• Balcon de Europa


      Balcon de Europa, Nerja
      The Balcon de Europa, a rocky promontory, is the focal point of the town and generally regarded as the centre of Nerja for most purposes.


    • La Ermita


      La Ermita de Ntra.Sra. de las Angustias, Nerja
      Plaza de la Ermita
      La Ermita de Ntra.Sra. de las Angustias was completed in 1720, and the construction is a single nave covered with a half canon vault.



    • Iglesia El Salvador


      Iglesia El Salvador, Nerja
      Balcon de Europa
      The Church of El Salvador – iglesia El Salvador – is situated opposite the Balcón de Europa and close to what used to be the Guards Tower. It was erected in 1505, although the existing structure was not built until 1697.

      More detailed information Iglesia El Salvador.


    • Iglesia San Miguel


      Iglesia San Miguel, Nerja
      Plaza de Andalucia



    • Eagle Aqueduct


      Eagle Aqueduct
      The aqueduct is 2.7 kilometres from the Balcon de Europa (as the crow flies).
      More detailed information Eagle Aqueduct.


    • Plaza Balcón de Europa


      Plaza Balcon de Europa, Nerja
      Plaza Balcón de Europa is a central square, just off the Balcón de Europa, with numerous bars, cafes and restauarants to choose from.
      Bars/restaurants on the square:
      El Candil, Lizzaran, Bella Roma, Asian Ben, Julie’s Place, El Patio, Albi, Centurion.

      More detailed information Plaza Balcón de Europa.


    • Plaza Cavana


      Plaza Cavana, Nerja
      Plaza Cavana is a central square, just off the Balcon de Europa, which was totally renovated in 2010.
      From spring to autumn, the bars and restaurants have their terraces set out, both in the centre of the square and around the sides.
      Bars/restaurants on the square:
      La Fragata, Candela, MarBella, Bar Cavana, Cafeteria Hotel Plaza Cavana, Italica.

      More detailed information Plaza Cavana.


    • Plaza de Andalucia


      Plaza de Andalucia, Nerja

      More detailed information Plaza de Andalucia.


    • Plaza de España


      Plaza de España, Nerja
      Plaza de España was formerly Paseo Nuevo and is the site for the Nerja History Museum.

      More detailed information Plaza de España.


    • Plaza Cantarero


      Plaza Cantarero, Nerja
      Plaza Cantarero, also known as Orange Square, is a lovely square at the top end of town and is not far from a host of excellent tapas bars.

      The square has an ornamental fountain and is a great place to sit and watch the world go by. There is one bar/cafe using the square as a terrace.

      More detailed information Plaza Cantarero.


    • Plaza Clara Campoamor


      Plaza Clara Campoamor, Nerja
      Plaza Clara Campoamor is located towards the far end of calle Carabeo and links calle Carabeo with Los Huertos de Carabeo.

      The square is named after Clara Campoamor, 1888 to 1972, a leading Spanish feminist and campaigner for women’s rights.

      More detailed information Plaza Clara Campoamor.


    • Plaza Cronista Pepe Pascual


      Plaza Cronista Pepe Pascual, Nerja
      Plaza Cronista Pepe Pascual was inaugurated in 2010 and is named after a leading journalist for the newspaper SUR.

      The square has a small statue of Pepe Pascual but as yet has no cafes or bars adjoining the square.

      More detailed information Plaza Cronista Pepe Pascual.


    • Plaza Garcia Caparros


      Plaza Garcia Caparros, Nerja
      Plaza Garcia Caparros is a small square located between avenida Castilla Perez and calle Antonio Millon, not far from Plaza Tutti Frutti.

      On the square itself there are two tapas bars, both with terraces, Fin de Siglo and La Tahona Holandesa.

      More detailed information Plaza Garcia Caparros.


    • Plaza de la Ermita


      Plaza de la Ermita, Nerja
      Plaza de la Ermita is another square which was totally renovated in 2010.

      Several bars/tapas bars are in the area, although not actually in the square itself, these being:
      Antelo, Colorao, Hostal La Ermita and Cafeteria Nerja.

      More detailed information Plaza de la Ermita.


    • Plaza del Olvido


      Bar Joanny, Nerja
      Plaza del Olvido is a quiet square on calle Frigiliana with two very good bar/cafes, Bar Joanny and Fusion Food and Lounge. Both establishments have terraces on the square.

      More detailed information Plaza del Olvido.


    • Plaza Fabrica de los Cangrejos


      Plaza Fabrica de los Cangrejos, Nerja
      This is a large square overlooking Torrecilla beach and is often used for concerts and in the summer months is the scene of numerous activities for people of all ages on a daily basis.

      There are some lovely plants in the square. There are also two petanca courts, free to use.

      Plenty of bars and restaurants in the square, including:
      Bamboo, Maria Bonita, Italiano, Da Vinci, Amazonias, Steakhaus, Mirasol.

      More detailed information Plaza Fabrica de los Cangrejos.


    • Plaza La Marina


      Plaza La Marina, Nerja
      Plaza La Marina is a reasonably sized square just off avenida Castilla Perez with a very good, and popular, playground for the kids.

      There are several bars and restaurants in the square, these being:
      La Marina (excellent fish tapas bar and restaurant), Sol y Mar, Taperia La Plaza, Cafeteria Karabeo and La Pata Negra.

      More detailed information Plaza La Marina.


    • Plaza Maria Zambrano


      Plaza Maria Zambrano, Nerja
      Plaza Maria Zambrano

      Secluded square lined with orange just off avenida de Pescia.

      More detailed information Plaza Maria Zambrano.


