Malaga is the second largest city in Andalusia. It is the gateway to the Costa del Sol (Sun Coast). Malaga was founded by the Phoenicians and inhabited by Romans, Visigoths, Moors, Iberia. The most famous sons of the city are Picasso
and Antonio Banderas, the latter owns a restaurant in Malaga. Malaga was of great importance among the Moors. Highly interesting historical remains in and around the city testify to this great past. Add to that the scenic beauty
of the province, beautiful beaches as well as wild and romantic mountain ranges and the many picturesque villages. The old town has been restored to a grand master plan and is increasingly becoming a tourist attraction, with Malaga
remaining a typical Spanish city. Malaga is a museum city with more than 35 museums and new ones are constantly being added. It is the city in Spain with the most museums. A cultural highlight is the Semana Santa at Easter and
the August Fair to which millions pour each year. A culinary highlight is an extensive tapas tour through the old town.
Malaga has 2 castles. From the lower and upper castle you have a nice view over the city. You can take an elevator up the hill to the upper part of the lower castle. The lower castle can be visited from the old town. Since April 2012 Malaga has its own marina. The harbor was expanded and provided with many restaurants and shops.