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Day trips/things to do in Marbella/Puerto Banus

Day trips/things to do in Marbella/Puerto Banus

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1. Re: Day trips/things to do in Marbella/Puerto Banus

Plenty- a day trip to Rhonda, Tarifa, Estapona. Malaga for starters Roman ruins near Tarifa, too.

Further afield, possibly an overnight- Seville, Cordocpba, Granada.

Old town in Marbella & paseo in Marbella.

Ferry from Banus to Marbella.

Have a look in the Marbella or CdS Things to Do section, for plenty of activities in the area.

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2. Re: Day trips/things to do in Marbella/Puerto Banus

Stuffy:

Ronda would be my first choice for a day trip.

For culture, come to Malaga.

Malaga is the capital of the Costa del Sol and has beaches, plenty of sunshine (320 days of sunshine a year), and one of the best climates in Spain. It is also one of the most beautiful and relaxing cities in Spain, and 100% Spanish. Malaga has 14 museums (among them the Glass and Crystal Museum, Carmen Thyssen Museum, Automobile Museum, and the two Picasso Museums), historic churches (four founded by the Catholic Kings), and monuments that include two castles (Alcazaba and Gibralfaro). The sights are mostly downtown and completely walkable. There are very good restaurants, tapas bars, and nightlife. The city is very safe. The Malaga Park is a very large semi-tropical park and beside it is a new park called the Palmeral de las Sorpresas at the port. Muelle Uno is a new shopping/restaurant complex at the port. The Gardens of La Concepcion are the largest tropical plant gardens in Europe. There are about 1000 buildings from the 19th century downtown, one of the largest and best conserved collections in Spain.

Shopping is wonderful and most stores are walkable from downtown. Downtown has Calle Larios, Calle Nueva, and Calle Granada and surrounding streets, with many boutiques. El Corte Ingles is a large department store near downtown. Two shopping malls near downtown are the Larios Center and Vialia.

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