2015

Wednesday 4th of March 2015
Over two thousand people on bicycles crammed into the narrow streets of Nerja, for the 2015 Dia Del Pedal (Day of the Pedal). The annual event, which takes place every year on Andalucia day (February 28th), had 2,150 participants, close to the...

Nerja Carnival 2015

Monday 9th of February 2015
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 of the Sardine – in this bizarre and macabre...

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  • GingerHound Tutti Frutti Spring Festival 2015 (Fiesta de la Primavera) "Thanks Rafael. :)"
  • Rafael Tutti Frutti Spring Festival 2015 (Fiesta de la Primavera) ""MONEY MAKERS" not "money maket" http://money-makers.es/en/"
  • GingerHound Fears For 25 Year Old Man Lost At Torrecilla Beach Nerja "Sadly after an extensive search by air and sea, the body was recovered by the Guardia Civil yesterday afternoon and has been taken to Malaga..."
  • Kate Butler Walking & Hiking Tours With John Keo "We had a great day with John on the Hidden Village walk with a fantastic stop for lunch and some wonderful views. John is really..."
  • Kath Nerja Semana Santa - Easter - 2015 Events "Yes, but they are still publicising Calle Huertos etc rather than the revised route. Just like bus timetables really. None of them agree, and then..."
  • GingerHound Nerja Semana Santa - Easter - 2015 Events "At least the organisers realised the road was closed before trying to lead a procession down it. :)"
  • Kath Nerja Semana Santa - Easter - 2015 Events "Thanks for that GingerHound. I had hoped that would be the case as I can have a good vantage point on the revised route to..."
  • GingerHound Nerja Semana Santa - Easter - 2015 Events "It looks like the procession will go along Calle Carabeo from the Balcon, rather than up Pintada and across, missing out Los Huertos. It will..."
  • Improvement Works Continue In Nerja Over The Winter Months

    Tuesday 27th of January 2015
    Nerja council are taking advantage of the relative quiet of the cooler winter months to carry out a series of improvement works around the town. This week work has started on Calles Los Huertos and Diputacion and continues at Torrecilla beach and...

    Work Underway To Improve Lighting At Torrecilla Beach Nerja

    Saturday 10th of January 2015
    Workmen are currently installing new low energy lighting along the promenade at Nerja’s Torrecilla beach as part of a €40,000 project to update the street lights in this area. Once completed, forty street lights from Plaza Cangrejos to El...

    Maro San Antón Festival 2015

    Wednesday 7th of January 2015
    Maro’s annual San Antón festival will be held this year on Friday and Saturday the 16th and 17th of January (2015). The fiesta is one of the oldest held in the town, having its origins in the 17th Century, where owners of livestock would...

    Alminares Choir 30th Anniversary Concert

    Saturday 3rd of January 2015
    The Alminares choir, which was founded in 1984, are holding a free concert in front of the church on the Balcon de Europa to celebrate the end of their 30th anniversary year. The concert is on today, Saturday 3rd of January 2015, and will start at...

    Nerja Welcomes 2015 With Fireworks And Music On The Balcon de Europa

    Thursday 1st of January 2015
    A packed Balcon de Europa enjoys a spectacular firework display to welcome in 2015 as the church clock chimes midnight. Last night’s celebrations included live music performed by two different bands, and at midnight UK time a man in a kilt...

    New Year’s Eve On The Balcon de Europa Nerja

    Wednesday 31st of December 2014
    Every year, Nerja Council organise a free New Years Eve party on the Balcon de Europa. The party starts at 11pm with live music (this year by the band Los Hados Negros) and there will be a bar and fireworks at midnight. You can also bring your own...

    Improvement Works For Los Huertos

    Friday 26th of December 2014
    Nerja council have announced that improvement works will be carried out on Calle Los Huertos, the one way street that runs from the fountain near to the Parador Hotel towards the pedestrianised section of the old town. This street becomes very...

    Municipal Band To Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Free Concert On The Balcon de Europa

    Wednesday 24th of December 2014
    Nerja’s Municipal Band will be holding a free concert on the Balcon de Europa to celebrate their 25th Anniversary. The event will take place at 1pm on Sunday the 28th of December 2014, conducted by José Pedro Almendro del Pino. The concert...

    Father Christmas (Papá Noel) Parade

    Tuesday 23rd of December 2014
    Nerja’s traditional Papa Noel (Father Christmas) Parade takes place on Tuesday the 23rd of December 2014. The parade starts at the Town Hall (Tourist Information) by the Balcon de Europa at 5pm. The parade will go along plaza Cavana, calle...

    “El Gordo” Lottery Drawn Today

    Monday 22nd of December 2014
    The Spanish Christmas Lottery, popularly known as El Gordo (the fat one) is being drawn today live on Spanish television. Throughout Spain, TVs in people’s homes, bars, restaurants and work places will be on, as ticket holders watch the...

    Alfa Romeo To Film Advert In Nerja

    Thursday 18th of December 2014
    The Italian sports car company Alfa Romeo have chosen the municipality of Nerja as one of the locations to film an advert for the new Alfa 4C Spider. Filming will take place in the spectacular setting of the coast road in the natural park from Maro...

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