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Get ready to explore the heart of Andalucia with our range of curated Malaga sightseeing tours and tickets. Stretching along the Malaga province, the Costa del Sol is one of the most popular Malaga attractions. In the south of Spain, it is an autonomous community of Andalusia comprising the coastal towns and communities along the Mediterranean coastline of the Málaga province and the eastern edge of the Cádiz province. The area's mild climate is ideal for enjoying the beaches and a wide variety of outdoor activities year-round. You can spend leisurely hours in the vast expanse of beaches that dot this area. The Western Costa del Sol is highly developed in terms of both property and infrastructure and it attracts an important percentage of Spain's international tourism. You can also take day tours or trips from Malaga to explore Seville, Marbella and Mijas.

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Our tips for Malaga

  • Explore the historic center. The historic center of Malaga boasts enchanting squares, charming narrow streets, and stunning architecture. It is highly recommended to pay a visit to the Cathedral of Malaga, the Roman Theatre, and the Picasso Museum.
  • Castle hopping. One of Malaga's top tourist spots is this Moorish castle named Alcazaba which dates back to the 11th century, providing breathtaking views of the city and the sea.
  • Beach walk. Playa de la Malagueta and Playa del Palo are among the many exquisite beaches that Malaga boasts. These beaches provide a range of water sports, dining options, and bars for visitors to indulge in.
  • Indulge in the local cuisine. Famous for its delectable seafood, Malaga is a must-visit destination to relish in freshly grilled sardines, paella, and gazpacho. Additionally, the city has a vibrant tapas culture, so be sure to explore the local bars and savor some traditional Spanish dishes.

Good to know

Pablo Picasso, one of the world's most renowned artists, was born in Malaga, which is celebrated at the Picasso Museum with a collection of his early works. The Alcazaba, a Moorish fortress dating back to the 11th century, is a significant landmark in Malaga and an important tourist attraction.

Malaga's Roman theater, constructed during the first century BC, is still used today for cultural events. With over 300 days of sunshine annually, Malaga is a favored vacation spot for those seeking a sunny getaway.

The Malaga Cathedral, also known as "La Manquita" or the "One-Armed Lady," took two centuries to build and is known for its incomplete right tower.
Visitors can explore the Eastern Costa del Sol, the 54 kilometers stretch of coast to the east of Malaga city. Equally fascinating are the cliffs where the Sierra Almijara joins the sea. Nerja is the most important urban centre on this end of the coast.

This town also has one of this area's main tourist attractions - the Nerja Caves, a spectacular find that is open to the public. The caves form the backdrop for the annual music and dance festival. Also worth exploring is the winding footpath at the foot of Nerja town, which joins several coves.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to visit Malaga?
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    Visiting Malaga depends on whether you are happiest joining the crowds or when it's much quieter? Malaga enjoys 300 days on average of sunshine, so whether it's summer or winter, either time can be you'll enjoy the sun. Generally, summer is the busiest time, so if you are after a quieter life, November is the perfect month. The days may be shorter, but the crowds are less.

  • Q: How do I get around?
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    Malaga is a very walkable town; its centre is very compact and easy to navigate. It is worth taking the hop-on hop-off bus tour to see the sights and get your bearings so that you can then explore further on foot. Or, if you have the energy, Malaga boasts some 28km of cycling lanes, so hiring a bike is great to explore. You could even hire a Segway as an alternative mode. You'll also find a comprehensive public transport system if none of the above fits with your schedule.

  • Q: What are the top attractions to explore in Malaga?
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    The most popular attractions in Malaga include the Alcazaba, the historic center, the Cathedral of Malaga, the Roman Theatre, Atarazanas Market, Botanical Garden of La Concepción, Roman Theatre, Malaga Park and the Picasso Museum.

  • Q: What are the best beaches in Malaga?
    A:

    There are numerous gorgeous beaches in Malaga, such as Playa de la Malagueta, Playa del Palo, and Playa de Burriana.

  • Q: What are some popular day trips from Malaga?
    A:

    Exciting day trip options from Malaga include exploring the nearby cities of Granada, Seville, and Cordoba, as well as visiting the delightful hillside village of Mijas.

  • Q: Any tips for staying safe in Malaga?
    A:

    Malaga is a safe city to walk around during the day or at night. You should take the usual precautions, especially in such a tourist-friendly destination as pickpockets do operate. For emergencies, contact 112.

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