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Málaga: Alcazaba and Roman Theatre Guided Tour With Entry

1. Málaga: Alcazaba and Roman Theatre Guided Tour With Entry

The Alcazaba of Málaga is one of the most beautiful attractions that you can visit while you are here in the city. Come and visit this stunning Muslim Palace by exploring its fortress, gardens and decorated backyards. Learn about its art, history, architecture and discover its hidden legends and curiosities that make this place so special. Finally, you will find out how the Christians conquered the Alcazaba and Málaga while admiring one of the most beautiful views of the city that will leave you speechless!

Full Tour of the City of Malaga by Segway

2. Full Tour of the City of Malaga by Segway

Enjoy a complete and comprehensive tour of Malaga in just two hours. Start from the city's cathedral and then head to the palace of Alcazaba, the younger brother of the more famous Alhambra. See the Roman theater and then climb up in to the mountains of Malaga to reach the highest point in the city. Stop at the Gibralfaro Castle to take a great photograph. then go down to the port to see the Pompidou Museum. Continue to Malagueta beach before returning to the starting point.

Málaga: 3-Hour Complete Walking Tour with Tickets

3. Málaga: 3-Hour Complete Walking Tour with Tickets

Enjoy a guided 3-hour walk around Málaga, beginning at Plaza de la Merced, one of the city’s most important squares. You’ll see the statue of Picasso, and hear about the origins of the city. Continue your walk to the most emblematic sites, including Plaza de la Constitución, Calle Lario, and La Plaza del Obispo. Enter the Cathedral, also known as La Manquita. Your guide will show you a number of picturesque locations, and you’ll stop to enjoy one of Málaga’s typical wines. The last stop is a visit to the Teatro Romano and the Alcazaba, where you'll have panoramic views from inside the monument.

Málaga: Alcazaba, Cathedral, and Roman Theater Guided Tour

4. Málaga: Alcazaba, Cathedral, and Roman Theater Guided Tour

Get to know the best places in the city in depth on this guided Malaga tour with tickets to the main attractions. Start the tour in the Plaza de la Marina, one of the central points in the city. Here, depending on the time, enjoy one of the many food fairs that are held there throughout the year. Then, walk along the great Calle Larios, the main artery of Malaga with your guide. Next, visit the Plaza de la Constitución, home to many events and the Malaga Fair. Here you'll take a detour to see one of the greatest treasures: the Cathedral of Malaga. Known worldwide, the Cathedral is one of the most beautiful buildings on the tour. Find out lots of interesting facts including why it's called La Manquita. Continue to Plaza del Obispo and visit Antonio Banderas' favorite place to eat, El Pimpi. Enjoy a good Malaga wine and delicious fish. Right next to El Pimpi is the iconic Roman Theater and the Alcazaba of Malaga, which served as a protective wall of the city. Make your way to Malaga City Hall, and along the way walk through the tree-lined avenue Paseo del Parque. To finish the tour, there is no better place than Pier 1, the new open-air shopping center that offers enviable views of the city.

Málaga: Private Gibralfaro Lookout and Alcazaba Guided Tour

5. Málaga: Private Gibralfaro Lookout and Alcazaba Guided Tour

See panoramic views of downtown Malaga on this guided city walking tour, with bus transportation included. Visit the 11th century Alcazaba (citadel) and Castillo de Gibralfaro, built in the 14th. Start your tour at Plaza de la Marina, where you will take a bus to Mount Gibralfaro. Enjoy access to the entire fortress accompanied by your guide and bask in the beauty of some of the city's most amazing views. Continue your tour at the Alcazaba of Malaga, where you will take the elevator to the highest point of this fortress. Listen as your guide enlightens you with the background of the architecture and get a real feel for the rich history of the city.

