Malaga airport news in 2018 brings us information about the statistics from last year and the new rules of some airlines. Continue reading for more information.
New airline at Malaga airport
The great demand from the Nordic countries with the Costa del Sol has led the airline SAS (Sweden Scandinavian Airlines System) to establish new bases at Malaga airport and London.
Swedish tourism has increased by more than 40% since 2016, in 2017 more flights are expected from Sweden and other Nordic countries to Malaga.
New flights between Malaga and France
The airline Air France will connect Malaga airport with the south of France. Through the low-cost airline Transavia will link Lyon with the Costa del Sol.
It is also planned to increase the number of flights between Malaga and Paris-Orly airport from 3 to 9 flights per week.
The route between Malaga and Charles de Gaulle airport maintains its 21 weekly flights.
Ryanair now charge for hand luggage
The Irish company Ryanair has decided to charge for cabin baggage from 2018 onwards. 5 Euros for being able to travel with hand luggage and only to be able to take up 2 packages those passengers who have priority boarding.
This news has found conflicting opinions between those who prefer to check in all the luggage and those who prefer to carry a cabin suitcase and a backpack or handbag.
How to acquire the priority boarding or which other airline to choose? I’ll tell you about it in another blog post.
Contact with Ryanair
If you are not sure what you can or cannot bring, please contact Ryanair at Malaga airport. The check-in counter is located in the area of Terminal T2, floor P1.
*I recommend not to use Ryanair’s contact phones. Call price ranges from 0.13 Euros in Spain to 1€ per minute in other countries.
Malaga airport statistics in 2017
In 2017 the airport has experienced the largest traffic in its history with more than 18 million passengers and a total of 137092 operations. These figures show a growth of 11.7% in passengers and 10.8 more in landing and take-off operations.
As in recent years, the trend is for the United Kingdom to be in first place among the leading nationalities. Germany, the Netherlands and France follow at some distance. The Costa del Sol is undoubtedly a very attractive destination for the British, who choose it every year as a place to spend their holidays.
Malaga has been one of the fastest growing destinations last year. This has led to an increase in the demand for accommodation, so we recommend booking and planning well in advance.
Malaga airport news in 2018 was last modified: January 31st, 2018 by
The infection known as ‘Survival Zombie’ is getting wild in Spain and there are fears that the next outbreak will occur in Fuengirola (Malaga) the next Saturday 11th of November in 2017.
Only those who can pay a vaccine will have a chance of survival. They will have to accomplish a number of missions before the end of the night. If they are not bitten in the process they might escape infection by a rescue means not yet specified…but let’s face it, nobody will survive.
being a zombie has its own good things, there are many brain recipes online!
To which group do you belong? If you do not understand a word of Spanish you will be one of the first who get lost and cornered by a zombie horde, not being able to complete missions unless your friends do understand their requests. Do not worry if this is the case, being a zombie has its own good things, there are many brain recipes online!
On Saturday 11th of November, from 11pm to 6am close the doors and windows if you are neither a survivor nor a zombie; although many choose to watch the event, foolish…
Everything about Survival Zombie in Spain
‘Survival Zombie’ is a known event in Spain because of its originality and active participation throughout the Spanish territory.
Those who choose being a survivor in Fuengirola will have to accomplish several missions provided by actors during the night while trying to survive…something that will not be easy. If a zombie touches you , you will become part of the horde.
The story presented to participants is original. There are actors, special effects, streets decorated as an apocalypse with hospital and military camps. You will feel your favourite series of living dead.
For each success mission you will receive a stamp on your ration card, in earlier events it is known there were up to 14 missions. You can choose to collaborate with other players or go solo. Perhaps you prefer to fool them when they are asking if an area is safe? The goal is to survive and that could give enough time for you to avoid a horde and continue your adventure.
Living dead can’t run, except the called Z, those are actors who other zombies follow…and those run fast, if you see one better you run or hide, he will go after you.
Past events and Survival Zombie
At the beginning of the night some military at a camp might provide instructions for survival, pay attention and listen carefully, danger lurks.
Some of the past missions included entering a dark building noiselessly to retrieve an amulet; causing noise would attract the attention of a creature inside.
