It is one of the most elegant streets in Spain. It has positioned itself as the fifth most expensive street in Spain, making it one of the most important commercial routes. Calle Larios hosts every year public exhibitions related to art, cinema and becomes the favourite place for festivities such as the Feria de Malaga, Easter or Christmas.
The Plaza de la Constitución has been the centre of life in Malaga since the times of the reconquest. It is the old Plaza Mayor, located in the heart of the historic centre of the city. Since the 15th century it has been the public and political space of the city.
The Plaza de la Merced, also known with other names such as Plaza del Mercado or de Riego is one of the most beautiful and main squares in the city centre where events and festivals take place. In the square are located the obelisk in homage to General Torrijos and the birthplace of Picasso.
The esplanade of Port of Malaga was redesigned to meet the increase in cruise passenger to the city. Considered one of the most popular leisure places in Malaga. Full of shops, restaurants, activities for children is a perfect place to spend a day with family and friends.
The central market of Malaga is a place full of activity and life, and without a doubt, it deserves a visit. It is located in an impressive 19th century iron building north of the main artery of the city, the Alameda Principal. The stalls of fruits and vegetables, fish, cheese, ham legs and endless varieties of olives, make the market the ideal place for a gastronomic show in Malaga.
The Pasaje de chinitas is a pedestrian street of the historic centre, a kind of urban island with its own unique and very defined personality. Since its construction the passage has had a great commercial activity. This is also due to Café de Chinitas, which opened its doors between 1857 and 1937. Among tourists, it is popular as a narrow alley with terraces offering coffee with a homemade dessert or delicious fish dishes.
The Barrio de las Artes was born as an initiative of the citizens themselves. In the old bourgeois residential area, located in the centre of the city, there is a Cultural District, internationally known as “Soho”, offering a modern and differentiated offer of leisure, culture, commerce and business. Apart from cultural spaces such as the CAC Malaga, the artists of great national and international recognition, translating their works of art to the walls of the buildings, turn the neighbourhood into a great outdoor art gallery.
Still, a little off the radar for most tourists, La Concepción offers the largest collection of subtropical plants in Europe. As well the visitors can enjoy spectacular fountains, waterfalls and a hidden temple. With more than 150 years of history, originally a recreational property of a family of the upper middle class of the city, offers perfect place to enjoy the nature.
Not only Costa del Sol but also Malaga city has beautiful beaches to enjoy the warm temperatures of the Mediterranean climate. From la Araña on the east and Campo de Golf San Julian, there are 15 beaches offering the ideal space for a day at the beach. They also have a service of beach bars and restaurants, calendar of events and activities. Among the best known are Playa de la Misericordia, Playa de la Malagueta, Baños del Carmen, El Candado Beach and El Palo Beach.