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The famous city of Malaga is found on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, in the deep south of Spain.
Millions arrive at Pablo Ruiz Picasso Airport (Malaga International Airport) each year ready to explore the region. The airport is Spainâ€™s fourth busiest travel hub and is located 8 km southwest of Malaga city and 5 km north of Torremolinos.
Cheap car rental from Malaga Airport makes it easy for any traveler to experience the best of Malaga.
Climate in Malaga
Summers in Malaga are quite hot, while winters are generally mild thanks to its Mediterranean climate.
Its year round sunshine means weather wonâ€™t be a barrier for your plans in Malaga, reinforced by the palm trees lined city streets which make you feel like its summer all year round.
Places of interest in Malaga
For those traveling on a budget, there are plenty of hostels, guest houses, cheap hotels and options for car hire in Malaga. Look for cheap deals around the Plaza de la Constitution and the Calle Marques de Larios.
The great beaches of Costa del Sol have made Malaga one of the most visited regions of Spain. But this town has more to offer than just seaside and sunshine.
The Moors occupied Malaga until the mid 15th century, whose imprint can still be experienced today around La Alcazaba.
Several galleries pay homage to Picasso, who was born in Malaga â€“ including the 16th century Museum of Fine Arts, adjacent to the Cathedral.
Located on the outskirts of Malaga lies Jardin Botanic Historic La Concepcion; the beautiful botanical gardens with a host of exotic plants.
Malaga has a surprising number of parks where you can see tropical plant life and palm trees abound.
The city offers a generous selection of museums and art galleries to choose from. The Centro de Ciencia Principia is an interactive science center complete with a planetarium while the Museo Acuario Aula del Mar is an impressive aquatic museum.
The best food in Malaga
As a costal town, one of Malagaâ€™s specialties is seafood. Red mullet, whiting, fresh anchovies are just some of the foods youâ€™ll find an abundance of at the markets.
Your visit to Malaga will not be complete if you do not try the all-famous â€œajo blanco gazpachoâ€