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Balcon de Europa

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Address: Plaza Balcon de Europa, Nerja, Spain

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Nice place to sit and watch the world go by

There is little to do here than sit and admire the view - my favourite way to do so was with an ice cream but a glass of wine would do as well! There was usually a singer singing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Claire S
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is little to do here than sit and admire the view - my favourite way to do so was with an ice cream but a glass of wine would do as well! There was usually a singer singing Lionel Richie or similar which was relaxing and very pleasant to listen to. Might get very busy in peak season but... More 

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Thank Claire S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped at the Balcon de Europa at the end of a day's walk and found that the coffee was very good and the cake (sachertorte) was also good quality. Nice location close to the sea at the end of an avenue lined with tall trees.

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Thank Phil J
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most beautiful coast line I have ever seen, so romantic with restaurants over looking the sea & many great shops & bars.

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Thank Sariamary
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are in this area of Costa del Sol you must visit the Balcon. It is a nice place with a good atmosphere and a fine view of the coast

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Thank Vigand D
Granada, Spain
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206 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a place to go on a sunny day to people watch and enjoy the spectacular view down the coast. There is not much going on out to see and it is unusual to see a boat. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Mike B
Kent, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our first visit to the Balcon was in the evening and we were a bit disappointed, there were quite a few beggars which always makes us feel bad. Visiting during the day when there are many more visitors it had a totally different atmosphere. The views are wonderful in all directions and there are small paths leading down to the... More 

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Thank Sue O
Nerja, Spain
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Before 2004 this was the place to be on Costa del Sol. Many groups of all kinds of musicians, all playing music for tips on the many terraces of the Balcon area. Now the Balcon is totally quiet and boring, dominated by overpriced cafes. Still has killer views. They made street music illegal in Spain back in 2004, after the... More 

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Thank Naythan C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great viewing and for taking pictures!! A lot bars and restaurant are based OF here! You can't go wrong with anyone these bars!

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Thank Anil K
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've been here several times and it seems everyone makes for the Balcón at some point. Stunning views from it and noisy green parrots nesting in the trees. Usually some kind of street entertainment going on, perhaps an artist, musician or even someone blowing giant bubbles! Handy for getting down to the beach or for sitting in one of the... More 

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the most famous places in Nerja. Good atmosphere and a lot of nice restaurants, cafés, bars etc around.

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