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Top 10 Things to do and see in Malaga Spain

Malaga has it all

From perfectly sunny beach weather in summer and winter (yes, about 24 degrees in the winter months) to a number of museums and other cultural happenings like the Malaga film festival, to a vivid nightlife & bar scene and some great shopping districts.

The Alcazaba

This is a fortified palace that dates from the Muslim era. It’s located in the foothills of Mount Gibralfaro. The Alcazaba and the Gibralfaro Castle are linked by a rocky corridor called The Corach. The Alcazaba is also next to the Roman Theatre, the city park and opposite the port, which gives it a unique and privileged enclave.

Open in Summer every day from 9h30 to 20h, and in the Winter, from 8h30 to 19h.
General admission: 2,10€. Students, seniors and children under 16: 0,60€. Combined entry Alcazaba+Gibralfaro Castle: 3,45€. Free admission every Sunday after 14h.

Cathedral

The Cathedral of Malaga is called the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Catedral de la Encarnación) and is located where the Mosque-Aljama stood during the city’s the eight centuries of Muslim rule. Inside there is a vast body of sculptural work, including 42 carvings by Pedro de Mena, Vargas, and Giuseppe Ortiz Micael Alfaro.

There is also a superb organ, with more than 4,000 pipes, that is still used today. It also houses the Cathedral Museum.

Open Mon. – Fri. from 10h to 18h, Sat. from 10h to 17h.
General admission: 4€.

Picasso Museum

The Picasso Museum is housed in the Buenavista Palace, a Renaissance building from the 16th century and the most important example of noble architecture from the period. Tirelessly prolific, Picasso painted over 2,000 works. More than 200 works including paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, and engravings testify to the magnitude of his iconic career, from its inception until the last academic paintings of the 1970’s.

Open Tues. – Thurs. and Sun from 10h to 20h, Fri. and Sat. from 10h to 21h.
General admission: 6€.

Roman Theatre of Malaga

This theatre was discovered by accident in 1951, after being buried for centuries. Workers renovating the "Casa de la Cultura," which sat on top of it, stumbled upon this most amazing archaeological discovery.

Open Nov. – March: Tuesday to Saturday from 9h to 19h, Sundays from 10h to 14h30. And from April – October: Tuesday to Saturday from 10h to 21h, Sundays from 10h to 14h30.
FREE!

Gibralfaro Castle

The Gibralfaro Castle is a fourteenth-century castle, built by Yusuf I of Granada. It sits on an ancient Phoenician compound which also contained the lighthouse that gives its name to the hill Gibralfaro (Jbel-Faro, or Mount of the Lighthouse).

Today, the castle is open to tourists, and from there you can see magnificent views of the city of Malaga, and, on a clear day the Atlas Mountains across the Strait of Gibraltar.

Open in Summer everyday, 09h to 20h. And in Winter, everyday from 09h to 18h.
General admission: 2,10€. Students, seniors and children under 16: 0,60€. Combined entry Gibralfaro and Alcazaba: 3,45€. Free admission every Sunday after 14h.

Conception Historic Botanical Garden

The Conception Historic Botanical Garden (Jardín Botánico-Histórico de la Concepción) is an English-style garden with more than 150 years of history. It’s one of the few tropical gardens that exist in Europe, and home to more than 5,000 plants from roughly 500 tropical and sub-tropical species and a wide variety of palm trees (more than 50 different species).

Created as a recreational estate for a noble family, it became publicly owned in 1990 and was opened to the public in 1994.

Open from April to September: Tuesday - Sunday: 09h30 - 20h30. And October to March: Tuesday - Sunday: 09h30 - 17h30.
General admission: 4,20€. Half-price entry for seniors and children under 16.

Carmen Thyssen Museum

The collection includes the main genres of 19th century Spanish painting, paying special attention to Andalusian artists. There are more than 200 works on display at the Villalón Palace, a mid-16th century building, including a series of paintings by old artists, including "Santa Marina," by Zurbarán.

Then it continues with a section dedicated to Romantic landscapes and costumbrismo, depicting customs and manners with works by Genaro Pérez Villaamil, Manuel Barrón and the Domínguez Bécquer family.

Open Tues. – Sun., 10h to 20h.
GeneralAdmission: €6.
Reduced: €3,5.

