Nerja

City

Where the weather is always good, with a tropical climate and 300 days of sunshine per year

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Why Nerja is the best city to live and study Spanish in Spain

Nerja is a fishing town in Malaga that borders Granada's province, where the mouth of three rivers meet: the dry river, the honey river, and the Chillar River, and which enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine a year.

The municipality of Nerja has six towers (there were used as defense towers in the past) and are located in the coastal area of Costa del Sol.

Nowadays, the Macaca, Maro or Calaturcos, Pino, and Caleta towers are in a good conservation state. In contrast, the tower or Torrecilla de Nerja, the Rio de la Miel, are practically destroyed.

It is an ideal gateway to Europe for a vacation, sightseeing, and even diving most of the year to learn the Mediterranean's secrets.

Most popular sights, tourist attractions, and things to do and see in Nerja and around

  • Almuñecar.
  • Aqueduct of the Eagle.
  • Burriana Beach, the best beach in Nerja.
  • Cahorros in the Chillar river.
  • Calahonda Beach, the most famous beach in Nerja.
  • Caves of Nerja.
  • Chanquete's boat, Verano Azul series.
  • Cliffs of Maro.
  • El Salvador Parish.
  • Frigiliana, one of the most beautiful towns in Andalusia.
  • Malaga.
  • Nerja Museum.
  • Playa de Maro, the wildest beach in Nerja.
  • Playa El Playazo, the longest beach in Nerja.
  • Playa La Torrecilla, a popular beach in Nerja.
  • The Balcony of Europe.

Most important events and festivals in Nerja

  • San Antón in Maro, January 16-17.
  • Nerja Carnival, February.
  • Easter, March.
  • Foreign Resident Day, April and May.
  • May Crosses.
  • San Isidro - Fiestas de Nerja May 15.
  • San Juan, June 23-24.
  • Virgen del Carmen, July 15-17.
  • Nerja Cave Festival, July.
  • Festival of the 3 Cultures - Frigiliana, August 28-30.
  • Nerja festivities for Tourist Day in September.
  • Maro Fair, 7-9 September.
  • Nerja Fair - Nerja's festival, October 8-12.
  • Maroween on October 31.
  • Nerja festivities on New Year's Eve on December 31st.

Location

CityNerja
CountrySpain
Population (hab)21,144
Latitude36.754749
Longitude-3.874078
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)26

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Escuela de Idiomas Nerja

Escuela de Idiomas Nerja

Spanish language school in Nerja, Malaga, with more than 40 years of experience

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