5-Day Spain City Break in Málaga

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Duration
5 days & 4 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
4 nights included
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Embark on a memorable 5-day city break in Málaga, Spain!

Experience the ultimate Málaga city break with our perfectly planned holiday package. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Málaga or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, our holiday package has got you covered. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Málaga, Spain!

The home for your 5-day holiday in Málaga will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Málaga, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Málaga offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break in Spain.

You can stay in a popular 4-star hotel like the amazing Hotel Plaza del Castillo, praised by previous travelers as one of the perfect places to stay in the city. Travelers seeking a more luxurious option sometimes stay at the 5-star Castillo de Santa Catalina or an equally impressive hotel. For the budget-conscious traveler, an excellent, affordable 3-star stay can be enjoyed at a hotel like Posadas de Espana Malaga.

All these hotels have everything you need for an exceptional holiday in Málaga. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Málaga, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best attractions and activities offered in the city. Alcazaba, Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación catholic cathedral, and Picasso Museum Málaga are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Make the most of your holiday in Málaga by adding tours and tickets to each day of your trip. With plenty of exciting tours to choose from, you’ll never have a boring moment in Málaga.

Between attractions and activities, you’ll have plenty of time to stroll along the best shopping streets and markets in the city. Here, you can buy unique souvenirs to remind you of your city break in Málaga.

As your holiday in Málaga comes to an end, you will return home with a newfound appreciation for the vibrant culture, rich history, and exciting atmosphere of this top travel destination in Spain. Your journey through Málaga's diverse neighborhoods, famous landmarks, and hidden gems will leave you with countless cherished memories and stories to share with loved ones.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best trip to Málaga, Spain. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your 5-day city break in Spain. Let the experts plan it for you so you can focus on enjoying it instead.

For the best holiday to Málaga, we offer you the opportunity to customize each day of your city break vacation in Málaga before and after booking. Our flexible trip planning means you’ll be able to explore Málaga the way you want, at your own pace.

Book with us to get access to 24/7 personal travel support throughout your entire journey and a step-by-step guide in our easy-to-use mobile app, which includes all your travel documents for your vacation in Málaga. Moreover, rest assured knowing that all taxes are already covered in the price of your travel package.

The best flights, activities, tours, and hotels in Málaga fill up quickly, so be sure to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Málaga as soon as today!

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Hotel, 4 nights
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Destinations

Photo of panoramic aerial view of Malaga on a beautiful summer day, Spain.Málaga / 4 nights

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Attractions

Alcazaba, Centro Histórico, Centro, Málaga, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalusia, SpainAlcazaba
Photo of Malaga cityscape with beautiful Cathedral of the incarnation at sunset, Spain. Malaga old town, Cathedral and skyline of the city.Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación
Picasso Museum Málaga, Centro Histórico, Centro, Málaga, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalusia, SpainPicasso Museum Málaga
Castillo de Gibralfaro, Gibralfaro, Centro, Málaga, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalusia, SpainCastle of Gibralpharo
Photo of Centre Pompidou in Malaga, Spain.Centre Pompidou Málaga
Photo of Málaga Park ,Malaga ,Spain .Málaga Park
Jardín Botánico - Histórico La Concepción, Ciudad Jardín, Málaga, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalusia, SpainJardín Botánico Histórico - La Concepción
Photo of Torrijos Monument located in the center of Plaza de la Merced square in Malaga. Malaga is a city in the Andalusia community in Spain.Plaza de la Merced
Museo Automovilístico de Málaga, Tabacalera, Carretera de Cádiz, Málaga, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalusia, SpainAutomobile Museum of Malaga
photo of CAC Málaga in Spain.Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga
La TérmicaLa Térmica
Hammam Al Ándalus Baños Árabes Málaga, Centro Histórico, Centro, Málaga, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalusia, SpainHammam Al Ándalus Baños Árabes Málaga
Photo of Lighthouse in the port of Malaga. Malaga is a city in the Andalusia community in Spain.La Farola, Málaga
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, Centro Histórico, Centro, Málaga, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalusia, SpainIglesia de San Juan Bautista
Acueducto San Telmo Ciudad Jardín, Hacienda Los Montes, Ciudad Jardín, Málaga, Málaga-Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalusia, SpainAcueducto San Telmo Ciudad Jardín
Edificio Tabacalera

Travel details

Travel dates
Jan 1 - Jan 5

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Day 1 – Málaga - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Málaga - arrival day

  • Málaga - Arrival day
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  • La Farola, Málaga
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Málaga. You’ll stay in Málaga for 4 nights.

You’ll choose between some of the best hotels and places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Málaga. To feel pampered during your visit, you can stay at a hotel like Castillo de Santa Catalina. This 5-star luxury hotel has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,224 previous guests.

A popular 4-star hotel promising a comfortable stay at an excellent location is Hotel Plaza del Castillo. This hotel has been praised by 3,402 previous guests in reviews, with an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars.

For the budget-conscious traveler, choose a hotel with cheap deals like the 3-star Posadas de Espana Malaga. This popular hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,559 guests.

If these hotels are unavailable for your city break in Málaga, we will help you find the best alternatives for your stay. With lots of excellent hotels to choose from, you're sure to have a fantastic experience during your city break.

Málaga has plenty of sights, monuments, and places of interest to explore. Luckily, you have plenty of time to do so for the next 5 days. Choose an early flight to get started with your sightseeing in Málaga right away.

When you're ready to head out for dinner, an excellent restaurant you may want to try is Buenavista Gastrobar & Tapas. This restaurant has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,277 customers and is sure to satisfy your hunger after a long day of exploring.

Another acclaimed restaurant in the city of Málaga is La Casa del Perro. Rated at an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 604 customers, guests often have an outstanding experience at this restaurant.

