The city of eternal sunshine, Malaga is like the surprise that is revealed by unwrapping many layers. Even without the recent facelift, Malaga is a charming town that is arguably one of the liveliest places in Spain. A city with a strong personality of its own, Malaga stands out among all its southern cousins. The delightful historic city centre is where all the touristic action is; the incredible gothic cathedral, the whimsical Alcazaba and the glorious Gibralfaro are all proud to be part of this gorgeous skyline. Get ready to taste the best tapas in the world and while you relish the Mediterranean flavours, tap your feet to some soul-touching Flamenco music. Malaga is warm, welcoming and fun! As Picasso would say about his beloved home, it’s a little bit peculiar, a lot artistic and an absolutely stunning revelation. A trip to Malaga is definitely an unmissable part of your Spanish itinerary!
Malaga Travel Tips
Essential travel information and Malaga tips for your visit
- While heading to the beach, keep an eye out for the flags that indicate the level of safety of the water for swimming and other activites.
- Wear comfortable shoes if you plan on exploring Malaga by foot or even by bike. Cobbled streets make it impossible to walk in heels.
- Be assertive in a restaurant if you require something; Malaga is known for it laid back service and if you don’t make yourself heard, you might get left out.
- Take care of your belongings in crowded tourist spots and beaches. Do not carry many valuables with you.