Málaga is one of those cities that definitely deserve a good getaway of at least 2 or 3 days without stopping or some more combining the visit with trips through the province. Nothing better and more recommendable to start taking the pulse of the capital than staying as central as possible and simply going for a walk through its wide old town pedestrianized for the most part and totally flat, ideal for strollers and little explorers.
Many things to see and do in Malaga are just perfect for a family trip
Perhaps one of the best ways to get off to a good start is to walk at a leisurely pace and book in advance one of the numerous free guided tours with which you can explore some of the most popular and vibrating places of the city. Among them you cannot miss its Cathedral Basilica of the Incarnation located in the beautiful Plaza del Obispo is ordered to be built by the Catholic Monarchs on the site of the old mosque, being today affectionately referred to as the “manquita” by the people of Malaga. This cathedral is considered to be one of the most representative jewels of Spanish Renaissance-Baroque architecture.
There are high chances for any visitor to end up walking by the famous Calle Larios, the most lively and important commercial thoroughfare in the capital. A neuralgic point where it becomes a wholesome experience to go and witness spectacularly adorned streets in the festivities such as Christmas, Carnival and, of course, the Malaga Fair that is celebrated the first fortnight of August.
Although it is true that Malaga is a fairly large and cosmopolitan city, we must also remember that it is one of the most touristic cities that we can find in all of Spain. This means that as such, it is a city quite well prepared for the needs of tourists. The transport service in Malaga is quite efficient, and it is highly recommended to hire transfer or car rental services. These also vary greatly in their prices and services, however they are so numerous and easy to find that a search such as Malaga airport transfer will yield a large number of possible results.
It is no coincidence that here you can visit one of the best aviation museums on the Peninsula. Malaga’s relationship with civil aviation goes back a long way, since the airport is the oldest in all of Spain. Something that the children will love is that the museum invites them to touch by opening a black box, to observe the evolution of the uniforms of the flight personnel, to use the controls of an airplane or to understand the operation of an airport.
In this article we wanted to show that Malaga is more than places of fun and beaches, but also offers fun and entertainment for all members of the family and is emerging as one of the most sought-after destinations for family vacations. Definitely a place worth visiting.