Malaga by car: Car hire reviews and experience
|Date Added: April 13, 2011 03:50:34 PM|
|Category: Travel and holidays: Car rental|
You'll be amazed at all there is to do when travelling around Malaga, situated in the heart of the Costa del Sol, facing the Mediterranean Sea. You'll enjoy the beautiful warm Mediterranean weather and climate. Everyone of course loves to visit in summer when the weather is nice and hot, but it's also well worth visiting in the Winter months as it can be quite pleasant too due to the near perfect mild temperatures.
Of course summer is the busiest time of the year, specially in this area of Spain, so you'll want to hurry up and make your reservations as soon as possible to ensure you get the best deals on flights, hotels and rental cars (this last one in particular!). If you are going to rent a car, which is highly recommended to discover as much of Malaga as you can during your stay, you can actually do so as soon as you arrive at Malaga airport. Remember, when hiring a car, it's not just about searching for the best price, but also for a company you can trust and that won't let you down.
There is certainly no shortage of things to do or places to go when you visit the province of Malaga, and that's why you'll want a car!
If you enjoy seeing old architecture and experiencing a bit of history then visiting the Alcazaba, which is the greatest fortress in Andalucia. It would be a great choice for your sightseeing agenda. This citadel was built sometime between the eighth and eleventh century. You'll also want to hit one or two of the museums there on the site of the citadel. One of them is actually an archaeological museum that's definitely worth the visit.
If you love fourteenth century architecture and buildings then be sure to check out the castle of Gibralfaro that is located in Malaga. It's open for you to tour and you actually experience the areas' full and beautiful history. You'll be able to enjoy a beautiful view of the entire city and the port from the top. This castle is actually very near the citadel, which makes it a convenient tour for to accomplished in just one day.
If you want to see a great landmark of the area then you should also visit The Cathedral of Malaga. They began to build it in 1528 however construction was an on and off for almost 200 years which was simply due to the lack of funds. The best thing about these numerous interruptions over such a long period of time, is that a you can perceive a multitude of different and varied designs within it.
As you can see, you'll surely have no shortage of history to witness in Malaga's capital city but there's infinitely more to explore and discover in all the province's beautiful, white, typical spanish towns & villages, as well as enjoying the great weather, the finest beaches and ports, the breathtaking views, historical monuments and characteristic bars that serve mouth-watering small spanish dishes called Tapas.
Hope you enjoy your stay in Malaga and in between all that travelling and sightseeing, take a little time to relax on the beach and soak up the sun! You deserve it!
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