Why You Should Visit Malaga
Situated along the famous Costa del Sol in Andalusia, Malaga is world-famous as the birthplace of Pablo Picasso and has become one of Spain’s premier destinations offering sandy beaches, vibrant promenades and many historic sites. Within the city of Malaga itself you’ll find a wealth of historic landmarks such as the ancient Roman Theater or the imposing Malaga Cathedral, while the city is well known for its artistic heritage and boasts many world-class museums and art galleries like the Picasso Museum. There are plenty of adventures available for active travelers just outside of the city whether it’s exploring the mountainous terrain or enjoying some water-based activities like fishing, diving and waterskiing, or you may simply want to get away from it all and relax on a beach underneath the ever-shining Andalusian sun.
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Arriving In Malaga
Malaga Airport is located 8 km outside of the center of Malaga and ranks as the fourth busiest airport in Spain. The airport itself is comprised of three passenger terminals and offers a decent range of amenities and facilities to keep travelers happy. When you have arrived at the airport you can travel into central Malaga by bus or train if you would rather not pay for a taxi. As well as a decent selection of restaurants, cafés and shops, you can connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network to get online.
If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Malaga you will not be able to make the journey without making a stopover. There are plenty of stopover options available including via London, Istanbul or Frankfurt so you can easily make the journey by transferring between flights.
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Malaga Travel Information
In Malaga you can expect warm and sunny weather for most of the year with average highs of up to 30 degrees during the height of summer. Given that Spain is within the Schengen Area you don’t have to worry about arranging a visa if you are a UAE national as you are able to enter the country for a period of up to 90 days on a visa-free basis. When you have arrived at Malaga Airport you will find plenty of car rental agencies on site, so you can easily rent your own vehicle to get around.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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