From Sunday 15th has started the implementation of taxi meters with new rates for the use of public taxi in the town of Fuengirola, equalling prices with the municipalities of Mijas, Benalmadena and Torremolinos.
From April 30 to May 4, takes place the twentieth edition of the popular
International People´s Fair in Fuengirola. This event which takes place every year in the fairgrounds of this Costa del Sol city has become one of the most popular events in the city with one million visitors. However, the Fair this year will be very special as it celebrates its twentieth edition, thus has been organized a full program of activities with lots of surprises to commemorate this special anniversary.
Lovers of classic cars have during this weekend an appointment at the Trade Fair and Congress Centre of Malaga which takes place from 7 to 9 March. In more than 16.00 square meters visitors can enjoy an exhibition area and a commercial area around vintage cars and motorcycles.
Basketball fans can enjoy this week, from 6 to 9 February, this great sporting event that takes place in the Sports Palace Martin Carpena in Malaga.
Have you ever delighted in the beautiful view of fields of blossoming Almond trees? In the sheltered valleys and almost still in winter, these trees begin to bloom, still naked and without foliage; with delicate colours of pink and white they send us a greeting announcing the imminent spring; pure delight!
As already happened in the past, next year 2014 will be offered again direct flights between Malaga and New York during the months of June and July.
Flights will depart from Malaga Airport bound for New York JFK airport at 11.50 am Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month of June; during the month of July there will be also added departures on Wednesdays.
During the last weekend of November the Christmas lights switch-on takes place in most towns along the Costa del Sol and thus begin the typical activities of these pre-Christmas dates among which you can also find several Christmas markets.
In Malaga city you can enjoy the Christmas market in the central Paseo del Parque, with stalls of Christmas items, artisans and booksellers.
Although Halloween is a concept that is foreign to the Mediterranean culture, in Malaga it is gaining more followers every year. The reasons may be many or a mixture of them all: The locals of Malaga are generally known for their partying, thus there won´t be left out a good occasion to celebrate. Halloween in these parts becomes more a kind of carnival burlesque, also at this time of the year in Malaga at night there is still a quite pleasant temperature and last not least, the next day is a bank holiday and nobody has to rise early.
All these components contribute to that Halloween in Malaga is lived with joy and costumes of all kinds besides the typical “horrible” costume.
What is going on during this horrific afternoon / evening of October 31 in Malaga? A lot of things! It only depends on your taste and schedule.
In Muelle Uno (Pier One) there are gruesome activities from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, with a Workshop for potions and spells, Concert of the Witches Band, a
The month of October in Malaga marks since almost three decades the birth of one of its most famous sons, Pablo Picasso, during the so-called Picassian October. The Picasso Foundation situated in the birthplace of the painter and artist offers an extensive cultural program around this world famous personality who was born in Malaga.
Movie lovers have this week, from October 2 to 6, an interesting appointment in Marbella in the 8th edition of the International Film Festival. The Marbella Trade Fairs and Congress Centre and the H10 Andalucia Plaza Hotel in Puerto Banus are the venues to enjoy free screenings of some 40 international films in original version with Spanish subtitles. The categories are feature films, shorts and documentaries that will then be voted on by the audience.