Survivors must use a green scarf while the undead go with a red one.
If zombies caught you, then you can join the horde or pay 5€ for an emergency vaccine and continue doing missions.
Malaga sightseeing being a survivor or a zombie
If its your first time in Malaga you can take advantage of this experience and visit the city while or after walking dead chase you.
With a Roman past and with a strong Muslim history that left us monuments like the Alcazaba fortress. Malaga is a beautiful tourist destination during all the year that has ended up being the source of undead infection in 2017.
Some of the most popular attractions in Malaga for living beings and dead people
Plaza de la Merced.
Visiting Fuengirola while infested by zombies? Definitely an original proposal that might appeal many of you.
Rules and information about Survival Zombie
The event will begin with an introduction to story made by actors.
Children from 10 years old in advance can take part always if accompanied by an adult.
Those who come infected and already did make up at home will pay only 5€ for being a zombie. Those who let being infected at event and choose to make up by professionals will have to pay 15€.
Cost of vaccine for survivors is 30€. If bitten during the event and want to continue doing missions you will have to pay for an emergency vaccine of 5€.
Those who want to take part on this event from outside Malaga could book a bus from Madrid, Ciudad Real and Granada from the official website at past events, so you should ask if there is any available.
Date: Saturday, November 11th, 2017
Hours: From 23pm to 6am
The event will end with the rescue of the few remaining survivors if any in an amazing and secret scene…including helicopter maybe?
If you remove the participant identification prematurely you will be disqualified so you can safely leave the event without zombies biting you.
The infestation will be in October so you still have time ahead to get ready. If you are someone who want a vaccine, you can reserve it at the official website.
Good luck, you will need it.
Promotional Video of Survival Zombie
Short film ‘ Walking dead Revelation’ based in Malaga
The history of the event is based on the book and short film below:
More information and tickets for Survival Zombie
If you are planning to participate you should check the website below:
If you’re looking for nosleep ghost stories or mysteries in Malaga, here you’ll find some of the most curious and scary. These stories have been the subject of years of research and the key that sheds light on their mysteries has not been found.
There’s nothing better than Halloween eve to read horror stories and mysteries in Malaga. Will you join us in discovering them?
The monster of Alta Street in the capital of Malaga
This story has reached our days as if it were a legend. The event that has been told from parents to their children occurred on February 4, 1966.
According to the article to which I have had access, a neighbour of number 23 of Alta Street in the centre of Malaga yelled that she had seen a monster.
I saw a monster!, yelled the neighbour in panic.
Neighbours and those passing by who came to her yell asked amazed:
How? A monster? What was that like?
The neighbour responded in shock:
Yeah, a monster. I was cooking the food and when I turned I saw a being with bulging eyes and long brown hair. It had a big head like a 7-year-old boy, a big mouth from ear to ear and 2 fangs.
What did it do? asked those who were there with curiosity and wonder.
It threatened me not to scream and I was afraid it would come over me, so I ran away. I could see that terrible monster leaping and climbing up to the house next door, disappearing from my sight.
A monster in Malaga?
The house where the mysterious being was supposed to hide was an empty and ruined building. The neighbours decided to break down the door of the abandoned building and investigate inside; without luck, because they found nothing. Some attributed the vision to an animal, probably a lost domestic monkey or a large cat.
There were those who said they heard a noise and saw a shadow move quickly. What did this lady really see?
Two days after the event, a journalist interviewed the protagonist of the story. She was still in a state of panic, unable to sleep or eat.
One of the most mysterious and ancient stories of Malaga took place in the Alcazaba. In the past, in its interior there were low class houses, known as the Alcazabilla area.
The story begins in the summer of 1936, during which excavations were being carried out in La Alcazabilla. Small figures were found with elongated nose and hat. They identified them with the elves from the stories told to the children at that time. Would they have anything to do with what happened next?
The photo on the right shows what the entrance to the Alcazaba was like at that time (the most current image at the foot of the article).
