Exploring Fuengirola – Food Festivals, Restaurants and Attractions

Lying midway between two of the major drawcards of the Costa Del Sol, Marbella and Malaga, lies Fuengirola a beachside town with a lot to offer. Often joked about as ‘the southernmost city of Finland,’ Fuengirola is much more than a Scandinavian winter escape. It has a lot to offer by way of food festivals, restaurants and attractions. Photo Credit: www.turismo.fuengirola.es Easily accessible by a direct bus from Marbella, and sitting at the end

A Day in Belnalmadena Pueblo – A stone’s throw away from Malaga

Situated a mere 20-minute drive away from Malaga, in the mountains lies Benalmadena Pueblo. Benalmadena itself is situated in three sections – the Pueblo, Arroyo De La Miel and Benalmadena Costa, but the beauty truly lies in the white washed buildings of the Pueblo. Stuck somewhere between a typical Spanish town and an international village, it has a lot to offer. Let's see what! Photo credit: www.disfrutabenalmadena.com Upon driving into the pueblo, you’re greeted

The August Fair of Malaga: two fairs for the price of one

From August 15 to 24 Malaga celebrates its traditional Fair, with the particularity that it is one of the few cities in Spain with two fairs at the same time to choose from: the streets of the Historic Center and the Real de la Feria in the Cortijo de Torres. Real de la Feria. © La Opinión de Málaga On August 19, 1487 the Catholic Monarchs, Isabel and Fernando, entered with their courtship through

Where to See Authentic Flamenco in Malaga

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

February 16th, 2019|Things to do in Malaga|

Nereo Shipyard Ecomuseum in Pedregalejo

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

Best Parks & Gardens of Malaga

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

December 19th, 2018|Things to do in Malaga|

Museums in Malaga · Sundays Free Entry

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

One Day in Malaga – A Walking Tour of the City Centre

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?

La Malagueta – Much more than a nice beach in Malaga

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

What to do at Christmas in Malaga – From a local point of view

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

December 14th, 2017|Things to do in Malaga|