Malaga is an Andalusian city situated at the mouth of the Guadalmedina River on Spain's southern Mediterranean coast. Regarded as one of Spain's oldest cities, it has a long history and is famous for being the birthplace of the legendary artist, Pablo Picasso. Malaga has evolved into a modern city over time, bustling with galleries, museums, pubs, restaurants, lively plazas, and magnificent gardens.
With breathtaking beaches, an inland mountain range, laid-back villages, and a tranquil atmosphere, the city reflects nature in all its glory. The breathtaking views of the sun setting over the horizon from the tops of the mountains and the beaches can instantly make anyone fall in love with the area.
Malaga is dotted with historic attractions, such as the Alcazaba, Roman Theatre, Malaga Cathedral, and Gibralfaro Castle, each one displaying age-old architecture and grandeur. Other major attractions are the excellent Picasso Museum and the home where he was born. Malaga also boasts numerous modern attractions, like the Automobile and Fashion Museum, La Calle Larios, and Museum Jorge Rando.
Whether you’re in Malaga for a long weekend or a brief day trip, there's plenty to keep you entertained and ensure a memorable vacation. Visit the Nerja caves, go on a Segway tour of Málaga Park, or spend time with your family on a Costa del Sol beach. Alternatively, you can also visit the Center Pompidou or the Carmen Thyssen Museum to satisfy your inner artist.
Malaga has a mild Mediterranean climate with long, hot, dry summers and light winter rains. Summer (June through September) is hot and dry, with highs averaging in the high 20s, whereas winter (December through February) is among the warmest in all of Europe. In October and November, autumn is very warm and wet. While spring from March to May is warm and sunny and is the best time to visit the city.