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Semana Santa de Málaga, guía rápida

By | 22 March, 2016 | 0 comments

Semana Santa Ma?laga

The Holy Week celebrations – known in Spanish as Semana Santa – in Malaga famously compete with those of Seville to be the best in Andalucia, and even in the whole of Spain.  Testament to this rivalry are the more than 40 religious organisations (largely known as ‘hermandades’ or ‘cofradias’) which take part in the various processions that fill up the week between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Read full article

Shopping in Malaga

By | 22 March, 2016 | 0 comments

Atarazanas market Malaga

Malaga is an ancient port city, one whose prosperity grew thanks to its position on Spain’s Mediterranean coast. Visitors will still catch a glimpse of this aspect of Malaga’s past when heading out to sample the city’s shops: a surprising mixture of small, local stores and upmarket international brands.

Calle Marques de Larios is probably the best place to start if you are in town for some serious spending. Read full article

Antigua Casa de Guardia: una taberna auténtica en Málaga

By | 22 March, 2016 | 0 comments

Bodega Antigua casa de guardia malaga

Hemos mencionado anteriormente en este espacio que Málaga es una ciudad con una altísima cantidad de bares para salir a tomar algo. Es una de las cosas que hacer en Málaga, sin ningún tipo de dudas.

Hoy nos centramos en un establecimiento que es un clásico en lo de tomarse un trago. La Bodega Antigua Casa de Guardia está situada en el centro de la ciudad,   Read full article

Museo Picasso de Málaga: un homenaje al malagueño más universal

By | 22 March, 2016 | 0 comments

Quizá el artista más importante del Siglo XX fuera Pablo Picasso. Su intensa vida le llevó a vivir en diversos lugares como La Coruña, Barcelona o París pero su infancia discurrió en Málaga. Nace en esta ciudad andaluza en 1881 y reside en ella hasta 1891 cuando las estrecheces económicas obligan a su familia a trasladarse a La Coruña. Read full article

The best beaches in Malaga

By | 22 March, 2016 | 0 comments

Fuengirola playa

We’ve spoken previously about how Malaga’s warm climate and city beaches are two great reasons to visit this Mediterranean city.  But there are miles and miles of wonderful beaches within easy reach of the city, all along the Costa del Sol.  And so, from the Gran Hotel Miramar  here are our recommendations for some of the best beaches in Malaga province, Read full article

Museo Carmen Thyssen (Málaga), un recorrido por la pintura española

By | 8 January, 2016 | 0 comments

Malaga has, over recent years, found itself a reputation as a great place for art lovers.  Most recently, the 2011 opening of the Museo Carmen Thyssen, has helped to cement the city’s reputation and bring in around 180,000 visitors per year.
corrida de toros mariano fortunyCorrida de toros, picador herido, by Mariano fortuny
This cultural centre is funded by Baroness Thyssen, Read full article

10 cosas que ver en Málaga

By | 8 January, 2016 | 0 comments

Malaga is a city of many faces.  From art and culture to beach life, there is something to suit all tastes.  If you are planning a trip, be sure to visit our top 10 sights (below), all easily accessible from the Gran Hotel Miramar.

  1. The Alcazaba.  Malaga’s Moorish citadel, Read full article

Cementerio inglés de Málaga, una visita singular

By | 8 January, 2016 | 0 comments

Malaga has a rich, varied history that is often missed by visitors. Of course, it is easy to to get caught up in the city’s tapas bars and bodegas, or laze away your visit on the Costa del Sol’s golden beaches – but scratch the surface of Malaga’s past and you will be pleasantly surprised at the changes that this seaside town has seen over the years. Read full article

Bar Pimpi, tapas con encanto en Málaga

By | 8 January, 2016 | 0 comments

If you ask Malaga locals where to go to experience some of the city’s famous tapas culture, there is one word on their lips: Pimpi.

El pimpi malaga

Bar Pimpi, established in 1971, is one of Malaga’s most famous eateries, and combines old Andalucian charm with a bit of glitz and is just a 15 minute stroll away from the Gran Hotel MiramarRead full article