Málaga City, Tourism Guide & Alcazaba

Málaga is one of the most populated provinces of Spain and a top tourist destination. This Spanish Costa is the Costa del Sol that runs along the southern coastline.

Malaga, Spain

Málaga is a beautiful city and also one of the 8 provinces of Andalucia which form southern Spain. This ancient city is also the most southern major city of Europe.

Things to do in Málaga, Spain

Although Málaga is well known for being one of top locations in which to spend your holiday. It also happens to be one of the oldest cities in the world. With routes and ancient architecture dating back to around 800 BC, or some 2800 years.

Málaga is full of things to do and experience from both a modern and a historical perspective. Below we provide details of some of the best attractions and things in to in this amazing city

Alcazaba of Málaga

Alcazaba de Málaga
The Alcazaba or “Citadel” once translated from Arabic is the best preserved of it’s kind in Spain. A fortified palace constructed by the Moors when Málaga was under Moorish rule. The Alcazaba dates back a thousands years to the eleventh century.

The ancient Alcazaba treats it’s visitors to some of the most amazing views of the city. It’s advised to reach the upper level to appreciate the spectacular views on offer.

Opposite the Alcazaba you will find the remains of an ancient Roman Theatre. These restored ruins date back to around the 1st century BC. The Roman Theatre is the oldest monument in this city. It’s believed that some of the remains were used to construct parts of the Alcazaba some 1200 years later.

Malaga City Beaches and Promenade

Playas de Malaga

Like most of the 160 km coastline of the Costa del Sol, Málaga has plenty of golden sand beaches to enjoy. Some areas of the Costa del Sol have more popular beaches but one thing makes Málaga ‘s beaches unique. The beautiful Pablo Picasso Promenade that runs alongside those found here. A visit to the city would not be complete without walking up the famous sculptors promenade..

Map of Málaga

The image below once clicked will open a full size interactive map

Map of Málaga