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Hail storms bring chaos to Malaga roads

Early morning hail storms have caused massive traffic jams on Malaga roads. The traffic jams are mainly in the direction of Cadiz and on the Guadalhorce motorway. Heavy hail and rain that swept through the province this morning have caused traffic tailbacks on most major roads leading into Malaga. On the ring road and the A-357 traffic jams were at …

New planetarium to open on the Costa del Sol

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The city of Malaga has put out a tender order for the building of a state-of-the-art planetarium on a large site within Campamento Benitez. Interested parties now have until February 8th, 2020 to submit their plans for the building of the planetarium, along with a concession period that will last for 37 years. Located near Malaga’s border with Torremolinos, Malaga …

Nerja gets 280,000€ to rejuvenate the Carabineros promenade

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After having been neglected and closed off to the public since 2002 due to the danger of rock falls, the coastal pathway known as the Paseo de los Carabineros is about to get a facelift. The Government Council of the Diputación de Málaga has approved 281,368 euros of funding for the recovery of Paseo de los Carabineros. The work is …

Malaga Province just had its driest ever year

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It’s official, 2019 was the driest every year for rainfall in Malaga province since records began. Using the rain metre at Malaga Airport (APG) the Spanish weather agency Aemet had collected just 204.6 millimetres of rainfall for the entire year. This now sets a record for the least amount of rainfall in a single year since record taking began back …

Nerja gets 350,000€ to spruce up the towns beaches

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The Government of Andalucia has awarded the town of Nerja a grant through the Ministry of Tourism to help spruce up its beaches. The grant in the amount of 352,321.28 euros will be used to purchase beach cleaning equipment and machinery to improve the cleanliness and safety of Nerja’s beaches. Nerja was the only town on eastern Costa del Sol …

Nerja to see its water supply temporarily cut off

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Water supply company Aguas de Narixa is informing residents of Nerja that certain parts of the town will have their water supply cut off due to maintenance work. The temporary disruption is scheduled for Monday the 30th of December from seven o’clock in the morning until half-past two in the afternoon, 07:00 to 14:30 hours. The areas affected are C …

The Sierra Nevada Ski Season kicks off in style

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Europe’s most southerly ski resort is open for business. Located near the city of Granada the Sierra Nevada Ski Resort is currently undergoing a transformation that will see the introduction of an eight-seat chairlift that will service the Borreguiles beginner’s area. Sadly the new chairlift and two new tow lifts will not be ready until next season. What Sierra Nevada …

Historic Spanish Galleon Docks in Malaga

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A historically correct replica of a Spanish galleon treasure ship has docked in Malaga and can be visited up until January 12th, 2020. Timed to coincide with the holidays, the Galeón Andalucía is moored at Muelle Uno in the Port of Malaga. Fresh from a year-long tour of Europe, The Galeón Andalucía is an exact replica of the treasure ships …

42,000€ worth of Jamon stolen while lorry driver takes a nap

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More than 300 legs of Jamon were stolen from the back of a lorry on the Costa del Sol while the driver was sleeping. The brazen theft occurred a week ago at a petrol station in a service area in the early hours of the morning while the driver was having a rest on the Las Pedrizas motorway, in Malaga. …

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What's On in Nerja and nearby

Nerja hosts ‘The Arcos de Buenos Aires Tango Show’

The Arcos de Buenos Aires Tango Show

Inspired by the most emblematic tangos of each era in the history of tango, the music and dance in the Arcos de Buenos Aries Tango Show is true to the barrios of Buenos Aries and the Río de La Plata. Featuring renowned violinists Walter Oscar Tejeda Carranza and Laura Sánchez García together with choreographers and dancers from the Argentine National …

Best of Blues night out in Nerja

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The Malaga based Lito Blues Band has travelled extensively throughout Spain playing at all the major Blues Festivals and events. If you enjoy the Blues, now is your chance to see one of the region’s best Blues Bands live in Nerja at the towns Cultural Centre this Friday at 8 pm. The bands favourite artists include B. B. King, Etta …

Cinema in Nerja – What’s on the cinema November 2019

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November 2019 Screening of films in English and other languages ​​at the Villa de Nerja Cultural Centre in Calle Granada, 45.  Cine Club Nerja Stan and Ollie – Wednesday 20th November 2019 7pm   The Farewell – Sunday 24th November 5pm     The Professor and the Madman – Wednesday 27th November 7pm   All three films will be shown …

Torre del Mar’s Weekend 2020 Beach festival tickets are now on sale

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The first of next year’s Costa del Sol beach festival tickets are now on sale to the public. The popular Weekend Beach Festival will be held in Torre del Mar on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd of July. Some 15,000 tickets, which is 3,000 more than last year ranging in price from 33 to 45 euros are now on sale …

Feria de Malaga: Everything you need to know

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Every year thousands of people visit Malaga for the city’s annual feria to be treated to a celebration of local culture in a party-like atmosphere. Commemorating the incorporation of Malaga to the Crown of Castile by the Catholic Monarchs the feria celebrates the arrival of Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon when they entered Malaga …

Indian Restaurant Discount Offer this summer!

If you have a craving for curry why not pop down to Madras Curry House in Torrox. They specialise in delicious Indian/Nepalese dishes to tantalise your tastebuds. Until September they also have an exclusive discount for our Nerja Today readers – Saving 15% off their dishes! Show a copy of this voucher on your mobile. Make sure you reserve your …

Outdoor cinema in Nerja

With the frequent warm evenings on the Costa del sol, children don’t often get to bed so early. In fact, many locals and visitors enjoy sitting outdoors when it seems too warm to sleep. Well, with this in mind, it has been decided that an outside Cinema will be provided for families to enjoy watching a film together outdoors during …

Nerja’s “Summer with the Crabs” features forty-five shows

The Councillor for Culture, Gema Laguna, has presented the poster and programming for the “Summer with the Crabs” 2019 events that started on Friday, July 19, in the Plaza de los Cangrejos, next to La Torrecilla beach.  Forty-five consecutive activities have been scheduled; all free, and will continue until Sunday, September 1st. In this latest edition of summer shows the …

Biggest Costa del Sol show announces Enrique Iglesias & Rick Astley to join Take That!

Gibraltar Calling 2019 is one of the biggest outdoor concerts of the summer and is billed as being two nights of incredible live music. Headlining this year’s concert will be multi-platinum and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias. Enrique will be joined on stage by Take That, Rick Astley and Liam Gallagher along with other well-known names. Featuring Gibraltar’s iconic Rock as …

Torre del Mar Air Festival 2019

Every summer, thousands of people flock to the beaches of Torre del Mar to experience the Costa del Sols most exciting air show. The Torre del Mar Air Festival provides viewers with an avenue to celebrate, adventure, and technology through the dozens of airborne performers and their incredible acrobatic feats. The Torre del Mar Air Festival is a family-friendly, inspiring …

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