This year Nerja will celebrate the Day of the Cross ( Día de la Cruz) on thursday, the 3rd of May 2012.
At the Day of the Cross, the locals of Nerja will decorate crosses with flowers. For the most beautiful crosses there will be prices to win.There are different categories for as well adults and children. There will also be prices for the best Arropia.
This day is celebrated with food, dance and music. You can try some of the Arropia, a traditional sweet made in Nerja, but also other different traditional food such as sweet potatoes (Batata)
Make sure you reserve your apartment on time as this during this event Nerja is highly visited. In Spain most people have vacation during the first week of May and is called “puente de Mayo”.