What to see in Malaga in two days

what to see in malaga in two days

If there is a city visited par excellence of the Andalusian coast during the summer it is Malaga. The Costa del Sol is a tourist attraction at this time, and its possibilities are practically endless.

The capital has experienced great growth in recent years and this has led to an increase in leisure options, cultural alternatives and increased job offers. Today we make a list of what to see in Malaga in two days.

The best of Malaga in two days:

La Alcazaba:

In a privileged place and very close to the cathedral, you can discover this fortification formed by the Roman Theater, the citadel and, at the top of the hill, the castle of Gibralfaro.

Currently, it occupies less than half the space it had in its period of greatest splendour but it is still one of the beauties of the city. It was built in the 11th century.

 

Alcazaba. Source: Pixabay

Castillo de Gibralfaro:

This castle was built to defend the Alcazaba against possible attacks. Today from its Torre del Homenaje there are beautiful views of the whole city. We advise you to go up at sunset, because you will enjoy a wonderful time.

Roman Teatre

Did you know it was discovered only 68 years ago? Yes, even the people of Malaga didn’t know that it existed before. It was discovered during the works of realization of the gardens that are next to the then House of Culture. Today it is a tourist attraction of the city. You can see the opening hours to the public here.

 

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Teatro- Romano Source: Pixabay

Calle Larios:

Yes, one of the most famous streets in the world is here. Marqués de Larios street is one of the most visited places by the Malaga citizens, but also by the tourists who visit the city. It is an area of ​​the city that is always animate.

Plaza de la Merced:

Probably one of the most beautiful squares in the city, in it is the sculpture of the painter Pablo Picasso, born in the capital.

 

Do you think there are few plans to visit Malaga? We continue with our list of what to see in Malaga in two days!

Muelle Uno:

If any building has changed to the city in recent years has been the creation of this outdoor mall. Here you can find a more than complete entertainment alternative. Built in the city’s port in 2011, Muelle Uno is one of the most popular sites in Malaga today.

 

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Muelle uno. Source: Pixabay

Catedral de Málaga:

 

Of course, you can not miss the visit to the city’s cathedral, called Santa Iglesia Catedral Basilica de la Encarnación. A majestic creation with diverse architectural styles; Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. Its north tower has a length of 84 meters, which can be seen from various parts in the city.

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Cathedral. Source: Pixabay

La Malagueta:

 

Surely you have heard about this beach, one of the most famous in the whole city. With dark sand, it is 1,200 meters long and 45 meters wide. On these dates you can find service of hammocks, beach umbrellas or nautical equipment. Are you going to miss it?

 

Pablo Picasso Museum:

 

We have already mentioned before that the famous painter was born here. In addition, it has a museum dedicated to the artist.  It does not have his most famous works, but for € 8 you can take a tour through his childhood  until  adulthood.

Espetos:

Yes, you have read well. Coming to Málaga and not coming to try some delicious ‘espetos’ should be a sin! Where is the best place? Impossible to choose only one. There are many restaurants that prepare them, but we recommend the neighborhood of El Palo, where they have been preparing for many years.

 espetos

Espetos. Source: Pixabay

 

If you have more time, you can visit the Caminito del Rey, since its rehabilitation there are many tourists who come all year round. Here is a guide to how to get there.

As you can see there are many plans to make in Malaga very different. If you come for a visit some days you can rent your car 🚗🚗 on our website and enjoy the capital to the fullest. In addition, you can now enjoy a 30% discount with the All Inclusive option.

 

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The most beautiful villages of Malaga to visit this summer

The province of Malaga hides really wonderful places. Still do not know where to go on vacation this summer?

If you want to visit the most beautiful villages of the Costa del Sol this summer and enjoy a vacation without leaving Malaga, these are the 5 most spectacular towns in Malaga that you can not miss.

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5 villages to visit in Malaga this summer

  • Nerja: has been the scene of films, advertisements and series. One of the most famous series and for which Nerja became known was ‘Verano Azul’, for that reason, the town offers a guided tour by one of the most mythical characters of the series, Tito, who will accompany you to visit its most characteristic scenarios, like the Chanquete boat that pays homage to Verano Azul.

One of the obligatory stops in Nerja is the Balcon de Europa, a beautiful viewpoint located in the center of the town with views of the beach and the cliffs. Another essential visit is the Caves of Nerja, tourist caves of great archaeological importance, buy your tickets here.

Finally, we can not forget the marvelous coves of Maro, the wildest virgin beaches of the Costa del Sol, with crystal clear waters and pure nature. The best known are ‘El Cañuelo’ and ‘La Cala del Barranco’.

 

  • Frigiliana: is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful villages in Malaga, located in the Axarquía and characterized by whitewashed whitewashed houses and narrow cobbled streets full of flowers. It was awarded in 1982 with the first National Embellishment Award, considered an Artistic Historic Site since 2014 and in 2016 it received the award for the third Rural Wonder of Spain.

Its old town, declared a historical and artistic complex, is made up of beautiful narrow streets that reach the most unique area of ​​Frigiliana, that of Barribarto, which we recommend visiting both day and night.

The honey of cane is the typical product of Frigiliana and in addition, it is its star product, since it lodges the only existent factory in Europe.

frigiliana

 

  • Ronda: is one of the best-known towns of Malaga, has the peculiarity that is seated on a ravine 120 meters deep and is surrounded by lush river valleys, Ronda is a paradise that is worth visiting.

The most famous monument in Ronda is the Puente Nuevo, built in 1793 after more than forty years, linking the old and new areas, offering spectacular views of the Tajo de Ronda. To make a small route, we recommend going down the Tagus along the Camino de los Molinos to see the bridge from below and take some amazing photos of Ronda.

Another thing that this town is known for is the birthplace of bullfighting, the Bullring of the Real Maestranza is one of the oldest and most beautiful in Spain.

Arab remains such as the Baths, the Palace of the King Moro and La Mina, and the Arab Walls are some of the best preserved Nasrid works in Spain.

  • Mijas: is another of the towns of Malaga that stands out for its white houses with blue touches, flowers and labyrinthine streets. The most characteristic is its transport, the famous donkey-taxi, a fun and original way to visit Mijas.

It is a town that has it all: mountain, beaches and golf courses. The most beautiful beaches are the well-known Calahonda and El Faro, are two coves of fine sand perfect for diving and windsurfing. Mijas is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in the summer on the Costa del Sol.

One of the essential visits is the Mirador del Compás and the Virgen de la Peña Sanctuary, from where you can visit the most spectacular views of the Sierra de Mijas and its coast.

 

  • Marbella: is one of the most important tourist centers of the Costa del Sol. One of its main tourist attractions is Puerto Banus, as it houses a large leisure area within the incredible facilities of its marina.

The most beautiful part of Marbella is its historic center, set in a beautiful bay that shelters the most beautiful and characteristic corners of Andalusia, such as its whitewashed houses and the large number of orange trees for its streets and squares.

If what you are looking for this summer is to enjoy beaches and chiringuitos, Marbella is one of the most complete tourist destinations that you can find on the Costa del Sol.

In addition, you can rent a car in one of our offices located in Marbella and take the opportunity to visit the nearest towns such as Ronda or Mijas. Book your car with Marbesol for your summer holidays and get the best price.

 

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