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The Historic City Centre of Malaga

It is easy to understand why Malaga City is dubbed the Capital of the Costa del Sol. Whereas it was once considered to be the poor cousin of Andalusia’s capital city, Seville, it now competes successfully for attention. Since the opening of the already well acclaimed Picasso Museum in 2003, cultural tourists have been flocking to this and the now beautifully refurbished birthplace of the great artist, all in the heart of the historic centre of the city.

Climate

Sea breezes from the Mediterranean coastline regulates the summer heat to a more comfortable levels than the inland Andalusian towns and the Malaga Mountains form the perfect barrier to protect the city from the colder weather in winter. It can still be very hot in July and August and it can be colder (minimum of around 13 °C) between December and February. Some much needed rainfall is to be expected in the colder months, but it usually does not usually last for long.

History and Monuments

As well as homage to the great Picasso, other great historic monuments include the imposing Baroque Cathedral, popularly known as ‘La Manquita’ (One Armed Woman), referring to its rather lopsided appearance due to the missing east bell tower. High on the hill above the city is the Parador (state run hotel) of great historic importance. It was once a Moorish castle and is a wonderful place to either stay the night or have a long lunch enjoying these privileged surroundings with panoramic views over Malaga city and out across the port to sea.

Although there was much destruction in Malaga, especially during the time of the Spanish Civil War, there is still plenty of proof of the Moorish occupation. Today you can visit the Moorish Alcazaba fortress, dating back to 1065, which also now features a very interesting archaeological museum.
There are also many churches in and around the centre, of great architectural and historic interest well worth visiting.

Client Opinions


26-09-2022
"Superapartment, Superlage, alles da: Restaurants,Bars,Supermarkt,Bushaltestellen,Strand in 1 Minute, Gute Ausstattung, tolle Terrassen mit Meerblick. Wir …"
Christa , Schwäbisch Gmünd
 
12-09-2022
"Una estancia muy agradable. La casa muy completa y con todas las comodidades necesarias. También es de señalar la atención y seguridad por parte de Sam y …"
Aurelio, Madrid
 
01-09-2022
"No sé si podría pedir algo más. Una experiencia adorable. "
M.J Campo , Madrid
 
28-08-2022
"Muy buena. Al frente del mar Apartamento recién hecho Dueños muy atentos al cliente Podíamos aparcar el coche al frente de la casa, cosa rara en …"
Antonio, Paris
 
24-08-2022
"Heerlijke plek, dicht bij het strand, omringd door vele winkels en dichtbij de bushalte richting Málaga centrum. Het terras met het uitzicht op zee is goed …"
Helen, Capelle aan den IJssel
 
23-08-2022
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Yolande, Leiderdorp
 
08-08-2022
"Todo genial, solo pondría una pega...el colchón te hace polvo, por lo demás perfecto. Gracias!"
Gema Ramírez , El palo, Málaga
 
22-07-2022
"Hola Sam, Danke nochmal für die schnelle Lösung mit Duplex Pardo. Wenn die Wohnung weiterhin vermietet wird, solltest du über eine Lösung mit dem …"
Alexander Grosspietsch , Schorndorf
 
26-06-2022
"La ubicación y la terraza excelentes, los dos dormitorios sin ventana no tanto... Pero hemos estado muy a gusto. "
Isabel , Madrid
 
20-06-2022
"Voor de tweede keer hebben we erg genoten van het appartement en de omgeving. Gebreken van de vorige keer waren keurig opgelost. Tot de volgende keer Sam."
Arjan, Velserbroek

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