With breathtaking nature, azure sea, old buildings, Mediterranean climate and delicious cuisine, Malaga is the place to visit this summer. This Spanish city has a lot to offer its visitors, from art museums, architectural sites, charming restaurants and cafes, to exiting hiking tours or just lazy days by the beach. If you love art, then you must visit this city, because is the home of Pablo Picasso, one the best artists in history. Malaga is a beautiful, traditional city is the famous Spanish style.
If you are planning to visit this amazing Spanish city then these are few thing that you must see and do while you are there.
Start with tasting Malaga, and the best way to do that is by eating sardines, caught fresh from the sea. Go in the morning, find the fishermen and enjoy in this simple pleasure.
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To pay your respect to the great artist, you must visit the Picasso museum. Since the artist was born in the city, the entrance is free. It is Malaga’s most renowned museum, so have some time to see it. This place has 233 works of art, so you can really feel the magic or art. And remember, that you haven’t been to Malaga, if you haven’t been to the Picasso museum. Continue with your tour of art by visiting the Malaga’s center for contemporary art. There you can see the incredible collection of 20th and 21st Century art.
If you want to have Malaga on your hand, than visit the castles of Alcazaba and Gibralfaro. They are landmark of Malaga, so visiting is a must. While admiring the view of the city, walk around the gardens and feel the aroma of the eucalyptus trees.
Another thing that will leave you speechless is La Concepción, one of the most beautiful botanic garden in Europe. It was created in the mid-19th century and it is a real tropical paradise.
Too feel like a local in this amazing cite, visit La Manquita, the cathedral that everyone loves. It was built in the 15th century. The locals call it the „one armed woman“because the tower has never been finished.
After visiting the cathedral is time for merienda, every day between 5 and 7pm. That is time for coffee and the local delicacy churros or fritters. Just grab them for a local store and walk around the busiest streets in the city.
This Spanish city has a lot of fairs and festival, and you will be lucky to have one while you are having your vacation there. On this fairs you can try many traditional delicacies, see old traditions, buy hand mad decoration and souvenirs and feel the spirit of Malaga.
At least, it is time to mention the beaches of Malaga, and they are plenty. All of them are sandy with azure sea, but the most famous are Playa de la Malagueta, Playa de la Misericordia and Playa Las Acacias. All of them has beach bars, vendors and restaurants waiting for you to give you the ultimate holiday pleasure. Some of the beaches offer all day parties, some are romantic and some are just fun for the whole family.
If you still haven’t plan your perfect summer gateway, let Malaga be your choice, because it has it all, beach, sea, sun, art and delicious cuisine.