El Caminito del Rey puts on sale tickets to visit it in spring

The Caminito del Rey puts on sale from this Wednesday, January 25, the tickets between March 28 and June 25, both for agencies and for the general public. They can be purchased from 10:00 a.m. at www.caminitodelrey.info for a price of 10 euros for the general ones or 18 with guided tours.

In addition, exceptionally and for greater coverage of holiday or holiday periods, the Caminito del Rey will open its doors on Monday, April 3, coinciding with the Holy Monday festivity, and on May 1, coinciding with the International Day of Workers. As for the current schedule, it is from 8:40 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Caminito del Rey Málaga is located, specifically, in the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes Natural Area, between the municipalities of Álora, Antequera and Ardales.

The Caminito del Rey route is one of the most famous in the province of Malaga, but also in all of Spain. You will be able to see one of the most spectacular landscapes of the Sierra de Málaga, with steep walls and considerable height. The Guadalhorce River runs through this area after passing through the El Chorro, Guadalteba and Gaitanejo reservoirs.

What is the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes?

The place where the Caminito del Rey is located is a canyon excavated by the Guadalhorce river near Álora. At some points it is only 10 meters wide and 700 meters deep.

The Caminito del Rey can be accessed from Ardales or from Álora

The Carnival of Malaga 2023 begins

The Carnival of Malaga is one of the great festivals of the capital of the Costa del Sol (Málaga), together with Easter, the Christmas lights or the Malaga Fair.

The Malaga Carnival is also known as the Warm Winter Festival.

In addition, other activities are carried out such as workshops, street parades, gastronomic tastings, carnival contests in the districts, concluding with the 3 great events of the Malaga Carnival: the battle of the flowers, the Great Carnival Parade and the burial of the Boqueron on the beach.

The Carnival of Malaga 2023 is officially celebrated from Saturday, February 11 to Sunday, February 19, 2023, the day on which the traditional burial of the anchovy is celebrated on the Malagueta beach.

However, the activities of the Malaga Carnival 2023 begin days before, with the celebration of the opening conference of the Malaga Carnival 2023 on Friday, February 3 at 7:00 p.m.

Most important dates of the Malaga Carnival 2023.

* The preliminaries of the Malaga Carnival of 2023 are held between January 27 and February 1, 2023.

* The Grand Final of the COAC Málaga 2023 will be held on Saturday, February 10 at 8:00 p.m. at the Teatro Cervantes.

* Great Carnival Gala, proclamation and election of God and Goddess: Saturday February 11, 20:00.

* Great Carnival Parade of Malaga: Sunday, February 12, 5:30 p.m.

* Battle of flowers in Calle Larios: Saturday, February 18 at 8:00 p.m.

* Burial of the Boquerón on the Malagueta beach: Sunday, February 19 at 5:00 p.m.

Copa Davis Cup 2022 Final 8 in Málaga

The final phase of the Davis Cup by Rakuten, with the 8 qualified teams, will be played in Malaga between November 22 and 27.

The city will dress up to host the final phase with 8 teams from the 2022 Davis Cup. The eight best teams, Spain among them, will be measured in different knockout rounds of quarters, semifinals and final to get the biggest trophy in team tennis.

The quarterfinals will be played Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Spain will play its quarterfinal tie on Wednesday 23 against Croatia.

On Friday 25th the first semifinal will be played at 16:00. The second will be on Saturday 26 from 1:00 p.m. The grand final will be played on Sunday 27 at 1:00 p.m.

Tickets are already on sale since last June 8 and can be purchased through the official page of the competition.

Starlite Festival

Starlite Catalana Occidente es el mejor festival boutique de Europa. Después de nueve ediciones, se afianza como el festival de mayor duración, con más de 50 días de conciertos. Tras haber liderado la nueva era de conciertos Covid Free, ha demostrado que se puede hacer cultura segura, siendo uno de los únicos festivales emblemáticos que se ha realizado este verano a nivel mundial. Música, cultura y gastronomía conviven en un único espacio. Una cita única para aquellos que quieren disfrutar de conciertos cercanos e íntimos en un lugar incomparable. Su programación incluye opciones para todos los públicos, edades y gustos musicales.

