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Malaga

This coastal city in southern Spain, founded by the Phoenicians and the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. The charm of this place, however, goes far beyond the footprint that this cubist left in his hometown. The capital of the Costa del Sol is also the place where you will find the famous sunny Andalusia and Muslim heritage. Its beaches are some of the most visited in the country making it an essential destination. Malaga is certainly a city that never sleeps, with an active night that will not leave you indifferent, not forgetting flamenco, which as in all Andalusian towns has a decisive role. In short, a great place to start your adventure.

Highlights 
Enjoy one of the most visited cities in the Costa Dorada.
Meet the birthplace of Picasso.
Relax in beautiful beaches.
Witness flamenco, the tipical music of the region.
Transport 
Malaga has an international airport, railroad, city and intercity buses and is scheduled to have an underground line.
The best of the city 

 Picasso Museum: In your visit to Málaga you can not lose the opportunity to visit the Picasso Museum, where more than 200 works waiting to be contemplated and are one more witness to the greatness of this world famous Malagan.You'll be able to visit his birthhome.

Alcazaba: It is a palace fortress of the Muslim rulers of the city. It was built mostly in the eleventh century and is one of the landmarks of the city of Málaga.

La Manquita: No trip to Málaga is complete without a visit to the city's beautiful and beloved cathedral, the Catedral de la Encarnación. Its construction began after Spain's famed Catholic Monarchs defeated the Moors and took back the city in 1487. However, in 1782 constructed was halted, leaving the cathedral with only one of its two intended towers, hence the nickname "La Manquita", or "the little one-armed lady".

Beach and port: The port of Málaga is one of the largest in the mediterranean. The beach of the Malagueta, the main one of the city, offers a relaxed scope to enjoy the sun.

Contemporary Art Center: The Contemporary Art Center is a great museum to visit. The large and diverse museum shop and suitably stark cafe are good stops to complete your visit.

Arab baths: Here you can relax and forget all worries  while at the same time that it transporting you to the Muslim Malaga.

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Climate

Climate 
The climate in Malafa is subtropical-Mediterranean. The average annual temperature is 18 °. Winters are mild and summers hot and humid.
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