Walking route through the center of Malaga, Del Pintor Suites & Hotels
Can you visit Malaga in one day ? In the Hotel Del Pintor we propose a walking route through the center of Malaga that you can do taking a short walk for a day.
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Walking route through the center of Malaga
If you want to walk through the center of Malaga , you should definitely start from the famous Larios street. Here you can enjoy one of the main arteries of trade in Malaga . You will find large signatures on your walk to the Plaza de la Constitución , the heart of the historic city center.
If you go west, along Company Street, you will arrive at the first stop of this walking tour through the center of Malaga : the Villalón Palace (16th century). This Palace is the headquarters of the Carmen Thyssen Málaga Museum , where you can enjoy its permanent collection of more than 200 works by 19th-century Spanish artists.
After the visit of this magnificent museum, we step back in our step to be again in the Plaza de la Constitución. There you can take the opportunity to have a typical Malaga breakfast: coffee with churros or a smurf, they will make us start our route with energy.
Continuing on the east, along Santa María Street, while we walk we will glimpse the Malaga Cathedral. It also houses the Cathedral Museum. As a curious fact, the cathedral of Malaga is unfinished, it lacks the south tower popularly dubbed "La Manquita". In front of the Cathedral, we find the Bishop's Square and the Episcopal Palace where you can visit the exhibition of African art it houses.
For our next visit, we must continue along Císter Street, behind the Cathedral. We will arrive at Alcazabilla Street where Alcazaba is located along with Gibralfaro Castle , one of the most magical places in Malaga.
After this intense visit, we must definitely stop along the way to regain strength. Tasting the local cuisine is a luxury, although you will find gastronomy from anywhere in the world through the historic center of Malaga . Fried fish, gazpacho, Malaga salad ... accompanied by delicious local wines.
With the batteries charged, we continue north, near the Hotel del Pintor to reach the Plaza de la Merced, welcome to the Picasso neighborhood . You can visit the Museo Casa Natal de Picasso , and enjoy original works by Pablo Ruiz Picasso, ceramics, prints and illustrated books.
From the Plaza de la Merced, through Granada street you can visit the church of Santiago, where Picasso was baptized and headquarters of some of the most important brotherhoods that procession in the Holy Week in Malaga . At about 200 meters you will find the Buenavista Palace, headquarters of the Picasso Malaga Museum , with 233 works by the artist from Malaga, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints and ceramics.
Returning to our starting point, the Plaza de la Constitución, and we go down Larios Street again to reach the Plaza de la Marina, on the left we can enjoy the shadow offered by the Park walk that will take us to the Paseo de La Farola , and there we can the majestic lighthouse: La Farola , symbol of Malaga.
From the Lamppost you will enjoy the impressive panoramic views of the city, the port, the ferris wheel, the cathedral. We will return to the historic center through Pier One , there we can make a stop at the Center Pompidou Malaga , which offers a permanent tour of several dozen works of art at the Center Pompidou in Paris.
Pier One is another of the important commercial and leisure areas of the city. We can take advantage to make exclusive purchases and regain strength in one of its restaurants or bars facing the sea. From there you can continue enjoying the good weather of Malaga walking through the Palm Grove of Surprises and will take us to our starting point but with lots of memories and photographs that we will take home.
To complete this route on foot through the center of Malaga nothing like resting in a hotel-Museum in the historic center of Malaga . The Hotel Del Pintor, the Boutique landmark hotel in the center of Malaga will be your best ally.
In addition, you have the Suites del Pintor and Casas del Pintor, tourist apartments in the center of Malaga, find out at our reception or telephone.
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