Five Nights in Malaga: Eat, Drink, Do

Five Nights in Malaga: Eat, Drink, Do, Malaga, Spain (B)

It turned out there were lots of good reasons to go to Malaga. But I was attracted initially by a 2-day art tour there with Hotel Alphabet and as some friends had previously told me that Malaga is a great city and I would enjoy it, it seemed a good idea to take a chance to go. Thus I booked the art tour and added on another 3 days for relaxation and exploration.

I’m a summer person and like to seek a last dose of warm sun before winter takes hold and this makes Malaga an ideal destination in October when the average high is 24C. In fact, it’s never really cold; in the coldest months, December and January, you can expect highs of 17C and the lowest low is 8C.

Another great bonus for me is the combination of city and sea – all in one! You can enjoy all the benefits of a great city – museums, art galleries, historic sights, great restaurants – with long beaches and the blue Mediterranean glistening in the sun. And all of it within an easy walk.

I booked my hotel, as I often do, with my flight. Generally – though not always – the deal with British Airways gives me a good saving on the hotel. I like to stay very central. If it’s just a short trip and you want to be in the city and see the sights, it’s nicer to be able to walk everywhere rather than rely on public transport to take you into the centre. My hotel – Hotel Salles Malaga Centro – was an ideal location. It was just outside the historic centre because it was situated the other side of a bridge from Puerta Nueva, but I only had to cross the bridge – Puente de la Aurora – to be in the old town. I could walk everywhere easily, even right across to the other side of the city where the port and beach were – about half an hour’s walk. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Five Nights in Malaga: Eat, Drink, Do
Guide Location: Spain » Malaga
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kay Gale
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hotel Salles Malaga Centro
  • Puente de la Aurora
  • Calle de Marques de Larios
  • Contemporary Art Centre
  • Picasso Museum
  • Museo Carmen Thyssen
  • State Russian Museum
  • Centre Pompidou
  • Corner of Plaza de la Merced
  • The Cathedral
  • Alcazaba Fortress
  • Gibralfaro Castle
  • Port of Malaga
  • Marina
  • Lighthouse
  • La Malagueta
  • El Ultimo Mono Juice & Coffee
  • Vineria Cervantes
  • El Pimpi
  • Los Gatos
  • Casa Lola
  • Casa Mira
  • Freskitt
  • Italian Amorino
  • Calle Granada
  • Plaza de la Constitucion
  • Plaza Carbon
  • Plaza de la Merced
  • Atarazanas Market
  • Jardin Botanico La Concepcion

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