    • Plaza las Terrazas


      Plaza las Terrazas, Nerja
      Plaza Las Terrazas

      Secluded square lined with orange and lemon trees just off avenida Castilla Perez.

      More detailed information Plaza Las Terrazas.


    • Plaza Tutti Frutti


      Plaza Tutti Frutti, Nerja
      Plaza Tutti Frutti is the centre of nightlife in Nerja, with numerous music bars. Very quiet during the day, but a mass of humanity at night, particularly on summer evenings.

      There is music to suit all tastes and the bars include:
      Safari, El Ancla, Tutty Bajamar, O’Malleys, Pub Seven, Agora, Tantra, Thebas, Bulovar, Tamareo, Eskape and La Guarida.

      From the Balcón de Europa

      Total distance: 0.56 km
      Walking time: 05:05
      Average walking speed: 6.61 km/h
      Max elevation: 105 m
      Min elevation: 71 m
      Elevation gain: 16 m

      More detailed information Plaza Tutti Frutti.


    • Plaza de las Monjas


      Plaza de las Monjas, Nerja
      Plaza de las Monjas is a small square just off avenida Castilla Perez with a nice cafe, San Miguel, where you can enjoy a nice drink and a tapa on the terrace.

      More detailed information Plaza de las Monjas.


    • Plaza calle Zurbarán


      Plaza calle Zurbarán, Nerja
      An as yet unnamed but well laid out and attractive square at the top end of town just past the Local Police station.

      More detailed information Plaza Calle Zurburan.


    • Parque Verano Azul


      Parque Verano Azul, Nerja
      Parque Verano Azul, behind the Supersol supermarket at the western end of Nerja , is well worth a wander.
      There are petanca courts, a children’s play area, lots of nice trees and plants, a replica of the famous ‘La Dorada’ boat from the old TV series ‘Verano Azul’, a statue made from stones donated by all the EU member states…..

      More detailed information Parque Verano Azul.


    • Puente Viejo


      Puente Viejo, Nerja
      The cobbled Puente Viejo – Old Bridge – was originally built in 1860 but has twice had to be rebuilt after being washed away by floods, the last time being in 1979.

      More detailed information Puente Viejo.


    • Santo Cristo


      Santo Cristo shrine, Nerja
      Nice shrine on the old N-340 coastal road heading for Maro.

      More detailed information Santo Cristo.


    • Rapto de Europa


      Rapto de Europa, Nerja
      Sculpture by Aurelio Teno at the western entrance to Nerja.

      More detailed information Rapto de Europa.


    • Nerja Caves

      Nerja Caves, Nerja
      The famous and fabulous Nerja Caves – Cuevas de Nerja – which were discovered in 1959 and should be on any ‘must see’ list.

      More detailed information The Nerja Caves.

    • Waterfall


      Waterfall, Nerja
      See Nerja Waterfall for detailed instructions on how to get here on foot or by car.
      Waterfall, Nerja


    • Fabrica San José


      Fabrica San Jose, Nerja
      The Fábrica San José was built by the Martinez Manescau brothers and Gabriel Rodriguez Navas back in 1870.

      Three years later, the property came into the hands of the powerful Larios family and they proceeded to turn the building into one of the most important sugar factories in Nerja.

      The factory continued to be fully operational until 1968.
      Fabrica San Jose, Nerja


    • Fabrica San Miguel


      Fabrica San Miguel, Nerja
      One of the lesser known listed sites of interest in Nerja is the old Fabrica San Miguel on Calle Puente Viejo, although except for the archway, little remains of the sugar factory apart from a few crumbling walls here and there.

      More detailed information Fabrica San Miguel.


    • Robert Halding Sculpture


      Sculpture 1, Nerja
      At the roundabout near the Supersol at the western end of town is this sculpture by Robert Halding.

      More detailed information Robert Halding Sculpture.


    • Cave Rock


      Cave Rock, Nerja
      A piece of rock from the Nerja Caves, located in the centre of town in calle Pintada near the junction with calle La Cruz.

      More detailed information Caves Rock Sculpture.


    • Sculpture 2


      Sculpture 2, Nerja
      A sculpture by Aurelio Teno with an incredibly long title.

      More detailed information Caves Rock Sculpture.


    • King Alfonso XII Statue


      King Alfonso XII, Nerja
      A statue of King Alfonso XII located on the Balcón de Europa.

      More detailed information King Alfonso XII Statue.


    • Antonio Mercero Sculpture


      Antonio Mercero, Nerja
      Antonio Mercero’s chair, a tribute to the director who brought the TV programme Verano Azul to the screen in the 1970’s. Located on the promenade at Burriana beach.

      More detailed information Antonio Mercero Sculpture.


    • Aurelio Teno Sculpture


      Rapto de Europa, Nerja
      The Rapto de Europa by sculptor Aurelio Teno stands at the western entrance to Nerja as you arrive from Torrox on the N-340.

      More detailed information Aurelio Teno Sculpture.


    • Caves Discoverers 1


      Caves discoverers, Nerja
      Tribute to the discoverers of the Nerja Caves and located on the Balcón de Europa.

      More detailed information Caves Discoverers Sculpture.


    • Caves Discoverers 2


      Caves discoverers, Nerja
      Tribute to the discoverers of the Nerja Caves and located near to the entrance to the Nerja Caves.

      More detailed information Caves Discoverers Sculpture.


    • Nerja History Museum


      Nerja History Museum, Nerja
      Nerja History Museum
      Plaza de Espana
      29780 Nerja

      More detailed information Nerja History Museum.


    • Mirador Del Bendito


      Mirador Del Bendito, Nerja
      Viewpoint overlooking Carabeillo beach in Nerja.
      Mirador Del Bendito, Nerja

      More detailed information Mirador del Bendito.




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