The first sight
After sunset and on her way home, a loud noise startled one of the neighbours. She looked up and could see a large shadow. She felt observed, the shadow was in one of the ancient fortified towers. The woman, in shock, told about it to other neighbours and they went out to see what was going on. All of them witnessed such a dark apparition. The figure, after being observed, disappeared, not before dropping a stone at the feet of the neighbours who had gathered there. They continued to discuss the event until late at night, it was something extraordinary.
Mysterious Stones Rain
The next day and around 11:00 a. m. a rain of stones started. The origin was not clear but many neighbours said that most of them came from house number 24, abandoned after the death of its last tenant.
The rain of stones lasted all day long, at nightfall that mysterious figure returned to the scene. This time there were sounds of lamentation and chains as attested by those present. The neighbours fearfully decided to go after that strange being, but it disappeared.
Another day passed and the next morning the rain of stones returned. The phenomenon wounded 3 women who were there. This time and with the threatening face that the events were taking, the neighbours decided to raid the abandoned house from which the stones were supposed to come.
They threw the door down and as they entered, they saw that the keys were locked from the inside and there was no hole large enough for a child to escape, which would exclude the presence of someone physical. The belief that it was a ghost was gaining more and more followers.
A ghost in Malaga?
With the door ajar after the attempt to hunt the menacing creature, there were many curious people who looked out. This was the case of Jaime Morales, a boy who, to show his courage in front of the group of friends, decided to enter the house alone. This kid affirmed seeing the ghost, said he was dressed like a normal person. The boy wanted to reach him but received a brick while the figure fled through a window. This window was not large enough that no one could pass through, which added even more mystery to the story.
Finally, the event took on importance to the point where the guards went to the site to search the whole place. They couldn’t find anyone or anything suspicious.
The ghost stopped appearing and became part of the many legends of Malaga.
Nowadays, and with a completely reformed environment, there are still security guards who claim to be witnesses at times of a dark figure that walks around the Alcazaba and gets lost behind the corners, noises of stones that seem to be thrown and screams that resound in the silence of the night without a concrete origin.
Will the ghost of the Alcazaba still visit the place? Would it be the former neighbour already deceased, someone linked to the past of such an imposing monument that refuses to leave, or the joke of some boy who never was caught?
Poltergeist in Malaga, paranormal events at Cister street
In this famous street in Malaga you could find the offices of the well-known publishing house Plaza & Janes. Nobody could have expected that this place would become part of the mysterious stories of Malaga in 1991, but so it was. We are going to know a little more about the case and why many Malaga residents remember this event with intrigue and curiosity.
María Luisa was a worker who, like every afternoon, went to a place close to this publishing house to have coffee on her break. As he said she could hear loud noises of furniture and books falling to the ground coming from this publishing house. This surprised her because they had not even opened yet, although she didn’t think much of it. She didn’t know what was really going on inside the house.
What happened inside the publishing house?
It was June 6,1991, several employees were meeting inside. As they testified, things began to happen that no one could explain. They saw all the furniture moving from one place to another and the objects flying out. Ashtrays that violently exploded into a thousand pieces when they reached the wall and even a knife could be seen stuck in a subsequent visit.
Employees rushed away from such a sinister spectacle as a multitude of objects rushed into them, from staplers to pens.
Maria Luisa, who was inside the cafe, could see the multitude crowding in front of the editorial. The curiosity made her come out and see what was going on and she could see how the workers came out of the interior terrified, that it was totally chaotic, as if it were an earthquake.
Over the years, the editorial vanished and many businesses passed through this building, including the VANS store. As they commented, workers of the same one have experienced diverse events without explanation, falling of objects, sensation of a presence… but nothing comparable to what happened in the editorial Plaza & Janés.
There are witnesses who affirm that the police went to the place, however they say they do not find reports that prove the participation.
Without a doubt something happened in that Malaga editorial.
It was 1913,6 pm and Manuel Sanchez Dominguez was playing like so many other days in front of the Pascualini cinema doors, in Calle Cordoba.
Manuelito, as he was affectionately called, had two brothers, one too small that had to stay with his mother and the other who was not with him at the time of his disappearance. It was not uncommon for Manuelito to sneak into the cinema occasionally to see a movie, but he was never coming back too late.