Pablo Picasso Birthplace

The Pablo Picasso Foundation Museum showcases original works by Pablo Picasso in its permanent collection and during temporary exhibitions. The museum occupies the first floor of the building where the painter was born and lived during the early years of his life.

There are three rooms devoted to the different mediums used by Picasso, ceramics, prints, and illustrated books.

Open everyday: 9h30 - 20h.
General admission: 1 €

English Cemetary

Situated in a pleasant garden, this was the first Protestant cemetery in Spain. It rests on a piece of land given by the Governor of Malaga to the British consul in 1829. Here lies the poet Jorge Guillén (1893-1984).

Open Tuesday to Saturday: 09h30 - 14h30. And Sunday: 09h - 13h.
FREE!

Malaguetas Beach

Malaga’s beach spot with various bars and restaurants. Take a dip into the Mediterreanan sea, lie in the sun and than go for some fried fish and a beer in one of the many delicious seafood restaurants on the strip.

A MUST see when visiting us is the flea markets in Seville 🇪🇸 There is tons of them but ask in our reception for the best tips & updated info! 

The oldest flea market is Mercadillo del Jueves which dates back to the 13th century  in the historic district of Seville. 
Open every Thursday from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. 

On Sundays a good recommendation is at the Cabildo Square open from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 💚 Enjoy! 

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The best kind of classroom is the one with waves 🌊 

👉 Join us with @surfatsurfschool surf lessons!
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O melhor tipo de sala de aula é aquela onde há ondas 🌊 

👉 Junte-se a nós com as aulas de surf da @surfatsurfschool 

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Escape to the Aldeia da Praia for a dream vacation 🤩

Cozy retreats await, surrounded by the allure of Sintra's charm 📌 Immerse yourself in surf adventures, explore Sintra's wonders, find serenity with ou yoga classes, embrace nature on walks and bike rides 🍀

👉 Your perfect holiday destination, where accommodation meets adventure (Link in the Bio) 
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Venha passar umas férias de sonho na Aldeia da Praia 🤩 

Retiros acolhedores esperam por si, rodeados pelo encanto de Sintra 📌 Mergulhe em aventuras de surf, explore as maravilhas de Sintra, encontre serenidade com as nossas aulas de ioga, abrace a natureza em caminhadas e passeios de bicicleta 🍀 

👉 O seu destino de férias perfeito, onde o alojamento se encontra com a aventura! (Link na Bio) 

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Savor the perfect slice of happiness at @ama.pizzeria 🍕🤤

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📅 Tuesday to Friday 12:30pm - 3pm / 6:30pm - 9:30pm
🕗 Saturday and Sunday 12:30pm - 10pm

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Saboreie a fatia perfeita de felicidade na @ama.pizzeria 🍕🤤

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📅 Terça a Sexta 12h30 - 15h / 18h30 - 21h30
🕗 Sábado e Domingo 12h30 - 22h

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Elevate you toast with the best 🍻 @musaaldeiadapraia 
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Eleve o seu brinde com a melhor 🍻 @musaaldeiadapraia 

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Breathe, stretch and unwind with a yoga session at Sana Maresia ✨

- Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
- Tuesday and Thursday: 4:45 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday: 3pm
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Respire, estique e descontraía com uma sessão de ioga no Sana Maresia ✨

- Segunda, Quarta e Sexta-feira: 09h I 17h30
- Terça e Quinta-feira: 16h45
- Sábado e Domingo: 15h

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Listen to the laughter, feel the community spirit, taste the freshness of the local flavors, take in the breathtaking views and let the atmosphere fill your soul 🤍 

📌 Welcome to Aldeia da Praia!
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Ouça as gargalhadas, sinta o espírito comunitário, prove a frescura dos sabores locais, contemple as vistas deslumbrantes e deixe que o ambiente encha a sua alma 🤍

📌 Bem vindo(a) à Aldeia da Praia! 

