Top 5 of the best free things to do in Malaga


Top 5 of the best free things to do in Malaga

It is summer in Malaga, an excellent excuse to visit this charming coastal city. If you like to travel but also like to save money, this article is for you. Keep reading and discover all the free things you can do in Malaga, without losing the fun of your adventure.

With the landscapes, the warm climate and the crystal clear waters that recharge our energy 100%, it is almost impossible not to want to do thousands of things in this paradise city. But if you don’t have much money, don’t be discouraged, Malaga offers you many free things to do and places to visit.

We will give you a list of all the free things you can do in Malaga and the tourist places you can explore to make your trip more enjoyable and fun. In fact, if you just walk around the island, you will find a number of interesting places!

But you may be wondering…


How many free things can we do in Malaga? 


We know that visiting Malaga is not cheap and even less so if you decide to stay in its luxury resorts, a quality for which the island is known. But if you take the time to explore the many free things to do in Malaga, you can really enjoy your visit.

If you want to visit museums and learn more about art, we recommend you visit the free museums in Malaga. For example, the Centre for Contemporary Art, which exhibits a wide range of modern art from all over the country.

These are not the only places to visit, there are other free activities that will surely interest you. For example, you can take a walk around the port of Malaga and enjoy the view of the sea, as well as the pleasant and sunny climate.

The Roman Theater and the Atarazanas Market are also waiting for you, so it is essential to visit them.

If you want to spend a quieter time and enjoy the vegetation, you can visit the many parks and gardens such as the Parque de Málaga. This is one of the many free things you can do in Malaga, and it’s just the beginning!

We leave you a list of the many places to visit and free things to do in Malaga.


Malaga Center for Contemporary Art


The Center for Contemporary Art, also known as the CAC, houses a fantastic collection of art from the 20th and 21st century.

It has works by great artists such as Demian Hirst, Louise Bourgeois, Olafur Eliasson and various Andalusian artists which are charming and wonderful.
The admission to the museum is free.

Malaga Center for Contemporary Art Malaga


Alcazaba and Castillo de Gibralfaro, incredible free things to do here

The Alcazaba and Castillo de Gibralfaro are two of the most impressive monuments in Malaga, with must-see activities for any traveller who comes to the city.

This impressive place has paths lined with eucalyptus trees, flower gardens, which results in an enchanting experience. The views from this castle are simply the best that Malaga has to offer.

You can visit the Alcazaba and the Gibralfaro Castle for free from 2p.m. on Sundays.


Montes de Malaga Natural Park 


A few kilometers from the city center is Los Montes de Malaga, the city’s green lung. Being here is truly like being in a parallel world, far from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The natural park has many hiking trails, picnic spots and traditional restaurants. In this place, the most popular dish you can try is the “plato de los montes”, which means “dish from the mountains”.


– Free things to do on its beautiful beaches


Malaga Beach

We already know that Malaga is a coastal city, so it is essential to visit its beaches. Just like in the other parts of Malaga, there are free things to do here.

The list of activities is endless, its most popular beaches include Playa las Acacias in the east, Playa de la Malagueta in the centre and Playa de la Misericordia in the west. All are ideal for spending time with the family, as they have playgrounds, restaurants and beach bars.

And if you want to venture further afield, we recommend the beaches in the eastern part of Pedregalejo. El Pedregalejo is one of Malaga’s oldest fishing districts, as well as being an ideal place to stay. This place has a large number of coves, beaches and a lot of entertainment for the whole family or for solo travellers.


– La Termica


In the west of Malaga, on the outskirts of the city, is La Termica, a public cultural and creative space. Being a cultural place, exhibitions, workshops, conferences, talks and live music concerts are very often organised for local and foreign artists and entrepreneurs.

Visiting and admission are usually free, although this sometimes depends on the event that is going to be presented. It is also a great option if you want to get involved in the local cultural and artistic life of Malaga.

La Termica

If you dare to come to Malaga, you can do many things for free on a small budget. The important thing is to enjoy the moment and the charm that Malaga has to offer. Travel to Malaga and Flamingo offers you a beautiful free tour of it, so don’t think twice and come join us!







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