Category Archives: Costa del Sol

The Alcazaba is Malaga’s most valued monument, according to a survey

The Alcazaba is Malaga’s most valued monument, together with the Gibralfaro Castle and the Malagueta Bullring, according to a survey made by Qype, community of online reviews in Europe, that reflects that these sites are the favourites of both the citizens and the visitors.

Alcazaba

The opinions of both, tourists and citizens, have considered the Alcazaba one of the “must see” monuments, due to its cultural and archaeological interest, and award it with the highest marks. Continue reading

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Malaga presents new signposting that gather all the city’s museums

Museo Picasso malagaMalaga presents a new network of directional signs that gather all the city’s museums. The councillor of Economy and Tourism, Carolina España, introduced this cultural project of specific signposting this morning, christened as ‘Malaga, City of Museums’. “The aim of this new system is to reinforce a global and more homogeneous idea of this important tourist offer”, she added during the presentation, which took place in the museum Carmen Thyssen. This initiative is added to the pedestrian signposting network that already currently exists in Malaga city, and that will soon be improved once the contest for the renewal of hotel signs has been resolved. Both projects add up a total investment of almost 90.000 euros. Continue reading

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The Museum of History in Nerja, a new attraction

As from the past 6th of December, on the National Constitution Day, Nerja hosts a new touristic and cultural attraction, its first Museum of History, a facility in which the Nerja Cave Foundation has invested over five million euros since … Continue reading

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Malaga will renew the agreement with Halcon Viajes and will seal an alliance with Turkish Airlines in Fitur

fitur 2012New touristic products and more alliances with operators to consolidate and reach new markets. These are the axles on which the promotional display, that the town hall of Malaga has launched, will go around due to the upcoming International Tourism Fair of Madrid (Fitur), which will begin next Wednesday the 18th. Malaga’s Councillor of Economy and Tourism, Carolina España, announced yesterday that in this event, they will be renewing the agreement with Halcon Viajes to promote tourist packages of Semana Santa (Spain’s Holy Week), an offer that was launched successfully last year. She also highlighted that in this occasion this operator will also be adding specific products to advertise the carnival. Continue reading

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The museum that relates the history of Nerja since the Palaeolithic Era opens its doors

Nerja’s history museum, an area that will allow locals and tourists to take a tour through the history of this town in the province of Malaga, from the Palaeolithic Era to the tourist boom in the 1960’s, will open its doors to the public this Tuesday, coinciding with the celebration of the Constitution Day. Continue reading

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Christmas in Malaga 2011-2012

Malaga christmasFrom the first days of December the streets and main squares in Malaga fill with lights and colours. A spectacular Christmas decoration that welcomes a very pleasant walk. Continue reading

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Fuengirola improves with the signposting of historical and cultural spots

Some of the plaques are accessible to the visually impaired as they include text in Braille and all the information is available in two languages: Spanish and English

The municipality of Fuengirola, in Malaga province, has improved its touristic image by incorporating new signposts of historical and cultural points. This informative system will be extending to other municipalities on the Costa del Sol to gain a homogeneous image and reinforce the coast as a tourist destination. Continue reading

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The best time to travel to Malaga and the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol in the Andalusian province of Malaga has to offer many things throughout the year. When is the best time to travel to Malaga depends entirely on what you want to do during your holidays.

Best weather for Malaga beach holiday on the beach or the pool are the months from mid-June to mid-September. During these months there is fair-weather guarantee and endless sunshine in the blue sky. Also beginning May / June and until well into October is beach season with very pleasant temperatures; this time of the year is more suitable for people who cannot tolerate such great heat. Continue reading

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Many ways to experience the Costa del Sol, Malaga

While most tourists opting for holidays on the Costa del Sol associate the name of this popular holiday destination with sun and beach, the tourism offer in this province bathed in sunshine and mild climate is actually quite comprehensive. Let’s take a brief tour of the various proposals on how to make the most of your stay on the Costa del Sol. Continue reading

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Malaga in autumn – Hiking along the Costa del Sol

The mountains in the hinterland of Marbella are called Sierra Blanca. This area offers a sight worth seeing, due to the white marble gleaming in the sun. A beautiful view of the coast can also be enjoyed from the peaks of the Sierra de Mijas in the north of Fuengirola. Here is situated as well the picturesque white village of Mijas, very popular among tourists; due to its proximity to the Costa del Sol, Mijas Pueblo is very suitable for a day trip.

Who loves the woods, should visit the Nature Park Malaga hiking 2011Montes de Malaga which is situated only a short distance from Malaga city. The park is home to many rare animal and plant species and is accessible as a tourist destination for hikers. Continue reading

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