Malaga

 

 

MÁLAGA, SPAIN

3 Days Itinerary

DAY 1

Start at the Picasso Museum admiring the works of the famous painter in the town where he was born and enjoy the café at the museum. Then explore the Calle Molina Lario, the beautiful cathedral in the town center. Wander over to the Plaza Poeta Alfonso Canales and watch the sunset in the rooftop pool and bar while enjoying some amazing cocktails.

DAY 2

One of the most interesting spots to visit includes the Alcazaba, the Roman Theatre and Gibralfaro Castle. This area may take you most of the day to explore with structures dating back thousands of years. Wander over to Café Central Málaga that has been serving coffee since 1910. Then a moment to reflect on your day at the Arabic Baths where you can enjoy a wonderful spa experience. This relaxing adventure will get you ready to explore and try some tapas around the city.

DAY 3

Discover the beaches of Málaga where you can snack on espestos and catch some rays. You can spend the day having drinks and enjoying the food of the bars and restaurants that line the beaches. After you have relaxed on the beach all day you can spend the evening and night in one of Málaga’s great clubs or discos.

DAY 1

Start at the Picasso Museum admiring the works of the famous painter in the town where he was born and enjoy the café at the museum. Then explore the Calle Molina Lario, the beautiful cathedral in the town center. Wander over to the Plaza Poeta Alfonso Canales and watch the sunset in the rooftop pool and bar while enjoying some amazing cocktails.

DAY 2

Begin your morning in the Mercado Central to a little shopping before the market gets too busy. After that wander over to the Soho neighborhood. This barrio offers beautiful murals and street art sprinkled with art galleries and gastropubs. You can also enjoy the CAC museum while you are there. Explore the many restaurants to try as many tapas as possible in the evening.

DAY 3

One of the most interesting spots to visit includes the Alcazaba, the Roman Theatre and Gibralfaro Castle. This area may take you most of the day to explore with structures dating back thousands of years. Wander over to Café Central Málaga that has been serving coffee since 1910. Then a moment to reflect on your day at the Arabic Baths where you can enjoy a wonderful spa experience. This relaxing adventure will get you ready to explore and try a few more tapas.

DAY 4

Discover the beaches of Málaga where you can snack on espestos and catch some rays. You can spend the day having drinks and enjoying the food of the bars and restaurants that line the beaches. After you have relaxed on the beach all day you can spend the evening and night in one of Málaga’s great clubs or discos.

DAY 5

Take a walk to the century old park, Parque de Málaga, to admire the sculptures fountains and landscape that line the pathways near the shore. Along the tour of the park are two art museums: Museo de Málaga and the Centre Pompidou Málaga. After, enjoy the port area featuring brand-new architecture, shopping, restaurants, and views.

During the year there are so many opportunities to attend music and art events or watch beautiful parades.

January

Procesión de los Reyes – The celebration occurs every year on the 5th and 6th of January in the City Centre. A child requests the kings to give gifts to all the children of Málaga followed by a parade and festivities.

February and March

Málaga Carnival – Leading up to Lent, this celebration has parades, parties, music and includes a carnival for children.

March

Málaga Film Festival – Spanish feature films, short films, and documentaries are on display during this annual festival.

June

Noche de San Juan – The 23rd of June is the Summer Solstice and is a holiday marked with magic. A night filled with competitions, performances, and dancing, that ends with the Miss Veladilla pageant.

August

Málaga Feria – This fair celebrates the reconquest of the city and is the biggest festival in Andalusia. Filled with wine and flamenco dancing there are events all throughout the week.

October

Picasso Month – Art exhibits and activities occur all over the city to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Pablo Picasso.

November

International Jazz Festival – Acts travel from all over the world to perform at the Cervantes Theatre.

Malaga is rich in history and alluring sites that your can encounter throughout this amazing port city.

MÁLAGA BEACHES

14 kilometres of beaches allow for plenty of room to stretch out or take a long walk in the sand and sample Spanish delicacies in the restaurants along the way.

CATEDRAL NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA ENCARNACIÓN

This national landmark began construction in 1530 and stopped in the 17th century becoming a beautiful piece of historical Spanish religious art.

TEATRO ROMANO

Discovered in 1951, This Roman Theatre was excavated to uncover some of the stands and the orchestra.

CENTRE POMPIDOU MÁLAGA

Art Museum recognizable by the large glass cube that showcases different exhibits throughout the year including dance, photography, and film.

MUSEO PICASSO MÁLAGA

Admire the famous painter’s works in the town where he was born.

CAFÉ CENTRAL MÁLAGA

Located in the Plaza de Constitución, experience 9 different gradations of coffee to milk at this café that’s been open for more than 100 years!

PARQUE DE MÁLAGA

Park covering 30,000 square meters which extends from the Plaza de General Torrijos to Plaza de la Marina.

The lovely port of Málaga or Puerto de Málaga is a scenic waterfront, lined with cafes, ice cream parlours and shops selling andalusian crafts, souvenirs and hand made goods. It also has the Hard Rock Cafe of Málaga. The harbour is stunning. The colour of the ocean, the bright sky and a line of beautiful boats lends it a look of a painting. You can stroll along the port, have breakfast or lunch while enjoying a sunny view. Or at night you can enjoy live music or a rocking night at the hard rock cafe. It’s a very lively place.

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