Málaga is the capital of the Costa del Sol. Málaga airport is Spain's third biggest airport and the city is home to more than 600,000 people. This cosmopolitan city has a rich art and cultural heritage and attracts millions of tourists yearly. The old quarters of the city center offer several historic and religious buildings.
Calle Larios is Málaga's most famous shopping street, and is a must if you are into shopping. Málaga has over 20 museums and art galleries and is the hometown of the famous Pablo Picasso. There are several museums dedicated to him, including the largest, the Picasso Museum. Spain's second largest port is in Málaga and hundreds of cruise ships dock here every year.
On both sides of the harbor there are sandy beaches with typical bars and restaurants serving fresh fish and sangria. All year round, a number of different music and cultural events are organized in the city which creates a vibrant feeling all year around. One of the biggest events is the annual film festival. Wonderful atmosphere, rich art, cultural heritage and wonderful climate, make Málaga a perfect city to visit or live in.