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What to do in Malaga with kids

Traveling with children can be a challenge, but in Malaga we assure you that you will enjoy it even more. The province offers endless family plans, from biking around the city, to going inside palaces that date back to the ancient world or learning inside museums.

Here are some ideas so you can choose the one that best suits you and discover that going with the little ones is not a problem, on the contrary.

Bicycle tours in Malaga

Bicycle tours in Malaga

With the rental bicycles you will be able to tour and enjoy Malaga on wheels. There are many routes that will take you through the most beautiful places in the city. You can choose between short and longer routes depending on the time you have available. Here are some of the best cycling routes in Malaga: Cycling routes

Visit the Alcazaba of Malaga

What to see in Malaga in one day: the Alcazaba of Malaga

Located at the foot of Mount Gibralfaro, is the Alcazaba, one of the most visited monuments in Spain and one of the most beautiful buildings in Andalusia. Built since the time of the Taifa kings during Muslim rule, it has become a must-see for all families and children, who can enjoy its gardens, stroll through its corridors and admire its beauty.

Beach day in Malaga

Las Viborillas Beach, Benalmádena
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There is no better plan for the little ones than a day at the beach . The beaches of Malaga are flooded with young people playing paddle, volleyball, pilla pilla, … so your children can meet other kids with whom to have a great time.

In addition, they can also have fun making sand castles, playing with the rake, or simply taking a dip in the sea. Pack a cooler, snacks and sunscreen, we’re going to the beach!

At the foot of the beach is the Cambara Restaurant, an ideal place to eat with the family after or during a great day at the beach. Thanks to its variety of dishes and exotic design, the little ones will taste delicious dishes while having fun.

Climbing Gibralfaro Castle

Climbing Gibralfaro Castle
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It is one of the most emblematic places in Malaga, as well as one of the oldest monuments in the city. It was built in Roman times and later occupied by the Arabs during the period of Al-Andalus (VIII century), so your children can learn a little of the history of our Arab roots while doing some sport climbing the slopes. And as a reward they have the breathtaking views of the capital and the entire Mediterranean from the top.

Visit the Interactive Museum of Music of Malaga

Visit the Interactive Music Museum
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The Interactive Music Museum has red rooms where the little ones will have a great time playing and using the instruments. There are also the white rooms where the larger instruments are located and the black rooms where the permanent exhibition is located. This is a good option for children to begin to enter the world of music.

Fun in Malaga’s water parks

Fun at the water parks

The sum of children plus water park equals guaranteed fun. Malaga has two large water parks, Aqualand in Torremolinos and Aquamijas in Mijas, where children can have a great time jumping down the slides, playing in the wave pool or getting lost in the labyrinths. In addition, there are restaurants and various stalls where you can have lunch and snacks.