Axarquía is the wedge shaped region east of Málaga where Nerja is situated. It is an ancient area with appealing nature and authentic white villages making it breathtakingly beautiful.
Axarquías subtropical climate allows for the growth of tropical fruits such as avocado, mango and kiwi. One of the most interesting villages apart from Nerja is the famous hilltop village of Cómpeta. Only a stone’s throw away from Nerja is Frigiliana; yet another place worth exploring here. It is one of the prettiest villages of Axarquía and attracts a significant number of interesting artists.
Situated approximately a one hour car ride from Nerja is the extraordinary Granada.
The Moorish influences of the city are reminiscent of Morocco. In addition, here you can visit one of the seven wonders of the world, Alhambra. Its palaces attract an immense number of tourists each year.