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Málaga Airport is the fourth busiest airport in Spain with over 15 million passenger movements in 2016. Malaga Airport offers full range of passenger services. The airport essentially operates from the new Terminal 3 which was opened in March 2010. The second runway which is only used at peak times was opened in June 2012.  

As one of the world’s top holiday destinations, Andalucia has a superb selection of hotels – as you would expect. Whether you want an avant-garde designer city spot, a quintessentiallytraditional place with tiled arcaded patio, a rural country-house bolthole, or a beachfront resort, you’ll find it here.

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Since 2000, FRS Iberia and FRS Maroc have been operating year-round fast ferry sailings across the Straits of Gibraltar between Spain and Morocco.

The local football team is Marbella Fútbol Club. It was founded in 1997 following the defunction of Club Athletico Marbella which was owned by Jesus Gil. It was initially called  Unión Deportiva Marbella and renamed in 2013 to appeal to a wider iunternational fan base. The club currently plays in Segunda Divisioin B - Group 4.

There are plenty of opportunities in Marbella for walking and hiking. Thes are both in the town's parks and gardens or along the seafront prom. Further affield hiking up the concha mountain is a popular achievement. 

Malaga coastal path

Senda Litoral de Malaga (Malaga Coastal Path) is a projected 180km path following the entire coast of Malaga province from Manilva to Nerja. More >

Puerto Banus is located in the Nueva Andalucia suburb of Marbella, 6km to the west of the town centre, just before you reach the small town of San Pedro de Alcantara. Although it may at first appear as a developed old Spanish fishing village with an impressive mountain backdrop, Puerto Banus was in fact designed and built in 1970 by local property developer José Banús as a luxury marina and shopping complex.

Seville's cathedral, Santa Maria de la Sede, is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, and is recognised as UNESCO World Heritage. The cathedral's construction lasted over a century, from 1401 to 1506. It is said that when the plans were drawn up, church elders stated, "Hagamos una iglesia tan hermosa y tan grandiosa que los que la vieren labrada nos tengan por locos." (Let us build a church so beautiful and so magnificent that those who see it finished will think we are mad).

Ideal for families with young children who want a gentler up-close-with-nature experience, the Butterfly Park has over 1500 of the colourful little winged insects. The park is inside a Thai temple-style building; the blue tiles were actually made in Thailand. The butterflies mate and lay eggs in the park, so you can see all stages of reproduction including caterpillars and chrysalis, as well as new butterflies hatching in cages. Other animals include a tortoise, a wallaby and a Komodo dragon.

The major international car rental companies have offices in most Andalucian cities and at the major airports such as Málaga Airport. However, the smaller local car rental companies tend to be less expensive.

Andalucía is a region with a surprising number and variety of natural caves. Some of these are well-known and open to the public, such as those situated in Nerja, La Pileta and Ardales, but there are many more than these hidden away in the rugged mountains and back country. All that is needed is a spirit of adventure - and some invaluable equipment - to explore them and discover a part of Andalucia's natural beauty that few people know exists.

The entrance of this cave can be seen from the railway as it heads north from the station two kilometres away. It's called the cave of the cat as its entrance is said to look like a cat's head. Perhaps it does, though the present authors failed to see it.

A wonderful opportunity to get close to whales and dolphins in their natural habitat in the Strait of Gibraltar. This is the area of sea where the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea meet, in the narrow space between the southernmost point of Spain, and the African continent.>/p>

Whether you like wine, archaeology or cars; you’re interested in glass, contemporary art or 19th century painting, you’re sure to find at least one museum which will interest you in the city.

Most visitors to Malaga go to the Picasso museum and his birth house, as the painter is the most famous son of the city. There is also a first rate art museum now which focuses on Andalucian art – the Museo Carmen Thyssen.

The Ifergan Collection enables us to perceive history through all our senses. It is one of the most important archaeological private collections in the world, inviting us to travel in time by contemplating pieces from the mythical Mesopotamia to the birth of Islam, through Egypt, Greece, Rome, Persia and Byzantium.

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