At 3,000 years old, Malaga is an ancient city that is one of the oldest in the world and has a fascinating heritage to explore that is seeped in history. The historical old town centre features stunning architecture and artefacts from the past including some remains of the ancient walls of the Phoenician city, Roman ruins and the Castle of Gibralfaro which was built by the Moors. As the birthplace of Pablo Picasso, Malaga also boasts a thriving art scene with the famous Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Malaga providing an excellent introduction. Malaga is of course also well known for its balmy weather, stretches of beautiful beaches and water sports. You can also explore the hills surrounding the city with hiking, mountain biking and horse riding. Malaga is situated on the Mediterranean coastline in the Andalucia region of southern Spain and part of the Costa del Sol which also includes the towns of Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Mijas and Marbella. A popular option for exploring the region is a roadtrip to discover the villages, towns and hidden dirt roads in a rented vehicle, providing the maximum flexibility and convenience of exploring at your leisure. One day car hire for day trips out of Malaga into the surrounding countryside is also a favourite of our customers, and our friendly team in branch can help you with any travel questions that you may have. For Sixt's guide to the best of Malaga, check out our Blog Post.