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Things to do & places to go.
Museums and Galleries.
Carmen Thyssen Museum.This museum is located in the heart of the city and has 2672 works of art which are part of the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection. The gallery takes a tour of the different genres of nineteenth-century Spanish painting, a period spanning chronologically from Francisco de Goya to Pablo Picasso, paying special attention to Andalucian painting. Julio Romero de Torres, Joaquín Sorolla, Aureliano de Beruete, Darío de Regoyos and Mariano Fortuny are some of the artists featured here. Delve into the depths of Andalucian tradition in this indispensable museum in any guide to culture. Museo de Málaga.
The Museo de Málaga is a museum formed in 1973, it brought together the former Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes (Provincial Museum of Fine Arts), born in 1913, and Museo Arqueológico Provincial (Provincial Archeological Museum), born in 1947. As of 2010, the museum remains institutionally divided into two "sections" corresponding to the older museums.There are slightly over 2,000 pieces in the Fine Arts collection and over 15,000 in the Archeology collection .The museum opened to the public in December 2016, becoming the biggest museum in Andalusia and the 5th in Spain
Picasso Museum.The 233 works in the Museo Picasso Málaga collection cover Picasso’s revolutionary innovations, as well as the wide range of styles, materials and techniques he mastered. From his earliest academic studies, to his personal take on the Classics; from the overlapping perspectives of Cubism, to his experiments in ceramics, and from his re-workings of the Old Masters, to his late paintings in the 1970s.
Pompidou Centre. Outfitted at a cost of €6.7m, this futuristic white building topped with a transparent cube is now home to works by Frida Kahlo, Marc Chagall and Fernand Léger as well as music and dance performances .
Russian Art Museum. The Málaga branch of the Russian museum, the subject of a 10-year agreement, is housed in an old tobacco factory refurbished for more than €500,000, its opening display is dedicated to Russian art of the 16th to 20th centuries, featuring works by Ilya Repin, Wassily Kandinsky and Vladimir Tatlin.
Automobile Museum. This museum is housed in one of Malaga´s most architecturally stunning buildings - the old tobacco factory (Fabrica de Tabacos). Constructed in 1927, it has been carefully transformed to house a collection of more than 80 vintage and modern cars, alongside fashionable travel memorabilia from the 20s, 30s 40s and 50s to keep non-car fans happy.
The space measures 6000m2, with high ceilings and long thin windows encouraging flirtatious shaft-like rays of sunlight to dance on the perfectly polished bonnets.
Contemporary Art Museum.This exciting modern art museum is housed in the former wholesale market building which has a vast warehouse space of some 2,400 metres. The CAC Málaga was officially opened on 17 February 2003 by her Royal Highness Infanta Cristina and in its first decade has established itself as one of the most important contemporary art museums in Europe.
The Romans taught the Andalusians how to cultivate wheat and vines and used the fish from the seas to produce the best "garum" in the empire. The Arabs taught the Andalusians how to grow fruit and vegetables. They used irrigation systems and improved the cultivation of olive trees and the production of oil, and the food of Andalusia is today world renowned from the restaurants with their Michelin stars to the humble ventas at any roadside, the food and hospitality is a marvellous adventure. From the humble "potajes" to the best plates from world renowned chef's ,as is Dani Garcia, in Marbella or Àngel Leon in Puerto de Santa de Maria in Càdiz, you will never be bored with the ample variety of food in Andalusia, all you need is a good appetite and a good guide.
The Benalmadena Butterfly House is in the centre of the Costa del Sol, in Benalmadena. It's an exhibition with over 1,500 exotic butterflies from all over the world in a spectacular Thai church.Its a great place to visit on a cool day not least as it is warm and humid inside. Lots of butterflys to see this place has a fantastic collection of butterflies that fly around free as you walk around the enclosed garden.They have a coffee area and very helpful staff. well worth a visit.
The picture postcard town of Nerja is situated at the far east of the Costa del Sol. Once a quiet village, it’s now one of Andalucía’s most popular resorts - however, it remains blissfully unspoiled by the masses. The town has an untold amount of eatery's and the balcon de Europa for amazing views of the Med. Head underground to check out Cuevas de Nerja, a massive caved labyrinth of stalagmites and stalactites. During the summer the caves host The International Festival of Music and Dancewhere you can see flamenco and classical music performances. Be prepared for some impressive acoustics as the caves are world renowned for it's amazing sound.Check out the virtual tour
This Buddhist temple was inaugurated in 2003,and is in Benalmadena pueblo. At 33 metres tall and 25 metres across the base is the largest in the western world. It is crowned by a golden dome that is visible from the coast between Fuengirola and Benalmádena. The meditation hall has a surface area of 100 square metres and is six metres in height. It contains murals depicting the most important milestones in the life of Buddha. The paintings were done by artists brought from the Himalayas. This is a Buddhist monument symbolising harmony, prosperity and peace, and its origins go back some 2,500 years.The view's are amazing looking out over the coast of Benalmadena and Fuengirola.
Bioparc Fuengirola inaugurated a new model of zoo based on respect for nature and the preservation of natural species, a new concept which has already established itself as a first for Europe.
What Bioparc Fuengirola does is make a home for the animal's. A zoological park where animals live side-by-side, recreating their natural habitat
The ‘Castillo de Colomares’ (Colomares Castle) in Benalmadena is one of the most interesting tourist attractions the municipality has to offer. It’s not really a castle, it’s more of a monument which was built between 1987 and 1994 by Esteban Martín MD as a tribute to Christopher Columbus and the discovery of America.A walk around the Colomares Castle will allow you to discover various elements from the symbols of the Catholic Kings, from the three cultures present in medieval Spain (Judaism, Christianity and Islamism) and other elements from Christopher Columbus’ epic voyage.It is a spectacular construction started as a hobby and has evolved into what it is today it's well worth a visit.
Tarifa is a wonderful place to visit and the surrounding area holds some excellent little gem's Baelo Claudia is the name of an ancient Roman town, located 22 kilometres outside of Tarifa, near the village of Bolonia, in Cadiz southern Spain,It's a liitle far from the costa del sol, but the visit is well worth it if you want a full day's traipsing. With the Archaeological Site of Baelo Claudia,it preserves one of the finest known examples of a Roman town. Some buildings are from the Augustus era, although most were built under the rein of Claudius.The beaches in this area are some of the best in Spain and of course it's the world renowned surf capital of Europe as is known Tarifa
PALOMA PARK. Benalmadena.
It has more than 200,000 square metres of green spaces, with perfectly signposted walking areas, an artificial lake, two modern children’s play parks, paths, animals and a restaurant area.It is next to the beach and the Selwo Dolphin park, Paloma Park is the perfect space to enjoy a fantastic day out relaxing as a family, with children, in a couple or as a group of friends. It’s also an excellent place for sports and a runners’ favourite, or for simply getting away from the city and disconnecting from stress and the routine.
The park is home to many free-roaming animals such as rabbits, chickens, ducks and parrots, amongst others. There are also bars and terraces for making a stop-off, picnic areas, bike hire services and a spectacular lake with ducks.
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