A bustling coastal city and the capital of Costa del Sol, Málaga is the second largest port in Spain. One of the most interesting places to explore is the old historic quarter, which dates back nearly 800 years. The birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Málaga boasts miles of beautiful beaches, picturesque gardens and fantastic weather.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
At the heart of town is the unusual Cathedral of Málaga, built over two centuries ago on the site of the former main mosque. It features 17th century carved choir stalls, fine pictures and 103 individually carved saints.
When you're in Spain, you can't miss tapas, light snacks that can range from olives and cheese to elaborately prepared hot dishes. You can find them at tapas bars in almost any city in Spain, including Málaga.
The euro (EUR) is the official currency of Spain. Many shops and restaurants also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate. When shopping, remember that Value Added Tax is added to most purchases.
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