The Balcony of Europe is part of the Spanish collective imagination, thanks to a Television series, Blue Summer. The figurehead which is located on the Mediterranean Sea, allowing visitors to enjoy a privileged view over the coast of Axarquia.
The Axarquia is a historical region of Andalucia occupies the eastern end of the province of Malaga. Nerja is one of the largest settlement here. Until not long ago the inhabitants lived by fishing industry or sugarcane. Today it is a prime tourist destination.