About the City

Nestled along the Mediterranean coast, Málaga is considered the gateway to the Costa del Sol, making it a popular holiday destination. Málaga is a port city and industrial center that boasts 300 days of sunshine a year. Its diverse history began with the Phoenicians, who first settled the city, followed by the Greeks, Romans, Visigoths, Byzantines and Moors. Today, Málaga is a bustling, modern city filled with plazas, gardens, cafés and some of the region’s best seafood restaurants.