Artistas de la talla de Enrique Iglesias, Elton John, Lenny Kravitz, Lionel Richie, Andrea Bocelli, Maluma, Ricky Martin, Tom Jones, Pet Shop Boys, Alejandro Sanz, Eros Ramazzotti, Luis Fonsi, Plácido Domingo, Anastacia, Jessie J, Nicky Jam, Luis Miguel, Sting, Maná, David Bisbal o Hardwell se han dado cita en Starlite Catalana Occidente ofreciendo conciertos inolvidables.

Starlite Catalana Occidente no es solo música. La experiencia empieza previa al concierto con su oferta gastronómica en un ambiente de terraza de verano, y se prolonga post show con espectáculos y DJs donde bailar en un entorno inigualable. Starlite Catalana Occidente ofrece la posibilidad de adquirir la experiencia completa sumando al concierto la cena en su restaurante gourmet o una mesa en la zona Sessions para disfrutar de las after parties después del concierto.

Además, cada año tiene lugar la Gala Starlite. De la mano de sus anfitriones, Antonio Banderas y Sandra García-Sanjuán, se ha convertido en el evento benéfico por excelencia, premiando la labor solidaria de aquellos que han hecho de la causa los demás la suya propia.

Ladies European Tour Tournament – ​​Alferini Golf

Right in our Colina del Paraíso complex, the Alferini Golf course, in Benahavís, hosts a Ladies European Tour tournament for the first time between November 24 and 27.

Alferini Golf, located in the municipality of Benahavís, opens its doors at the end of November to the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain, proof that it will close the season on the Ladies European Tour and that it will crown for the third consecutive year not only the tournament champion but also to the winner of the Race to Costa del Sol, the order of merit of the European circuit.

The Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España 2022 will be held at Alferini Golf from November 24 to 27 and is part of the Solheim Cup 2023 programme. The Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España, the last event on the Ladies European Tour calendar, is sponsored by Turismo Costa del Sol, Andalucía and Acosol as main sponsors, together with the Marbella City Council, the Benahavís City Council and Reale Seguros. Vithas is the official medical service. Solán de Cabras, Eversheds Sutherland, Mahou and Puerto Banús are official suppliers. Marca and Radio Marca are official media. Collaborate in your organization LET, RFEG, RFGA and Sport & Business.

This tournament, erected as the finishing touch of the women’s season in Europe, has achieved a dizzying list of winners since it became the closing of the Race to Costa del Sol. In the 2020 season, the Danish Emily Kristine Pedersen asked for the double – tournament and Race to Costa del Sol-, to put the rubric to a spectacular year. Last season the tournament was awarded to Carlota Ciganda, thus achieving the only tournament she needed to win in our country, and the order of merit went to the Thai Atthaya Thitikul.

The Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España 2022 is held at Alferini Golf from November 24 to 27 and is part of the Solheim Cup 2023 programme.

Malaga celebrates the Digital Enterprise Show (DES) 2022

Malaga celebrates the Digital Enterprise Show (DES) 2022 from June 14 to 16. The event, which will bring former United States President Barack Obama on its opening day, will bring together international congressmen who will attend Malaga to learn about and discuss the latest innovations and solutions for the digital transformation of different industries.

The colloquium of the former US president is the most prominent event on the agenda of this DES 2022, which under the slogan ‘Reimagine Business’, brings together more than 500 experts from around the world. to share strategies, knowledge and success stories of technology application in different sectors.

In total, there will be more than 250 hours of presentations in a content agenda that is completed with six vertical forums focused on different industries (industry 5.0, retail and logistics, health, smart cities, banking, and tourism and hospitality) and agendas focused on each professional profile (CEO, CIO, CMO, CDO, CFO and Human Resources).

With the conversation of the 44th president of the United States of America, it is intended -as they point out- «to inspire and motivate general directors, CEOs and senior officials of recognized international companies so that they can face the economic, social and technological challenges» that have recently broken into the system.

*Former United States President Barack Obama will attend on Tuesday, June 14

The San Bernabé Marbella Fair returns this June 7

“The San Bernabé Fair returns to normal this year, from June 7 to 12. On Tuesday, June 7, the opening of the Arch of the Fair will take place at 8:30 p.m., installed at the entrance of the Fairground at night.

Then the activities will begin at the Fairgrounds at Night. At 10:00 p.m. the opening acts of the Fair will take place in the Francisco Cuevas Blanco Park.

