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What to do in Málaga in September

Málaga is a city in southern Spain, on the Costa del Sol. It is a popular tourist destination, known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and rich history and culture. September is a great time to visit Málaga, as the weather is still warm and sunny, but the crowds are smaller than in the summer months.

Here are some ideas for things to do in Málaga in September:

  • Visit the Alcazaba and Gibralfaro

The Alcazaba is a Moorish fortress that dates back to the 11th century. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Málaga. Gibralfaro is a castle that was built to protect the Alcazaba. It offers stunning views of the city.

  • Explore the historic center

Málaga’s historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is home to a number of beautiful churches, palaces, and museums. Be sure to visit the cathedral, the Picasso Museum, and the Pompidou Center.

Ronda is a beautiful town located in the mountains above Málaga. It is known for its stunning gorge, the Puente Nuevo bridge, and its traditional Andalusian architecture.

  • Enjoy the beaches

Málaga has a number of beautiful beaches, including La Malagueta, Pedregalejo, and El Palo. Be sure to take some time to relax on the sand and soak up the sun.

  • Experience the nightlife

Málaga has a vibrant nightlife scene. There are bars and clubs open late into the night, where you can dance, drink, and enjoy live music.

The Caminito del Rey is a challenging but rewarding hike that takes you through a narrow gorge high above the Guadalhorce River. It is a must-do for any adventurous traveler.

Tips for planning your trip to Málaga in September:

  • Book your accommodations and flights in advance, especially if you are traveling during the peak season.
  • Pack comfortable shoes, as you will be doing a lot of walking.
  • Be sure to try some of the local cuisine, such as tapas, paella, and gazpacho.

Events in Málaga in September

  • Luna Mora Guaro Festival (September 2-4): A festival of Andalusian music and flamenco held in the municipality of Guaro.
  • Candlelight Concerts Málaga (throughout the month): Classical, pop, rock, and jazz concerts in an intimate and relaxed setting.
  • Fiesta de la Vendimia Manilva (September 16-18): A festival celebrating the grape harvest in the municipality of Manilva.
  • Passarela Larios / Fashion Week Málaga (September 20-23): A fashion show presenting the latest collections from national and international designers.
  • Romería de San Miguel Torremolinos (September 24): A pilgrimage in which the residents of Torremolinos go in procession to the Ermita de San Miguel.

These are just a few examples, there are many other events taking place in Málaga during the month of September. I recommend you consult the city’s event calendar to see what interests you.

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