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Affordable Malaga

Malaga is a bustling port city surrounded by the mountains and rivers of Andalucia province in Spain. Once home to the renowned artist Pablo Picasso, Malaga offers relaxing opportunities that are easy on the wallet.

The Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation Museum is located at the Plaza de la Merced. The birthplace of the esteemed painter features 3,800 of his works with the entrance fee waived for those 18 years old and below, and for everyone else on the last Sunday of every month. Students below 26 years of age and senior citizens pay half price.

The fishing village of La Rada, Estepona features one of the best daily markets in the province and offers great bargains. Explore the streets and get to Sol y Mar and Da Fabio in Marbella, where great street food can be had for GBP 19 or less. The best tapas can be found at Bodega el Pimpi, with a wide selection of this Spanish specialty.

The laid back Costa del Luz is a great place to relax. Enjoy the Sonora Club or camp on its shores throughout the month of October. Camping parks charge GBP 5.52 a night that come equipped with bathrooms, laundry facilities, and even swimming pools. It’s a bargain for anyone who is looking for adventure and cheap accommodations.

A short walk to the Gibralfaro Castle gives a spectacular view of the city. Next to this is the Alcazaba, a fortress and major landmark of the city. It was at this fortress that the first mass was celebrated for the Christian victory over the town. Enjoy a walk through its magnificent gardens adorned with bubbling fountains. Here you can enjoy a view of the town and the harbour. The Archaeological Museum also lies here.

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