Malaga is a privileged province due to its agreeable climate and its varied geography. The southern part of the province is bathed by de Mediterranean along 156km of lovely coastline. Inland there is a wild countryside with the occasional cluster of white villages. Along the entire coastline are cosmopolitan tourist towns which form part of what is known as the Costa del Sol. The visitor can find some the following towns travellinng from east to west: picturesque Nerja, situated atop a cliff and with a beautiful cave famous for ballet shows that are put on there; Torrox, a beach of fine sand, Algarrobo, Torre del Mar and Rincón de la Victoria, with its legendary Treasure Cave Cueva del Tesoro. We arrive in Malaga , a city which was founded by the Phoenicians and which has had a rich history ever since. It is famous for its gardens and sights; the Gibralfaro Castle, the Arab Alcazaba or fortress, the Roman theatre, the cathedral and the Archaeological, Fine Arts and Cathedral Museums. Continuing along the coast we find Torremolinos, famous throughout the world for its tourist facilities, its Congress and Exhibition Hall and its excellent beaches. Benalmadena is a quiet place which has witnessed the development of numerous modern buildings for apartments and otels along its beaches. Then here is Fuengirola, located at the entrance to a valley full of tropical plants and with the ruins of Sohail Castle built by the Araba King Abd el-Rahman III. This town is followed by Marbella, which offer the visitor three marinas, important golf courses and a riding club. Only a few kilometres away is San Pedro de Alcantara, where the eucalyptus trees grow next to the sea. Then there is Estepona, a traditional fishing harbour with a marina for pleasure craft, and finally, Manilva, with its marina, solitary beaches and its excellent fishing opportunities.