Malaga, the heart of the Costa del Sol has always been one of the main areas of tourism in Spain, both at national and international level, as is this lively city is favored warm and sunny microclimate throughout the year.
Malaga city is situated at the foot of Castle Gibralfaro, a lively and very joyful and bustling city with exceptional corners. Contemporary Malaga is a very modern city. The capital of the Costa del Sol has an international airport (Malaga airport), as well as a large and important commercial port, and a prestigious university.
Malaga is a cosmopolitan town very popular both nationally and internationally and receives visitors throughout the year and is an excellent destination for Easter, weekends or summer vacation. Its mild climate, its broad white beaches and the excellent golf courses next to the sea are some reasons for its popularity.
Attractions in Malaga?
Malaga´s most recommended corners are the Alameda, the sea promenade, as well as the popular historic city centre.
At cultural and artistic level Malaga offers many sights and attractions such as the birthplace of Picasso, Cathedral, the Arab citadel, Roman theater, gardens and parks, Plaza de la Merced, the Picasso Foundation, the Museum of Fine Arts, Mount Gibralfaro…
Not far from Malaga we can visit the white villages or the city of Ronda in the mountains with breathtaking views. Nature in the province of Malaga also has much to offer, especially now during the spring months.
Beautiful recommended routes and excursions from Malaga take visitors to the Torcal in Antequera, with fantastic karst formations which are unique in Europe; the green valley of Guadalhorce, the orchard of Malaga, full of lemons and oranges; the Guadalhorce Reservoirs and the impressive gorge of El Chorro; the El Juanar forest in the hills of Marbella; Sierra Bermeja in Estepona with stunning views over the coast, Gibraltar and the African coast.
Marbella is another charming city of the Costa del Sol Malaga about 60 kilometres from Malaga and easily accessible from Malaga by bus, taxi or a car rental.
All these places are easily accessible by car and can be reached from Málaga in less than an hour. As you can see, there is much to see in the city and surrounding area! Check our prices for car hire Malaga, and start planning your trips by car!