Malaga is a city of approximately 600,000 inhabitants located on Spain's Mediterranean Coast. The city's sunny weather, scenic country side and abundant beaches has long made it a popular destination for tourists from around the world. Due to year-round climate Malaga is the perfect place to practice any number of outdoor activities ranging from mountain climbing, horseback riding to water sports and golf.
The city also enjoys a vibrant culture and academic atmosphere, attracting a significant population of international students who wish to learn Spanish. There is a vibrant nightlife with enough clubs to meet every taste and excellent, inexpensive public transport. Malaga is also a cosmopolitan city with great shopping.
Malaga's history goes back nearly 3,000 years to its founding by the Phoenicians. The city later experienced Roman and Arabic rule before being reconquered by Spain's Catholic Kings in the 15th century. Evidence of Malaga's diverse past is easy to see. The Roman amphitheater "El Teatro Romano" and th e Arabic fortress "La Alcazaba" are two of the city's most striking attractions.
Malaga is the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, his house, "Plaza del la Merced", is a popular excursion.
The sun shines more than 320 days a year and the average annual temperature is about 19Â° Celsius!
- Malaga Carnival
- Malaga festival
- Malaga Easter