A selection of the finest destinations in Spain
In the province of Málaga and Costa del Sol, you will be able to do lots of activities, visit historic bulidings and enjoy a wide leisure and cultural offer. Whether you are in the beach or in the mountains, in the coast or inland, you will find everything you need for an unforgettable stay.
It was built during the 11th century and the 14th century and was a fortress and a palace for the different rulers of Málaga in its Muslim past. It is an impressive building whose structure adapts to the different changes of the land. It has two main walled areas, one of them contains the Arco del Cristo, used later as a chapel.
CAC Málaga, Contemporary Art Centre of Málaga
CAC Málaga is a centre that depends on the Málaga City Hall and shows to the public pieces of plastic and visual art dated from the last third of the 20th century to present. It was unveiled in 2003 and it is dynamic and active art centre.
Picasso Museum Málaga
It is a museum dedicated to Pablo Picasso, one of the most influential artist in the 20th century. He was born in Málaga and he wanted to have part of his work in his native city. The Museum contains 230 pieces of his work showing the different styles, materials and techniques used by Picasso.
Castillo de Gibralfaro
It is the best watchtower in the city. You could walk through its walls and have an excellent view of the city.
It is a magnificent building from the 16 century with different additions done until the 18th century. Although it experienced different work through the years, it was not finished and one of its originally planned towers was never built, that is the reason why it is popularly known as "La Manquita" or "The Little One-armed". It was built where the old city mosque was and its architecture varies from the Renaissance to the Baroque.
Torcal de Antequera Natural Park
It is in the province of Málaga at 12 km from Antequera. It is formed by the following areas: Sierra Pelada, Torcal Alto, Torcal Bajo, Tajos and Laderas, being the Torcal Alto the most visited place and where the viewpoint of Mirador de las Ventanillas is. From here, you will be able to see in a clear day the coasts of África.
Bioparc Fuengirola is a new model of zoo based on the respect for nature and the conservation of species. It has become a reference for zoos in Europe. In Bioparc Fuengirola you will be able to see a new concept of zoo, where animals enjoyed a recreation of its natural habitat.
The province of Málaga has 160 kilometres of coast and the Mediterranean Sea reaches directly to 14 towns of the province. In this province is easy to find hidden places where nature is the protagonist or more frequently tourist destinations. There are lovely beaches around the province that have made Málaga a world tourist destination. If you go inland there is a lot to see too, with more that 15 natural reservation areas with forests and rivers that are the home of royal eagles among other animals.
The province of Málaga has a wide food offer. Fish and seafood are the protagonist in the coast but there are also delicious meat dishes from the inland towns. Málaga is as well home of excellent wines such as Pedro Ximénez. Here you will enjoy a world of flavours.