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2 weeks ago Travelling in Spain

Come and know the Thyssen Museum of Malaga

Come to know the Thyssen Museum of Malaga with Cheap Malaga Airport Transfer. Because the Carmen Thyssen Museum in Malaga is one of the main museums in this city.

Because since its inauguration in 2011 has one of the most important collections of Spanish painting. Which goes from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the beginnings of modernity in the twentieth. It has more than 250 works from the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection. The Museum also includes a selection of pieces by old masters. It is also housed in the Palacio de Villalón, a 16th century building.

Villalón Palace Museum and Headquarters

The museum is housed in the palace of Villalón. It is a Renaissance style building. And it houses the collection that the widow baroness Carmen Cervera has ceded to Malaga after a series of conversations with the city council.

The building is in a main courtyard structure with double floor, adding another small size from which starts the tower of the annexed church of Santo Cristo de la Salud.

In 2017 its visitor reached 1,000,000.

Collection that you can to know in the Thyssen Museum of Malaga

The museum has 285 works that are part of the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection. And it has different genres of 19th century Spanish painting, from Romanticism to the beginnings of modernity in the first decades of the 20th century. She also pays special attention to Andalusian painting.

There are works by:

  • Francisco de Zurbarán
  • Jerome Ezquerra
  • Fritz Bamberger
  • Genaro Pérez Villaamil,
  • Rafael Benjumea
  • José García Ramos
  • Guillermo Gómez Gil
  •  Mariano Fortuny
  • José Benlliure
  • Raimundo de Madrazo
  • José Moreno Carbonero
  • Emilio Sala
  • Carlos de Haes
  • Martin Rico
  • Sanchez Perrier.
  • Joaquín Sorolla
  • Aurelian of Beruete
  • Darío de Regoyos
  • Ramón Casas
  • Ricard Canals
  • Francisco Iturrino
  • Ignacio Zuloaga
  • Julio Romero de Torres.

In addition to the temporary exhibitions which change according to the season.

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2 weeks ago Travelling in Spain

Come to know the CAC of Malaga

Cheap Malaga Airport Transfer invite you to come and to know the CAC of Malaga. Because El Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga (CAC Málaga) is a cultural initiative of Málaga City Council. Its objective is the diffusion of 20th and 21st century plastic arts.In addition its headquarters is the former Wholesale Market of Malaga.

This is a cultural asset and the seat of the centre. It also has a total area of 6000 m². Of which almost half are for exhibitions.

And finally the CAC Malaga was officially inaugurated on February 17, 2003 and opened to the public on February 23, 2003.

The CAC of Malaga also has recognized the Quality Certification.

The CAC Málaga was the first art centre and museum in Spain to obtain the ISO 9001:2000 international quality certification.

Exhibitions of the CAC of Malaga

The exhibition hall of the CAC Málaga has an area of nearly 2400 square meters. That is why it is one of the largest in Spain.

Permanent Collection and other activities

It has some 400 pieces of its own and on loan from institutions and private individuals. There are a large number of recently created pieces which, due to their characteristics, are difficult to classify in a specific trend.

It also offers guided tours and conferences. There is also a programme of workshops and activities throughout the year.

For children and students. Also, for teachers and students of Fine Arts, Art History and Ethics there are courses given by artists and specialists,

And all these activities are free.

Come to know the CAC of Malaga

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2 weeks ago Travelling in Spain

Enjoy the Interactive Museum of Music Malaga

First of all, if you like music read this post carefully to enjoy the Interactive Museum of Music Malaga (MIMMA).

Because this museum opened in 2003 consists of more than 1,000 instruments from different periods, countries and cultures. That is why it is one of the most complete private collections in Spain. And also because of its variety as well as its size.

The museum is now located in the Palacio del Conde de las Navas on Calle Beatas in the historic centre of the city.

Because it used to be in the subway of the Plaza de la Marina when it opened in 2003.

Characteristics of the Interactive Museum of Music Malaga

The main feature of the museum is that it allows the interactivity of the visitors. But it also organizes activities of musical divulgation. For example, the poster “Please, play” encourages the public to learn through their own physical experimentation. When in other museums it is normal to say the opposite.

There is a circuit in which the visitor interacts with the museum by means of explanatory panels. In addition to graphic systems, there are also audio inputs. And a lot of musical instruments which introduce you to music and allow you to organize your own visit.

The MIMMA Collection

It should also be noted that in the MIMMA collection there are around 400 instruments on display and more than a thousand in total.

