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Málaga: 3-Hour Complete Walking Tour with Tickets

1. 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.

Malaga: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour

2. Malaga: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour

In just 1.5 hours, discover the main sights of the historic center of Málaga. Begin with the cathedral, later finishing in front of the Roman Theatre. Throughout your experience, travel around Malaga with a local guide whilst discovering the main monuments of the city and learning its history, tradition, and curiosities. Learn about the cathedral, Calle Larios, Constitution Square, Picasso, the Roman Theatre, and the Alcazaba. Traveling further, visit the main market of the city: the Atarazanas Market. Whilst there take a short break inside, allowing you to discover some of its local products.

Costa del Sol: Full-Day Cordoba Tour

3. Costa del Sol: Full-Day Cordoba Tour

At the foot of the El Torcal and Sierra de la Chimenea lies beautiful Cordoba. Known as the heart of Andalusia, experience all this beautiful city has to offer during a full-day tour via the picturesque Antequera. Upon arrival in Cordoba, you will take a panoramic tour of the Roman Bridge linking the area of Campo de la Verdad with Barrio de la Catedral. From here, you will move onto the Jewish Quarter, which is the best-known part of Cordoba’s historic centre. It is also one of Europe’s largest World Heritage sites. Later in the day, see the city’s Synagogue, which dates back to the 14th century and visit the Cathedral. You will also visit the former Great Mosque of Cordoba. This mosque is a famous monument in the Western Islamic culture and an important landmark in the city. Originally built around the year 600 AD as a pagan temple, it was first converted into a Christian church before being refashioned into a Mosque. You are encouraged to explore the halls and passages of this beautiful building and marvel at the colourful mosaics and stained-glass windows. As the day begins to turn into evening, you will be transported back with a camera full of photos documenting the beauty unique to this special city.

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.

Malaga: 1-Hour Segway Tour of Alcazaba Castle

5. Malaga: 1-Hour Segway Tour of Alcazaba Castle

Glide through Gibralfaro Castle and discover its history, starting from its initial construction during the Hammudid Dynasty in the early 11th-century, from your guide. Explore the castle and its walled enclosures, learn about how the structure was connected to the city ramparts to form a third defensive wall. Meet your guide at the Cathedral of Malaga and start your tour with a quick 15-minute training session so you can be confident driving your Segway. Afterward, cruise through the park to head off and see why Alcabaza Castle is the best-preserved citadel in Spain. Built on a hill in the center of the city, the palatial fortification overlooks Malaga's port, boasting scenic views of the city. Take three to four stops to take pictures and admire the view from the castle while learning more about Malaga and its international seaport.

Malaga: 3-Hour Private Customizable Walking Tour

6. Malaga: 3-Hour Private Customizable Walking Tour

Create your dream tour of Malaga with a customizable private guided tour. You could choose to discover the charm of the city center and old town with your knowledgable guide. Discover the mix of Roman, Arabic and Christian architecture and learn about how the city has evolved over the years. Visit the famous monuments, including the Roman theater and Alcazaba and discover why the Cathedral of Malaga is called the One-Armed Lady. Alternatively, you could head out into nature and discover panoramic views of the city from a scenic viewpoint. During your hike, learn about the Moorish times in Malaga and discover exotic plants in the Subtropical park.  Another option is to explore some of the city's many museums. Learn about Spanish painters, history, flamenco, and, of course, the most famous malagueño - Picasso. There is a museum for everyone's interests, so take advantage and learn something new. You could also choose to focus your tour on the port area and learn more about the Andalusian lifestyle. Visit a famous lighthouse, Malagueta beach and see how the locals cook seafood.

Málaga: Highlights and Sunset Guided Private Tour

7. Málaga: Highlights and Sunset Guided Private Tour

Begin at Plaza de la Constitución and the famous Calle Larios. Continue to the Cathedral, Roman Theatre and Alcazaba, then the gorgeous subtropical park of Paseo del Parque, just by the new Port of Malaga. Walk along the Moorish narrow streets in the Old Town, and discover famous monuments and local's favourite hidden corners. Learn about the fascinating history of the city, which dates back over 3000 years. You will discover the story behind "La Farola", the Málaga Lighthouse located in La Malagueta Beach. Learn why grilled sardines or espetos are so important in the gastronomy of Costa del Sol. After this, start a short hike on a paved path up to the highest viewpoint in Malaga. Your guide will show you the remains of the Old Moorish Fortress Wall on the way up, and will tell you how life in Malaga changed after the Christian reconquest. When you get to the top and reach the viewpoint, be amazed by the breathtaking views of Malaga Bay. Relax. admire the beautiful sunset, and take some beautiful photos. Return to the City Center and your guide will give you some useful tips and advice to get the most out of your stay in the city.

Malaga: Private 4-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

8. 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.

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: Walking Tour For Seniors

10. Malaga: Walking Tour For Seniors

Get ready to discover many new corners of Malaga, each with their own story. Malaga’s city sights will surely win your heart over with beautiful buildings, stunning views and plentiful photo opportunities. See the birthplace of renowned personalities such as Pablo Picasso and Antonio Banderas, and explore a lavish range of wonderful landmarks. Which church is called ‘La Manquita’? Is it possible to enter to Alcazaba Fortress and Gibralfaro Castle? Why does Malaga have a Roman Theatre? Is the winter cold in Malaga? These questions and more will be answered during the tour. Experience Malaga from a different perspective with a walk designed for your abilities, as a local charismatic guide reveals interesting facts about the city.

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What people are saying about Malaga Cathedral

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 57 reviews

The tour was very thorough and I learned so much! I really appreciated that the guide, Rocío, not only knew many historical facts about the city and sites but was very passionate about the history and had an answer for every question. I highly recommend this tour to anyone coming to Málaga. ¡La gira fue muy completa y aprendí mucho! Realmente aprecié que la guía, Rocío, no solo supiera muchos hechos históricos sobre la ciudad y los sitios, sino que fuera muy apasionada por la historia y tuviera una respuesta para cada pregunta. Recomiendo encarecidamente este tour a cualquiera que venga a Málaga.

Exciting tour, very knowledgeable tour guide. Lots of info packed into a diverse and educational experience. Recommend this as a day trip for anyone visiting southern Spain.

Maria's knowledge and passion for Málaga is present in the way she takes you on a journey of architecture, history, and the story of this amazing city! I loved every moment!

Could not have found cheaper! Excellent guide in Cordoba, plenty to see on the way with excellent views.

Super guides and detailed explanations. Thank you.