Driving around Costa del Sol
Tourism offers a great value to Spanish economy, it showed available data from GDP. Last quarter of 2015 had an increase of 3,7%. Future predictions show that 2016 will be an expanding year, so it is relevant data to the sector.
A variety of touristic areas and different ways to enjoy holidays are offered by Spain. At the south of Spain, you can find Málaga. This city is known about its summer tourism and “Costa del Sol”. There is Mediterranean climate, where there are warm temperatures and low rainfall. But there is not just beach and sun, it is possible to join cultural tourism and enjoy a grateful experience.
The capital city is very interesting to visit and enjoy, but there are several towns where you can appreciate “Costa del Sol”. It may be advisable guided of these towns, besides there are some options to go over there such as public transport: commuter train, buses and taxis.
Málaga Cathedral which was erected during the sixteenth century and work on it until the eighteenth century; although the walls remained unfinished. It is known as “La Manquita” (the One-Armed One). Architectural styles, Renaissance and Baroque, predominate. These features give it a particular characteres which shouldbeen visited by everyone.
Different towns are recommended such as Torremolinos, Benalmádena and Fuengirola. Although you can use public transport, if you want to travel without schedules, you can hire a car in Málaga. Even you can hire a car in Malaga airport, where there are some companies.
The travel will start from Málaga until Fuengirola. One of the most important places in the capital city to visit is the Cathedral. Málaga Cathedral which was erected during the sixteenth century and work on it until the eighteenth century; although the walls remained unfinished. It is known as “La Manquita” (the One-Armed One). Architectural styles, Renaissance and Baroque, predominate. These features give it a particular characteres which shouldbeen visited by everyone.
Firstly, you arrive in Torremolinos. There you can visit “La Casa de los Navajas”; it is a nice house which is in front of the beach “El Bajondillo”. This house is historical and artistic interest from 1991, you can enjoy gorgeous views due to there are some viewpoints. Besides it is exciting see an historical construction between modern bouildings. It was opened to the public in 2014 after several reforms.
Secondly, you arrive in Benalmádena. In this place, it is recommendable to visit “Monument Castle Colomares”. Inside is written the history about how a Spanish navigator discovered “the new world”, now called America. Colos was his discoverer, and history shows how he presented his plans to the Catholic Monarchs. It was head ornament of Castile and Queen Isabel who helped and believed in him.
Finally, our travel finished in Fuengirola. You can visit “Castle Sohail” which is an original and different place for tourist. This fortification is 38 meters from the sea, so offers amazing views besides there is the possibility to attend several events in the morning and at night.
I hope you can do this travel by car!