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Savor the extraordinary with @matsu.pt´s sushi 🍣 an exquisite fusion of flavors and textures, creating a dining experience like no other 🤩

For Take Away, please contact:
📞 960 354 761
📲 Or order through @ubereats 

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Saboreie o extraordinário com o sushi do @matsu.pt 🍣 uma fusão requintada de sabores e texturas que criam uma experiência gastronómica como nenhuma outra 🤩

Para Take Away, contacte:
📞 960 354 761
📲 Ou faça a sua encomenda através da @ubereats 

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Embrace the Aldeia lifestyle with a mix of activities 🤩 from scenic walks to outdoor yoga, surfing the waves of the Atlantic Ocean and exploring Sintra on E-Bike tours! 

👉 Every day is an adventure at the Aldeia da Praia ⭐ Join us! 
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Abrace o estilo de vida da Aldeia com uma mistura de atividades 🤩 desde caminhadas panorâmicas a Yoga ao ar livre, surfar as ondas do oceano atlântico e explorar Sintra em passeios de E-Bike! 
👉 Cada dia é uma aventura na Aldeia da Praia ⭐ Junte-se a nós! 

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Feel the warmth of the Aldeia's embrace ⭐ 

📍 A place where family and friends come together, laughter echoes and the scent of the salty breeze mixes with the rhythm of Sintra's immaculate beaches 🤩
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Sinta o calor do abraço da Aldeia ⭐ 

📍 Um lugar onde família e amigos se juntam, o riso ecoa e o aroma da brisa salgada se mistura com o ritmo das praias imaculadas de Sintra 🤩

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Goodmorning 💚 make sure to book a stay at OASIS to wake up in the heart of Sevilla with this beautiful view! Whether you love a weekend getaway, staying for a longer time or only crashing for a night - you are super WELCOME IN ✨ 

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At the Aldeia da Praia, every detail is a promise of comfort and special moments ✨ 

Whether you're a couple looking for tranquillity or a family looking for adventures together, discover the perfect refuge in double, twin or spacious family rooms 🤩 

📍At our Oasis Sintra Surf Hostel, the dormitories welcome larger groups, providing a shared experience and unforgettable memories! 

👉 Make your reservation at the Link in the Bio! 
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Na Aldeia da Praia, cada detalhe é uma promessa de conforto e momentos especiais ✨ 

Seja um casal à procura de tranquilidade ou uma família à procura de aventuras juntas, descubra o refúgio perfeito em quartos duplos, twin ou espaçosos familiares 🤩

📍No nosso Oasis Sintra Surf Hostel, os dormitórios acolhem grupos maiores, proporcionando uma experiência partilhada e memórias inesquecíveis! 

👉 Faça a sua reserva através do Link na Bio!

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You have to pass by our bar for HAPPY HOUR between 6-7 PM 💚 Enjoy deliciously cheap sangrias, vinos 🍷 & amazing cervezas 🍻 Salud! 

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Did you know our reception is open 24/7? 💚 Not all heroes wear capes but one of ours is ALE 🦸, also known as Alejandro! He’ll make sure to check you in smoothly & assist you with any questions you have! Always with a smile on his face. Welcome in to OASIS ✨

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Welcome in to OASIS. Our hostel is perfect for you who wants to relax, make new friends & most importantly enjoy! We are open every day & together we’ll make sure to give you a stay you’ll never forget 💚 

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This Valentine's Day, our seaside retreat is the perfect setting for unforgettable love stories 🤍
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Neste Dia dos Namorados, o nosso refúgio à beira-mar é o cenário perfeito para histórias de amor inesquecíveis 🤍

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Look for this flag which leads you to —-> the BEST hostel in town 🥳 we can’t wait to meet you! Come in to OASIS and let’s start making some memories together 💃 Our reception is open 24/7 ready to assist you at whatever time you wish to arrive 💚 

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Discover Sevilla with our FREE walking tour! 🚶‍♂️✨ Sign up at our reception to explore the historic streets, vibrant markets, and iconic landmarks with our passionate local guides 💃

Available every day around 10am but booking is required, so make sure to sign up at the reception to secure your spot. See you there!

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Step into our sanctuary @sana.maresia, surrounded by the beauty of nature 🍃

We offer a wide range of different yoga practices, from Hatha to Yin Yoga, so that you can find your perfect balance 🙏 
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Entre no nosso santuário @sana.maresia, rodeado pela beleza da natureza 🍃 

Oferecemos-lhe uma ampla gama de diferentes práticas de Yoga, que vão do Hatha ao Yin Yoga, para que encontre o seu equilíbrio perfeito 🙏

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