Packed with historical monuments, sandy beaches, lively entertainment and great food to enjoy, sunny and vibrant Malaga ticks all the boxes for a memorable city break. Impressive architecture and superb museums have transformed the port city into a cultural hub, making it a haven for art and history lovers.
Whether you prefer the restaurants and shops which line the newly developed waterfront promenade or the traditional Spanish tavernas in the old city’s winding lanes, a package holiday to Malaga with Qatar Airways Holidays has something for everybody.
- Wander around the unmissable Museo Picasso Málaga, which has 200-plus works by Picasso in the collection. You can also visit the place he was born, Casa Natal de Picasso, for quarterly exhibitions of his art.
- Explore Malaga’s 16th-century Catedral de Málaga with its orange tree-lined courtyard and panoramic city views from the roof.
- Walk around Malaga’s extensively restored Alcazaba castle to see architecture dating back to the 11th-century Moorish period.
- Overlook the city from the remnants of Castillo de Gibralfaro, enjoying some of the best views of Malaga from its high hilltop location.
- Relax on Malaga’s main sandy beach, Playa de la Malagueta.
Malaga Holiday Packages
Cited as Spain’s true cultural capital, there is plenty to do and see in this stunning city. Whether you want to explore the sights or prefer to relax and enjoy the laid-back Mediterranean vibes, holiday packages to Malaga with Qatar Airways Holidays deliver exactly what you want. From comfortable and affordable family-friendly accommodation and unique boutique hotels to more luxurious stays, you’ll find flights and hotels to suit. Discover everything from hidden restaurants to food markets, taste traditional seafood dishes and delicious tapas after a long, action-packed day.
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GMT+2 hours, Summer GMT+3 hours
Castilian with English spoken in main tourist areas
Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, Malaga has a warm and comfortable climate year-round. The best time to visit is between May and October, which sees drier conditions and mellow temperatures of 19-25°C. June, July and August are peak season, so if you prefer smaller crowds then visit Malaga during the pleasant spring and autumn shoulder seasons.
- See Malaga’s cultural side and visit its many museums. From the Picasso Museum to the Automobile Museum, there’s something to interest everyone.
- Enjoy some retail therapy in the high-street stores that line the marble-paved main shopping street Marqués de Larios or venture into the little independent boutiques in Calle Andrés Pérez.
- Visit the remaining stage and tiered seating at the Roman Amphitheatre. Located at the foot of the Alcazaba hill, the amphitheatre dates to 1BC but was only discovered by chance in 1951.
- Take in the natural beauty of La Concepción Botanic Garden. This tropical paradise is rated as one of the best botanic gardens in Europe.
- Whenever you book your package holiday to Malaga, you’re likely to enjoy a festival or celebration. Highlights include the Malaga Carnival in February and March and the Malaga Fair in mid-August, which is a week-long street party of fireworks and flamenco dancing.