All important information about Málaga is provided on our web site to make your stay in the capital of the Costa del Sol as easy as possible.
With about 600,000 inhabitants, the capital of Málaga is one of the greatest tourist destinations in Spain, preferred by mostly European visitors. Thanks to its variety of cultural and gastronomic offers you can alternate days at lonely beaches with trips to different museums and places of interest which you will find in our tourist guide.
Most tourists arrive through Malaga airport (10 minutes away from the city) which is connected to the rest of the world with numerous airlines which make it possible to come to Málaga from almost all over the world in a short distance of time.
Renting a car in Malaga is one of the most economic options and gives the freedom of schedules and mobility to visit just the places of your interest.
Some of the airports offering regularly direct connections to Málaga are:
Flights from United Kingdom (Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Manchester, Newcastle), flights from Germany (Berlin, Bremen, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart), and inside Spain (Alicante, Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Madrid, Palma de Mallorca, Salamanca, Tenerife and Valencia).
Further options offer the high-speed-train, AVE, which arrives at the train station Vialia Maria Zambrano and the bus, with the main bus station located in the center of Málaga, just about 500 meters away from the shopping mall centro comercial vialia.
But also Málagas harbor is of touristic importance, as most of the Mediterranean cruise ships dock at its wharf.
Málaga offers a great variety of leisure activities, be it a play or a concert in the Teatro Cervantes or the Festival de cine espanol, which is attended by celebrities like Antonio Banderas (born in Málaga).
It`s not at all complicated to enjoy some great art work in Málaga, with many museums like the modern CAC (Center of Contemporary Art) and the Museo Picasso, which also exhibits works of the artist it is named after.
Moving around the city is not at all complicated, but the help of a good map will help to get fast and easy everywhere you want to. On our Malaga map you learn how to find the main places of interest.