Time passed and Manuelito did not return. The parents, who had been selling hazelnuts in front of the cinema, alerted the guard. It was not normal for him to be absent for so long, and as the night fell, fears that some tragedy might have occurred grew stronger and stronger.
They find the body
Three days later, children playing in the swamp would find the dead body, he had a cut behind one of hir ears and it looked like his blood had been drawn.
Time passed without further news, it was a few months in which fear had taken over the families. It seemed dangerous for the children to go out alone for playing in the street.
After 6 months without any hint, police received a tip of someone who had been talking about the case in a tavern while drunk. He was captured and through him they reached his accomplice, it was’ El Moreno’ and ‘El Trapero’. They both ended up confessing the murder and also claimed to have been paid a large sum of money. it was a request from someone for bringing the blood of a child to a meeting point where they saw only a black carriage. Both were sentenced to death, but the person from the black carriage was never caught.
The belief that drinking a child’s blood could treat illnesses such as tuberculosis was widespread among the upper classes of the day. They were also the only ones who could afford to pay the high prices that certain illegalities cost and, as happens today, they were one step ahead of the law. Rumours in this case point to the fact that the wealthy aristocrat involved was the bullfighter Rafael Gómez Brailey, who suffered from this disease and died by the end of the same year.
These are just a few of the many stories that exist in Malaga, a land of mysteries. Next Halloween if you like I’ll bring more.
Nosleep horror stories that happened in Malaga was last modified: November 3rd, 2017 by
On October 31 arrives the terrifying night of Halloween in Malaga. Do you have any plan? Malaga is ready and features events in which you can already register.
If you have not yet decided what to do, we offer interesting activities for both adults and children so prepare to survive the terror on Halloween in Malaga. Still without costume? Check the top costumes for Halloween and get ready!
The scariest night of the year approaches in Halloween, we hope you survive as we wouldn´t want to run out of readers.
Halloween at the Historical Botanical Garden La Concepción
If you want to visit the Botanical Garden, perhaps would be a good time the night of October 31; full of frightening beings from the beyond waiting to give you a good scare among the darkest shadows of the garden.
If you go in disguise you can take part in a costume contest in three categories available: children, adults and groups.
Price for the guided visit is 18 Euros for adults and 15 Euros for children under 16 and members.
Guided visits start at 8pm and the duration is for 1 and a half hours.
For reservations or information you just have to call +34 951 92 61 80
Scary night at the English Graveyard
This mysterious place is open for anyone who wants to venture at night and discover some of the characters brought from the darkest corners of the ultra-world and spread throughout the English Graveyard in Malaga. Are you brave enough?
This year 2017 brings us the “Great Halloween Game” with activities to make the history of the cemetery known to both children and adults. It is necessary to register for teams of 4 to 6 people.
Price: 25€ per team
Friday 27 and Tuesday 31 October: 7:30,9:00 and 10:30 pm.
Halloween in Malaga with children
Kids love Halloween in Malaga, dressing up is an activity with which they are comfortable all year round without the need for a special day.
When this day comes they are willing to go out disguised and enjoy activities or visit the houses in search of sweets with the typical trick or treat.
Activities for celebrating Halloween in Malaga with family:
Theme Parks like Selwo Marina in Benalmadena and Selwo Adventure in Estepona told us in past events the habits of animals as terrifying as tarantulas, snakes, piranhas, poisonous frogs or bats among others. In addition decoration is adapted to this event and children between 3 and 10 wearing costumes don’t have to pay entrance.
Benalmadena cablecar will have a special decoration in both stations of the trip. Children between 3 and 10 wearing costumes don’t have to pay for the ticket.
Sea-Life offer free entry for those children under 10 years wearing costumes, there will be handcrafts and workshops from 11am to 5:30pm.
Tivoli World will also organize a special event for this night and there is free entry for children wearing costumes. From 1st October to 1st November children and adults wearing costumes have free entrance.
Rosaleda shopping centre will organize a workshop for creating tenebrous baskets between 6pm and 9pm.
