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The City

Malaga, a modern city owning an important port

Malaga is placed in the banks of the Mediterranean. It was founded by the Phoenicians at the end of the 5th century B.C. and later occupied by the Carthaginians, Romans and Arabs. Nowadays it is a modern city owning an important port, airport and University.

Tourism and climate

Malaga is the capital of “la Costa del Sol” and one of the most visited places in the country since the seventies. Not for nothing is its climate one of the warmest and loveliest in the Iberian Peninsula enjoying so many sunny days a year that it would be really odd if there is a cloudy day during your visit.


Although Malaga is known by million tourist as a holiday place because of its Mediterranean climate, its lovely beaches and the warm character of its people we can not forget that the city owns many beautiful monuments such as the Cathedral (17th century) and countless churches like la Victoria church (15th century).
We can admire the Alcazaba as well, an arab monument built in the 11th century and the Roman Theatre placed next to that monument. It is also very interesting Gibralfaro Castle (11th century) which because of being placed at the top of Málaga offers lovely views of the bullring, the Town Hall and the port.

But perhaps the internationally famous Picasso museum, dedicated to the well-known painter is the most important thing Málaga can offer the visitor.

Amusements places

Malaga is a very nice and friendly city with countless gardens and amusements places. Its city centre has a great variety of restaurants where the visitor can taste the Spanish tapas, apart from many pubs where you can enjoy the nights.
If you come to Málaga you should never refuse to taste the typical fried fish and the delicious raisin wine.

The province of Malaga

In Malaga there are well-known villages on the coast such as Benalmadena, Torremolinos, Fuengirola, apart from inland villages like Ronda and Antequera whose beauty attracts thousands visitors every year. Granada only at 90 minutes from Málaga, Cordoba and Sevilla, at 2 hours are lovely cities owning gorgeous arab monuments placed really close to Malaga which allows the tourist to visit them.

Photos of Malaga: Castle of Gibralfaro | Malaga´s Port | Malaga´s Cathedral | La Marina square | Malaga´s town hall

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