Málaga Airport is a public airport in Spain, serving the municipality of Málaga. The official name of the airport is Málaga–Costa del Sol Airport, and it is the fourth busiest airport in the country. It is located eight kilometres southwest of Málaga, five kilometres north of Torremolinos. Málaga Airport is the main international airport serving the Costa del Sol, playing a significant role in Spanish tourism.
Where to go
Málaga Cathedral - The Cathedral of Málaga, or Santa Iglesia Catedral Basílica de la Encarnación, is a Renaissance Roman Catholic church located in Málaga. The structure was constructed between 1528 and 1782, in Renaissance style.
Alcazaba of Málaga - A palatial fortification built by the Hammudid dynasty in the early 11th century is located in Málaga. It is the best-preserved alcazaba, or citadel, in the country.
Museo Picasso Málaga - Museo Picasso Málaga is a museum housed in the Buenavista Palace. The museum is dedicated to world-renowned artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso (1881 - 1973), who was born in the city. Museo Picasso Málaga houses 285 works of Picasso donated by members of his family.
Roman Theatre - The Teatro Romano is situated on the western hillside of the "Cerro de la Alcazaba". Visitors can view the remains of the theatre from a small plaza overlooking it, but it’s also possible to get up close and enter the building itself. Guests will be shown a short film and some artefacts before entering the theatre itself.
Tourism in Rome, Italy entails seeing and actually getting up close to ancient ruins of the former Roman Empire. Many of the sites are located at the historic centre of Rome, so it's actually possible to view quite a few within a short period of time. The top ancient ruins include the following: the massive amphitheatre called The Colosseum of Rome, the temple of all the gods, The Pantheon, the Capitoline Hill Museums, The Rome Forum, and the Baths of Diocletian. Also a short haul destination is the city of Luton in England: visit the Whipsnade Zoo, Wardown Park Museum, Stockwood Discovery Centre, or the Someries Castle.
Despite its many connections, Málaga Airport does not offer many direct commercial passenger service to long haul destinations. One place to go is the Canadian city of Montréal, where visitors can check out the Notre-Dame Basilica, Montréal Musuem of Fine Arts, Saint Joseph's Oratory, Montreal Botanical Garden, and La Ronde. There are seasonal flights to the city of New York in the United States of America, home of the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Central Park, Rockefeller Centre, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Rockefeller Center.
How to get out
Málaga Airport provides connections to more than 60 countries around the world. It offers flights to Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bilbao, Bordeaux, Hamburg, Munich, Paris–Orly, Rome, Eindhoven, Gran Canaria, Valencia, Lisbon, Geneva, Zürich, Southampton, Stockholm, Warsaw, and many others. The airlines providing the most connections from the airport are Air Europa, Air Berlin, easyJet, Jet2.com, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Thomson Airways, and Vueling.
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