heads The Balcón de Europa is one of the must-see places in Nerja, the authentic tourist heart of the town. The railings that protect this viewpoint over the Mediterranean, with spectacular views of the Sierra Almijara, have been seriously deteriorating for years, which makes their immediate renovation very necessary. The City Council has approved the hiring of these works, valued at 86,415.62 euros, an amount that has been subsidized by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Junta de Andalucía.
"For this government, recovering the image of Nerja as a quality tourist municipality is a priority," said the mayor of Tourism, Gema García (PP). "The Balcón de Europa is one of the areas with the greatest tourist influx in our municipality, so it requires special attention, prioritizing actions of conservation and enhancement of its environment," added Councilor Nerja.
The subsidy was granted in the last legislature, with the tripartite government of PSOE, IU and EVA-Podemos, although the action had not yet been tendered. Garcia explained one of the first measures that have been carried out, for safety, has been to replace the bars that were missing in the current railing of the walk, "since no maintenance action was being carried out." At the same time, work has been carried out "swiftly" to be able to take out this bidding process, and to put the renovation of the railings "as soon as possible". For 15 calendar days from its publication, interested companies can present their offers. After the award, the company will