The poet Manuel Machado, the brother of the also poet Antonio Machado, when reviewing the eight Andalusian capitals defined Malaga as cantaora (flamenco singer). Flamenco has been very present in this city, which is home to one of the best flamenco singers in history, Juan Breva, after whom the main peña flamenca (flamenco club) in Málaga is named. Juan Breva© La Opinión de Málaga The origin of flamenco, although hazy, seems to be born from
On the promenade of Pedregalejo, next to the Baños del Carmen, is the Nereo Shipyard Ecomuseum, an old corner of the neighborhood that offers workshop schools and makes replicas of historic boats using traditional carpentry techniques.Guided tours are offered. A bit of history Old photographs reveal that at the end of the 19th century, in the same place where the Nereo Shipyards are located, on the old beach of San Telmo, now called
The parks and gardens of Málaga began to be implemented in the city at the end of the 18th century thanks to its excellent climate and with a scientific purpose: The Minister of the Indies was then the Malaga native José de Gálvez and he set out to collect the largest number of seeds and plants of the American colonies. Don José had a farm in Almayate, on the east coast of Malaga and his gardener had in
Did you know that Malaga is one of the cities with the highest number of museums in Europe? There are more than 30 right now, hosting impressive collections that range from cars to wine, doll houses, music, and of course art! And If you are lucky to be in Malaga on a Sunday you can visit many of them for free! Here you'll find practical info about the main museums and tourist attraction sin Malaga. Centre Pompidou
Gastronomy, culture, tradition, history, innovation. The city of Malaga is a melting pot of opportunities to enjoy a complete vacation. It is also when time is of the essence and, therefore, we suggest a tour of the city centre perfect for one-day visits. A guide with the most interesting points to answer the question that many people ask themselves when they arrive in the capital of the Costa del Sol: what can I do/see in Malaga in a day?
Between buildings of the nineteenth century, large trees and skyscrapers rises in Malaga a corner of great uniqueness. It is the neighborhood of La Malagueta, located next to Muelle Uno del Puerto and bounded by the beach of the same name. An excellent corner that becomes a great alternative to get to know the capital of the Costa del Sol and, also, enjoy its multiple gastronomic options in front of the Mediterranean. Malagueta Letters © Nacho Sánchez
Every year around time we feel we should share a series of recommendations about attractions, activities and what we like to do this time of year in our city. It’s said and done, in this post we have tried to collect all the experiences that we think are worthwhile to be enjoyed in Malaga during the Christmas holidays. Constitucion square at Christmas © Ayuntamiento de Málaga Turning on the Christmas lights Since the last
Malaga is alive. Both the capital and the province demonstrate that each year with a wide variety of activities ranging from gastronomy to movies, traditions, music, folklore or summer “moragas”, festivals at the beach. In Spain Food Sherpas we chose some popular things to do in Malaga this year.They may not be the most important ones, but those that we believe will allow you to discover the true essence of Malaga. Take your calendar and something to write.
It's been 96 years since King Alfonso XIII named it ‘El Caminito del Rey’ (The king’s trail). This walkway that was once dubbed "the most dangerous path in the world" has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Spain after its restoration. There's a lot of information about it so we will suggest some other plans beyond the ‘path of vertigo’, so you can have an even more complete experience. History, culture, gastronomy… And long live the
The last frontier to the real life lies past the ‘Jaboneros’ stream, as a counterpoint to the Malaga of cruise ships and museums. In ‘El Palo’ you can have grilled sardines, but also Hawaiian ‘poké’. You can go paddle surfing or row in a ’jábega’ (fishing boat from Malaga). Do you want to discover its secrets? Come along with us! Without losing its naval heritage out of sight, this neighborhood is modernizing in a slow but steady way