The city of Malaga is located in a natural enclave. The Mediterranean Sea washes its coasts and the mountains of Malaga surround the city and protect it from the cold and heat of the interior. The hottest months are in July and August with an average temperature of around 26ºC and the coldest are normally December and January with an average of around 15ºC. Malaga enjoys around 2830 hours of sunshine a year. The beaches have the advantage of being just a stone’s throw from all the benefits of the centre of a big city.
Getting to Malaga is easy, its international airport is only 14kms from the historic centre and a modern motorway network makes it easy to visit Granada, Sevilla, Cordoba or Cadiz.
Malaga is a modern city, with an interesting and vibrant cultural life. Among its many museums you should definitely visit the Picasso and the Carmen Thyssen. Malaga has 5 theatres, lots of concert halls and galleries. Also you can’t ignore its shopping; you can spend a whole afternoon without even leaving the city centre. Last, but not least, Malaga’s culinary tradition is based on fresh products from the sea and the farm, and can be enjoyed in hundreds of tapas bars, casual beach restaurants or upscale restaurants in the city centre or the marina of Muelle Uno.
The province of Malaga, bordered by the Mediterranean, is famous for its coastal towns and villages such as Marbella, Nerja, Torremolinos and Benalmadena. In the interior you will find the white, mountain, towns and villages, like Ronda, whose historic centre is one of the most visited in Spain.
Malaga is without doubt the best choice if you want to study Spanish with sunshine, beaches, lively night-life, a stunning monumental heritage and wide range of cultural activities.