The city of Malaga was established by the Romans. The spectacular Gibralfaro Castle, which overlooks the city was built by the Moors in the 14th century and is situated on a hill above the old town. Malaga Spain is a very popular tourist destination because there is so much to do when visiting there. This city is situated on the famous Costa del Sol which is a coastline alongside the Mediterranean Sea. The weather is very good, just what you would expect from the Mediterranean. Summers are hot and the winters are still mild. Many people flock to this area in the summer, although the climate is lovely all year round.
Summer is the busiest season for tourists visiting Malaga. It’s important to reserve your flight, hotel and car well in advance so that you can get the best possible deal. You can decide whether you want to rent a car at the airport, or in the city. Many car hire companies will arrange to collect and drop you off at the airport. You shouldn’t wait until you get there to hire a car; booking makes sure that everything is available.
Things you might do when traveling around Malaga:
The largest fortress in Andalucia is known as the Citadel. This was built in between the eighth and eleventh century. It is also located near to the castle of Gibralfaro. If you are a lover of history, then you should defiantly visit this area.
There is a castle in most Spanish cities, Malaga is no exception. The castle in Malaga is refereed to as Gibralfaro and was constructed in the fourteenth century. This castle is open to visitors and is a great way to explore the history and experience that step back in time! This castle also has a fantastic view of the rest of the city. This castle is located fairly close to the citadel.
There is also a huge amusement park; this is the only one of its kind in the Costa del sol. It’s very common with people of all ages, especially for families with children. This park has rides which are suitable for people of all ages, including adults and children. There are also many tours of the botanical gardens, and local parks.
Getting around Malaga Spain:
A well-known landmark of Malaga is the cathedral. This was built way back in 1528. However, it was never competed properly due to money issues. Construction continued intermittently until 1783 when construction was completely abandoned. Even today there is one tower which is not finished. The building is very interesting and has some different styles due to the construction being started and stopped so often.
There are two different museums which you can find in Malaga. The first is the archaeological museum, this has a wide selection of Greek and Gothic art, you can also see the ruins of a Roman theatre at this location which dates from the 1st centenary ad. Another is the Museo de la Ceramica, which is a museum about pottery.
Where I am from (Denmark) we love traveling to Spain, I have a website in Danish about Malaga Spain, you can read more about it here http://www.billigelejebiler.dk/oversigt-over-malaga/