The parks in Málaga are full of wildlife and traditional charm. Over the past 100 years, the city has put a lot of effort, time and money into beautifying its green spaces, and it shows. Housing some of the most important botanical gardens in Europe, as well as an interesting mix of French, English, Italian and Moroccan spaces, the parks in Málaga are a great insight into local history and culture.
Founded at the end of the 19th century, the Parque de Málaga is the most central park in the city, as well as one of the most popular. Situated behind the port between the Paseo de los Curas and the Paseo del Parque, this rectangular green space was created specifically for the public to enjoy and contains benches, fountains and a small open-air theatre. For anyone interested in horticulture, this park is a must-visit, as it boasts an enormous amount of tropical and subtropical plants. Palm trees, landscaped gardens and many stunning exotic flowers can be found here, with a number brought from overseas, including South America.
Opened in 1981, on the centenary of Picasso’s birth, Jardines Picasso is a must-visit. Throughout the garden, between the ficus trees and tropical plants, there are large sculptures that pay homage to Picasso’s work. This park is small, but the atmosphere is magical and well worth taking the time to visit. Centrally located, it’s just a 15-minute walk along the coast from the port.
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