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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.

LovelyCori (reg. no. of the Registro de Turismo: VFT/MA/14149), suitable for 1-3 persons, City Center of Málaga, Málaga

Lovely Cori Apartment

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My apartment is perfect to enjoy Malaga. In addition to all the advantages of the environment: restaurants, markets and all kinds of shops, you can walk through the …

205 €*Daily price: 102,50 €
1 person 2 nights
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Atico_Alvarez (reg. no. of the Registro de Turismo: VFT/MA/06264), suitable for 1-2 persons, City Center of Málaga, Málaga

Penthouse with Roof Terrace in Plain City Center of Malaga (2 persons)

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This holiday apartment is located in the historic center of Málaga. It's a penthouse with roof terrace, ideal for 2 persons. The main monuments of Malaga are nearby …

252 €*Daily price: 84 €
1 person 3 nights
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Apartamento_Ubique (reg. no. of the Registro de Turismo: VFT/MA/00374), suitable for 1-2 persons, City Center of Málaga, Málaga

New Studio Apartment in Málaga city centre

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Newly renovated and decorated in a contemporary style with a nod to modern Maroccan. High ceilings with wooden beams and 3 windows, 2 small balconies and a Juliet …

299 €*Daily price: 99,67 €
1 person 3 nights
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Comedias_2D (currently not offered as a holiday rental), suitable for 3-4 persons, City Center of Málaga, Málaga

City Break Malaga

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Beautiful apartment for 4 people in the historic centre of Málaga. The apartment has been refurbished in June 2010 and is newly equipped with all the mod cons you need …

2023 €*Daily price: 34,88 €
3 persons 58 nights
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Client Opinions


15-03-2019
"War ein schöner Urlaub. Zwei Dinge waren nicht so schön. Im Haus wurde gebaut,da ist man morgens aus dem Bett gefallen,da die Maurer eine Mauer eingerissen …"
Fiete, Berlin
 
12-03-2019
"Great apartment in a splendid location. Very comfortable. Rita and her sons were most attentive, always available. It was nice to stay in a place which was …"
Jim Derry, Rutland UK
 
02-03-2019
"We were disappointed about the standard of the equipment of the apartment. It seemed as the owner got the equipment from some secondhand shops. It should be …"
KLAS , TOMELILLA
 
24-02-2019
"My husband and I stayed in the apartment for more than 4 weeks, and we had a great long-standing holiday. Although the apartment is small, it works well. The …"
solsun, Drammen
 
17-02-2019
"A cosy and well positioned apartment - this is our second stay. The terrace and the upper terrace are fantastic. The whole apartment is very comfortable. The …"
Christine, Chester UK
 
23-01-2019
"Appartement bien situé, très bien équipé, très propre. Belles vues sur la mer et sur Malaga. Voisin du dessus un peu bruyant parfois. Sam et son équipe …"
Afif Ahmed, France
 
14-01-2019
"Die Terrassentür konnte nicht verschlossen werden. Dies wurde während des gesamten Aufenthaltes trotz mehrfacher Meldungnicht abgestellt. Insgesamt war die …"
Michael, Ammersbek
 
08-01-2019
"Frustrating not having any instructions for washing machine or microwave, facilities quite basic and in need of upgrading."
Anthony , Louth
 
28-12-2018
"Excellently run apartment, Sam made sure taxi was on-time arriving and returning and kept in contact during our stay. Superb position, the distance to the …"
Paul, Gravesend
 
27-12-2018
"Perfect view, very nice playa and Dani was very helpful and quick with requests. Thank you!"
Brigitte, Liestal

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