Festival Site

The festival will be held in the newly-completed 6th Kadampa Temple for World Peace at KMC Spain - only 30 minutes from Málaga City and close to the town of Alhaurín el Grande.

Are visas required to enter Spain?

Information on entry requirements to Spain can be found on this Spanish government website.  It is your responsibility to check and comply with the requirements.

If you are able to enter Spain without a visa, your stay will likely be limited to 90 days in any 180 days in any of the Schengen countries. Again, it is your responsibility to check your eligibility.

Please also check the minimum passport validity period.

Nearest Airport

Málaga's Costa del Sol Airport (AGP) is well served by regular direct flights from around Europe, and is connected worldwide through most major airlines and their partners. The airport is well connected by inexpensive public transport to both the city and the coast eg. Málaga city and Torremolinos are only 10-12 minutes by train from the airport, and Málaga city is 15 minutes bus ride.

Festival Airport Shuttles

The Festival will organise transfers from Málaga Airport to KMC Spain on Friday 10 June, and return shuttles on Thursday 16 JuneThese may be added to your Festival booking either when making the initial booking, or added later via your booking cart.

Friday 10 June: 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Thursday 16 June:  3pm, 4.30pm

All airport transfers are offered subject to demand. Please book early so we can reserve the necessary coaches. Should it be necessary to cancel a specific coach due to lack of demand, we will do so with enough notice for you to make alternative arrangements, and will refund any money paid for the cancelled shuttle in full.

Public Transport from Málaga Airport

More info about onward travel can be found on Málaga Airport's website. See below for sample prices:

Table 1 TRAIN TAXI BUS  UBER
AIRPORT TO
Malaga City  1,80 to 2,3€ 20 to 25€ 4,00 €  19,00 € 
Alhaurin el Grande  no train 38€ to 40€ ( some companies 50€)  No direct bus 35,00 € 
KMC Spain no train 38€ to 40€ ( some companies 50€)  No direct bus 35,00 € 
Alhaurin de la Torre no train 22,00 €  2,00 €  18,00 € 
Benalmadena  2,05 to 2,55€  25,00 €  6,00 €  19,00 € 
Torremolinos 1,80 to 2,30€ 20 to 25€ 3,80 €  20,00 € 

Festival Daily Shuttles to/from KMC Spain

The shuttle drop off/pick up point at KMC Spain is 500m from the entrance to the Festival site.  If you would have difficulty walking this distance, please make a note in the special needs box of the booking form.

Málaga City & Torremolinos/Benalmádena

The Festival will organise morning and evening shuttles between Málaga City and Torremolinos and KMC Spain (both approx. 30 mins). The first shuttles will arrive at KMC Spain in time for the morning meditation. A second shuttle option will be scheduled to arrive at the KMC around 10am. In the evening, shuttles will leave after the final session to return to Málaga City and Torremolinos. Estimated return time is 8.30pm - 9.00pm. Spanish restaurants typically open for dinner around 8.30pm.

See Fees page for shuttle costs

Please check back for information about the pick-up points. 

Alhaurín el Grande / Alhaurín de la Torre

There will be regular shuttles between the Festival session times to/from KMC Spain and the two local towns of Alhaurín el Grande and Alhaurín de la Torre (approx. 15 min journey time).    Everyone who requires a seat on the shuttle must book and pay. Offsite parking fee includes shuttle for the driver, but all other passengers must book the shuttle on their own Festival booking. See Fees page for shuttle costs.

To ensure you are able to arrive at the Festival site in time for the sessions, we request you not to arrive last minute at the off-site shuttle pick-up points.

Please check back for information about the pick-up points. 

Public Transport to/from KMC Spain

The following are sample prices.

Table 2 TRAIN TAXI BUS  UBER
MÁLAGA CITY TO
KMC Spain no train 40€ a 50€ 2,30€ 38,00 € 
Alhaurin el Grande  no train 40€ a 50€ 2,50€ 38,00 € 
Alhaurin de la Torre no train 25€ a 35€ 1,70€ 25,00 € 
Table 3 TRAIN TAXI BUS  UBER
BENALMÁDENA/TORREMOLINOS TO
KMC Spain no train 30 to 40€ no direct bus 29 -32€
Alhaurin el Grande  no train 30 to 40€ no direct bus 32-36€
Alhaurin de la Torre no train 20 to 25€ no direct bus 17-20€
Table 4 TRAIN TAXI BUS  UBER
KMC Spain
Alhaurin el Grande  no train 8 to 10€ 1.55€ 7,00 € 
Alhaurin de la Torre no train 18 to 20€ 1.70€ 14,00 €