Costa del Sol Travel Guide

Malaga is a city known for its sunny beaches, historic monuments and picturesque streets, but it's also home to a delicious and varied gastronomy. Located in the heart of the “Costa del Sol” (quite literally the Sunny Coast), Malaga enjoys almost 300 sunny days a year, and the city is filled with restaurants which take advantage of this beautiful climate. The “chiringuitos” are a common place to have a leisurely lunch or dinner right on the beach, and offer the best fried fish you will find! There are also “bodegas” that specialize in wine and tapas. You can find the best bodegas in the historical city centre or in some of the more upscale neighbourhoods.

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Gastronomic itinerary
By Pedro Ramírez
  1. 1. Historical center
  2. 2. Plaza de la Merced
  3. 3. El Palo
  4. 4. Teatinos
  5. 5. Trinidad-Perchel
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Family itinerary
By Andrew Forbes
  1. 1. Nerja Caves
  2. 2. Butterfly Park
  3. 3. Karting Experience
  4. 4. Aventura Amazonia
  5. 5. Puerto Banús
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Cultural itinerary
By Andy Jarosz
  1. 1. Alcazaba
  2. 2. Picasso Museum
  3. 3. Carmen Thyssen Museum
  4. 4. Málaga Cathedral
  5. 5. Public Art
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Málaga temperatures
Main Events
Holy Week
Join the daily processions and celebrations that snake round the city wherever you’re staying in Málaga.
Film Festival
Screenings in the Echegaray Theatre, Cine Albeniz and Cervantes Theatre continue to attract throngs of visitors.
Feria de Málaga
Rides for all ages to enjoy, plenty of live music to keep you in a jubilant mood and local food delicacies.
How to get to Málaga
Times to María Zambrano Station
Pablo Ruiz Picasso AGP
  • Bus 15'
  • Train 8'
  • Taxi 12'
Federico Gª Lorca GRX
  • Taxi 70'
  • Train -
  • Bus -
Aeropuerto de Almería ELI
  • Taxi 164'
  • Train -
  • Bus -