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Updated Today Thursday 26th of May 2016
Weather Now: Currently Clear 21.1°C With Wind From the NNE at 5.0 MPH Gusting to 8.0 MPH. 1013 mb. Sunrise: 7:00. Sunset: 21:24.

Thursday
23°C/18°C
SE 3mph

Friday
25°C/18°C
WS 10mph

Saturday
22°C/16°C
WS 18mph

Sunday
23°C/17°C
W 15mph

Nerja Danza 2016 – Nerja Dance

Latest Whats On Thursday 26th of May 2016

Four days of dancing gets underway today (Thursday 26th of May 2016) on the Balcon de Europa and the Cultural Centre, in the form of Nerja Danza 2016 (Nerja Dance).

As well as public performances, there will also be workshops open to the public and events for the local schools. The first open air event is on the Balcon de Europa on Friday at 7pm. Pick up a leaflet at the Tourist Information office for full details of what is going on over the four days.


San Isidro Festival Nerja

News Sunday 15th of May 2016

San Isidro Festival Nerja
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 early hours. The festival is in honour of Isidro,...Read More »

Dia de la Cruz Nerja 2016

News Tuesday 3rd of May 2016

Dia de la Cruz Nerja 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....Read More »

Nerja Residents Day 2016

Sunday 17th of April 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...Read More »

Nerja Dia del Pedal 2016

Sunday 28th of February 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...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 »

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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 relacionados en el siguiente:     ORDEN...

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 ago that caused nearly a million euros worth of...

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...

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  • 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...

    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...

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