The mall Malaga Plaza will also organize an event for any age the next 30th in October from 5pm. Entry will be free and a makeup artist will make-up the children for converting them into terrifying creatures, as memory you will get a polaroid photo of the event. The best photo will have a 150€ prize.
Not confirmed: There will be a special event in Automobile Museum on 29th from 12:30 hours with chilling surprises, tickets cost € 7.5 per person.
Larios street in Malaga centre will be a meeting point for people with amazing costumes, a good place for walking with the family.
Halloween at Pier 1 in the Port of Malaga
On October the dead, witches and ghosts will invade the Port of Malaga from 5 pm.
There will be a costume contest with different category prizes and photos.
Tuesday, from 5 pm to 9 pm at Artsenal, free entry.
Halloween in Torremolinos, Marbella and other municipalities
Terror in Torremolinos
First of all the Nogalera square area in Torremolinos will organize a terror attraction the next 31st. Do you dare?
Several events and a costume contest from 5pm in advance. Especially relevant a terrifying event called ‘Terror Mansion’ will await for those who dare. The minimum recommended age is 8 years.
In addition terror will be present the next Saturday at Molino de Inca. This botanical garden will be one of the most terrifying places in Torremolinos. There will be magic and face-paint workshops from 6pm to 8pm. There will be also an event called ‘searching for the mystery’ from 5pm to 6pm.
Scary night at Rincon de la Victoria
Not confirmed but there are special events every year for halloween:
At Rincon de la Victoria they are getting ready for the Terror Tales the 28th and 31st at the Public Library. There will be also a scary street at ‘El Cantal de La Cala del Moral’ from 8pm to 2am.
Furthermore the main mall at this municipality will have a scary area for children at the second floor the next Friday, Saturday and Monday. There is free entry for groups of 6 people (you must inscribe in advance)
Halloween in Estepona
There will be several scary events this year in this municipality:
Halloween in Club de Tenis
There will be food and drinks, music, dancing and enjoyment. You have to pay for what you consume.
There will be a costume contest with a prize for the most terrifying one.
For confirming your assistance email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 952 80 15 79
This children place celebrates during this scary night several activities: Tunnel of terror, facial makeup, costume contest, hot dogs and drinks.
31st October from 5 pm.
15€ for children between 4 and 12 years.
10€ for children between 1 and 3 years.
Free entrance for adults.
Passage of terror in Velez-Malaga
There are many activities planned for Halloween from 5:30 pm. There will be photo sessions, make-up workshops and Halloween pumpkin making workshops.
The building of the House of Associations will handle a passage of terror with different levels of intensity, so it is a scary activity for all audiences from 8 pm.
Also in Velez- Malaga, the so-called Terror Train is available from 7:30 pm to 12 pm.
Terror activities in other municipalities
In Maro they organize Maroween, a gastronomy event.
Pedrizas district in Churriana is decorated in a special way during this night, as a result it will be a scary place to stroll around.
Soho district will celebrate Halloween with workshops and activities for everyone. Come and join the face-painting workshop or any of the handcraft. If interested a free inscription is required at Tomas Heredia, 7 street.
Halloween in Benalmadena is celebrated in Plaza de la Mezquita with a ‘terror passage’ from 9 pm to 1:30 am. Price for the ticket is 1.5€
Do you know more events I forgot? Feel free to comment if you want to recommend it.
More ideas for celebrating Halloween
If you want to invite your zombie friends home, nothing better than a good brain cake. Browsing Internet I have found a tasty recipe, wanna try?
It is just an idea, there are many more ideas you can use. Feel free to suggest yours in our comments area.
A mudstorm has been predicted for today in the province of Malaga. Rain dust is a phenomenon that confuses some of you, so let’s clear up all the doubts about how and why it happens.
No, it doesn’t happen because that day you decide to wash the car, other factors are involved.
What is the rain dust and when does it happen?
This typical dust rain (also called muddy or red rain) is a curious meteorological phenomenon occurring in the Mediterranean. No, it doesn’t happen because that day you decide to wash the car, other factors are involved.
