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Málaga

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Málaga is a province in the Andalusia region of Spain.

Regions[edit]

Map of Málaga (province)
Regions of the Province of Málaga

Málaga is divided into six comarcas (counties):


  Málaga
the large city stretches along the Costa del Sol
  Antequera Region
northern part of the province, known as the "heart of Andalucia"
  Axarquía
the area east of Málaga, its seaside is often known as the "Eastern Costa del Sol"
  Costa del Sol
the well-known Sunny Coast with many beachside resorts and attractive towns; note that Costa del Sol proper comprises all of the coastline from Tarifa to Nerja
  Valle del Guadalhorce
central region and a natural region along the Guadalhorce river
  Serranía de Ronda
the region north of the Costa del Sol

Cities[edit]


Other destinations[edit]

  • Montes de Málaga — lovely wooded mountains north-east of Málaga, sadly lacking a bus service.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

Regular flights into Malaga airport which is Spain's 3rd largest and is served by a railway station.

Get around[edit]

Public transport[edit]

There is a two line commuter rail network (Cercanias Malaga) that connects the city of Malaga mostly to places along the coast as well as the airport. The city of Malaga has a small metro network.

See[edit]

View of Ronda
View of Antequera

Do[edit]

  • Golf Malaga Play golf at courses such as the Alcaidesa Links course, Mijas, Dona Julia.

Eat[edit]

Fish is Malaga's speciality. No complicated presentation, just the freshest fish, simply fried or cooked on the plancha (grill). The best place to try Malaga's fish is the old fishing district of Pedregalejo/El Palo, to the east of the city. There are many simple fish restaurants along the beach, of which the best and most enjoyable is the Tintero. Waiters continually emerge from the kitchen with different types of fish and seafood, shouting like auctioneers, and you just grab what most appeals to you!

Drink[edit]

Excellent Malaga wines, and moscatel sweet wine.

  • Vino Calidad [1]

Stay safe[edit]

This is a safe city, and most people who ask for help aren't a risk — most are students of English — but avoid women giving rosemary, who will read your future and ask for fees in exchange, and mind your luggage.

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