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Malaga might not be as popular as other Spanish cities, but a quick visit to the birthplace of Pablo Picasso is enough to win any visitor's heart. With a great mix of ancient history and modern culture, nearly 3.000 hours of sunshine a year, and several kilometres of beach, it's quite easy to see why Malaga has been described as "Ciudad del Paraíso" ("Paradise City").

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Picasso Museum

This beautiful 16th-century museum is a must for all visitors to Malaga, young and old. Thanks to the grandmaster’s daughter-in-law, Christine, and grandchild Bernard, the museum boasts a collection of nearly 200 works of art. Just a stone’s throw away at Plaza de la Merced the house where Picasso was born is also open to the public.

Montes de Málaga Natural Park

Named for the Montes de Málaga range located just 5km from Malaga city, this Natural Park is characterised by jagged massif and steep slopes. Admire the magnificent pine forest, teeming with birds of prey. Many species of flora can be found around the park, best explored while following many of the marked trails. There is also an ethnographic museum in the park.

El Caminito del Rey Hike

El Caminito del Rey begins an hour's drive away from the city of Malaga, running from north to south. The hike takes you through gorges, canyons and past a beautiful suspension bridge. The entire route is 8km long and takes 3-4 hours to complete. Adventurers will be rewarded with stunning views of the Andalusian landscape.

Jardín Botanico

The affluent couple Jorge Loring and Amalia Heredia created this fantastic garden around their Hacienda La Concepción in the 19th-century. Here you can find 30.000 square meters filled with 500 tropical plants.

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