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Malaga is particularly famous for its privileged climate, which is warm in winter (with mild minimum temperatures) and moderate in summer, thanks to its proximity to the sea.
It is a multicultural city where visitors will find an array of leisure options to choose from: culture, sports, shopping, sun and beach, nature, family... Discover everything this Andalusian city has to offer!
Sun and beach
Malaga has a large variety of beaches, equipped with every service and amenity, and occupying 160 kilometres of coastline. Some of these are located in urban areas and are therefore easily accessible, while others are hidden among natural landscapes surrounded by native vegetation that creates a unique setting.
An excellent climate, with more than 320 days of sun a year and warm temperatures, makes Malaga the ideal destination in which to enjoy the beach all year round.
Malaga has a rich natural and environmental heritage in which to take hiking, cycling and 4x4 tours, as well as horse riding, bungee jumping and canoeing...Visitors can find lots of activities to be enjoyed by the sea, on land or in the air.
Malaga city’s cultural offering is comprised of 36 museums where you will find classical, contemporary and historical works, as well as gastronomy and car racing activities... Special mention should be given to Malaga’s Picasso Museum, the Carmen Thyssen Museum and the Pompidou Centre.
In addition, there are other towns in Malaga province that have museums and exhibition halls featuring local arts and customs.
Finally, Malaga’s multiculturalism includes an extensive theatre and cinema offering, and the city hosts all kinds of major events such as film, theatre and music and flamenco festivals...
Visitors to Malaga may be surprised to discover that there are more than thirty shopping centres throughout the province. What’s more, every town or city features - mainly in the historical centre - a multitude of shops and establishments where you can buy typical handicraft products from the province, as well as household names and exclusive brands.
Given Malaga’s climate conditions, it is an ideal destination in which to play sports and organise major sporting events. Popular sporting events include the Malaga City Marathon, the Triathlon and the Fun Run.
In addition, sports enthusiasts will find sports facilities and natural settings in which to play a whole range of sports such as golf, swimming, sailing, scuba diving, windsurfing, sport fishing, canoeing, hiking, tennis, paddle tennis, athletics, cycling, archery and horse riding.
There is an extensive leisure offering for families:
- Water parks in summer: Torremolinos, Vélez-Málaga and Mijas.
- Amusement parks such as Tivoli World.
- Multi-adventure parks like Bioparc Fuengirola and Selwo Aventura where visitors can enjoy watching the animals in their natural habitat.
- Selwo Marina and Sea Life aquariums where you can get to know the marine fauna.
- Natural parks such as Laguna de Fuente Piedra, one of Europe’s largest flamingo reserves.