Malaga: the beach, the bars, and the beautiful scenery! As this destination is warm for most of the year, people come from all over the world to soak in the sun, take in the historic architecture, and have a great time while doing it.
How much money will you need for your trip to Malaga? You should plan to spend around €106 ($125) per day on your vacation in Malaga, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €27 ($32) on meals for one day and €25 ($29) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Malaga for a couple is €108 ($129). So, a trip to Malaga for two people for one week costs on average €1,480 ($1,757). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.
The average price for Tips and Handouts in Malaga is €9.54 per day. The usual amount for a tip in Malaga is 5% – 15%.
One sight that is definitely worth a stop in the area is Alzcaba, a palace-fortress that has been extensively restored. It dates from the 11th-century Moorish period; the caliphal horseshoe arches, courtyards and fountains are suggestive of this influential period in Malaga’s history. There is also a small archaeological museum located in the former servants’ quarters of the Nazari palace, with its exhibits of Moorish ceramics and pottery.
The Museo de Picasso is a great stop for Picasso fans. It is a museum with more than 200 works all of which are donated or loaned by the wife of Pablo Picasso’s eldest son. Another place worth stopping to see is the Catedral de Malaga. The stricter was started in the 16th century. Inside, the domed ceiling soar 40m into the air, while the vast colonnaded houses a cedar-wood choir. Aisles lead to 15 chapels with gorgeous 18th-century retables and religious art. Climb the tower (200 steps) to enjoy stunning panoramic views of the city skyline and coast.
Much of life in Malaga is centers around the Old Town area, where you will find a range of historical buildings, shops and a thriving street-cafe culture.
The Los Montes neighborhood of Malaga is a very popular part of the city, and features a number of spectacular views and a high concentration of both restaurants and accommodation.