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Highlights in Nerja
- The view from the Balcón de Europa fortress
- The Aqueduct of the Eagle
- A visit to the caves of Nerja
- Day trips to Malaga, Seville or Granada
- City tour with the church of El Salvador
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The municipality of Nerja has skilfully managed to escape the curious eyes of mass tourism. Of course, the city is very well developed for tourism, but nevertheless you can look forward to not overcrowded beaches and a relaxed, relaxed atmosphere. Here you will find a fine selection of accommodation, from a compact but modern apartment in the old town of Nerja, to a holiday apartment on the beach or even a vacation rental in the hills of the surrounding countryside.Relax on your own Finca
Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Andalusia and be inspired by the warm-heartedness of the inhabitants of Nerja! Hospitality is a top priority here, so it is not uncommon for your vacation rental to already have a little attention waiting for you. The picturesque village of Maro also belongs to the municipality, which of course also offers charming holiday accommodations.
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Location and orientation
The municipality of Nerja is located in the province of Malaga in southern Spain. The provincial capital is located about 50 kilometres to the west. The municipality includes both the town of Nerja itself and the village of Maro, which is about five kilometres from the city centre. If you are looking for the perfect combination of bathing and nature holiday, then Nerja is perfect for you! Not only does the municipality have a 14-kilometre coastline where you will find well-equipped beaches and secluded coves full of privacy, but also a hilly and green hinterland. Because Nerja stretches out at the foot of the Sierra de Almijara, a breathtaking mountain range that is part of the Betic Cordillera. The area with mountains like the Pico del Cieto (1,508 meters), the Torre del Almendron (1,335 meters) or the Tajo del Almendron (1,514 meters) is under the mantle of the National Park Sierras de Tejada Almijara y Alhama under special protection. Especially in spring and autumn the mountains are a very popular destination for trekking and mountain bike fans.
Travelers and Activities
The most famous beach is El Playazo, where you can try out all kinds of water sports. But also "El Chucho" or Carabeo are known by the locals as real insider tips. If you want to enjoy a great view over the sea, the impressive cliffs of Barranco de Maro or Cala del Pino are ideal for an excursion.Explore the surrounding caves
A special feature in the surroundings of Nerja are the caves, which are located near Maro. The huge stalactite caves are not only extraordinary because of the bizarre stalagmites and stalactites, they also served as a shelter for people from the Neolithic 30,000 years ago. Today the caves are one of the most visited sights in southern Spain.
Did you know that the legendary stalactite cave, Cueva de Nerja, was discovered by chance in 1995?
Top 5 travel tips
Walk to the Balcón de Europa fortress, from where you can enjoy a sensational panoramic view of the city, the azure Mediterranean and the idyllic mountains of the Sierra Amlijara. He will make your holiday in Nerja unforgettable!2. Visit impressive buildings
Don't miss a visit to the eagle's aqueduct about four kilometres east of the city. This 19th century building was used to transport water to the mills of the San Joaquín de Maro sugar factory. An impressive building and an impressive insight into the past.3. Discover spectacular caves
The Top-To-Do in the quiet coastal town is a visit to the caves of Nerja. In these spectacular stalactite caves with a length of 4,283 metres, of which about one third is accessible, you can expect finds and wall paintings from prehistoric times. Let yourself be enchanted by the fascinating stalagmites and stalactites and discover the tomb from the year 6,300 BC.4. Go on a trip to Málaga
In Nerja's old town shines the beautiful baroque church El Salvador from the 17th century! Inside the church you can admire murals by the artist Francisco Hermández.