There are plenty of fun day trips and excursions from Nerja. Within easy reach are some great family themed parks, some of Axarquia’s most beautiful villages and some unbeatable spots to spend the day in nature.


The award winning village of Frigiliana is situated only 7kms from the centre of Nerja. One of the most picturesque villages in the area, Frigiliana has successfully maintained its traditional character throughout the years. The historical part of the village is of unparalleled beauty and is carefully protected.

Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gordo natural area

The Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gordo natural area covers 1814 hectares of cliffs, beaches and coves. Situated just on the border with Malaga and Granada, it is an area of spectacular natural beauty and is known for its hidden beaches, clear waters and abundance of protected marine life.

Rio Chillar

One of the most popular walks in the Nerja area, is the walk up the Chillar river. The linear walk is suitable for all levels and age groups. Characterised by its river pools, waterfalls and some of the best natural scenery around. Be sure to bring a bathing suit and some good shoes you don’t mind getting wet. A great day out for all the family.

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