Malaga is one of the most popular destinations to visit in Spain, located in the Province of Andalusia and close to Marbella and Granada, it is a tourist destination for all tastes. It has been recognized as a Historic Site, thanks to the great cultural offer that it presents, buildings that combine Phoenician, Punic, and Roman origins.
If you visit the city of Malaga and are looking for a place to do your Covid-19 test (RT-PCR or antigens), at medmesafe we offer you 4 options of accredited laboratories, with certificates in English and a QR code, valid for travel to any destination in the world.
The first one is located on Avenida de Andalucía, just 5 minutes walk from the popular beach of La Cala and also from Bikini Beach, you can take your test early in the morning and while you wait for your results enjoy a day at the beach. With hours from Monday to Friday, from 08:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Your second option is Calle Fernando el Católico, just 20 minutes walk from the Historic Center of Malaga, an ideal place if you want to do the Free Walking Tour of the city. The opening hours are from 08:00 to 11:00 in the morning, and they have ample capacity for quick attention to the public.
Third, we have another collaborating center available on Avenida de la Constitución, 5 minutes walk from the Port of Marina Belnalmadema. The city’s main maritime access, which has numerous options for activities such as the aquarium and the beach. You can find very good food in their maritime club. The hours of operation for Covid tests are from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
As a fourth option, we can find another collaborating center in the town of Puerto de la Torre, ideal for those who are doing tourism in the city but do not have a car to get around. It has a very convenient bus stop in front of the place, its hours of operation are from 08:00 to 12:00. Puerto de la Torre is famous for its rural retreats, with spaces equipped for its visitors, who enjoy a getaway in nature with all the comforts of the city.
What to see in Malaga?
The historic center of Malaga
The center of Malaga is perfectly adapted for tourists, with most of its streets pedestrianized, so you can visit points of interest such as the Gibralfaro Castle and the Alcazaba on the same day. It has a well-known free walking tour, where with the help of a tour guide, you can learn about the history and relevant data of each historical structure.
This beautiful passage adorned with picturesque balconies and buildings with character is the main passage to the well-known main square of Malaga. It has its foundation in the Middle Ages, and like most historical monuments it has undergone several restorations. Holy Week processions take place on this street.
El café de las chinitas
If you are a fan of García Lorca’s literary work, you can visit one of his places of inspiration. This cafe was founded in 1937 and has continued to operate ever since. It is located in an alley near Calle Larios, so it is a perfect option for a break between your itinerary.
With spectacular views of the port, this Castle has its origins in Phoenician times. Inside it houses a very realistic model of what the city of Malaga was during the Middle Ages, in addition to knowing the walls and towers that make the castle an imposing building.