Málaga is a city that perfectly encapsulates the traditions of Spain. Its gothic architecture, small winding streets and wonderful dining culture make booking cheap flights to Málaga, Spain an absolute must.

Málaga is home to some of Spain’s most impressive castles, monuments, and museums. The castle of Alcazaba, for instance, is a great example of the 11th Century Moorish architecture prominent in the city and is a must-see part of the city. Málaga also boasts some of Spain’s finest seafood, thanks to its close proximity to the coastline. Read on to find about more about the Spanish city before you fly to Málaga.

What to see in Málaga

  • As soon as your cheap flights to Málaga arrive and you settle in to the city, there are a few must sees you won’t want to miss. The castle of Alcazaba is an 11th Century Moorish building and certainly one for Instagram.
  • Málaga was the birthplace of famous artist Pablo Picasso and there is a museum in the city dedicated to him. The Museo Picasso Málaga is filled with donated works and in the basement you’ll discover Roman, Islamic, Renaissance and Phoenician archaeological remains. You can’t go to Málaga and not visit the Atarazanas Market. It’s a fascinating place where you’ll find lots of interesting trinkets, and unique and delicious local food. Mercado Central Atarazanas is located in a 14th Moorish building and you’ll feel like you’ve travelled back in time as you browse the stalls.
  • Málaga is close to a gorgeous coastline, which means two things. The seafood is amazing and you’ve got some of Europe’s finest beaches right on your doorstep. You can go hiking, cycling or just relax and take in the stunning views. Málaga is also known for its world-class golf courses. It’s a real treat to get a round in while you’re surrounded by such magnificent scenery.

What to eat in Malaga

If you’re a foodie you’ll love Málaga. Be sure to pack some loose clothing when preparing for your Málaga flights as you’ll no doubt want to indulge during your stay. Plaza de la Constitución has a whole host of cafés and restaurants and is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat or a cup of freshly ground coffee. The city’s restaurants offer an eclectic mix of traditional Spanish cuisine and chefs bringing a more modern approach to the dining experience.

Fritura Malagueña is a must try. This traditional dish features all sorts of different fried seafood. Enjoy with a glass of ice-cold sangria.

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