Situated on Andalusia's beautiful Mediterranean coast, Malaga offers everything you would expect from a city on the Costa del Sol: seemingly endless stretches of golden sand beaches, fantastic restaurants serving traditional tapas and friendly bars attract locals and holidaymakers alike.
There's much more to the region's captivating capital than busy beach resorts though.[ReadMoreMob] Dig a little deeper and a wealth of cultural, historical, artistic and architectural treasures reveal themselves, such as Catedral de Málaga, the statuesque and striking Alcazaba Fortress and Castillo de Gibralfaro. Not-to-be-missed is the Picasso Museum, which exhibits a fantastic collection of masterpieces from arguably Malaga's most famous 'son', Pablo Picasso. [ReadMore]
What's more, Malaga is also your gateway to Granada and the glorious Alhambra, where proud 14th century palaces and exotic gardens are Spain's finest expression of Moorish art; as well as the Ronda Valley, where on tour you can explore a charming old town and the picturesque El Tajo gorge.
Pablo Picasso is Malaga’s most famous son and a visit to the museum will showcase many of the painter’s great works. The collection includes works loaned by relatives, which include portraits of Picasso’s immediate family.
One of the most beautiful fortified palace complexes in the world, the Alhambra sprawls across its forested hilltop like - as Moorish poets described it - 'a pearl set in emeralds.'
Andalucía is the biggest producer of olive oil in the world, an important part of the cuisine as well as the economy.