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Malaga - Native town of Pablo Picasso

Malaga, Spain, Gibralfaro Castle fountain

Malaga is located in the southern coast of Spain, in the wonderful region of Andalusia. The city is capital of the region known as the Costa del Sol. Malaga has a history back over 3,000 years and today is a cosmopolitan metropolis, with touches of Spanish, Muslim and Roman.

Port city is a blend of history, culture, architecture and relaxation. On the one hand, the tourist finds in Malaga, a modern city that can entertain, where he has seen plenty of monuments and museums, mostly grouped in the same area. Because Picasso was born here, a place of honor is Memorial House Pablo Picasso (Pablo Picasso Birthplace Museum) and Picasso Museum.

A holiday in Malaga requires preparation and tasting of local cuisine. Seafood, cold tomato soup (gazpacho), Spanish appetizers (tapas) and sweet wine are several area attractions. On the other hand, the beach, with all that it means: water sports, relaxation, etc.

Port of Malaga is known as one of the most important in Spain. In Malaga, Alcazaba fortress is the famous (XII century), a castle (Gibralfaro), a palace (Palacio de los Condes de Buenavista), museums, churches and cathedrals. Cathedral of Malaga, La Manquita is among the most famous monuments. Is a mixed architectural style gothic, baroque and renaissance.

Other attractions of the city are numerous events taking place here, known holiday’s typically Spanish "ferias", concerts, exhibitions, festivals.
Tourists who are looking for moments of silence found in Malaga, gardens and parks are said to be the most beautiful in Spain and that compete with others in Europe. The main attractions of this kind are La Concepcion Gardens, El Retiro Park and Malaga Park.
From Malaga, you can make trips to some of the most beautiful places in Spain: Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Costa del Sol, etc.

Malaga enjoys over 300 sunny days per year. With an average annual temperature of 21degrees Celsius, the city is a holiday destination suitable for every season.