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01 Jul What to see in Malaga in 3 days

Malaga is a fantastic city, full of history, life and sun, belonging to the south of the Iberian Peninsula. An idyllic and very beautiful city, where you can disconnect from daily worries.

If, for any reason, your short stay in Malaga can only be for 3 days, we propose an itinerary to enjoy this beautiful city on Costa del Sol.

1. First day of your trip to Malaga

Once you have arrived to the city, whether by land, sea or air, in its very center you will be able to enjoy yourself in many ways.

Calle Larios and surroundings

To begin with, the first thing we recommend is that you take a walk through the main streets and avenues of Malaga. The iconic Calle Larios, full of life, the main square, and all the surrounding pedestrian streets, with various artistic paintings such as the streets of the SoHo neighborhood, and full of local shops and places to have some tapas with a good fine wine or a very fresh beer, and enjoy Malaga gastronomy.

Calle Larios de Málaga

Roman Theater an Alcazaba

Later we suggest you visit the ancient Roman theater located in the heart of the city, which is a very old construction of that time and a symbol of Malaga, and it ‘s placed under the Alcazaba itself. Admission is free and you can visit it all year round. There are even occasions when they hold plays in it even nowadays.

Which, together with the Arab Alcazaba, provide a historical wealth of different eras and conquests of the city. It is one of the most visited places in Malaga, a magnificent fortification built to protect the city from Catholic attackers.

2. Second day of your stay in Málaga

For the second day, we suggest you visit another of the most characteristic attractions of the city, that is, the part bathed by the sea and the Sun.

Port of Malaga

The Port of Malaga is a place located in the bay of Malaga. It places its beginnings in the time of the Phoenicians, when this fantastic city of Malaga was founded, back in the 9th century BC. establishing a commercial, mainly port, colony and which has evolved and changed over the centuries and the different conquests of Carthaginians, Romans, Muslims and Catholics. A place to visit and enjoy, starting with Pier 1.

Puerto de Málaga

Malagueta beach and others

Right next to the Port of Malaga is the Malagueta Beach. It is a fantastic beach for the whole family, with dark sand and bathed by the Sun and the Mediterranean. A blue flag beach with calm waters that has all the comforts to enjoy the best of sunsets. Right after it, we come across La Caleta Beach, and further on Los Baños del Carmen, which we recommend you to visit in the same way as La Malagueta, since you will enjoy a day at the beach in one of the best latitudes on the planet.

Playa de la Malagueta

3. Third day of your stay in Malaga

For the third day, we cannot leave behind some of the most iconic places, such as the diverse and important museums that the city has, as well as other must-see places in the center, such as the Atarazanas Market.

Picasso Museum

Picasso Museum in Malaga is one of the most important, as it has more than 200 works by the artist, and is located in a palace from the Renaissance period.

Thyssen Museum

Iconic museum of the personal collection of Baroness Carmen Thyssen, which owns a large part of Spanish painting, mainly from the periods of Romanticism and others.

Atarazanas Market

There are other places to visit, such as the Pompidou Museum, the Cathedral or the Gibralfaro Castle, for example, but if you want to enjoy true Malaga life, we recommend you visit the markets, such as the Atarazanas Market. It is a huge construction with colorful, handcrafted stained glass windows, whose beginnings date back to the 14th century. You will find all kinds of products and bars where you can have some magnificent tapas. They only open in the mornings, but it is worth a visit.

Mercado de Ataranzas en Málaga

Apartments for your getaway to Malaga

And, finally, we offer you some of our fantastic stay options in Malaga, from which you can enjoy yourself with all their comforts and attention to detail, and located in the best areas of the city, although we invite you to discover the accommodation that best suits your needs.

Our apartment on Calle Nueva II 5B, located in Plaza de la Constitución, in the very center, and a stone’s throw from Calle Larios and some of the places described above, where you can enjoy a Jacuzzi on the terrace with panoramic views of the Cathedral and the city.

 Ático en Málaga para vacaciones

We also suggest our loft on Malagueta I – 11D, if what you like is waking up and look at the sea, located in the Port of Malaga, or our Alameda Principal Penthouse, located right in the center. This is just a sample of the apartments we offer, with all the luxury, quality and attention to detail that you deserve. Our team is eager to advise you and help you choose the best option for your stay. Do not hesitate to contact us.