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Fuengirola

Fuengirola is a traditional small Spanish city with a big city pulse and many international influences. Here you will find the perfect mix of beach, sea, restaurants, bars, entertainment and sports. It is a vibrant city all year round with many national tourists during the summer and many Nordic and British tourists who often choose to come during the slightly cooler autumn, winter and spring. There is also a large proportion of foreign residents, about 30 percent, especially British, Irish, Swedes, Danes and Finns. In Fuengirola there is a Swedish school in Los Boliches and a Finnish school, located in the area Los Pacos.

The average temperature during the year is 18 degrees, with hot summers and mild winters. The shortest day of the year, December 21, in Fuengirola offers a full nine hours and 40 minutes of sunlight. The beaches; Carvajal, Torreblanca, Los Boliches-Las Gaviotas, San Francisco, Fuengirola, Santa Amalia and Ejido-Castillo, are all sand beaches, blue flagged and with easy access for all ages. Las Gaviotas is disabled-accessible and on the beach Castillo also dogs are welcomed.

Fuengirola is located on an area of just over ten square kilometers, has just over 82,000 inhabitants and is thus the fourth largest municipality in the province of Málaga in terms of number of inhabitants, and one of the most densely populated. Fuengirola has a coastline of about eight kilometers and it is easy to get around on foot everywhere.

Fuengirola

Along the seven kilometer long sandy beach that stretches from the castle Castillo Sohail in the southwest to Carvajal in the northeast, many people enjoy both swimming, walking and water activities all year round. The promenade Paseo Marítimo Rey de España offers a fantastic setting for a jog or power walk to start or end the day. There is also a wide range of Spanish and international bars and restaurants. In the middle of Fuengirola there is a leisure port.

Do you want to leave the beach you can choose between activities such as the adventure golf which is a mini golf course with 19 holes, Bioparc Fuengirola, an award-winning zoo and breeding center for endangered animals and the water park Aquamijas with its water slides. Get to know the city from the little red hop-on hop-off train or visit the popular markets on Tuesdays and Saturdays.In addition to an infinitely large selection of shops, the Miramar shopping center also has many restaurants, a cinema and a go-kart track. Fuengirola's old town is located around the Plaza de la Constitución and has many small shops, charming streets and cozy outdoor cafes and restaurants.

Fuengirola

Fuengirola consists of several areas that all have their own special character; Carvajal, Torreblanca, Los Pacos, Los Boliches, Fuengirola center and the area around the castle Sohail. By the way, Sohail was the name of Fuengirola during the more than seven hundred years of Moorish rule. The common denominator is that everything you need is always within walking distance, whether you are looking for of communications, grocery stores, schools, shopping, entertainment and restaurants.

Fuengirola is known for its feria in October, for the international feast Feria Internacional de los Pueblos which is normally held at the turn of the month April-May and for the celebration of Virgen del Carmen in July.

In Fuengirola, everything is close and the train that leaves from Fuengirola city center, passes both the airport and takes you easily and comfortably all the way to Málaga city center. Los Boliches, Torreblanca and Carvajal have their own stations.

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