Did you really think the city of Malaga was just a place to visit in summer? Far from it! Today we’re here to let you in on everything that the capital of the Costa del Sol has to offer during the cooler months of the year, and we’re not talking about the weather or summer sun, nor the city’s beaches, popular Feria de Málaga, and famous espetos (skewers).
You probably already know by now, but we’ll remind you just in case: Malaga is quickly turning into a cosmopolitan city that offers something for everyone, along with a cuisine guaranteed to delight even the most demanding foodies. Ranked as one of the European Commission’s top Ten European Cities with the best quality of life,Malaga certainly has everything you need for the perfect weekend getaway.
Want to start with the Malaga’s can’t-miss attractions? Let’s go!
Trend radar set to on: The city is starting to experience a cultural boom, and one of the biggest reflections of this ongoing growth is the CAC Málaga, a museum where art and design lovers can find some of today’s top national and international contemporary art.
Next stop: La Térmica! Described as a culture hub, La Térmica is a space where creativity is a must—not that we want you to work on your getaway, but because the venue itself is a place where creativity and a truly authentic experience intersect.
The SoHo art district:Anoutdoor space that abuzz with an ample range of entertainment, shopping and cultural activities. Malaga is also home to outstanding street art; keep an eye out for creative artwork from ground-breaking artists like the Boa Mistura artistic group. And if you still want more, take a stroll through the city’s flea markets, alternative exhibitions and concerts. An epic plan! Right?
For photography lovers we’ve found the perfect spots where you can snap jaw-dropping pics for your Instagram followers. Start by climbing to the Castillo de Gibralfaro for an amazing panoramic view of the city at sunset; we also recommend the Paseo del Parque, a park where you can take your best Miami Beach-style photo with the city’s unique Andalusian flair, an awesome combination.
Feel like grabbing a bite? The wide variety of dishes you’ll have to choose from have one thing in common: quality. You’re guaranteed to go back home feeling like you didn’t try everything that Malaga cuisine has to offer, because with flavors like this, you can never have enough! Try a coffee and pastry at the lovely Julia Bakery, or go for some authentic tapas at Uvedoble or the legendary Pimpi. You can’t go wrong!
And if you want to keep the good times going and put the perfect end to a perfect day in Malaga, visit LARIOS, who will show you the best views of downtown while you sip on a cocktail. But if it’s romance you’re looking for you can ask VALERIA; she’ll find a spot for you on her terrace where you’ll have an unbeatable view of the harbor and the lights of the ferris wheel at sunset.