Travel Snapshot: Malaga, Spain
You’ll be amazed at all there is to do when travelling around Malaga Spain. You’ll find this city on the Costa del Sol, which is near the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll enjoy the beautiful warm Mediterranean weather and climate of this area. Everyone of course loves to visit in the summer when the weather is nice and hot, but as well visiting in the Winter months can be quite pleasant too due to the near perfect mild temperatures that you’ll experience.
Of course summer is the busiest in this area of Spain, so you’ll want to be speedy about making your reservations to ensure you get the best deals on flights, hotels, and even rental cars if need be. If you do need to rent a car you can actually do so right at the airport at arrival, if not you can hire a car service which will drive you to your destination hotel and also bring you back to the airport at the end of the trip. However, waiting until you get there, especially in the summer is not recommended being that it’s such a busiest time, you may get stuck (literally).
There is certainly no shortage of things to do when you visit around the area of Costa del Sol and Malaga Spain.
If you enjoy seeing old architecture and experiencing a bit of history then visiting the Alcazba or the Citadel, which is the greatest fortress in Andalusia would be a great choice for your sightseeing agenda. This citadel was built sometime between the eighth and eleventh century. You’ll also, as a history buff, want to hit one or two of the museum there on the site of the citadel. One is actually an archeological museum and is an area favorite.
If you want to see a great landmark of the area then you should visit The Cathedral of Malaga. This cathedral was began to be built in 1528 however construction was an on and off again thing for about the next 200 years or so, which was simply due to the lack of funds. This one Cathedral therefore has a multitude of different designs within it since construction was started and stopped so many different times.
Castle of Gibralfaro
If you love fourteenth century architecture and buildings then be sure to check out the castle that is located in Malaga. This is the castle of Gibralfaro, and is open for you to tour to actually experience the areas full and beautiful history. Youíll be able to enjoy a beautiful view of he entire city as well as the port from Gibrlfaro. This castle is actually very near the citadel, which makes it a convenient tour for you and can probably be accomplished in just one day.
Tivoli Amusement Park
There is actually an amusement park in the Costa del Sol, which is the Tivoli Amusement Park. This is great if youíre visiting the area with you entire family or just looking for an adventure. The park hosts daily shows, has great rides, and has beautiful botanical gardens for you to tour.
You’ll surely have no shortage of history to witness and explore before you in the Costa del Sol, as well as be able to enjoy the great weather as well as be near some of the finest beaches and ports in the world.