Yet another popular place to eat, often recommended by locals, is Restaurante Las Golondrinas. With an average rating of 4.8 of 5 stars among 552 customers, you may want to take a closer look at this restaurant's menu.

Málaga is also home to several great bars for every travel budget. One of the best bars in the city is Speakeasy “The Pharmacy”. This claim is supported by 535 customers who have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Another great bar in Málaga is Morrissey's Irish Pub. If you ask the 2,462 customers who have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars, Morrissey's Irish Pub is the perfect place for a drink or two.

This is the time to raise a toast for the beginning of your incredible 5-day vacation in Málaga!

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Day 2 – Málaga

Day 2

Day 2 – Málaga

  • Málaga
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  • Alcazaba
  • Málaga Park
  • Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación
  • Picasso Museum Málaga
  • Plaza de la Merced
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Wake up to day 2 of your exciting city break in Málaga. You still have 3 nights left in Málaga, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most out of today!

One of the top places you can visit in Málaga today is the incredible Alcazaba. This attraction is a best-rated sightseeing destination and place of interest, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 30,648 visitors.

Another attraction travelers from all over the world add to their itinerary every year is Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación. Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación is a popular catholic cathedral and travel destination with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 25,609 visitors. Today, you can visit this magnificent catholic cathedral in Málaga too.

For the full Málaga experience, visit the incredible Picasso Museum Málaga. This one-of-a-kind museum is rated at an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 24,075 visitors.

After or in between exploring Málaga, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. An excellent option is Morrissey's Irish Pub, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,462 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is El Mesón de Cervantes. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,011 customers.

A favorite place to eat among many who have visited Málaga is El Gastronauta. This irresistible restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,852 customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is Bar Málaga. This place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,183 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Málaga to come!

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Day 3 – Málaga

Day 3

Day 3 – Málaga

  • Málaga
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  • Castle of Gibralpharo
  • Centre Pompidou Málaga
  • Automobile Museum of Malaga
  • Edificio Tabacalera
  • La Térmica
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On day 3 of your fun city break in Málaga, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 2 nights left in Málaga.

Start this beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated best-rated sightseeing destination in Málaga, Alcazaba. About 30,648 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The popular Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación is another top sight in Málaga that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This catholic cathedral is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 25,609 reviews.

Picasso Museum Málaga is a highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Málaga. This museum has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 24,075 visitors.

Exploring Málaga's best attractions and hidden gems can make you quickly lose track of time. Make sure to grab something to eat and use this opportunity to learn more about Málaga's food culture.

Restaurante Vino Mío is one of the most popular restaurants in Málaga. Most people can find something that fits their taste from Restaurante Vino Mío’s excellent menu. Approximately 1,306 customers have rated this popular restaurant an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

If you’re in the mood for something different, check out Bar Málaga. This Málaga-based restaurant is one of locals’ favorites and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,183 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant that serves a menu of appetizing food and drinks is Restaurante SOCA. This popular restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 885 customers.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to La Terraza De Valeria. Around 1,122 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Locals of Málaga also enjoy the cocktails at Chester & Punk. This place is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 648 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is El Pimpi. This bar has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 14,382 customers.

Raise a toast and enjoy celebrating another amazing day in Málaga, Spain.

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Day 4 – Málaga

Day 4

Day 4 – Málaga

  • Málaga
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  • Jardín Botánico Histórico - La Concepción
  • Acueducto San Telmo Ciudad Jardín
  • Hammam Al Ándalus Baños Árabes Málaga
  • Iglesia de San Juan Bautista
  • Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga
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Wake up to day 4 of your exciting city break in Málaga. You still have 1 night left in Málaga, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most out of today!

One of the top places you can visit in Málaga today is the incredible Alcazaba. This attraction is a best-rated sightseeing destination and place of interest, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 30,648 visitors.

Another attraction travelers from all over the world add to their itinerary every year is Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación. Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación is a popular catholic cathedral and travel destination with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 25,609 visitors. Today, you can visit this magnificent catholic cathedral in Málaga too.

For the full Málaga experience, visit the incredible Picasso Museum Málaga. This one-of-a-kind museum is rated at an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 24,075 visitors.

After or in between exploring Málaga, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. An excellent option is restaurante mosaico, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 517 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is BYOKO. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 221 customers.

A favorite place to eat among many who have visited Málaga is Mercado Central de Atarazanas. This irresistible restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 32,741 customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, a popular bar you can go to is LA TRANCA. This place has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,963 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Picasso Bar Tapas. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,046 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Málaga to come!

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Day 5 – Málaga - departure day

Day 5

Day 5 – Málaga - departure day

  • Málaga - Departure day
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Your city break in Málaga is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city.

Depending on how much time you have on your departure day, this is your chance to catch one last glimpse of the beautiful city of Málaga. We recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

If you can catch a later flight, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you dive into more iconic landmarks and uncover hidden gems.

Alcazaba is a fantastic attraction you could visit on your last day in Málaga. This best-rated sightseeing destination and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 30,648 visitors.

If you'd rather see something else, Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación catholic cathedral is a great alternative. According to more than 25,609 reviews, adding up to an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars, this attraction is a worthwhile visit in the city of Málaga.

To soak in the last of Málaga, you can also make a visit to Picasso Museum Málaga museum. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 24,075 visitors.

If you're looking to enjoy one last delicious meal in Málaga, consider a top-rated restaurant like El Pimpi. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 14,382 customers.

If you feel like eating something else, LA TRANCA is an excellent alternative. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,963 customers.

Another popular restaurant you could check out is Picasso Bar Tapas. It has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,046 customers.

You'll then say farewell to Málaga and begin your journey home, now filled with unforgettable experiences, memories, and photos from Spain!

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