Things To Do In And Around Nerja

As well as beaches, tapas bars and the Balcon de Europa there are many other things to do in Nerja year round. If you have a car we’ve also listed the most popular day trip destinations in the area, which you can get to by bus. Click for Nerja bus timetables.


Walking & Hiking Tours With John Keo
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The Nerja and Frigiliana area is a fantastic place to go walking and hiking, with rugged mountains, fast running rivers, deep gorges, white washed villages and stunning scenery all within a short... More Information »
Walking & Hiking Tours With John Keo
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Acebuchal The Ghost Village

The tiny village of Acebuchal lies in the foothills of the mountains of the Tejeda and Almijara National Park. Until 1949 Acebuchal was a poor village whose inhabitants produced charcoal and... More Information »
Acebuchal The Ghost Village

Alhama de Granada Thermal Springs

Alhama de Granada Thermal Springs are just outside this small town, the other side of the mountains behind Nerja. There is a hotel with an open-air swimming pool fed from the springs, which... More Information »
Alhama de Granada Thermal Springs

Balcon de Europa, Nerja

The famous Balcon de Europa is a highlight of any visit to Nerja, with its magnificent views and arguably the best panorama of anywhere in the Costa Del Sol. Looking to the south towards Africa there... More Information »
Balcon de Europa, Nerja

Baviera Golf (nearest Golf Course to Nerja)

Baviera Golf course is a 18 hole pay-and-play course just off the motorway about 15 minutes drive from Nerja. The course has a club house, restaurant, pro shop and driving range and no membership is... More Information »
Baviera Golf (nearest Golf Course to Nerja)

Benalmadena Cable Car – Teleférico

The Benalmádena Cable Car (Teleférico in Spanish) is about an hours drive (approximately 50 miles) from Nerja, and is just off the A7 coastal motorway. The cable car goes up Monte Calamorro and... More Information »
Benalmadena Cable Car – Teleférico

Bioparc Fuengirola

If you are looking for a day out from Nerja with or without kids the 'Bioparc Fuengirola' is a good choice. If you have a car it is easily reached in just over an hour along the A7 motorway.... More Information »
Bioparc Fuengirola
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Caleta de Velez Marina

Caleta de Velez Marina is a small marina and working fishing harbour, at the eastern end of the town of Torre del Mar. Although there are no bars, shops or restaurants in the marina itself, there... More Information »
Caleta de Velez Marina

Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga

The Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga is located in the old town centre of Malaga in the 16th Century Palace of Villalón. The museum houses around 230 works of art from Baroness Thyssen’s private... More Information »
Carmen Thyssen Museum Malaga

Easy Walk From Nerja to Maro Including the Eagle Aqueduct

This is an easy walk beginning in Nerja and ending in the small village of Maro about 4 km away. The route is mostly along a main road, but the detour to the aqueduct involves taking a downhill path... More Information »
Easy Walk From Nerja to Maro Including the Eagle Aqueduct

Frigiliana – Whitewashed Village In The Hills Above Nerja

The hillside village of Frigiliana is just a few kilometres north of Nerja and is well worth visiting to take a wander around the narrow streets of whitewashed pueblo houses. The town is around 10... More Information »

Horse and Carriage Around Nerja

In the Plaza de Los Cangregos in Nerja you can hire a horse and carriage to take you on a tour of the town.  A trip costs 30 Euros.  ... More Information »
Horse and Carriage Around Nerja
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Marina Del Este – Almunecar, Near Nerja

Marina Del Este is a small recreational marina a few miles to the east of Nerja, between La Herradura and Almuñécar. There are a few bars and restaurants in the marina, plus a mini-market and a... More Information »
Marina Del Este – Almunecar, Near Nerja

Nerja Caves History Museum – Information

The newly built Nerja History Museum, managed by the Nerja Caves Foundation, is located at the back of Plaza España (behind the town hall/tourist office at the Balcon de Europa) which opened in... More Information »
Nerja Caves History Museum – Information

Nerja Donkey Sanctuary

The Nerja Donkey Sanctuary is run by volunteers dedicated to rescuing, caring for and protecting donkeys, mules and horses. We have along the way given refuge to many other animals from countless... More Information »
Nerja Donkey Sanctuary
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Nerja Mini Train – Tour of Nerja

  After a long break the mini train that takes tourists on a tour of Nerja is running again.  The train is now picking up passengers by the Plaza de los Cangrejos and will follow the old route... More Information »
Nerja Mini Train – Tour of Nerja
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