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8 of the Most Popular Easter Processions in Malaga

Most popular easter processions in Malaga

With just a couple of weeks to go until the start of its famous ‘Semana Santa’ (Holy Week) – From 24th March to 31st March 2024 – the city of Malaga is gearing itself up to welcome thousands of visitors who every year line its streets to watch the breathtaking processions. 

It’s a truly unique spectacle that all visitors to the Costa del Sol should experience at least once. The sight of the gigantic thrones (known as Tronos) being carried by over 200 men and the colourful costumes worn by members of the brotherhoods; the smell of fresh flowers and burning incense; the sound of music and crowds cheering and singing… truly memorable! (more…)

Holy Week Processions in Malaga: A Must-See During Your Easter Holiday

Holy Week in Malaga 2024

If you’re planning a holiday to the Costa del Sol for Easter this year (Holy week is from the 24th March until the 31st March), we highly recommend you take – at least – a day to explore the wonders of this amazing festivity; you won’t regret it.

The ‘Semana Santa de Málaga’ (Malaga Holy Week) is famous for its impressive processions in which the ‘cofradías’ (brotherhoods) proudly parade their ‘Tronos’ (Thrones) through the streets of the city as the expectant crowds cheer, sing and applaud to the sound of the unmistakable music played by the marching bands. (more…)

It’s Carnival Time in Benalmádena!

It’s Carnival time in Benalmadena!

This traditional festivity of colourful fun, singing and dancing which starts on the 2nd February 2024, and goes on until Sunday 11th February 2024, offers local residents and visitors a full events programme with activities and entertainment to suit all ages.

Poster for the Benalmadena Carnival 2024
Official Poster for the Benalmadena Carnival

The fun-packed programme takes place in Benalmadena Pueblo and in Arroyo de la Miel; however, to save you the hassle of deciding what to see, we’ve taken the liberty of putting together a few suggestions… 

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Carnival ‘Madness’ in Malaga (and the rest of the Costa del Sol)

Poster for the 2024 Malaga Carnival

We’re just a few days away from the start of Carnival Season and most towns and cities on the Costa del Sol (Including Benalmadena) are gearing up for a week of fun and entertainment.

Although the Carnival is celebrated all over Andalucia – The Cadiz Carnival is probably the most famous – for the purpose of this article, we’re going to focus on the Málaga Carnival; only 25 minutes from our hotel and easily accessible, it’s a ‘must visit’ if you are planning a trip to the Costa del Sol in February.

We’re lucky enough to enjoy mild winters and this luxury allows the city of Málaga to live one of its most colourful, multicultural and spontaneous festivities of the year: The Carnival.

With hundreds of activities and events taking place during the week-long (sometimes a little longer) festivities, you’re guaranteed to have a ball!

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