In another article I talked about the difference between terral and sub-Saharan wind. This wind has a lot to do with the phenomenon, and is that for mud rain to happen there must be two conditions, dust particles suspended in the atmosphere, a wind strong enough to bring them to the mainland and rain.
This phenomenon can occur all year round but is characteristic of the summer months. It is not usual, however, that it happens during the winter months.
How long does it last? Dust suspension in the atmosphere can last from 24 to 60 hours before it begins to disappear.
70% of the world’s dust comes from the Sahara desert
Where does the dust come from?
As you may have deduced, the dust comes straight from the Sahara. The wind and rain give us a little bit of this desert on our vehicles and streets. Not only makes dirt, this powder provides nutrients to the soil and oceans.
Minerals, bacteria, spores and pollen are suspended along with sub-Saharan dust and sand. Together they manage to overcome great distances to reach the most unlikely places, such as under your sofa or the interior of the European continent thousands of miles away. 70% of the world’s dust comes from the Sahara desert, so you can get an idea.
In Guaro will take place on 8 and 9 in September the Luna Mora Festival.
This event of 2 days is a free meeting place of Andalusian culture and music with streets decorated for the occasion; a mixture of cultures that have lived together and shaped this town over the centuries and during these days offer visitors a good excuse to come visit.
No to forget the typical candles lit along the streets of the town, creating a beautiful sight at night; some romantic shapes where many couples decide to take the photo to immortalize the moment.
During the night numerous stalls offer food at good prices.
Program of Luna Mora in Guaro
This event starts on Friday, September 8 at 5 pm with the opening of the Moorish craftsmen souk and has the same schedule for Saturday September 9.
5 pm Opening of the Moorish craftsmen souk 5:30 pm Workshops in the streets of downtown 6 pm Lightning of the candles 6:30 Workshop of craft games 7 pm Ambience in the streets and visit of the cultural patrimony of the village 8:30 pm Children´s tales at Plaza de los Cuentos 9 pm Parade 10 pm Oriental dance workshop 11 pm Flamenco show at the Auditorium 12 Midnight tales for adults at Plaza de los Cuentos 12:30 am Ambience in the streets 12:45 am Show at the Cultural centre Al-Andalus
When arriving there by car there is usually enabled an outdoor parking just before you get to Guaro from where you take a bus up to the village.
Do not hesitate, if you have no plans on Friday 8 or Saturday 9 September, come and visit the Luna Mora in Guaro, you won´t regret it.
In August, during the fair days, there is a taxi strike in Malaga affecting 50% of its services.
The strike occurred at night without notice. This situation has mainly affected those last flights arriving Malaga airport or those people looking to return from the fair .
Will the taxi strike in Malaga affect you?
The taxi strike is expected to expand along the Costa del Sol. Torremolinos, Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Mijas, Marbella, Estepona, Manilva, Benahavís, Casares and Nerja will be the next municipalities to suffer the strike in Malaga, with a 50% cut in its services.
The strike could be extended to the entire national territory
The strike that started in Malaga could be extended to all the national territory. This situation occurs as a complain to other transport services like Cabify or Uber. Taxis are on a war footing after they knew those services were going to expand their fleet during the Malaga fair week. Now they are asking for total exclusivity during the days of greater demand.
Those who have chosen an alternative means of transport do not have to worry. This strike will not affect them.
What to do if you need a taxi in Malaga and there is a strike?
Many of those who arrived at night to Malaga airport were unable to use any means of transport after the last bus and train departed from the terminal.
Those without planning their transport in advance have found that there were no options for transport on arrival. Some of those visitors had to wait for the first train that stops at the airport at 5:30 am.
The airport is one of the major affected by this strike. If you planned to use a taxi we recommend to rent a car or book a Malaga airport transfer instead so you can have peace of mind. Transfers are available for any kind of service, so if you want to visit the fair or going anywhere else you can check the price and book online.
Taxi strike in Malaga – How to survive the taxi strike on holiday was last modified: January 15th, 2018 by
The week go fast and the weekend arrives with free time and varied activities in Malaga. Summer is a season of activities and good weather. Some of the proposals that I bring you here last until September.
You can visit our calendar of events to know more events you can find during all the year.