Because it is a representative selection of the instrumental panorama of the world. It also offers, by means of the most advanced technologies, all aspects of music. This is why we can understand the meaning of silence up to the transformation of music into an object of consumption.

The instruments and musical objects on display are in nine rooms:

  1. Origins of Music. In which it refers us to nature and the musical principles of humanity.
  2. Sound Physics Room. Upon entering the museum, the visitor reflects on the meaning of sound, which is made visible through the visual representation of the sound waves of the oscilloscope and other audiovisual representations.
  3. Musical Chronology and World Music. In which two facets of music can be studied: the history of music through its periods, and the musical differences and similarities of the five continents.
  4. Hall of Sensations. In which it is intended that the visitor reflects on the importance of sound and music in our lives and how these elements can affect us physically and psychologically.
  5. Ethnomusicology. In which the different musical cultures that populate or have populated our planet and characterize each town are made known.
  6. Music of Andalusia. In recognition of the land that welcomes us, there is a space dedicated to the music of the nearest culture, which is divided into several sections:
  7. Organology I and II
  8. Aerophone Instruments. Both woodwind and brass instruments
  9. Mechanical Music and History of Recorded Sound.

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3 weeks ago Travelling in Spain

Meet with us the Russian Museum of Malaga

If you want to meet with us the Russian Museum of Malaga, read this post carefully. The Russian Museum of Malaga from San Petersburgo is the headquarters of the Russian State Museum in the building of the former Real Fábrica de Tabacos de Málaga.

It is the first branch in Europe of the Russian institution and its inauguration was on March 25, 2015. In addition, the centre Colección Museo Ruso San Petersburgo Málaga has more than 100,000 visitors a year. Because since its opening it has hosted eighteen exhibitions and has received more than half a million visits.

Meet with us the Auditorium of the Russian Museum of Malaga

In addition to the exhibition rooms, the centre has an auditorium, three projection rooms, children’s workshops, a reading room with reference books, a virtual museum headquarters, a cafeteria and a shop.

A bit of History of this Museum

First of all, on May 2014 it was announced that the Russian State Museum of St. Petersburg would locate its first European branch in Malaga.

Its headquarters are in the former Royal Tobacco Factory of 1929. Built by the industrial engineers Juan Francisco Delgado and Carlos Dendariana and the civil engineer Fernando Guerra. But its works director was the civil engineer Francisco González Estefani. And also the architect Mariano García Morales who defined stylistically this classicist regionalist building.

It is located in the Camino de la Misericordia, in the district of Huelin. A 19th century industrial expansion in Malaga on the coastal edge of the western bank of the Guadalmedina River. Very close to the beach and the western limit of the Port of Málaga.

The 2014 agreement stipulates that the Collection would have minimum a ten-year permanence. Around 100 pieces would be permanently exhibited. In addition to more than fifty in the temporary exhibitions prepared by the Russian State Museum itself.

Collection

The Russian Museum Collection has 2,300 square metres and 770 linear metres of exhibition space. The museum does not have its own funds. However, it shows permanent collections on an annual or half-yearly basis. Because Russian law prohibits loans of works of art to other countries for more than a year.

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3 weeks ago Travelling in Spain

Enjoy the Automobile Museum of Malaga

First of all, if you like the cars and you want to enjoy the Automobile Museum of Malaga please read carefully this post. Because the Automobile Museum of Malaga is a museum dedicated to automobiles located in the old building of the Royal Tobacco Factory of the Spanish city of Malaga. Because the Real Fábrica de Tabacos is a complex that houses several buildings. In each of them there is a thematic museum. Due to we also find the Russian Museum in another building of this complex.

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Origin of the Automobile Museum of Malaga

The first stone of the museum was laid in 2008 as part of the refurbishment of the former tobacco factory. The Automobile Museum, the work of the architect Carolina Serrano, had its official inauguration on September 16, 2010.

Collection and contents

In the collection of cars there are more than ninety vehicles on display belong to different stages since 1898.

In addition there is a very varied representation of models of the big brands:

  • Hispanic Switzerland
  • Bugatti
  • Delage
  • Packard
  • Auburn
  • Rolls Royce
  • Bentley
  • Jaguar
  • Mercedes
  • Ferrari
  • Lancia
  • And many more.

There is also a great variety of engines. In addition, the museum houses a fashion section with vintage hats, hats and vintage suitcases.

