Discover Picasso's home town with flights to Malaga

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outbound: 29-May-2018
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return: 05-Jun-2018
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outbound: 17-Jan-2018
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return: 24-Jan-2018
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outbound: 03-Mar-2018
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return: 10-Mar-2018
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outbound: 03-Mar-2018
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outbound: 04-Dec-2017
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return: 15-Dec-2017
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outbound: 16-Feb-2018
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return: 23-Feb-2018
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Malaga guide: how to get there, what to see

Malaga city centre
Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport (AGP): 6 mi from city centre

Flights to Malaga: practical information

Cheap airlines to Malaga

Malaga is well-connected to the UK, thanks to its popularity as a sand and sun holiday destination. British Airways operates two daily flights from London (Gatwick Airport) to Malaga Airport (AGP) or fly low cost with EasyJet, Ryanair and Monarch Airlines.

When to book flights to Malaga

Summers are prime tourist season, not only among foreigners but Spaniards as well! In Andalucia, you can expect warm weather April-October, but things really heat up in July and August.

  • Peak season: June to October, Feria de Malaga in August.
  • Low season: Mid-October to April.

Flight duration

From London, flights to Malaga take 2h 50min in length.

Experience Malaga: what to do, what to see

The birthplace of famed Pablo Picasso, this getaway to the Costa del Sol is home to more than 500,000 residents. Whether you wish to hang out on the beaches or take to the city, Malaga has cultural and epicurean delights for everyone enjoying their holidays in Malaga.

Essentials in Malaga

Alcazaba: This fortress overlooking the city was built by Malaga's Muslim rulers in 1057. Loose yourself among the Roman artefacts, the jasmine and the roses... To avoid the crowds, arrive first thing in the morning.

Picasso Museum: There are more than 200 of Picasso's works are on display here, including engravings, sculptures and ceramics.

Castillo de Gibralfaro: Older than the Alcazaba, this 8th century castle is worth the trek uphill. While not much remains of the interior, you can still walk along the walls and enjoy the impressive views.

Beaches: There are plenty of beaches in and near Malaga, some of the better ones are further out of town so you'll need a Malaga car hire to reach them. Playa de la Malagueta is in the city centre while Playa del Palo and Playa de Pedregalejo are further away. You'll find the best restaurants in the city along the beach front.

Find more information on malagaturismo.com.

Accommodations in Malaga

Many of Malaga's hotels are located in the city centre. You can find everything here from 4-star classics to beach-side villas, youth hostels and even holiday apartments to rent out by the week. Whether you're here on a quick weekend jaunt or a longer holiday, book your planet tickets to Malaga and reserve your hotels in Malaga well in advance.

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Malaga in the Traveller's Magazine

‘World’s scariest walk’ reopens today in Spain
26 March 2015

Spain's Caminito del Rey reopens today after being closed for ten years. The thrilling trail near Malaga has been dubbed the "world's scariest walk."

Best new museums opening in 2015
21 January 2015

Love museums? You won't be disappointed by these new ones opening this year: from a new Louvre in Adu Dhabi to a science experiment in Rio and the world's biggest archaeological institution in Cairo.

Spain fires put a damper on late-summer hols
3 September 2012

Spain's Costa del Sol is fighting the heat as firefighters continue to try and put out forest fires that are devastating the area. Tourism will likely be affected for this season.

Before you go to Malaga

Rough Guides names Malaga 2nd best city to visit in 2015
2 January 2015

According to Rough Guides, Malaga is one of the top destinations for this year, coming second only to Johannesburg in South Africa. Tourism in Malaga was up 8% in 2014, a trend the city hopes will continue.

Malaga bars blamed for tourism boom in the city
3 December 2014

A tourism official has called for Malaga bars to “go on strike” after a report suggested there were too many in the city centre, contributing to the boom in tourist numbers, causing locals to move out of the area.

Malaga welcomes rise in Russian tourists
3 November 2014

The number of Russians visiting Malaga and the Costa del Sol has risen 17% in 2014 between January and August. It seems the government’s efforts to keep Russians at home for summer holidays was unsuccessful.

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outbound: 06-Dec-2017
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return: 13-Dec-2017
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outbound: 20-Apr-2018
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return: 24-Apr-2018
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outbound: 25-Nov-2017
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return: 02-Dec-2017
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outbound: 06-Dec-2017
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return: 13-Dec-2017
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outbound: 30-Mar-2018
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return: 15-Apr-2018
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outbound: 31-Dec-2017
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return: 24-May-2018
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outbound: 16-Dec-2017
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return: 01-Jan-2018
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outbound: 11-Feb-2018
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return: 14-Feb-2018
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