What to see and do and where to visit in Malaga with your hire car
Transauto is a car hire company based in Malaga airport (AGP) and Costa del Sol, with more than 30 years of experience working at Malaga airport; we meet you off your flight and take you to your vehicle in less than three minutes, allowing you to book and drive your favourite car brands throughout the Costa del Sol in the south of Spain. Benefit from cheap yet top quality car rental in MÃ¡laga, whether you are living, spending your long-awaited holidays in Andalusia or simply need to hire a vehicle for a quick trip. Besides, hiring a car lets you explore new routes, enjoy the nice weather and discover the best areas of Malaga for sightseeing.
Tourist information for Malaga
The city of Malaga is the sixth largest in Spain and is also one of the oldest in Europe. It is a very well-known city and visited by Spanish, Europeans and people from all over the world who also choose this region as their home. In this respect, Malaga had a major tourist boom in the 60’s and 70’s. The Costa del Sol capital is a definite point of origin to get to know the magic, the art and the other beautiful places in the south of Spain. Hiring a car in Malaga you can get to know this land of where dreams come true.
It is also a great place to get to know the extensive cuisine on offer. The experts highlight the wonderful tastes and array of flavours in their dishes but maintaining the simplicity of ingredients used. Come and hire a car in Malaga and discover the amazing Mediterranean diet so famous for its healthy qualities and great taste. A fantastic choice of pulses, vegetables, fish and fruit and not forgetting the high quality olive oil. Gazpacho and ‘ajoblanco’ (Garlic soup) or ‘sopa de almendras’ (almond soup) are examples of popular local dishes.
We must also mention how easy it is to travel around this region with your car hire and enjoy the marvellous temperatures throughout the year. The weather in gentle in summer due to it’s proximately to the sea and pleasant during the winter months. The lovely climate and hours of sun make this region a favorite for tourists and locals alike. With Transauto Rent a Car Hire a car and enjoy this fantastic city and surrounding areas.
Malaga beaches and bay areas
All you need to do is book a car with us and visit the province of Málaga has over 160 kilometres of coastline. A total of 14 districts are located directly on the Mediterranean Sea. You can find secluded enclaves set in unspoilt nature, as well as more established tourist resorts. The beaches in both the eastern and the western part of the province are so attractive they have made the Costa del Sol one of the top international destinations.
Also a must is the landscape inland, with more than 15 officially protected areas classified as nature reserves, natural spaces or natural landmarks. Places that may be either in the depths of the Mediterranean or on the highest peaks. Magical forests and rivers where you can still find foxes, golden eagles and Spanish ibex.
The feria de Malaga held in August celebrates the taking of the city by the Catholic Monarchs in 1479. From the official opening to the fireworks at the end, this is an 8 day celebration and visited by over six million people every year. During this time, all kinds of artists and famous bullfighters make Malaga the heart of the Costa del Sol. Hire your car at Transauto rent a car at Malaga airport and don’t miss the opportunity to seethe processions, horse drawn carts, horse riders, the ‘Santuario de la Victoria’ and tapas, wines and dancing that awaits you in the many ‘casetas’ or stands of the fair.
Málaga has become a true City of Museums. There are 37 museums, most of them concentrated in the historic quarter, making Málaga's old town one of those with the highest density of museums.
Golf courses around Malaga
At Transauto Rent a Car we have made a selection of some of the best golf courses in the Malaga region so that you can get practicing your swing: Alhaurín Golf, La Zagaleta, Baviera Golf, Santana Golf Club, Lauro Golf, Antequera Golf, Aloha Golf, Añoreta Golf, El Chaparral, Estepona Golf, Finca Cortesín, Flamingos Golf Club, Guadalhorce Golf Club, Real Club Golf Guadalmina, La Quinta Golf, La Cala Golf, Los Arqueros Golf, Los Naranjos Golf, Marbella Golf, Mijas Golf, Miraflores Golf Club, Santa Clara Golf Club, Santa Maria Golf are just some of the golf courses that you can get to with your car Hire.
Car routes around Málaga
Malaga offers a very rich and varied culture. For example Malaga celebrates a Spanish Film Festival which unites the ‘crème de la crème’ of the big screen. You can also travel back in history through its architecture. Starting at the Larios streets we are in the historic center and you can admire the amazing ‘La Manquita’ cathedral, considered as one of the 10 most famous sacred buildings in Spain. This is also the birthplace of the famous artist Pablo Picasso; you can visit his native birthplace which is located in one of the busiest areas of the city, in the ‘Plaza de la Merced’. Without a doubt, hiring a car at Malaga is the best option to visit all these places.
Granada is just a 130 km drive from Malaga Airport. It is the Spanish city with probably the most noticeable Moorish influence. The Granada’s Cathedral is simply majestic whilst La Alhambra is one of those outstanding sights that really must be included on your list of things to do. Its sober exterior hides treasures of incredible beauty, with water gushing here and there, bas-relief ornaments embellishing the walls, interior gardens able to transfer you to a world of 1001 Nights, far away from our everyday reality.
Book a flight to Andalusia and take advantage of our car hire offers in Malaga to see and taste everything on offer. We offer unbeatable prices and a variety of cars to choose from; all equipped with the latest Wi-Fi and GPS technologies to make your trip problem free and memorable. Pick up your car from Malaga airport and drop it off again when you leave, with transfer included courtesy of Transauto.