Feria de Malaga: Everything you need to know

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Every year thousands of people visit Malaga for the city’s annual feria to be treated to a celebration of local culture in a party-like atmosphere. Commemorating the incorporation of Malaga to the Crown of Castile by the Catholic Monarchs the feria celebrates the arrival of Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon when they entered Malaga …

Banksy exhibition comes to Malaga for the summer

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The Térmica arts centre in Malaga is hosting an exhibition of works by the anonymous England-based street artist Banksy, with many of the works being shown for the first time in Spain. “Banksy is probably the best-known contemporary artist in the world,” said Alexander Nachkebiya, curator of Banksy. Titled the “Art of Protest,” the exhibition contains more than 40 of …

Malaga Dog Party – Fantastic day out

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The annual Malaga “Dog Party” returns this weekend for its fifth edition, with plenty of non-competitive competitions that dog lovers are sure to enjoy. The event, to be held on Saturday the 11th and the Sunday the 12th of May is centred on the Plaza de la Marina and the main streets of the city. On Saturday two doggie parades …

See the spectacular ‘El Caminito del Rey’

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Attention thrill seekers! Have you heard about the Caminito del Rey near to Malaga in southern Spain? Built in the early part of the 20th century near the village of El Chorro, the Caminito del Rey is a narrow walkway resting on spikes and cables hammered into the side of sheer cliffs 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River. Called the …

Malaga’s Pier One welcomes the “Gene Machine” super-yacht

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Move over Marbella as Malaga’s about to take over! Well, maybe not when it comes to certain attractions that the famous Costa del Sol bling resort is known for. However, having said that slowly but surely we are seeing super-yacht owners decide to moor their multi-million dollar craft in the Port of Malaga rather than Puerto Banus. With all the …

Work to start on Malaga’s amazing Roman theatre

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Not many cities in the world can boast about being able to show their visitors a Roman theatre, never mind one that sits next to a fortress built by the Moors. The Roman theatre in Malaga hasn’t undergone any work since the information centre was created 20 years ago, but that’s about to change after the Junta de Andalucía’s Ministry …

Skydiving simulator used for Mission Impossible to open in Malaga

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If you are looking for something new and exciting to do while on holiday you will soon be able to experience skydiving without having to jump out of a plane. A skydiving simulator is basically an inverted wind tunnel that forces air upwards at speeds of up to 280 km/h, allowing you to defy gravity and experience the feeling of …

Location revealed of the biggest earning speed cameras in Malaga

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Speed cameras were first brought in with the notion that it would get motorists to slow down and thus prevent accidents, however, since their introduction the number of accidents and fatalities have not gone down. There is even the argument that they actually distract drivers rather than help them. A recent survey by Safe Speed revealed that drivers look at …

Malaga’s hospital has excelled again in delicate brain surgery

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A 17-year-old boy has had his world completely changed for the better following an operation to remove a brain tumour at the Hospital Regional in Malaga. The surgery was carried out to remove a tumour from the left area of the brain, a part of the brain that is responsible for language and was carried out while the patient remained …

Royal Caribbean to unveil new cruise liner in Malaga

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Royal Caribbean has selected Malaga as the port of choice to unveil its newest cruise liner Spectrum of the Seas. Constructed in Germany by shipbuilders Meyer Werft, the latest edition the Royal Caribbean’s fleet is expected to arrive in Malaga on April 16th. Touted as being the most technologically advanced cruise liner afloat, the Spectrum of the Seas follows on …