Malaga, the Famous Tourist Destination

In the south of Spain, you will find Malaga, the birthplace of Pablo Picasso and a favorite tourist destination. You will see a city with rich natural, architectural and cultural heritage which has many beaches, museums, restaurants and pretty gardens to visit.

Things to Do: Arts and Humanities Tour

If you are fascinated with monuments and other architectural structures, Malaga is the best place to visit. You can choose from many different tours, each one with its own highlight. You can choose from Sierra de las Nievas (a Natural Park with a wide variety of flora and fauna, it is also a National Hunting Reserve), El Torcal Nature Reserve

(known for it’s unusual limestone rock formations), El Chorro Gorge (famous for the Camino del Rey (King’s Walk), a truly frightening single-file walkway pinned to the cliff face and hanging 150 metres above the river floor, and the Cave of Nerja, which has been declared an Historic-Artistic Monument.

You can learn an appreciation of some Spanish historical monuments in Malaga by visiting The Gibralfaro Castle (means “rock of the lighthouse”), and the ruins of the Roman Theater in Alcazaba and The Malaga Cathedral. You will notice different architectural styles in The Cathedral ranging from Renaissance to Baroque to Gothic. Also worth visiting are the Sagrario and Santiago Churches in the city.

To see how the city has preserved its Spanish heritage, you can visit the museums starting with the Malaga Picasso Museum which has 200 pieces of artwork by Picasso. Then, you can go museum hopping and see the Museo del Patrimonio, Contemporary Art Center, Interactive Museum, and the Museo de Artes y Tradiciones Populares.

Water and Nature Adventure

To really appreciate the summer weather, you can go for an excursion and visit all the beaches along Malaga’s great coastline. These include Estepona, Fuengirola and Marbella beaches. You can also have an interesting adventure with the walking routes around the city. These include the Fuente Piedra and the Mijas Peak. You will enjoy the thrill and fun offered by these activities.

Walk at National Parks

You will experience Malaga’s attractive, natural landscapes in its National Parks. You can go for a long walk or simply take a stroll or just relax in any one of the National Parks. These include the Sierra de las Nieves National Park, Laguna de Fuente de Piedra National Park and Sierra de Grazalema National Park.


Experience a fascinating nightlife in Malaga. You will have many choices of pubs, clubs and restaurants where you will have a mixture of a great dining experience and enjoying the exciting nightclubs. You can try good restaurants that include La Casa del Guardia, La Posada de Antonio, Las Garrafas, Restaurante Gallego Candamil among others.

Your stay in Malaga will be both fun and relaxing. You will enjoy your activities as you remove the stress from your life and feel the warmth and beauty that nature offers in this part of the world. You will fall in love with this magical city!

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