British resident arrested for accidentally starting Nerja fire

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Firefighters were called out Monday at around 1.30pm to extinguish a forest fire near to Nerja in an area known as the Cerro de San Isidro. From what we know it appears as if a 45-year-old British resident of Nerja is responsible after admitting he lit a small fire to burn some rubbish. The small fire quickly spread due to …

Popular Nerja beauty spot to be looked at following the latest rescue

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Local and regional authorities have decided to take a look at what safety measures are currently in place to stop people getting lost along the Rio Chillar. This comes about after a 34-year-old Swedish tourist called the emergency services when she and five other girls failed to find their way back to the start of the hike as the sun …

The superb guitar duo Café del Mundo come to Nerja!

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Playing thousands of concerts per year Café del Mundo are Germany’s hottest Flamenco guitarists. Yes, you’ve read correctly: Germany’s hottest Flamenco guitarists. With, standing ovations, and a fan cult on the level of a rock star’s Café del Mundo has released six albums, including “Beloved Europa” which entered Amazon’s Top 100 Jazz Albums within the first month of its release. …

Nerja’s biggest summer festival yet

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Nerja’s  60th International Festival of Music and Dance receives its biggest ever budget. Scheduled to run from June 29th until August 3rd, Nerja’s giant festival includes 11 concerts, 9 of which will take place outdoors in the new 1700 seat Jardines de la Cueva auditorium, while the other two concerts will be held inside the caves. Following the discovery of …

Enjoy the historical ‘Route of the Taverns’

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Nowadays it’s easy to forget that just 80 years ago mechanical refrigeration was just getting started and up until then the only way of keeping fish fresh was to pack it in salt. The Ruta de la Venta, or Route of the Taverns is a famous mule track over the Sierra Almijara Mountains to the town of Santa Fe near …

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 …

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 …

Nerja and Malaga locations suggested for new Disney film

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Disney studios have asked the Axarquia Film Office to put forward some location ideas for a remake of their popular Little Mermaid cartoon which this time will not be animated. Of the locations put forward, several are in and around Nerja and include the Nerja Caves, the Velez-Malaga Fortress,  Bezmiliana fortress, Marques de Valle Niza and the Tesoro Cave. Other …

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 …