Malaga is the last word in joie de vivre or joy from living.
Malaga is really a city to enjoy all kinds of pleasures. It’s spectacular setting in front of the blueM Mediterranean will please your eyes, while the pedestrianised city center suits well to explore the extensive shopping and dining choices of Malaga on foot.
Malaga is a destination to keep you occupied with activities all the time. Booked.net can take care of your stay in the city. Be it a room in cheap hotel in Malaga to luxury offers all available at Booked.net. You can check them out with maps, photos and secure forms at our website.
If you are not passionate for walking around the city’s narrow old streets and wide boulevards lined with unique monuments, you should take a taxi through the city. In Malaga a taxi because is very cheap and very comfortable, but you may wait a while during high season. Anyway, there is always a bicycle available to rent in Malaga. Whatever leisure you prefer in Malaga, you should take a tour of the city to experience its cultural vibe.
- Castillo de Gibralfaro, a beautiful castle giving the visitor an incredible view of the city
- Interactive Museum of Music preserves the largest collections of musical instruments in Europe
- Centro de Arte Contemporáneo houses a collection of works of art and installations
- Catedral de Malaga, a cathedral unique in architecture and history is located right in the heart of the city centre
- Picasso Museum has exclusive paintings and exhibitions by the great painter
Even though Barcelona houses the lion’s share of masterpieces by the famous painter Picasso, Malaga is regarded as the birthplace of the famous artist. More than 100 years ago Malaga bred one of the greatest personalities of Cubism painting. He spent the first 10 years of his life in Malaga and recently one of the world’s famous museums with works by Picasso on display has been opened in the city.
Back to the days the city was founded, Malaga had little influence in the world art. It was sustained through commerce and trade in the port of the Emirate of Granada. Soon the trade went up with the textile factories, sugar and steel mills founded in the area. But the England of the Victorian Era associated Malaga with the sweet taste of the wine produced in the city. The prosperity of Malaga was a bit disturbed in 1937 when the city became a place of bloodshed. Nationalist sympathizers were killed within the city itself serving as the Republican stronghold.
Today the interesting past of the city only adds to the tourist interest to Malaga. Mass tourism arrived to the city in the 1950s and since then it has all comforts of the big city. From the flat screen TV to Jacuzzi in your room, Booked.net can organize your stay within the city.