Within its seven thousand square meters, the museum is divided into ten distinct spaces:

  • “Alternative Energies
  • “Belle Époque”
  • “Twenties.”
  • “Art Déco”
  • “La Dolce Vita”
  • “Eccentricity”
  • “Dream Cars”
  • “Popular Cars.”
  • “English Tradition”
  • “Tuning”

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3 weeks ago Travelling in Spain

Enjoy the Wine Museum of Malaga

First of all if you like wine and good drink, you have to come to know and enjoy the Wine Museum of Malaga. Because it is where history, culture, art and education coexist around the wines of the province of Malaga.

In addition, this peculiar museum has an exhibition of more than 400 lithographs. It has labels and posters from the 19th and 20th centuries. It is also an Interpretation Centre, Tasting Room, Training Room and Shop.

Enjoy the Málaga Wine Museum Collection

The Wine Museum is owned by the Consejo Regulador de Denominación de Origen “Málaga”, “Sierras de Málaga” and “Pasas de Málaga”. Its objective is to disseminate and promote all activities related to these denominations.

To this end, it brings together in the same space both a large part of the exhibition and a shop. In which you can buy the wines you have previously tasted, because the entrance includes two tastings.

On the ground floor there is a large collection of labels and wine stamps. Whose illustrations in most cases represent true works of art.

In the upper part, you can learn both tools for cultivation and details for their care. Malaga is a wine paradise and thanks to its climatic and orographic diversity it is possible to find two different denominations of origin.

There is also a section on the evolution of Malaga wine.

You will also get to know the “Golden Age”, the plague of the “phyloxera”, the Regulating Council or the Brotherhood of Winemakers, united to this guild and which participates in the Holy Week of Malaga.

There is also a part to production, in which you can understand the manufacture of must from grapes, see the machinery of a winery, know the solera of wine …

The building

The Wine Museum is located in the Palace of Biedmas, in the old square of the same name, today called Plaza de los Viñeros. It is an 18th century palace restored in 2008.

It has 800 square metres and, in addition to housing the museum facilities, is the headquarters of the Control Board.

Its façade has typical Malaga locks and an abundance of forged irons. In the last restoration a the restaurateur added lateral body of design.

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4 weeks ago Travelling in Spain

Enjoy Queen at the Palacio de Congresos de Málaga

If you are a fan of the Rock Band Queen you can enjoy Queen at the Palacio de Congresos de Málaga next September 28th. Because the spectacle The Remember Queen Musical in Malaga will come to Malaga.

Queen in the Congress Palace of Malaga

A tribute to Queen, her music, and Freddie Mercury’s iconic figure. They will also remember their best artistic and musical moments before their disappearance.

Because this show is an excellent journey through many of the great hits with Brian May, Roger Taylor and Jhon Dicon.

Also in this show the exact choreography and costumes that Freddie Mercury and his band came to use at each moment of success.

Queen at the Palacio de Congresos along with their best videos

A show that is accompanied with all the original videos of Queen. Also with luminous panels and other scenography, a specialized formation. In addition the best double of Freddie Mercury of the world, Piero Venery. An unprecedented technical deployment in this type of musical format for a show without equal that will not leave you indifferent.

The Palacio de Congresos of Malaga

This complex is next to the Ronda Oeste of Málaga, in the Cruz de Humilladero district. Halfway between the Málaga-Costa del Sol airport and the historic centre of the city.

The building has an exhibition area of 17,000 m² divided into two pavilions, two auditoriums, two conference rooms, an exhibition hall, fifteen multipurpose rooms, three catering areas and parking for 1,200 vehicles. These facilities can accommodate more than 20,000 visitors.

The palace is the work of the architect Ángel Asenjo and covers some 60,000 m². It is a metallic structure with undulating and irregular shapes that give the building a dynamic appearance.

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4 weeks ago Travelling in Spain

Discover flamenco in Malaga and dance to it!

First of all the Flamenco is one of the signs of identity of Spain and Andalusia. If you want to discover flamenco in Malaga read this post carefully.

Because we bring you the best places to discover flamenco in Malaga.

Tablao Los Amaya: From Sacromonte from Granada to Málaga

Flamenco artists of race with decades of experience in tablaos, the Granada family of Los Amaya. Now also in Máalga after his move to open a space in the heart of Malaga.

It is an extension of the Tablao Albayzín they have in Granada. From Monday to Sunday, with two daily sessions, Los Amaya mount their tablao on the first floor of the premises, decorated with paintings by Camarón, Enrique Morente and Paco de Lucía; and with the characteristic chairs of enea.

On the tables, a group of six people (three dancers, guitarist, cantaor and palmas) who make a pure flamenco, without artifice. With the bailaor Moisés Navarro as artistic director, they are currently staging a tribute to Pablo Picasso.

