Travelers interested in learning more about Malaga before a visit to the area can gain a variety of information by making the following books part of their personal library:

  • “Cavalier of Malaga” by David Raphael. .
  • “Death in Malaga: An American Eyewitness Account of the Spanish Civil War: by William Whitaker Harmon is a look at one aspect of the history of the area.
  • “Easy Spanish Phrase Book: Over 770 Basic Phrases for Everyday Use” by Dover is a terrific pocket guide for helping the Malaga traveler communicate a little bit in the local language.
  • "Footsteps through the City of Malaga".  This guide takes readers along a carefully chosen walking route, linking the main features of interest in the city. Also contains historical material. Available online, and at bookstores and giftshops in the city.
  • “Frommer’s Seville, Granada and the best of Andalucia” by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince is a travel guide for visitors who are interested in exploring not only Malaga but the surrounding area as well. .
  • “Message from Malaga” by Helen MacInnes is a fictional story set in Malaga, offering travelers a glimpse into life in the area. 
  • “Top 10 Andalucia and Costa del Sol (Eyewitness Travel Guides)” by DK Publishing offers information about Malaga and the surrounding area.  Set up in “top ten list” format, this guide is easy to browse through for finding what to do during a Malaga vacation with just a glance through the pages.