As the largest city on the Costa del Sol, Malaga’s beautiful beaches, archaeological sites and nightlife thrill travellers from around the world. Experience for yourself the food, culture and history of this Andalusian city perched on the Mediterranean Sea when you book your flight to Malaga with Aer Lingus today.
After a dip in the Mediterranean Sea at Playa de la Malagueta, snack on tapas at the beachside bars known as a chiringuitos or sip moscatel — a sweet wine. Later, visit the waterfront at Muelle Uno at the Port of Malaga and find handmade crafts and sample the locally-produced olive oils, or go to a beachside restaurant and order fried fish. With over 300 sunny days per year, Malaga’s subtropical climate and mild winters make every day a beach day.
History in Malaga
Experience panoramic views of the Port of Malaga when you climb the ramparts of Alcazaba, an 11th-century Moorish citadel. For some modern art history, visit the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. The Museo Casa Natal de Picasso has a replica of his studio and works by the artist.
Outdoor Adventure in Malaga
At El Chorro gorge, test your climbing skills at the Frontales crags. Then hike El Caminito del Rey, a walkway suspended from the cliffs. Experience slab climbing at Los Cotos and see the massive overhang at Lourdes.
Getting Around Malaga
EMT buses run throughout the city with some neighbourhoods also served by light rail. The best way to experience Malaga’s city centre and its waterfront is on foot or by hired city bicycle. Arrive from your flight to Malaga ready to explore when you recharge with authentic Irish snacks and meals from Aer Lingus’ Bia menu.