Malaga: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

6. Malaga: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

Discover the beauty of Malaga on this private walking tour. After meeting your guide, visit the Roman Theater which was commissioned by Caesar Agustus. Next, admire the Arab architecture of the Alcazaba and marvel at the imposing walls of the Gibralfaro castle and fortress. Learn more about the castle from your local guide. Then, stroll along Alcazabilla Street, while listening to stories, legends and important facts about the town from your guide as you make your way to the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. Discover his playground, the church where he was baptized and the Picasso museum where you can admire many of his most famous artworks. You can also admire the exterior of the Cathedral and learn about its construction and artistic heritage. Finish the tour by passing Constitution square and Larios Street and learn all about this commercial street and the importance of the Marquis of Larios in Malaga's contemporary history. As this is a private tour, you will also have the opportunity to visit the interior of either the Cathedral, Alcazaba or Picasso museum at your own expense.

Malaga: Get to know Malaga in 2 hours by Electric Car

7. Malaga: Get to know Malaga in 2 hours by Electric Car

Get to know and visit the most emblematic places of Malaga and the less seen areas as you travel by electric car. Begin the tour in Calle Alamos, in the center of Malaga. Go through the historic area (Paseo del Parque, La Catedral, Museo de Málaga, Ayuntamiento, Puerto de Málaga, Mirador de Gibralfaro) and the lesser-known area such as the fishing districts of Pedregalejo and El Palo. Take two stops during the tour, so that you can enjoy the views. End the tour back at the starting point in Calle Alamos.

Malaga: City and Beach Segway Tour

8. Malaga: City and Beach Segway Tour

Explore the beautiful city of Malaga by Segway on a 2-hour small group tour. See the most emblematic sites, including Plaza de la Constitución and the Church of the Sacred Heart (Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Church). Get a training session and sufficient time to practice before you set off. Then, glide along Calle Granada to Plaza de la Merced, and continue uphill to Gibralfaro Castle overlooking the city and Mediterranean Sea. Locate La Malagueta bullring on Plaza de Toros and other monuments, and then get close to the Roman Theatre and Alcazaba. Take a spin around the majestic cathedral, and ride along the Paseo Marítimo for stunning views of the harbor. Learn about the life of Picasso and find out where the Picasso Museum and house where he was born are located along the way. Hear curiosities about the culture, benefit from short stops to take photos, and receive a map of the city with recommendations on the best places to eat and drink.

Malaga: 1.5-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

9. Malaga: 1.5-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

Discover first the archeological site, the Roman theater commissioned by the emperor Julius Cesar August, the Alcazaba with 2 Arab palaces inside, and Gibralfaro castle. Hear about the castle from your guide, and learn how it was used to control and keep an eye on the whole city of Malaga. Then stroll along Alcazabilla Street, listening to stories, legends and important facts about the town, until you reach the birthplace of Pablo Ruiz Picasso. Discover his playground, the church he was baptized in, and Picasso’s museum, home to a large collection of his works. Enjoy the sights of the Cathedral and learn about its construction and main artistic heritage. Finish the tour passing by Constitution Square and Larios Street, as your local guide shares the history of this commercial street and the importance of Marquis of Larios in the Malaga contemporary history.

Malaga: Private 4-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

10. Malaga: Private 4-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

Experience Malaga from the perspective of a local. As you wander from square to square, from one historic site to another major landmark, learn about the city's interesting history from your guide. Along with gaining knowledge about the city's rich culture, discover the birthplace of many famous personalities such as Pablo Picasso or Antonio Banderas.  Marvel at Malaga's stunning architecture as you figure out which church is called, "La Manquita" or why Malaga has a Roman theater.  Gaze at Gibralfaro Castle from afar and see its spectacular views of Malaga and the Mediterranean Sea. Also, make a stop at the sprawling Alcazaba Palatial Fortress complex.

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What people are saying about Málaga

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 149 reviews

Excellent site to visit. Beautiful gardens. Better than what we saw I Seville. The guide on the bus was knowledgeable and pleasant. The local guide was ok. The sound system didn’t work that well. She lost one of the guests which held the bus from leaving for a half an hour.

Interestingly designed tour with lots of background information that brought the history of the city and its walls to life. Highly recommended!

It was fantastic!! The guide was kind and helpful. I enjoed every minute of the trip! Thank you for everything!

Excellent guides. Very knowledgeable and passionate. Right length of time spent at Alhambra Palace.

Valentina was vey enthusiastic about her subject - excellent!!