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. [ Read more ]
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 [ Read more ]
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. [ Read more ]
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. [ Read more ]
In the months of September and October are held a number of Fairs throughout Andalusia. In the coming weeks fairs lovers have two important appointments in Torremolinos and Fuengirola: Folklore, dance, music, cuisine, all in copious amounts accompanied by probably not less drinks and desire to have fun are the basic ingredients of each fair, which according to each locality also acquires a unique nuance. [ Read more ]
Whether you’ve always wanted to know more about the different types and styles of Yoga but did not know where to start, as if you are already practicing and you want to meet people with similar concerns in the Costa del Sol, this weekend you have an excellent opportunity to enjoy a full program at the seventh edition of the Yoga Congress of the Costa del Sol, which takes place at the Congress Centre in Marbella, from 20 to 22 September.
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Who wants to get away from the coast and live another kind of experience, can enjoy during two weekends in September the opportunity to discover beautiful roads leading inland through the Sierra de las Nieves, declared a Biosphere Reserve, to the village of Guaro. [ Read more ]
In the popular white village of Mijas, located a few kilometres from Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol at about 400 meters above sea level, is celebrated these days the fair in honour of the town patron, the Virgen de la Peña. During these days in the village takes place an extensive program of cultural activities, sports, music and festivities. [ Read more ]
The Malaga Fair develops in two different scenarios: During the day it takes place in the streets and squares of the city centre and at night it moves to the fairgrounds. The downtown streets are decorated and many locals wear typical traditional dresses. [ Read more ]
Sohail Castle in Fuengirola is a nice walk at any time of year: Located on a small hill next to the sea and the mouth of the river, this ancient 10th century Arab fortress, provides beautiful views of the coast, Fuengirola and surroundings. [ Read more ]