Botanical garden finished, but not open to the public

The new botanical garden at the Nerja Caves, christened ‘Detunda’ after the Roman name for Maro, has apparently been completed but will not be open to the public until at least the end of the year.

New book about the Nerja Caves

The Nerja Caves Foundation has produced a new book entitled ‘La Cueva para todos’ (The Caves for all), a forty-eight page edition in two languages, English and Spanish, and featuring illustrations by Luis Santiago.

Tickets are now on sale for the 55th International Festival of Music and Dance

Tickets for the 55th International Festival of Music and Dance organised by the Nerja Caves Foundation are now on sale online via the Cuevas de Nerja website (www.cuevadenerja.es) and in person at the Nerja Museum in Plaza de España. The tickets are priced between €30 and €40 and there are 500 seats available per performance in the Nerja Caves themselves.

Work on Botanical Garden in final phase

It is reported that work on the Detunda-Nerja Caves Botanical Garden is in its final phase and could be finished by the end of May or early June and open to the public within a few months.

Educational courses at the Nerja Caves

The Nerja Caves Foundation has launched an educational programme aimed at pupils from the second to sixth grade and involving students from a number of municipalities.

55th International Festival of Music and Dance

The FITUR Tourist Fair has been used to announce the 55th International Festival of Music and Dance taking place at the Nerja Caves from July 19th to 26th 2014, although half of the events will take place outside the caverns due to conservation concerns.

The Nerja Caves, where time stops

To commemorate the 55th anniversary of the discovery of the Nerja Caves, the Nerja Caves Foundation has produced a video entitled, ‘The Nerja Caves, where time stops’.

New track to link the Nerja Caves and Maro village

When work began on the botanical gardens in the grounds of the Nerja Caves, the old road/track between the Caves and the village of Maro was demolished. It was decided to build a bridge over the highway to connect the two areas.