Things to Do in Malaga

Things to Do in Malaga, Malaga, Spain (B)

We arrived in Malaga around midday, craving the sandy beaches and cool water. It had been a hot journey so far, but at least we now had the Mediterranean Sea. This city was a true holiday destination, with crowded beaches and endless tourists. But it was also super relaxed and nobody was in a hurry to go anywhere at all. Palm trees line wide streets, high rise buildings towered over the harbour and the Alcazaba stood proudly on the hill. It was a strange blend of ultra-modern and historic architecture, but I liked it. Here are some ideas to get you started:

Start your day like the locals do by dropping into La Malagueña for churros. If you want to order chocolate sauce, you’ll have to ask for it separately. The locals sit here, dipping it into a milky coffee, while waiters hurry all over the shop attending to the many customers.

This Moorish fortress sits high up on the hill, overlooking the city of Malaga. Wander through the pretty gardens, past fountains and through carved, wooden archways. Whilst it does not have the overwhelming grandeur of the Alhambra in Granada, it’s modesty holds a different kind of charm. And, if you get there early enough, you will have the place completely to yourselves. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in Malaga
Guide Location: Spain » Malaga
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Jennifer Stephens
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • La Malaguena
  • Alcazaba
  • Castillo de Gibralfaro
  • Central Market
  • Cathedral
  • La Calle Larios
  • Puerto de Malaga
  • Beach

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