Culture in Malaga: hidden corners and recommendations

Culture in Malaga: hidden corners and recommendations

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Although Spain enjoys above average weather conditions, the cities in the south of Spain enjoy a few extra degrees that help avoid wearing winter clothing such as hats, gloves and scarves when going for a stroll in the cold winter months.

Going for a long walk is precisely the perfect activity to carry out in the winter months in cities like Malaga. Although the temperatures in summer are not the most suffocating in Spain, the winter season is an ideal time in Malaga. When the sun goes down in the afternoon, the contrasts and tonalities of its streets are the perfect choice for those looking for a destination in which to disconnect for a couple of days.

Considering that the city is quite manageable, the best option is to enjoy a romantic escapade at a Petit Palace hotel in Malaga. It is an ideal plan as you will be close to the most relevant locations and enjoy to the fullest the city famous for its pescaito frito (fired fish).

Today we are going to focus on the most typical places, locations that one must visit such as Marqués de Larios Street (also known as Calle Larios) and the Cathedral of Malaga. Malaga has many other iconic locations that, during a second visit, can be enjoyed in a calm manner and greater attention, such as the house of the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Malaga’s universal artist.

Located near the Plaza de la Merced (in the historic centre of the city), the Picasso House Foundation is a centre that, besides holding conferences and educational activities, serves as a documentation centre for the works of the prominent painter from Malaga.

And as we are talking about museum, we can not forget to recommend that you visit the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Malaga. It is a prominent art gallery consisting of numerous pieces from the private collection of Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza.

As well as the quality of all the artwork that the museum houses, the Carmen Thyssen Museum can boast of having one of the most beautiful locations in the city, the Villalon Palace. It is sixteenth century palace that retains much of its original charm due to the excellent conservation

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