Málaga is a municipality, capital of the Province of Málaga, in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, Spain. It is the second most populous city of Andalusia and the sixth largest in Spain. The city lies on the Costa del Sol (Coast of the Sun) of the Mediterranean, about 100 km east of the Strait of Gibraltar and about 130 km north of Africa.
Málaga’s history spans about 3,000 years, making it one of the oldest cities in Europe. Archaeological remains and monuments from the Phoenician, Roman, Arabic and Christian eras can be found within the architecture of the city. The birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Málaga is famous for its rich architecture, cuisine and history.
Málaga is bursting with culture, and apart from the historical monuments, the city also offers interesting museums, festivals and theatres. Some of the city’s most popular attractions are the birthplace of Pablo Picasso and the Museo Picasso Málaga, the old town and the beaches. Málaga also has a great variety of restaurants, bars and bodegas.
It is well served by public transport with buses, metro, trains and an international airport within reach of the city. With numerous pedestrianised streets, the best way to explore is by foot. Enjoy strolling through the winding streets of the old quarter as you discover this city’s history and culture.