The month ends with the Airshow Festival in Torre del Mar.
Airshow International air festival in Torre del Mar
Since Friday 28 until Sunday 30 there is an Airshow exhibition in Torre del Mar for the second year.
More than 40 aircrafts belonging to 6 different countries will meet over the beach of the litoral for visitors to enjoy.
On Friday 28 and Saturday 29 there will be training flights.
On Saturday the Sunset Airshow from 7:50 pm. until 9:50 pm.
The Sunday from 11 am. to 3 pm. visitors can enjoy the Airshow Festival in Torre del Mar.
Every night during the summer you can enjoy an outdoor planetarium at the top of Mount Calamorro.
After enjoying the views from Benalmadena cable car you can also marvel at the night sky of the Costa del Sol. The Astronomical Society of Malaga will help you discover the starts, planets, galaxies and constellations that are in our sky.
Hiking route with astronomy lessons
50 free people can get access to this guided hiking route of 13 km. with free astronomy lessons the next saturday 22nd of July.
The lessons include a workshop for recognizing stars, constellations, planets and nebulae using high-end telescopes.
Departure will be from C/Pacifico, 54 at 6:00 pm. and return will be at 12:30 pm. Transport and insurance is included for free.
The commercial center organizes as every year the summer festival from Thursdays to Saturdays until August 26 from 9:30 pm.
There will be magic and illusion among many other performances like the circus show ‘ Circo Contemporaneo’ and the Malaga symphonic orchestra.
The stands are set every summer to offer handicraft products at the main squares of the municipality. From 6:00 pm. to 12:00 pm. until August 31.
Every day the stands will be set in a different square. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays you will find the market at Chiriva Square in La Carihuela; Wednesdays and Fridays in San Miguel Square and Saturdays in Plaza de Andalucia.
Book Fair in Torremolinos
This fair consists in stands selling books at cheap prices. There are two fair areas, one in the centre of the municipality and another on the beach promenade.
Book deal fair is available from june 29 to September 3 from 11:00 am. to 2:00 pm. and from 7:00 pm. to 1:00 am. in Plaza de la Nogalera.
Beach Book Fair is available from June 27 to September 10 from 7:00 pm. to 1:00 am. on the Playamar promenade.
Looking for available fairs to visit during July in the province? Continue reading:
July activities in Malaga
If you are wondering about things to do in Malaga in July here I bring some of the recommended activities for this weekend.
Pompidou Centre for children
If you have children they will ask you to take them to the Pompidou Centre for enjoying the free activities available. They will learn about art and composition.
This event is available until September 15.
Opening hour is from 9:30 am. to 8 pm., Saturdays and holidays from 9:30 am. to 2:00 pm. and from 5:00 am. to 8:00 pm.
The Pompidou Centre is between the piers 1 and 2 at the Port of Malaga.
Olfactory museum ‘Olor a Málaga’
Thuis weekend is open the olfactory museum ‘Olor a Malaga’. There are smells reminiscent of the old Roman city, the industrial Malaga of the 19th century and many others.
Ever wonder about how the typical Roman garum would smell like? Its industry was very extended along the Mediterranean. This is just one of the many smells that you will be able to find in this museum.
A museum where you can see and smell, certainly an original proposal to visit until July 3 at the Museum of Municipal Heritage. Admission is free.
Advertising poster exhibition
Are you curious about how advertising has evolved in Malaga? In this exhibition you will find advertising posters that cover almost a century, from 1870 to 1960.
The entrance is free and this is another way to know the history of the province of Malaga.
The exhibition is at the Unicaja’s Exhibitions Hall Siglo, until September 15.
Archaelogical exhibition in Malaga
Until 24th of September you can find at the Municipal Heritage Museum this exhibition with archaeological remains found from the Muslim era in the province.
800 years of occupation is a long period of time, enough years to allow for brilliant writers, doctors, geographers, philosophers and other scholars from all branches of knowledge to have time to be born and shine.
Some of the pieces are exhibited for the first time in the museum. The aim is the visitor to know more about the past of this historic city.
The opening hours are from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Municipal Heritage Museum.
