Basically Malaga is a safe city. But like in any big city, it is very important to follow some rules to avoid bicycle theft. Based on our experiences, we have assembled some guidelines and tips on how to keep bicycles safe in Malaga. Please follow these guidelines to minimize the risk of bicycle theft.
Cycling in Malaga
This bike route is going to the East of Malaga, with it's old fisherman villages Pedregalejo and El Palo, passes by the beautiful beaches on the East Coast of Malaga and finally leads you to the Beach Promenade of Rincon de la Victoria.
The total distance for this bicycle route, which goes along flat terrain, is approximately 15km. There is no special physical constitution necessary for this. You can cycle with any kind of bike, but the best options are mountain bikes or trekking bikes.
This bike route goes to the West Coast of Malaga. Within the city, the route can be traveled mainly on bike paths. After leaving the city, there are sections without pavement. Between Benalmadena and Fuengirola there are sections where you have to go next to cars.
The total length of this route is about 30km, which is easy to realize in a single day. The route is lineal, so it's not necessary to cycle till the end point, you can stop any time and stay in the place you enjoyed most. This cycle route is almost totally flat, only the section between Benalmadena and Fuengirola includes some slight inclines.