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Malaga - More than you imagine

5th April 2018 - 2:50pm

Malaga: More than you imagine

Malaga: More than you imagine

Don Shearer (Travelbiz) spent two days in magical Malaga recently. This Andalucían gem has so much to offer. We started with lunch in the bustling Old Quarter, the historical centre of the city, where the streets wind in all directions from the majestic Cathedral. The selection of bars and restaurants offering pinchos and tapas was endless, with cheerful staff recommending specials of the day. We followed lunch with a tour of the historical sites, which include the Teatro Romano and the Alcazaba De Málaga.

 

We then walked through the park to the ultra modern Marina, which offers shopping and dining experiences, as all as all things aquatic. The big surprise was the wonderful sandy beach nearby where we had a cool drink at one of the many beach bars, and the local speciality; sardines cooked on open fires in specially rigged boats. To top it all off, a birds-eye view of the city from the Mirador Princes Ferris Wheel was a must. Our advice: wander around the Old Quarter, enjoy some tapas and a speciality gin, take in the historical sites, shop ‘til you drop, and then relax on the beach. Magical Malaga: where ancient meets modern.


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Malaga: More than you imagine
Street performer Malaga City.
Malaga: More than you imagine
Malaga: More than you imagine
Typical old city architecture.
Tapas and Vino time
Beautiful bars and stops at every turn.
Malaga: More than you imagine.
Malaga City
The floats need up to 200 men to lift them
Amazing street artist
Great Tapas and Rioja
Best Gin cocktails in town
Easter floats
Easter bands as part of the festival.
Views of the ancient castle
Malaga City.
One of the spectacular floats
Malaga City.
Yes Don it’s the lighthouse at the Marina
The beach, 5 minute walk from downtown
The beach Malaga City.
Our man on the beach
The all new Marina
For a great view of the city
Mirador Princes ferris wheel.
Night view form the Marina
The city at night.

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