Tuesday’s outdoor market not ready to reopen

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Nerja’s Tuesday outdoor market will remain closed at the request of the market traders. Spain lessened the restrictions to outdoor markets, allowing them to open with 75% fewer vendors than usual while limiting public access to a third of its overall capacity. Given these severe restrictions members of the Unión Nacional de Empresas del Comercio Ambulante, UNECA and the Asociación …

Alhambra Palace- Now easier to get tickets

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As one of the most popular attractions in all of Spain, the Alhambra Palace in Granada attracts tourists from around the world. While this is, of course, good for Spanish tourism, so many people visiting the country miss out on seeing what is undoubtedly one of the great wonders of the world simply because it is so difficult to get …

Sax player that performed with Abba comes to Nerja

Johan Stengard

Swedish born saxophonist Johan Stengard will be performing at the Nerja Cultural Centre on Saturday, March 7th 2020. Having produced 20 solo albums and performed all over the world Stengard is regarded as being one of the best saxophone players on the planet. Amongst the artists Johan Stengard has recorded and performed with are ABBA, Phil Collins, Celine Dion, Michael …

Nerja is the image of Spain

Beach closed in Nerja

Leading American tourist magazine Condé Nast Traveler, has chosen Calahonda beach in Nerja as the image of Spain in an article based around the healthiest places to visit. No doubt you probably have heard that Spain is poised to overtake Japan and Italy as the healthiest country in the world. Citing a report released by the Bloomberg Global Health Index …

Nerja to have new monthly craft market

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Under the slogan “We Love Nerja Market” the town will have a once-monthly craft fair in the Plaza de España starting this weekend. The market will feature 40 vendors, eight of whom are local artisans from Nerja and will be open from 11:00am until 21:00pm When speaking about the new venture councilman of Commerce, Javier Lopez, said that the market …

February to feel like springtime in Nerja

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After a terrible start to the year weather-wise with Storm Gloria leaving behind 12 fatalities and unprecedented damage in the Balearics and Alicante coastline the national weather service AEMET is predicting a spring-like feel to February. Forget about the hail storms of the previous week in Malaga as temperatures are set to rise in what AEMET is calling “veranillo en …

Nerja Caves Discovery Celebrates 61st Anniversary

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In a moving tribute to the discovery of the Nerja caves, participants in their discovery on January 12th 1959 met to celebrate how Nerja has benefited since the caves were found. Francisco Navas, Jose Torres, Miguel,  Manuel Zorrilla and the widow of José Luis Barbero met as they do every year at the cave’s entrance to reminisce about how they …

Nerja gets 280,000€ to rejuvenate the Carabineros promenade

Paseo de los Carabineros

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 …

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 …

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 …