At the easterly end of the province, only 50kms. From Málaga and within 1 ½ hours drive of Granada, you will find Nerja, the touristic capital of the Axarquia.
With its mild climate, you can enjoy yourself to the full all year round and take advantage of the relaxed way of life of a village that still retains much of the character of its moorish past.There are thirtieen Kms. of beaches, including the internationally famous Burriana beach, the small coves below the impressive cliffs of Maro, which have been the inspiration of numerous artists who have set up residence here.
The historic centre, than begins in the Balcón de Europa, former 9th Century Castle, it is now a viewing point above the sea. To the side of the Balcón, you will find the 17th Century El Salvador Church, constructed in baroque-mudejar style.
In the old quarter of town, typical small shops offer local craftworks and products of the area, including the sweet wine and olive oil, honey and tropical fruits. At the beach and fish restaurants you can enjoy the "pescaito frito" (fried fish), whilst the many international restaurants in town offer a wide variety of menus to suit all tastes.
The caves of Nerja are located in the South of Spain, in the slpes of Sierra Almijara mountains, a few kilometres from the town of Nerja, in the province of Malaga. Access to the caves is indicated on the Mediterranean highway (35 minutes from the capital of Malaga). They are perfectly situated in the picturesque surroundings of typical Mediterranean villages, full of the unique beauty of Andalusia. To facilitate the access to the Nerja Caves the bus service is provided as well.
Length of the cavity: 7 219,28 m. of polygonals.
Levels spread: 67,95 metres 32,99 + 34,96
Total Surface: 35 484 m2
Total Volume: 264 379,33 m3
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