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Málaga: Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater Walking Tour

1. Málaga: Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater Walking Tour

See the highlights in Málaga with this group walking tour. Follow your guide to the Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater and Picasso's streets. Listen as your guide tells you more about these sites. Start your tour at the Plaza de La Marina. Stroll to the Renaissance Cathedral of Malaga where your guide will point out details of the Cathedral for you and provide facinating context for what you see. Head to the Alcazaba which is built into the sides of Gibralfaro Mountain. Take the elevator to the highest point where you can admire views of Malaga. Walk to the ancient Roman Theater before heading to the streets where Picasso lived. Marvel at the statue of Picasso and explore Plaza de la Merced, Plaza del Obispo, and Calle Larios with your knowledgeable guide.

Málaga: 3-Hour Complete Walking Tour with Tickets

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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.

Malaga: Skip-the-Line Malaga Cathedral Tickets with Tour

5. Malaga: Skip-the-Line Malaga Cathedral Tickets with Tour

Discover the Malaga Cathedral with a local guide. Make the most out of your time in Malaga with skip-the-line tickets to this iconic attraction. Explore the area surrounding the the cathedral like Bishop square and St. Mary street. Meet your guide and stroll into the cathedral without wasting time in line. Learn the different artistic styles and construction periods of this church. Find out why it is called 'La Manquita' by locals. Marvel at the incredible choir and impressive chapel in the interior. See the painting The Beheading of Saint Paul by Enrique Simonet. Admire the Gothic altar in the Chapel of Santa Barbara. Listen to historical anecdotes about the cathedral and catholic monarchs. Hear about the cathedral and the Spanish Civil War.

Málaga: Alcazaba, Cathedral, and Roman Theater Guided Tour

6. 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: 2-Hour Historical Center & Cathedral Tour

7. Málaga: 2-Hour Historical Center & Cathedral Tour

On this guided tour around the historical center and the Cathedral of Málaga, you will meet at Plaza de la Merced, a square with different uses during its history and connected to liberal policy. In this square, you will see the famous Picasso statue near the Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation. During the walking tour, discover the city and the historic origins of Málaga. Walk around the most important places such as Calle Granada and Iglesia de Santiago, Plaza de la Constitución, Pasaje de Chinitas, Calle Larios and Plaza del Obispo. There, you will discover the majesty of the Cathedral of Málaga, the most emblematic monument in the city. The real name of this monument is Catedral de la Encarnación, also known as La Manquita.

Malaga: 1.5-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

8. 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.

Málaga: Flamenco and City Highlights Guided Tour

9. Málaga: Flamenco and City Highlights Guided Tour

You will meet your guide in the city centre, where you go on a walk to explore the historical center of Malaga. Of course, the special attention will be on Flamenco: Learn how places in Malaga played an important role for the history of Flamenco and prepare yourself to learn some facts you definitely did not know before! Visit places of former so called cafes cantantes, where Flamenco performances took place. Here you can hear fascinating about storys of Flamenco singers and concerts in Malaga. You will get to know the origin of Flamenco. Continue to walk along the narrow moorish streets and your guide will show and explain the main monuments of Malaga: The Cathedral of Malaga, the arabic fortress Alcazaba and the Roman Theatre. Also you will see the hidden places of the locals. In the end, your guide will accompany you to the entrance of the flamenco show. There he will make sure you enjoy the best Flamenco in town, even more with all the background information you got on the tour. The Show is done by professional dancers, singers, and players from Granada. A drink is included, so you can relax with your beer or wine while enjoying the show.

From Motril Port: Private Tour and Shore Excursion in Malaga

10. From Motril Port: Private Tour and Shore Excursion in Malaga

Receive private pickup in Motril and drive to Malaga without the hassle of busses and rideshares. Explore Malaga with a three-hour guided walking tour. Visit the old quarters, hear the history, and learn the culture. Customize the tour to your preferences, and stroll around on your own afterward. Enjoy a coastal drive and walk the city of Malaga. Wander through the many small streets and view the unique bars, restaurants, and shops. Hear about the ancient history of the city, from the Carthaginians, Romans, and Moors, to the Christians. Visit amazing sites such as the Alcazaba, Plaza de la Merced, Malaga Cathedral, and the Roman theater. Customize your tour to enter into monuments, museums, and enjoy a wine and tapas tasting at an additional cost. Spend some time on your own at the end. Explore, shop, and dine before returning back to Motril Port.

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What people are saying about Malaga Cathedral

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 69 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.

Very good and comprehensive explanation. The guide was super and took everyone into account.