Flying to Malaga
Historische stad aan de Costa del Sol
Mediterranean maritime climate
2 hours and 55 minutes
It gets hot but not stuffy during summer. In winter, it's mild but not cold. It can sometimes be busy, but never overcrowded. A holiday to Málaga is guaranteed to be pure Mediterranean enjoyment.
Places to visit in Malaga
A historical highlight is Alcazaba, a former Moorish fortress dating back to the 11th century. Initially it was used as a palace, then as a fortress, and today as an archaeological museum. From Alcazaba, a small road leads to Castillo de Gibralfaro, a castle from the 14th century. The views over Málaga are absolutely spectacular. The city's cathedral (Catedral de Málaga) is another landmark that deserves a closer look. Its construction took an incredible 250 years, which means you'll notice different architectural styles. Málaga is a medium-sized historical city on the Costa del Sol. It is home to more than 550,000 people who have earned the nickname boquerones (sardines). The port is an integral part of life in Málaga. Freight and cruise ships come and go, it is the economic lifeline of the city. Water also flows down from the Axarquía Hills. The Guadalmedina and Guadalhorce rivers wind their way through the city to the Mediterranean Sea.
There is nothing like dining out in the warm outdoors. And in Málaga it's an evening affair because most kitchens are open until after midnight. For a bite-sized appetite, tapas offer the perfect solution. And to enjoy an after-dinner drink, you can always pop into one of the bars on the Plaza de la Merced. We definitely recommend taking the time to see the traditional flamenco dance, which is still performed here every Thursday.
Practical information for your trip to Malaga
In Spain you pay your way with euros
There is no time difference between Spain and Eindhoven
You don't need a travel adapter when you travel to Spain
The emergency number in Spain is the same as in the Netherlands: 112
The tap water in Spain is safe to drink, although you will notice it contains more chlorine than we're used to in the Netherlands
Pictures of Malaga
Azulejos tiles in Malaga
Estepona in Malaga
Flight tickets from Eindhoven to Malaga
You can fly from Eindhoven Airport directly to Malaga in Spain with Transavia and Ryanair.
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