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Christmas In Nerja 2014

Latest Whats On Monday 16th of December 2013

Belen Nativity Scene NerjaIf you are lucky enough to be in Nerja over the Christmas period there are many things to see and do whilst you are here. The Christmas illuminations can be seen on the Balcon de Europa, Plaza Cavana, Calle Pintada and Diputacion and also on the approaches to the town and in some of the squares.

As well as the traditional Christmas on the 24th/25th December the Spanish also celebrate Three Kings on January 5th & 6th, when the three wise men arrived in Bethlehem with gifts for the baby Jesus and this can be seen depicted in the many Belens (nativity scenes) around the town, including the municipal Belen in Calle Cristo (number 14, open from 10am to 2pm and 5.30pm to 9.30pm) and the Church’s Belen in El Salvador church on the Balcon. Read the rest of this article »

Nerja Volleyball Player Nominated For Award

News Sunday 15th of December 2013

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Ángela Lobato who (along with her partner Paula Soria) took the silver medal in the Under 22s European Beach Volleyball Championships held in Bulgaria in August, has been shortlisted for an award in this year’s “Premios Pasaporte”. The Nerja athlete has come second in the first...Read More »

El Playazo Beach Road Repaired

News Friday 13th of December 2013

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Work is underway to repair the road along El Playazo beach at its western end. The work is being carried out after owners of land in the area complained about the poor state of the road. The section of road is around 200 metres in length and runs from the Rio Seco (next to the Marinas de Nerja...Read More »

Man Rescued From Maro Cliffs

Wednesday 11th of December 2013
A 50 year old Polish man was rescued this afternoon after falling last night from cliffs near to the beach at La Caleta de Maro, in the area known as Huerto Romero. Members of the fire brigade, local...Read More »

1,500 Poinsettias To Be Planted Around Nerja

Tuesday 10th of December 2013
Nerja Council will be planting 1,500 of the red ponsetia flowers (pascueros) in places such as the Balcon de Europa, Calle Pintada and the roundabouts on the approches to the town. Workers from the...Read More »

Nerja Council Tax Reduction For 14,000 Homes In 2014

Sunday 8th of December 2013
Nerja Council have announced that nearly 14,000 homes in Nerja will see their council tax (IBI) reduced in 2014 due to a subsidy being provided by the county council. The reduction will apply to...Read More »

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Strolling on the Balcón de Europa

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Nerja Christmas Lights Turned On

Thursday 5th of December 2013
Nerja’s 2013 Christmas lights have been turned on, just in time for the long holiday weekend which starts tomorrow. This year the council have come to an agreement with the local business association, who are providing 21 displays on Calle...

Día de la Constitución Public Holiday In Nerja

Wednesday 4th of December 2013
Friday the 6th of December 2013 is a public holiday in Nerja and in Spain for Día de la Constitución (Constitution Day) which commemorates the referendum held in Spain in 1978 to approve the current Spanish Constitution which brought an end to...

Torrecilla Railings Removed

Tuesday 3rd of December 2013
Workmen from Nerja council have started work removing the last set of old railings from the promenade at Torrecilla beach in preparation for installing new stainless steel railings. This is the final stage in the improvements works that started in...

Christmas Entertainment At The Nerja Cultural Centre

Saturday 30th of November 2013
As usual during the festive period, the Nerja Cultural Centre has a full programme of events lined up, including children’s entertainment. The Christmas programme starts on Sunday 1st of December 2013 at midday with La Carpa Teatro...

Malaga Christmas Lights 2013 Switch On Tonight

Friday 29th of November 2013
Malaga city’s Christmas lights are set to be turned on tonight, Friday the 29th of November 2013. This year’s illuminations have been put up around the shopping streets of the town, centred around the most commercial of them all, Calle...

Rio Chillar Clean Up

Thursday 28th of November 2013
Workmen are currently cleaning up the mouth of the Rio Chillar at Nerja’s El Playazo beach, as part of a council plan to clear the river mouths before possible heavy winter rain. The mouth of the Rio Seco, at the other end of El Playazo, will...

Christmas Fofucha Workshop On In Nerja

Wednesday 27th of November 2013
The Popular Traditions department at Nerja council have organised a series of workshops teaching people how to make Christmas decorations and “fofuchas”. Fofuchas are a type of hand-made doll, which originated in Brazil, using a...

Rio Seco Construction Work Underway

Tuesday 26th of November 2013
Work has started on three flood-proof crossings on the Rio Seco in Nerja. The €92,000 project should provide more permanent crossing points on the river, which are used by farmers and property owners in this part of the countryside. The Rio Seco...

International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

Sunday 24th of November 2013
This year’s International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Woman takes place on Monday the 25th of November 2013 and Nerja will be marking the event with various acts around the town. The day will start with representatives from the...

Castilla Perez Roadworks Start On Monday

Saturday 23rd of November 2013
As part of Nerja council’s ongoing work to improve and replace the drainage system around the town, the bottom section of Avenida Castilla Perez (near to Torrecilla beach) will be closed to traffic from Monday the 25th of November 2013. The...

Spanish Consumer Association Takes Iberia To Court Over Credit Card Surcharges

Friday 22nd of November 2013
The Spanish consumers association ADECUA have filed papers in a Malaga court against Iberia airline and its low cost associate Iberia Express over credit card charges, which they claim are illegal under Spanish law. The consumers association claims...

Sierra Nevada Ski Resort To Open On Saturday

Thursday 21st of November 2013
The Sierra Nevada ski resort in Granada, is to open this Saturday 23rd of November 2013, one week earlier than planned, due to the early snow fall. Experts will decide tomorrow exactly what size area will be open to the public and there will be...

Nerja Caving Club Wins Two Silver Medals In Andalucian Champioships

Tuesday 19th of November 2013
Members of Nerja’s Caving Club won two silver medals in Sunday’s XII Andalucian Caving Championship. The event, orgainsed by the Andalucian Federation Of Caving and Canyoning was held in Jorox, Alozaina. David Jimena and Alfonso Atencia...

Nerja Free Car Park Closed On Monday

Sunday 17th of November 2013
Nerja council have announced that the free car park on the site of the new health centre (by Mercadona) will be closed from 8am on Monday the 18th for resurfacing works to be carried out. The car park, which is on the banks of the Rio Chillar, will...

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