Malaga is the perfect destination to enjoy these Christmas holidays. Its pleasant climate invites you to stroll through its illuminated streets, visit nativity scenes and Christmas trees and enjoy the different concerts scheduled for these magical days. Here you will find the true spirit of Christmas.
1. CHRISTMAS ILLUMINATION
Malaga is decked out for these dates. The main Alameda shines even more, if possible, with the Christmas lighting. Thousands of light bulbs illuminate the tree trunks along the promenade. And Calle Larios is livelier than ever.
2. CHRISTMAS TREES
The Plaza de la Constitución hosts this year a large Christmas tree that can be visited inside. In total, seven giant trees will be placed, which will reach 18 meters in height. All illuminated with decorations and led lights.
The concerts will be one of the great protagonists of Christmas. Next to the Plaza de la Constitución, the shows will also take place in the streets Soho, San Juan, Granada and in the Plaza Unicaby, among others. From Thursday the 13th to the 28th of December, the city center offers a multitude of pastoral performances, Christmas carols, choirs or jazz concerts.
4. TYPICAL SWEETS
Christmas is not the same without tasting the typical sweets and nougats of these dates. Antequera is the cradle of mantecados, so don't hesitate to go there to try these handcrafted sweets. In addition, the nuns of the convents during these days offer egg yolks, pestiños or exquisite shortbread. Another typical dessert of the area is the “borrachuelos” or the yemas del Tajo, typical of Ronda, and made with an egg, syrup and icing sugar.
Museums are an attraction throughout the year. The museum offer of Malaga is spectacular. The Pompidou Center, the Picasso Museum, the Carmen Thyssen Museum, the Cathedral Museum and a long etcetera to choose from. In addition, on these dates there is a special program for all audiences in the main theaters.
6. THE BEACH
Good weather is one of the benefits of Malaga, why take advantage of that weather these days? Strolling along the beach and disconnecting is another plan that is not so typical but just as perfect for these days.
WHERE TO STAY
And if you are looking for accommodation in Malaga, do not hesitate: the centrally located Casual Málaga del Mar hotel offers you everything you are looking for to spend these magical days in the city.