The Balcon de Europa

At the heart of Nerja town lies the Balcon de Europa. Built in 1487, it was formally a IX Century Castle, however is now home to a panoramic restaurant and a superb view point. Two ancient cannons form a reminder that until 1812 there was a fortress at the top of the cliffs.

View Point
Balcon de Europa

Views from the Balcon de Europa

Not only does the Balcon de Europa have beautiful views over the Mediterranean and surrounding Sierra Almijara mountain range, but also the sandy coves and rocky outcrops that make Nerja such a unique holiday destination.


The promenade which leads to the Balcon de Europa is flanked by hotels, bars and restaurants catering for every imaginable taste. To the side, lies the charming
El Salvador Church in traditional Baroque-mudejar style.

Images of the Balcon de Europa

There are more images of the beautiful Balcon de Europa in the
Nerja Town picture gallery.