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“Ciudad del paraíso”, Malaga, the City of Heaven! At the Mediterranean Costa del Sol, Spain’s Malaga still has something of the old times’ charm, back when it was the main port of Andalusia. Opposite the Strait of Gibraltar and just 130 kilometres away from Africa, the city of eternal sunshine is a top destination for hundreds of travellers who are already searching for cheap air tickets to Malaga. The proud hometown of Pablo Picasso and bustling with life, Malaga boasts a great cultural heritage, a vibrant social and night life and 3,000 hours of sunshine annually – no wonder Malaga’s beaches are so crowded during the summer. Book your cheap hotel in Malaga and enjoy!
Malaga was founded by the Phoenicians in 770 B.C. and has always been a commercial hub of the region. During the Islamic era, the city knew immense development, being the main port of the Emirate of Granada. Later, it was established as a 19th-century commercial centre, producing textiles, sugar and.. ships!
From the ‘50’s on, Malaga became a major tourist destination, a popular summer resort of Costa del Sol.
Modern Malaga has a population of 600,000 and is the second most populated city of Andalusia.
Visitors love Malaga because, behind the typical Spanish industrial background, lies a magical secret heart. Malaga’s historic centre is a work of art; from the Gothic-Renaissance cathedral, the quaint alleys and flowered streets with traditional balconies to the countless little restaurants serving the best tapas you have ever tasted!
Malaga’s international airport (Aeropuerto de Málaga-Costa del Sol) is located 8 kilometres southwest of Malaga and can be reached by bus and railway.
Getting around Malaga
You can get around Malaga by bus (Empresa Malagueña de Transportes), railway (lines C1 and C2) and the brand new metro network, opened on 30 July 2014 (2 lines). Fares start at 1.30€ and minimum taxi fare costs 3.60€.
Pablo Picasso, famous son of Malaga, was born at the Plaza de la Merced in 1881. This is where you will find his home, Casa Natal de Picasso, now serving as an educational institution and museum. Exhibitions include small art collections and a copy of the artist’s studio.
In the same spirit, the Museo Picasso was inaugurated in 2003 and gave birth to the greatest cultural boom of all times for Malaga. Collections consist of 204 Picasso’s works, some of which were donated by his older son’s wife and his grandson and include some heart-warming portraits of the Picasso family.
The castle-palace Alcazaba dates back to the 11th century, the time of the Taifa of Málaga.
Malaga’s Centre of Contemporary Art (Centro de Arte Contemporáneo) hosts exhibitions by Malaga’s most notable contemporary artists, in a modern building of equal contemporary importance.
Continue to Plaza del Obispo, a charming square with fountains, restored buildings and lots of sights you could enjoy:
- The Palacio Episcopal, all in red, is the former primate seat and now serves as an exhibition centre.
- Malaga’s cathedral’s (Catedral) construction began in the 16th century and was completed within 200 years. Its majestic dome reaches 40 metres in height, includes 15 chapels and is elaborately decorated with religious art from the 18th century.
- Cathedral’s museum offers you the chance to admire even more masterpieces of religious art, paintings, sculptures, folklore equipment and precious items made of gold, silver and ivory.
Don’t miss out on visiting Playa de la Malagueta, Malaga’s most famous beach, right at the city’s heart. Azure waters, golden sand and restaurants and bars of quality.Malaga’s official language is Spanish.