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Nerja Donkey Sanctuary Christmas Fundraiser

Latest News Sunday 18th of December 2011

Volunteers from the Nerja Donkey Sanctuary went out fundraising on Saturday for their disabled riding programme, collecting donations from passersby. If you are in Nerja on Christmas Eve you can go along to their Christmas open day. Click the link for more information on the Nerja Donkey Sanctuary.

The Nerja Christmas Mile Today on The Balcon de Europa

Whats On Saturday 17th of December 2011

Balcon de Europa Nerja
This afternoon, Saturday 17th December, the annual ‘Milla de Navidad’ takes place at the Balcon de Europa in Nerja.  This is the 27th running of the Christmas Mile and everyone is welcome to take part. There are 23 races in all, with entrants divided by age and gender, ranging from...Read More »

Nerja College of Music and Dance Christmas Concert 2011

Whats On Wednesday 14th of December 2011

Christmas Dance and Music
  Every year the Nerja Municipal School of Music and Dance present a Christmas concert at the Cultural Centre.  This year the show is on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd December. The school head, Fernando Laguna, introduces the most outstanding students in both music and dance and gives over...Read More »

Christmas Choral Concert in Nerja

Wednesday 14th of December 2011
  A Christmas Concert by the ‘Coral Alminares’ choir group from Nerja takes place at the Cultural Centre in Calle Granada on December 16th from 9pm. The choir will be accompanied by...Read More »

Carmen Opera Flamenca in Nerja

Wednesday 14th of December 2011
The Nerja Cultural Centre on Calle Granada presents ‘Carmen. Opera Flamenca’ on Thursday December 15th at 9pm. This spectacular show was created especially for the French society...Read More »

Christmas Lights in Nerja

Friday 9th of December 2011
The Christmas lights have been switched on in Nerja!  This year the council has concentrated on the area around the Balcon de Europa and Plaza Cavana, with a few more lights on some of the...Read More »

Picture Of The Week

Strolling on the Balcón de Europa

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Sierra Nevada Skiing Opens

Wednesday 7th of December 2011
The ski resort of Sierra Nevada (which is less than 2 hours drive from Nerja) has a total of 46.5 kilometres of pistes open today (Wednesday) . There are 14 lifts and 42 trails open, with snow depths ranging from 20 cm to 1 metre. The weather...

Balcon De Europa Palms Get A Prune

Monday 5th of December 2011
Every year the plam trees on the Balcon de Europa in Nerja get a pruning. The work is dangerous and the area below the palms are cordoned off to prevent passers by being crowned by falling pieces of wood and branches. By next summer the trees will...

Nerja Museum to Open December 6th

Sunday 4th of December 2011
The Nerja Caves Foundation and the Mayor of Nerja have announced that the Nerja Museum will open its doors on the ‘Dia de la Constitucion’, December 6th.  The museum will be open from Tuesday to Sunday with an entry fee of €6 but...

Christmas Craft Market in Nerja

Sunday 4th of December 2011
December 6th is ‘Dia de la Constitucion’ in Spain and is a national public holiday.  Nerja’s cultural department has organised the first ‘Muestra Artesanal Villa de Nerja’ or craft market to give local artisans the...

Live Music at Murphy’s with Bill Bracken

Saturday 3rd of December 2011
  Bill Bracken will be playing at Murphy’s Bar on Los Huertos tonight, Saturday December 3rd. Bill is a regular on the Nerja music scene and plays all your favourite Irish songs and if you can play or sing your participation is also...

Xerez Beat Malaga in the XI Memorial Mateo David Bautista

Thursday 1st of December 2011
A full house at the Enrique López Cuenca stadium last night saw Xerez beat Malaga 5-4 on penalties to win the 11th memorial game for Mateo David Bautista. Malaga included several first team players in their starting eleven, including striker...

Noche de Coplas in Nerja

Tuesday 29th of November 2011
On Saturday December 3rd three fantastic singers will be appearing at the Nerja Cultural Centre for a ‘Night of Coplas’.  A copla is a form of song which originated in Andalucia in the 1940’s, setting a poetic style of the same...

Nerja Charity Calendar Launched

Friday 25th of November 2011
A new calendar featuring Mollie the dog has gone on sale in Nerja costing €9.95. Part of the proceeds will be going to the Costa Animal Society (CAS) which rescues abandonded dogs and cats in Nerja. The calendar features Mollie a dog that was...

New Marina Given The Go Ahead…Or Not

Thursday 24th of November 2011
The Environment Ministry in Madrid has given the go ahead for the long-awaited new marina to be built on the Torrox side of the Nerja/Torrox boundary near to Calaceite. It is claimed that studies carried out on behalf of the ministry and the...

Malaga FC to Play in Nerja

Wednesday 23rd of November 2011
For our information page about Malaga FC click here. On Wednesday November 30th Malaga FC will be visiting Nerja to play a friendly match against fellow Andalucian club Xerez CD. The friendly game is the 11th Memorial to Mateo David Bautista, a...

Partido Popular Gain Absolute Majority in General Election

Monday 21st of November 2011
The right wing Partido Popular has won a resounding victory in the parliamentary election which took place today. The socialist PSOE had no chance of winning after being the government presiding over the financial and economic crisis enveloping the...

Spain Goes To The Polls This Weekend

Friday 18th of November 2011
This weekend Spain will elect a new lower and upper house in the general election to be held on Sunday, four months before the end of the current four-year parliamentary term. Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero called the election amid...

Nerja Caves History Museum Set To Open

Thursday 17th of November 2011
The newly built Nerja History Museum, managed by the Nerja Caves Foundation, is set to open shortly, eight months after the building was finished. Ticket prices will be €6 for the museum and €12.50 for a combined Museum and Nerja Caves entrance...

Nerja Jazz Festival 2011

Tuesday 15th of November 2011
The ‘Festival NerjaJazz‘ 2011 will take place between November 24th and 26th at the Nerja Cultural Centre on Calle Granada. Opening the three day event will be the ‘Susan Valery Jazz Quartet’.  Susan Valery interprets the...

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