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Nerja Tapas Route 2019

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This year’s Nerja’s Tapa Route will be held from Monday, April 22nd and will run through Sunday, May 19th. The price like last year is great value at just 1.80€ for a beer and a bite to eat. The Nerja Tapas Route is a fun and inexpensive way to try new foods and visit the bars and restaurants you have …

Location revealed of the biggest earning speed cameras in Malaga

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Speed cameras were first brought in with the notion that it would get motorists to slow down and thus prevent accidents, however, since their introduction the number of accidents and fatalities have not gone down. There is even the argument that they actually distract drivers rather than help them. A recent survey by Safe Speed revealed that drivers look at …

Banderas plans to do more work in Malaga

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Spanish actor Antonio Banderas is in Malaga casting for his version of A Chorus Line scheduled to open the Soho theatre in October. “It’s giving me a fantastic problem because there is so much talent,” he says As he takes a short break from the auditions there is now sneaking out the back door or looking for a place where …

Malaga’s hospital has excelled again in delicate brain surgery

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A 17-year-old boy has had his world completely changed for the better following an operation to remove a brain tumour at the Hospital Regional in Malaga. The surgery was carried out to remove a tumour from the left area of the brain, a part of the brain that is responsible for language and was carried out while the patient remained …

Tourists to Spain may face holiday disruption

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Holidaymakers looking for an Easter break in Spain could be in for a massive interruption to their plans as 60,000 Spanish airport workers threaten to go on strike starting April 20th. Ground staff at all of Spain’s airports say that they are prepared to continue negotiating over pay and conditions but if an agreement is not reached by April 20th …

Royal Caribbean to unveil new cruise liner in Malaga

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Royal Caribbean has selected Malaga as the port of choice to unveil its newest cruise liner Spectrum of the Seas. Constructed in Germany by shipbuilders Meyer Werft, the latest edition the Royal Caribbean’s fleet is expected to arrive in Malaga on April 16th. Touted as being the most technologically advanced cruise liner afloat, the Spectrum of the Seas follows on …

Summers in Spain now last five weeks longer than they did in the ’80s

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New studies into climate data have revealed that the length of summer in Spain is five weeks longer than it used to be back in the 1980s.  A report by Spain’s meteorological agency AEMET and the Ministry for the Ecological Transition have come to the conclusion that summers in Spain are lasting longer based on 40 years of data. This …

Malaga’s “Banksy” is replicating Masterpieces on the streets of Europe

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Malaga artist, 23-year-old Julio Anaya Cabanding has captured the public’s attention with his street art that depicts stunning replicas of some of the world’s most iconic paintings. After sourcing derelict building or neglected spaces the former Malaga University of Fine Arts pupil replicates paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer and Lucian Freud complete with their trompe l’oeil gilded frames. While speaking about …

Spain’s Costa del Sol has recorded the driest winter ever

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Living up to its name as the “Sunshine Coast” the Costa del Sol has recorded its driest ever winter according to the national weather service AEMET. During the traditionally wettest months of the year December, January and February Spain’s favourite holiday destination received just 11-litres of rainfall. The measurement taken from the weather station at Malaga International Airport is the …

Tony Hadley to perform Spandau Ballet hits on the Costa del Sol

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Former Spandau Ballet lead singer Tony Hadley will bring his unique voice to the Costa del Sol this summer while entertaining fans at the Puente Romano Tennis Club in August. The one night only performance is scheduled to be held on Saturday, August 10th at 8pm with ticket prices starting at 35€. A spokesperson for the concert said: “The Legendary …

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What's On in Nerja and nearby

April is full of events for food lovers

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As each year goes by more and more events pop up in the towns and villages around Malaga in order to celebrate the local food and gastronomy. April is a popular month for festivals that celebrate food with the first kicking off in the Hoya de Málaga valley town of Casarabonela to celebrate the Día del Pipeo. Pipeo is curious …

See Cologne Chamber Philharmonic in Nerja!

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The motto of the Cologne Chamber Philharmonic is that their entire repertoire contains only the most select works. For the musicians involved it is irrelevant whether they are performing in a quaint mountain village, the Cologne Cathedral, or in the Sydney Opera House – Their enthusiasm for the music remains the same. The plan is to inspire people of all ages …

Live music and performances in Nerja for celebration on 24th March

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The annual Residents Day organised by the Nerja Foreigners Department will take place on Sunday, March 24th. The day celebrates all the locals, foreigners and tourists who contribute to making Nerja the town we have all come to love and enjoy. If you are up for a good time and would like to join in the celebrations with like-minded people …

A tribute to the Bee Gees in Nerja

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The Spanish Bee Gees tribute band Is the definitive salute, and encounter of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! The Spanish Bee Gees tribute band recreates the look, sound and vibe of the Bee Gees from the 60’s to the late ’70s, with a unique singing style that made them legends. Performing such early hits as …

Multimedia Vincent van Gogh exhibition comes to Malaga

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For an unforgettable multimedia experience, you are going to want to visit ‘Van Gogh Alive’ when the exhibition opens in Malaga on March 9th. Housed in a huge tent in Malaga Port, the multi-sensory exhibition of the Dutch artist’s paintings is the largest exhibition of its kind and drew huge crowds while in Alicante and Seville. Forget any preconceived notions …

A Night of Flamenco in Nerja

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If you’re looking for night out in Nerja where you can watch flamenco and get a real taste of this authentic dancing, then these talented artists have just the show for you. The first member of the show, José Cortés was born in Granada in 1984. Ever since he was a child he excelled dancing at parties with the family, where …

The Beach Boys come to the Costa del Sol

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Marbella’s Starlight Festival has lined up an impressive group of performers for this year’s concert series that includes the Beach Boys, Maluma, Il Divo and Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson. Californian rock group the Beach Boys will get the music extravaganza started on July 11 at 10pm, when the will take the stage to perform their hit songs that defined the 1960s …

Great night out at the concert in Nerja

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If you are looking for a great night out and enjoy classical music with a twist look no further than the Nerja Cultural Centre for tangos to fall in love. Performed by the Chamber Orchestra Promúsica de Málaga,  a group of young and brilliant musicians from different Andalusian provinces who will present the works of Astor Piazzolla. Born in Buenos …

Bob Dylan comes to the Costa del Sol

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World-renowned singer/songwriter Bob Dylan will bring his legendary talent to Spain in 2019 as part of his Neverending Tour that started in 1988.   Cramming in 100 performances a year the now 77-year-old musician will kick off his Spanish tour in Pamplona on April 25th before moving on to Bilbao, Gijon, Santiago, Sevilla, Fuengirola and Murcia, before rounding off the …

Why not experience a bit of Flamenco on your holiday?

Antonio Guerra perfoms in Nerja

If your on holiday in Nerja and are wanting somewhere to take your friends or family for a night out why not treat then to a flamenco show at the Nerja Cultural Centre.   Dancer and choreographer Antonio Guerra presents his new flamenco show, betting on a new format that gives prominence to all the artists Involved. Voice, guitar, violin, …

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