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There are few places in Malaga that allow to contemplate the magnitude of the Mediterranean Sea as the Balcony of Europe, a huge viewpoint at the end of an avenue surrounded by palm trees in the center of Nerja. This is the preferred place to finish a mid afternoon walk when the sun begins to hide until the next day.Another recommended site visit is Acueducto del Águila. On the Maro river, in the XIX century, a sugar factory was launched to provide water supply. It has four floors of brick archways and in the center, there is a shrine with the inscription ""Pure and clean conception"". The Church of El Salvador, the church of Señora de las Angustias (Our Lady of Sorrows) and the parish of Señora de las Maravillas (Our Lady of Wonderland) are some of the most outstanding monuments of Nerja.

Nerja is one of the enclaves connecting the interior of the Axarquía region with the Mediterranean Sea. Its beaches are witnessed since the decades of expeditions of tourists from all corners of the world. Those who prefer to enjoy a beach day with the best services on foot of sand, find their place in the center of town, where dozens of restaurants await to try the local cuisine imbued with the flavours of the sea. Those seeking more tranquillity, meanwhile, can play hide and seek among the cliffs of Maro, a few meters from the center of Nerja, where you can discover small, winding wind protected coves and ideal for diving or kayaking.


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  • Balcony of Europe

    The famous Balcón de Europa, which was built where once stood the fortress that was destroyed in 1812 during the War of Independence, sits at the end of a broad palm-lined avenue that ends in a circular plaza that provides a panoramic view of the entire Nerja coast and, in front, an immense seascape that holds viewers spellbound.

  • Burriana Beach

    The Burriana Beach, in Nerja, is considered by many, as the best beach of the Malaga town. It has a length of 800 meters of fine and golden sand. In 2018 it received the quality recognition “Q”.

  • Nerja Cave

    Opened to the public in 1960. Declared as Project of Cultural Interest. Stands out for its geological, biological and archaelogical importance. Accomplishes the tasks of broadcasting, investigation and development. Every year in July, the International Music and Dance Festival takes place in the Caves. Disposes of various spacious halls.

  • Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area

    The Acantilados de Maro–Cerro Gordo Natural Site runs from Torre de Maro in Nerja to the Cazaida creek in Almuñércar (Granada). This natural site is a narrow section of coastline stretching 12 kilometres; in total, it covers 395 hectares of land and 1,415 of water. This natural beauty combines sheer cliffs, many of which are topped with impressive plateaus, hundred-metre high terraces and rocky marine floors, small beaches and tiny coves, some of which are almost untouched. 

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