However, the week will start on Sunday, June 5, with the traditional pilgrimage of the Patron Saint at 09:00. On Wednesday, June 8, the Day Fair will be inaugurated at the Arch located in the Parque de la Alameda. From 5:00 p.m. the fairground attractions will open. On June 11, the traditional Civic-Religious Procession will take place to the Cruz de Humilladero departing from the City Hall at 10:00 a.m. and that of San Bernabé after the 11:00 a.m. mass.

Colina del Paraíso – New Free Fiber Optic

“Nowadays, technological advances drive hotel establishments to offer their guests more and more services related to telecommunications and connectivity.
 
Gone are the years when only executives and businessmen had these needs, and today everyone from leisure travelers to families with young children require high-quality internet connection service to stay in touch and enjoy its benefits.
 
Colina del Paraiso has announced in this regard that from April 2022 guests staying at our complex will get unlimited free Wi-Fi service”
 
So, those who travel to Costa del Sol and want to stay connected with a high quality network, can think of Colina del Paraiso to make their stay a more comfortable experience.

Sustainability

The Colina del Paraiso complex has started the 2022 season by once again promoting the project that began in 2019 after the health crisis and the pandemic, which forced the complex to maintain a balance between safety and sustainability.

Colina del Paraiso, has adopted the strategy of eliminating single-use plastic and gradually replacing it with other biodegradable or compostablematerials, giving a second life to materials, responsibly managing consumption, reuse and recycling of waste generated during the day a day.

Likewise, the promotion of local purchases, the reduction of food waste and the digitization of processes.

Ecological Hotel Rating

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Estepona organizes the new edition of “Estepona lives its streets”

The events, which will take place from March 24 to 27, include free concerts by the groups ‘La Frontera’, ‘Cómplices’ and ‘Tam Tam Go’

The cultural programme ‘Estepona lives its streets’, which this year celebrates its eighth edition and which has become a reference within the cultural, leisure and tourist agenda of the municipality due to the varied activities it offers to audiences of all ages.

For this new edition, which will take place from March 24 to 27, more than twenty activities have been scheduled. The event will start on the 24th in the gardens of the Parque Botánico-Orquidario with the presentation of ‘La Parcel’, the first novel by the writer from Estepona, Alejandro Simón Partal, who will be accompanied by the guitarist Daniel Casares.

Likewise, he highlighted the free concert that will be offered on Saturday, March 26, on San Lorenzo Avenue with the groups ‘La Frontera’, ‘Cómplices’ and ‘Tam Tam Go’.

Other musical performances that will take place that weekend will be those of the singer Noelia Quiñones, who will be accompanied by the sax of Jerry Erola, the concert of Hugo Toscano, founder and former guitarist of the group ‘Elefantes’ or the group from Tarifa ‘Malamanera’

Music will continue to play a special role with other concerts such as that of the Estepona Municipal Music Band in the Plaza del Reloj or that of the Malaga Symphony Orchestra and the Malaga University Choir in the Felipe VI Auditorium.

In addition, the celebration of the XI Ruta de la Tapa in which 27 restaurants will participate, offering a tapa and beer, soft drink or water for two euros or a tapa and wine for 3 euros. Participants who take this gastronomic tour will be able to pick up their passport and stamp the tapas of each restaurant they visit to vote for the best tapa. A prize of 1,000 euros will be awarded to the ‘Best Cardio-healthy Tapa’ and a prize draw will be held among the citizens who participate with their vote. Among the prizes that will be raffled are hotel nights, tickets to concerts, electric scooters or gastronomic experiences, among others.

Continuing with the gastronomic activities this event is the XII National Contest of Ham Cutters ‘Trofeo Popi’, which will be held on Sunday from 12:00 to 16:00 on Calle Real (Paseillo area).

Activities for the little ones have also been scheduled, such as the VIII Interschool Chess Tournament for Teams and VIII Intercenters for ESO and Baccalaureate for teams or the children’s musical ‘The Wizard of Oz’. In addition, we can also enjoy the V Historical Reenactment ‘Manzanares Estepona 1831’ and the Estepona- Peñas Blancas International Climb 2022.

There will also be theatrical performances and poetry recitals that are moved to the outskirts in this edition with the performance of the group ‘Compás Flamenco’ in Cancelada.

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