If you want the best of both worlds, the off-beat traveler would tell you not to miss the things to do in Malaga, Spain. It’s the perfect juxtaposition of a metropolitan city and bygone era resurfaced and rejoined with class.
The crown of Costa Del Sol, Malaga is a coastal town famous for its deluxe hotels and resorts, lush harbors, and upscale restaurants. However, the city is full of surprises also, as it pulls you back in time to century-old Moorish palaces and stone-walled roman amphitheater ruins.
You can get a rental at Malaga’s airport and car hire companies in the city center, near the train station. Rates start at$ $20 to $45, but the average price of car rentals is $30 to $38. You need a driving license to rent a car in Malaga. If you have a non-EU car license, you need to secure an international driving permit. Drivers should be at least 21 years old, but many companies make a surcharge if you’re not 25 years of age, visit this website for more information. Check whether your car hires are within Malaga City only. Some car rental won’t allow you to go outside the city boundaries.
Stroll along Malaga’s famous streets
Walking around Malaga’s historic streets is one way to get to know the city and its vibrant locals. You can breathe its essence of history with the Christian and Moorish conquests in the middle ages, despite its modern customizations in the present day.
Here’s where you need to discover its famous streets
Discover Malaga’s historical sites
Visit La Alcazaba, a Moorish fortress palace, from the Islam era of Malaga. It was established 8th century and was beautifully preserved throughout the centuries. There are three courtyard gardens with fountains you need to see. Another is the Roman Amphitheater built in the 1st century situated near Alcazaba. The theatre is still in good shape and its stone steps or spectator’s circle remains undamaged.
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Visit the museums and art galleries
Did you know that Picasso was born here? Malaga tourist attractions are a cultural hub for the music and arts scene. You can even find a one-of-a-kind exhibition event and space. From Picasso to crystal glass, this city has more than enough to offer.
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Unwind in the beach and outdoors
The city is home to many landscapes, parks, and gardens worth venturing. You can lounge and stroll around Parque de Málaga with its lush vibrancy or to one of its beaches like La Misericordia. You can even chill and relax at Torremolinos, a former fishing village with a laid-back ambiance.
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