Trace Malaga’s varied history spanning more than 3,000 years, from the Roman Theatre and the Moorish fortification, Alcazaba, to the Catholic Santuario de la Victoria, the Shrine of Victory, and the Palacio de Buenavista. Find out more about the city’s most famous artist at the Picasso Museum before giving in to the aromas of freshly-cooked tapas emanating from a café. If you feel like relaxing for a while, the city’s 14km sandy beach is the perfect place.
Activities in Malaga come in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit all types of traveller. Whether you’re at your happiest meandering around a good museum or you prefer to explore the great outdoors, our top recommendations should help you plan your visit.
Best time to visit: If you’re seeking warm sunshine, July and August are the hottest months.
Fly to: Malaga airport, around 12km southwest of central Malaga.
Alternative transport: You can also travel by Eurostar to Paris with onward through France and down into Spain.