Teatro Flamenco El Soho: Flamenco Art in an Andalusian courtyard

If you walk through the door of Vendeja Street, 30, you will suddenly enter an Andalusian courtyard. At the end of July, a flamenco theatre opened in Soho, the arts district, with the aim of offering an authentic flamenco show.

Velvet Club: An introduction to flamenco

Because Wednesdays are flamenco night at Velvet Club. Which dedicates the third day of the week to the most current flamenco with the performance of the group Flamenkura. Singing, guitar playing, percussion and dance that seek to connect with the audience through a flamenco fusion show.

Of course there are more places to enjoy flamenco in Malaga but in a single post not all fit.

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4 weeks ago Travelling in Spain

Restaurants on the Beach of Malaga

In this post we wants to introduce some of the best restaurants on the Beach of Malaga. Because Malaga is a beach town, and beach bars are a very important part of the culture of Andalucia. If you want to know more about Malaga please visit our blog.

First of all a restaurants on the beach are called “Chiringuitos”.

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Rocamar

Rocamar is a classic among the beach bars of Malaga. It is on the beach in the area of Huelin. In addition it offers the best of the Mediterranean gastronomy to scanty meters of the shore of the sea.

Thanks to its long trajectory and to the care of the service and the details, it is one of the best restaurants of the capital. Its specialty is fried fish, seafood, various portions, rice broth, sardine skewers and other larger fish.

Also to say that all their products are fresh of high quality and to unbeatable prices.

Chiringuito Oasis

The Chiringuito Oasis was born in 1980 with all the enthusiasm of the González Salguero family.

Joining efforts for years and with quality as a sign of identity. That is why it has managed to position itself among the best restaurants in Malaga and the Costa del Sol.

Because its varied menu, the exquisiteness in the treatment, its facilities in constant renovation, as well as its unbeatable situation, do of this place the perfect combination to enjoy a fabulous day.

Restaurant on the beach of Malaga: El Cachalote

There is nothing like a good ration of sardine skewers to the fire accompanied by your favorite drink and good company. This typical dish of the gastronomy of Malaga continues being one of the signs of identity of the Chiringuito El Cachalote.

Because it offers espetos and sardine reeds of the best quality at the best prices in La Malagueta.

Here you can also try the special grilled doradas and espetos de sardinas.

Chiringuito Litoral Pacífico

A perfect restaurants on the beach of Malaga, to enjoy the authentic Marinera cuisine. Because you can do it in its terrace in the sand, or also in its great covered lounge. In addition it is necessary to emphasize the amiable personnel, pleasant and very qualified. It is also open all year round.

It is one of the best beach bars in Malaga because it offers a dish with a great preparation of fresh products. As spiked squid, Galician-style octopus. Also fried fish.

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1 month ago Travelling in Spain

Famous wines from Malaga to taste in your holiday

The city and the province of Malaga are famous thanks to the sun and the beach. But it should also be noted that Malaga has a wide range of wines including red, white, rosé and even sparkling wines. However, the most famous are the sweet wines. Most of them are made from classic grapes such as muscatel and Pedro Ximénez.

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That’s why in this post we present some of the most famous wines of Malaga. Also you can learn more about Malaga in our blog.

Famous wines from Malaga

Famous wine from Malaga: Pajarete

Pajarete is a famous Malaga wine from the cellar of the same name. It is a monovarietal of Pedro Ximénez. Which you can drink it in bottle or directly in his establishment in the center of Malaga.

Virgin Malaga, other of the famous wines from Malaga

The fact that this wine is the same as that of this prestigious winery proves that it is its best known sweet. It is indispensable in all the fairs of the province. With 24 months of aging in American oak becomes one of those indispensable wines.

Victory Nº 2

This naturally sweet muscatel has the privilege of having been the first Spanish wine to be present at the Nobel Prize gala (in 2012). It is one of the emblems that the prestigious Jorge Ordóñez Group pampers from its Almáchar vineyards.

The Pasero

In addition to raisins, the Ucopaxa cooperative distributes and produces high quality sweet wines under the Málaga Denomination of Origin, such as Dama de la Viña and El Pasero. In addition, the latter made with sunny Alexandria muscatel grapes for more than a week in raisins.

Jarel

The traditional sweet wines are a must in Cómpeta. Among them, one of the essential ones is the Jarel Naturalmente Dulce, made only with muscatel grapes from this area of La Axarquía by the Almijara wineries.

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