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Visiting Malaga

There's nothing abstract about this seaside city's allure. Between the cubist collection at the Picasso Museum, the fountain-strewn grounds of the Moorish Gibralfaro Castle, and the Renaissance elegance of the Malaga Cathedral, you'll find yourself itching to pick up a paintbrush.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Malaga. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Malaga flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
There's nothing abstract about this seaside city's allure. Between the cubist collection at the Picasso Museum, the fountain-strewn grounds of the Moorish Gibralfaro Castle, and the Renaissance elegance of the Malaga Cathedral, you'll find yourself itching to pick up a paintbrush.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Malaga. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Malaga flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Malaga

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Day Trip to the Dark Continent

Written by getawayguy on 02 May, 2005

This story actually starts back before June of 2003, when we were scheduled to go to Mombassa, Kenya. It was to be our first time in Africa. We had made the two-week reservation at the Royal Reserve Safari and Beach Club months before. Then…Read More


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Malaga Meanderings

Written by getawayguy on 30 Apr, 2005

One of the reasons we travel as much as we do is because we like to have new experiences. Sometimes, we enjoy getting out on our own and exploring as opposed to traveling in a group with a guide. My better half usually prepares for…Read More


Gibraltor

Written by elizabeth melding on 08 Feb, 2004

We were collected from our timeshare by coach at around 8am in the morning ready for our journey to Gibraltar.We were collected from our timeshare by coach at around 8am in the morning ready for our journey to Gibraltar.…Read More


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Visiting a Spelunker's Dream, The Nerja Cave

Written by getawayguy on 03 May, 2005

The Nerja Cave is called the Natural Cathedral of Prehistory due to its incomparable beauty and historic importance. The cave, first discovered in 1959, lies near Maro, about 30 miles (48km) from Malaga. We drove our rental car there one day, arriving at about 2pm.…Read More


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Gibraltar - a daytrip from Malaga

Written by jalapeno on 03 Aug, 2002

We headed west one day to Gibraltar. The drive along the coast is wonderful, but keep your eyes on the winding road. The rock is a bit of England right in Spain. On a clear day you can see Africa, however this…Read More


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Malaga and the coast

Written by tpurk on 05 Aug, 2005

Looking for a beach vacation? This is it, with all the trimmings. Flawless weather (in July), lots of people but not overwhelming, plenty of touristy shops but also plenty of excellent shoe/purse/leather coat stores of all price ranges. Day trip to Granada / Alhambra: About 1.5…Read More


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Instituto Alhambra

Written by viajera67 on 30 Jul, 2001

Besides learning Spanish, enrolling in a course is a great way to meet people when traveling alone. I signed up for lessons through Instituto Alambra ( web site), which turned out to be economical as well as fun! At that time, the price for a…Read More


Road Trips - Mijas, Ronda, Marbella

Written by Seano on 08 Mar, 2005

Within an hour of Malaga are three driving destinations worth considering. If you are pressed for time, I would prioritize: Marbella first, Ronda next, and then Mijas (this was the only place where we had a sub-par meal). The old part of Marbella is a…Read More


Transportation

Written by toddack on 29 Mar, 2004

I flew into Sevilla and took a cab from Sevilla airport to Sevilla Renfe train station. It cost me about 18 euro. The train from Sevilla to Malaga on the Renfe was a wonderful experience. It cost 15 euro and the trip took two hours.…Read More


Preparation of this trip

Written by toddack on 09 Mar, 2004

The first thing after deciding on where to go was where to fly. This was my first mistake of this trip. I did really no research into the airports in Spain and thought the only airports were Sevilla and Barcelona. So I purchased tickets from…Read More


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