Located on the first floor of Malaga’s Tabacaler (the former tobacco factory) a building which also houses the Museo Automovilístico (car museum), the 7,500 square metre gallery has been inaugurated with an inclusive collection of Russian art from five centuries, titled “Arte Ruso. The museum displays works by Ilya Repin, Wassily Kandinsky and Vladimir Tatlin. De los iconos al siglo XX” (“From icons to the twentieth century”) and a temporary exhibition of artworks centring on the creator of the Ballets Russes, Sergei Diaghilev, and called “La época de Diaghilev” (“The era of Diaghilev”).
At 30 minutes driving from Villarocamar you will find the new Pompidou Centre: The Spanish prime Minister Mr Rajoy opens the new Pompidou Museum in Malaga.
This event occurred the 4th of April with the participation of the French Minister of Culture Mrs Fleur Pellerin; Mr Francisco de la Torre the Mair of Malaga and Mr Alain Seban the CEO of the Pompidou centre in Paris. This new Museum is located in the harbour of Malaga, the place is well know as "The Cube", at "Muelle Uno" the exposition consist of ninety artwork from the 20 and 21 century. You will see : Willem De Kooning, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Jean Hélion,Tony Ouster, Frida Khalo, Francis Bacon, Max Ernst, Rene Magritte, Alberto Giacometti, Sophie Calle.. etc.. The centrepiece is "the Ghost" by French Artist Kader Atia which consist of 150 Aluminium foil empty figures. For Malaga it's one of the great cultural event for 2015. The Pompidou Centre of Paris as a very wise choose in selecting Malaga for its first overseas branch. From Villarocamar we organise for you if you, if you wish a private visit to the Pompidou centre. Bit by bit Malaga is becoming one the most important Place in Spain. Villarocamar offer you all the comfort to visit Malaga museums.
Villarocamar offer you the opportunity to visit the " Caminito del Rey" (king's walkway) who will be open to the public on March 28Th 2015
By car, from the hotel it would take you a little be more than an hour driving, at more of less 50 Miles. Initially this mountain path will be free of access, until end 2015.
It's a perfect trip from Villarocamar, those new facilities where totally refurbished the last four years, and the main target was to offer a total security for the visitors.
Advance reservations are essential. It's possible to make up to a maximum of five reservations per person on the following website : www.caminitodelrey.info
From Villaromar it would take around 15 minutes to reach the new coastal path, along the Mijas beaches. All year long you will be able to walk or use a bike on this new coastal stretch, a few meters from the sea shore.
The first phase of the coastal path of Mijas is now a reality. inaugurated on Wednesday, November 12th. The fact is that the project has raised great expectation and days before its inauguration many residents had already come to enjoy it and know it.
The visit to the Picasso Museum in Malaga from Villarocamar would take around 30 minutes by car.
Villarocamar is ideally situated in the center of the "Costa Del Sol" in the South of Spain.
The motor way is at 2 miles from Villarocamar, from there you will find the Museum in the center of the city. where Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born. It opened in 2003 in the Buenavista Palace, and has nearly 300 works donated by members of Picasso's family.
In 2009, the Foundation Paul, Christine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso that owned the collection merged with the Foundation Museum Picasso Malaga that operated also the museum and the Casa Natal "Birthplace Museum" in the "Plaza de la Merced".