The best thing about Malaga is that you don’t need much time to fall in love with it. Thanks to our tips, you’ll know exactly what to see in Malaga in 2 days and you will be head over heels with our sunny and modern city in a record time. Do you want to be surprised? Let’s go then!
Malaga is one of the most visited cities in Spain and it does not surprise us at all. Its charm, its streets, its gastronomy, and its weather will win your heart during your visit, even before you set a foot in Calle Larios. So, in order to make your trip easier, we have written this useful guide where we tell you what to see in Malaga in 2 days and what’s on in Malaga, so you’ll just have to focus on enjoying the most emblematic spots and not missing anything important. Let’s start!
The best views from the city are be enjoyed from above, where you can see the monuments, the buildings of the city centre, the beach, and the sea. You won’t miss any detail! In order to enjoy a different atmosphere, we recommend you go up the Roof of the Cathedral, known as La Manquita. This is, without any doubt, one of the most visited monuments, and it will allow you to see the city from a whole different perspective.
Another of our favourite places to contemplate the city is Gibralfaro’s Castle. Don’t be intimidated by the amount of stairs! The ascent will be worthwhile, we promise. This castle is located on a hill next to the Alcazaba and very close to the Roman Theatre. Don’t miss out on the chance to climb these historic walls and contemplate the sea. And hurry up: you won’t want to miss the most photographed sunset in the south of Spain.
Gastronomy in Malaga has a lot to offer. From the typical Andalusian breakfast to Malaga wine ice-cream, the gastronomical scene in Malaga is designed to be enjoyed through the senses. During these 2 days you will be able to taste the flavours that live with us all year round. Do you already know where to eat in Malaga? If you want to discover the most authentic flavours of this Andalusian city, you cannot leave without visiting a famous chiringuito. Located right on the beach, with their famous sardine skewers and their smell of salt, in these restaurants you will be able to taste the typical fried fish from Malaga, paella, salad, seasoned olives, and pair it all with an ice-cold beer.
If you prefer new and risky flavours, come and try the fusion cuisine of the Yubá restaurant. Located in the first floor of the Malaga Premium Hotel, the Yubá restaurant serves dishes as exquisite as Flambé Taco with Squid Tempura, Fruits Kimchee and Crispy Algae with Wasabi or Roasted Chicken with White Miso, pickled Cucumbers, Tomato petals and Curried Sunflower Seeds.
The Bendito restaurant, with its non-stop cuisine ready to serve you at any time, will win you with its delicious dishes and casual food. At the foot of the emblematic Church of San Juan, you can enjoy delicacies such as the Veggie hummus with green tahini, garlic, coriander and toasted pumpkin seeds or the Roasted pork gyozas with mushrooms and jalapeños.
If you don’t know what to see in Malaga in 2 days and you want to escape from routine, don’t worry. You’ve come to the best place to disconnect and relax. Visit the Baños del Carmen and Balneario area, a place where you can have a cup of coffee or a cold drink just a few metres away from the sea. Get on a boat in Muelle Uno and contemplate La Farola and Malaga’s skyline from the water. Although you will only stay with us for 2 days, it feels like the clock stops here and time goes slower. What better way to disconnect from routine?
Let the night begin! Continue with your relaxing day in a chillout atmosphere with good music and cocktails in the very heart of Malaga. Visit La Terraza de San Juan and you will be captivated by the barmans and bartenders doing acrobatics and juggling while preparing your drink. You have surely never seen anything like it.
Malaga’s cultural and museum offer is unbeatable. The city opens the doors of all its many museums for adults and children all year around: the music museum, the ceramic and glass museum, the museum of popular arts and customs…
If you don’t know what to do in Malaga, you might want to visit Museo Picasso Malaga, Centre Pompidou Malaga and CAC Malaga, the museum of contemporary art.
An express visit to a special spot for art and culture lovers. If you are lucky enough to visit us on a Sunday, remember that the entrance fee for many of these museums is free of charge. Don’t miss this chance!
Do you already know what to see in Malaga in 2 days? We hope this guide of what to do in Malaga and what’s on in Malaga has been useful and it helps you get ready for your next trip to Costa del Sol. If you decide to visit us for 2 days, we recommend you to stay in the first gastro-hotel of Malaga’s city centre: Malaga Premium Hotel. Our hotel is right at the heart of the city and we will provide you with the best views of Malaga for these 2 days. Come one, make your reservation now! We are waiting for you.