To know more about this and other activities in the museum you can visit the official website at: http://museodelpatrimoniomunicipal.malaga.eu/
Expired events in July
If you missed any of them below, do not worry…they will come again next year!
Weekend Beach in Torre del Mar
Around 40.000 people will meet in the popular Weekend Beach festival during this weekend. This musical event celebrates its 4th edition with a varied sort of musical styles and important artists.
The festival already started the past Wednesday but the most public is expected during the weekend. The list of artists include popular bands like The Prodigy, Estopa, Rosendo, Chambao or La Mala Rodriguez among many others.
The location of the concert is at the beach Poniente in Torre del Mar. If you fancy music, sun and beach you will enjoy it.
The price is from 71.5€ for a basic entrance to 121€ if you choose the VIP entrance with camping within the area.
More information and tickets at: http://www.weekendbeach.es/ (Spanish)
Los Alamos summer fair
The Saturday 8 at the Sports Centre of the municipality (next to train stop) from 9:00 pm.
It is a small fair organized by the neighborhood with an orchestra, drinks and food.
Regional fair ‘Sabor a Malaga’ in Axarquia
Activities for all ages and a fair where the traditional ‘espeto de sardinas’ will be very present as well as subtropical products from the area.
There will be cooking workshops to learn how to make guacamole or ajoblanco among other recipes.
The 9th of July in Torrox from 7:00 pm. to 12:00 pm.
Beach festival en Los Álamos, Torremolinos
Like every year the Summer beach festival arrives to Los Alamos in Torremolinos. It will be a long weekend with many artists and electronic music.
Past event registered more than 50.000 visitors. It is possible camping in the event but you must buy a specific ticket for this, only for those who want to get the most from the experience.
Best DJs in the world will meet at the festival that begins on Thursday 14.
After opening their first restaurant in Spain, the partners Robert de Niro and Noby Marsuhisa are planning to open their hotel boutique from their luxury chain in one of the most luxuries areas in Marbella, the Golden Mile.
The first hotel from the chain was in Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. In Spain in 2017 they inaugurated their first hotel in Ibiza. Marbella Nobu Hotel will be the second in 2018.
The beginning of this partnership took place after the opening of Nobu’s first restaurant in Beverly Hills. The new way to cook the Japanese dishes with South American ingredients made it a very popular place to eat. The restaurant was even frequented by hollywood celebrities, including Robert de Niro. Their relationship began soon after they meet with new projects together.
¿What about Nobu Hotel?
Still early to know all details about this project. What we know until now is that it will be an exclusive offer of suites only for adults. The inauguration of Nobu Hotel in Marbella will not happen until Spring in 2018.
It will be in the 5 star hotel Puente Romano, where is situated the Nobu Restaurant & Lounge.
They will be adding suites of different categories and prices until 2019. The suites will be surrounding the square in Puente Romano and there will be a pool with oriental style.
The suites will focus on high standing customers. The hotel will focus to satisfy all customer’s needs – general director says.
Nobu Restaurant and Lounge
The restaurant is built in sober and elegant wood following the Japanese styling.
Among the dishes you can find a few with South American influence, flavor that made Nobu famous. Malaga and the Mediterranean also look like to be of influence to him, you will be able to find some dishes with a typical Andalusian taste.
The restaurant is in Hotel Puente Romano, Marbella.
Opening time: 7:30pm to 01:00am daily.
Live DJ event from 7:30pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday until 4 am.
Casino Marbella is the place where PokerStars event takes place every year. In 2017 the fifth edition of this competition is from 19th to 25th of June. Hotel H10 Andalucia Plaza, apartments and hotels around have an high occupation rate during those dates.
Marbella is a town situated on the popular Costa del Sol, so I recommend to grab your camera before you continue reading and get ready for a break of sun and poker.
Other events in Casino Marbella
I already told you about the poker festival, but is there anything else? You will find other tournaments with big prizes like Holdem Poker and other events.
Those who decide to visit the Costa del Sol will find a great climate with sun, sea and beach as well as many parties, especially if you are among the winners. It will be a time to remember and if you participate I wish you luck; do you fancy visiting Marbella?
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