Malaga: Art and Food, Part 1

Spain, Malaga Guide (B): Malaga: Art and Food, Part 1

Apart from the obvious reason of wanting a holiday, I have three other reasons for wanting to be in Malaga: Art – enjoying its rich modern art scene with the brilliant art historian Marie-Anne Mancio of Hotel Alphabet; food – Malaga has a reputation for having some of the best food and wine in Spain; and sun. Unfortunately the sun wasn’t playing today but hiding instead behind dark grey clouds that burst into heavy downpours during the morning. However, the art and food was everything I’d hoped for. So, on balance, it’s been a very good day indeed.

The day began, after breakfast in the hotel, with a 20-minute walk through the old historic centre to the harbour area where the Centre Pompidou Malaga is situated; the art group’s meeting place this morning.

Despite the inclement weather it was a lovely walk through mainly pedestrianised streets, passing beautiful elegant buildings, narrow streets, and the cathedral.

What struck me on my walk was the beauty of the city – a glorious surprise as I’d had no idea it was so lovely before I came – and its greenery: lots of trees and plants. It’s a city that seems cared for. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Malaga: Art and Food, Part 1
Guide Location: Spain » Malaga
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Centre Pompidou Malaga   The Cathedral   Seafront   Park   Picasso Museum   Museo Carmen Thyssen   Marisqueria Canela Fina   Casa Mira   Plaza de la Constitucion   El Pimpi  
Author: Kay Gale
Read it on author's website: https://travel-gourmet.com/2018/10/11/malaga-2018-art-food/

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