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Malaga

Malaga is the provincial capital of the Costa del Sol. The city's main form of income is commercial and not tourism. Although that is now changing with the new cruise ship terminal. Saying that, Malaga is an excellent holiday resort if you like to explore, love historical architecture and the arts. There is so much to see in this the birth place of Pablo Picasso. It is also on the Malaga Fuengirola trainline so it's only a ten minute train ride from Malaga airport. Oh and it also has some of the best beaches that are as good as any on the Costa del Sol. Have a look below for more information and directions to all the main attractions. Also have a look at the City tours and hire in Malaga for some great trips around the city and day trips from Malaga also below.

When booking a holiday or accommodation in Malaga be aware that Malaga is a Provence as well as a city. So check the location before booking. The best hotels and  accommodation locations is in the centre of  the city. Not all UK tour operators have holidays in Malaga but Jet2 City Breaks and Love Holidays have some great deals in the city. Also travelsupermarket.com   have some good offer's and you can compare the market. Have a look at these great holidays and accommodation deals  below. It helps to keep this website running and up to date with information on the Costa del Sol.

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Malaga's Attractions

Castillo Gibralfaro 

Castillo Gibralfaro is situated in the hills of behind Malaga, but is very close to the town and easy to get to. The castle  joins on to the Alcazaba fortruss lower down. These  are by far the biggest landmark's in town. For more information and directions to the Castillo Gibralfaro click / tap the image or click / tap the button below for google directions only.

 

The Alcazaba

is situated at the foot of the hills in  Malaga sandwiched between the Castillo Gibralfaro and the Teatro Romano. This is one of the best attractions in Malaga and a must when visiting the city. For more information and directions to the Alcazaba click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for google directions only. For directions to the disabled lift click here.

Teatro Romano

Teatro Romano is situated on Calle Alcazabilla in front of the Alcazaba of Malaga. It's a roman theatre built in the first century. Access to this site is free but it is not advertised. For more information and directions to the Teatro Romano click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for google directions only.

Atarazanas

the Atarazanas is the main food  market in Malaga. It is situated on Calle Atarazanas 10 and has to be one of the largest indoor markets on the Costa del Sol. For more information and directions to the Atarazanas click / tap the image above Or click / tap the button below  for google directions only to the market.

Muelle Uno 

Muelle Uno is the part of the port for smaller crafts. It is situated to the left of the main commercial port. It is another "must see"attraction and perfect  for a stroll at any time of the day.  The Marina has trendy shops, restaurants and bars with the Alcazaba in the background. For more information and directions to Muelle Uno click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for google directions only.

 

Malaga Cathedral

Malaga cathedral is situated on Calle Molina Lario but the entrance is on Calle Cister in the centre of Malaga. It is a most impressive structure inside and out. For more information and directions to Malaga Cathedral click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only.

Malaga street art

Malaga Street art is situated mainly around the Soho area of Malaga. This is a great way to spend an afternoon finding the art and exploring the bars in the triangular area of Soho. A good place to start is the Calle Casas de Campos. For more information and directions on the street art in Malaga click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only.

Plaza Mayor

Plaza Major is situated out of Malaga town near the airport and is a designer shopping centre. It is on the Malaga Fuengirola trainline so its easy to get to from Malaga. For more information and directions on Plaza Mayor click / tap the image above or click \ tap the button below for directions only.

The Promenade

The Promenade is over severn kilometres of a totally pedestrianised  zone, most of it away from the road making this area family friendly. For more information and directions to the promenade click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only.

Muelle Dos

Muelle Dos is situated between the commercial port and Muelle Uno. Some impressive vessels can be seen here from the small cruise ships  like the Wind surf schooner to the latest F100 class Aegis equipped frigates. For more information and directions to Muelle Dos click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only.

The parque de Malaga

The Parque de Malaga has taken over 100 years to mature into this wonderful park. Full of fountains, statues and the huge variety of tropical and subtropical trees. For more information and directions to the Parque de Malaga click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only.

Calle Marques de Larios

Calle Marques de Larios is in the centre of Malaga, it’s the number one shopping street boasting all the big names. For more information and directions to Calle Marques de Larios click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only.

La Concepcion historical gardens 

La Concepcion historical garden is situated just outside Malaga city. This garden is amazing and easy to get-to on the hop on hop off Malaga bus. For more information and directions to La Concepcion click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only

Maria Zambrano Train Station

Maria Zambrano Train station is the gateway to Spains rail network. So from here Seville, Granada and Madrid are within easy reach. The station is also on the Malaga Fuengirola trainline. Tap / click the image above for more information or click / tap the button below for directions only.

Parque del Oeste

Parque del Oeste is situated just off the promenade about a kilometre from the city centre. The park is full of surreal abstract sculptures. For more information and directions to the Parque del Oeste click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only.

Cueva de La Tesoro

Cueva de la Tesoro is situated in Rincon de la victoria a few kilometres from Malaga. It is a Jurassic cave system with paths carved out. For more information and directions to Cueva del Tesoro click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only.

 

The museum of Malaga

the museum of Malaga is situated in the centre of town, This new addition to Malaga's tourist attractions and it will not disappoint.The building alone is worth looking a round with wide marble staircases and huge rooms. For more information and directions to the museum of Malaga click / tap the image above or click / tap the button below for directions only.

Street markets in Malaga

Malaga has three main street markets with the largest on sundays. For more information and directions to the markets click the Image above.

Tourist information centre's in Malaga

The tourist information centre's have information and discounts for many attractions in Malaga. For more information, directions and location of Malaga's Tourist information centre's click / tap the image above.

 

City tours and hire in Malaga

Best city tours & Attractions in Malaga including guided walks, Tapas tours Bike hire, scooter hire and much more. For more information click / tap the image above.


Day trips from Malaga

Some of the best day trips from Malaga including Gibraltar, Seville and the Alhambra palace in Granada to name a few. For more information, prices & tickets click / tap the image.

Fairs and Festivals on the Costa del Sol

There are over 3000 fairs & festivals held in this region of Spain every year.  To be part of one of these festivals is an amazing experiance. For more information and directions to some of the best fairs & festivals on the Costa del Sol Click / tap the image above.

 

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Malaga is the provincial capital and the largest city on the Costa del Sol. The city dates back around 3000 years which makes it one of the oldest cities in the world. Today Malaga is a busy city full of history, culture, religion, and art. Malaga is not really pushed as a holiday resort even though it has miles of golden beaches, has an impressive marina and loads of trips and tours around the city. Malaga is a excellent choice if you are looking for a holiday resort that has loads to explore. There are  more than enough historical buildings, art museums and other attractions to keep you entertained for weeks. Malaga is also on the fuengirola trainline that stops at the airport so that cuts down transfer costs and opens up a 30 kilometre stretch of the Costa del Sol. It is also on the main Spanish trainline network which opens up the whole country for day trips to Madrid or Seville to name a few destinations.

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