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Nerja – Axarquia Costa

There are many naturally beautiful towns along the coast of Andalucia, and Nerja is one of the best. The town is one of Malaga’s white-washed villages in the style of the Moorish era. Nerja is famous for it’s old quarter with narrow alleyways, and not to be missed, the Balcon de Europa, a wide partially covered walkway with breathtaking views of beaches and Mediterranean.

Right behind the Balcon, visitors will find the 17th century Moorish/baroque Church of El Salvador, and close by the attractive town hall building. Horse and carriage tours depart from here, giving a magical impression of Nerja and the town’s cobbled streets.

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A Daytrip to Nerja from Ronda

Visitors to Ronda find the city to be a wonderful location from which to explore the rest of Andalucia, and the Axarquia coast is within reach if you like road trips! (ie its quite a long wayI) Most people go to Nerja in order to visit the Nerja Caves.

Nerja is one of the gems of the south coast of Spain. It is about 40 minutes drive from Malaga, not much more from Malaga airport, and from Ronda about 2.5 to 3 hours. There and back it’s quite a long drive so we would reccomed staying overnight or a couple of days to really explore the town and all it has to offer.

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