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Malaga: Captain Your Own Boat without a License

1. Malaga: Captain Your Own Boat without a License

Captain your own boat with this rental in Malaga. Have the freedom to create your own adventure with your friends and family. Cast off from the port and have the option to cruise to beaches where you can swim. Make stops on the coast or enjoy a sunset from the water. Relax to some tunes with the USB radio. Keep an eye out for marine life like dolphins. Let the qualified staff take the boat out of the dock and return the boat to the dock for you, so you can spend more time on the open water. Feel safe with the life jackets.

Málaga: 3-Hour Private Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

2. Málaga: 3-Hour Private Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

Whether travelling as a couple, a family with children or travelling in a group - there is no better way to discover and fall in love with beautiful Málaga than on a private sightseeing treasure hunt tour. The treasure hunt takes you where bus and bicycle tours just can’t go. You will explore 10 beautiful and exciting Málaga sights in your private group. At the beginning of the Málaga city tour, the event guide will welcome you with a short introduction and equip you with the treasure hunting bag containing a modern compass, a treasure book, and some other fun gadgets for you to become a real city treasure hunter. After doing one station together with the event guide, you are independently on your own. On a 3-hour private sightseeing treasure hunt tour, you will enjoy the historic center of Málaga navigating yourself with the modern compass and the treasure book. The tour will lead you to all major points of interest, like the Plaza de Merced, the Carmen Thyssen Museum, the cathedral, the Roman theater and the Alcazaba Castle. Moreover on your walking tour, you will feel the authentic atmosphere of Málaga's charming city center. At each station, you have to solve a small riddle or a playful task to collect some clues that will lead you to the final station of your city tour, where you will find the treasure. The riddles and tasks are not time-consuming so you ́ll have enough time to look around and explore each place the treasure book leads you to.

Malaga: Tapas and Wine Tour with Flamenco Show

3. Malaga: Tapas and Wine Tour with Flamenco Show

Enjoy the typical Malaga cuisine with the best flamenco show in the city. Join a guided tour of the main traditional premises of the historic center of Malaga, and taste an excellent selection of local cuisine. All the dishes will be fully explained by your local guides, experts in gastronomic tourism. Enjoy good company and conversation while you feed your senses with this experience. Combin gastronomy with the best flamenco art center in the city. After enjoying Malaga tapas, move on to take in an authentic flamenco show with a welcome drink.

Malaga: Food Tasting Walking Tour

4. Malaga: Food Tasting Walking Tour

If you dream of exploring Spain with all 5 senses, then this is the tour for you! Taste the best of Malaga and Spain, and learn from a local what makes Spanish food culture unique and special. This tour combines a lovely walking tour with an emphasis on food! This 3-hour tour is ideal for a shore excursions or city break. Solo travelers, children, vegetarians, families, couples, and friends are all welcome, with no minimum group size required. You will explore a traditional market and taste local specialties at some of Malaga’s most traditional places. Enjoy all kind of tastings and an unforgettable experience of authentic and tasty Spain! Your discovery of Spain’s food starts in Calle Larios, one of Malaga’s liveliest streets. This beautiful street with stunning 19th century architecture is the place to see and be seen. One of the most vibrant streets in Malaga, it is the 5th most expensive street in Spain. After a nice walk you will reach the first stop with chocolate and churros (traditional pastry that you have to dip in very rich chocolate). From here you will visit a local market, enjoy some food tastings, and walk through the historical areas to see the Moorish Citadel, the Renaissance Cathedral, the Roman Amphitheater, Picasso’s sights, and much more. Enjoy a tasting of Iberian ham and Manchego cheese along with some fresh seasonal fruit. End the tour on a sweet note with a typical local ice cream made of turrón (roasted almonds, cinnamon and honey).

Malaga: Private Tour With Local Guide

5. Malaga: Private Tour With Local Guide

Founded by the Phoenicians around 770 B.C., Málaga is one of the oldest cities in the world. It has been inhabited by a large number of civilizations, such as the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, Muslims and Christians.   Your local guide will pick you up at a meeting point of your choice in the city center. From there begin the guided tour through Málaga exploring the most important monuments and attractions of the historic city center. Start at the main market so that you can experience the most lively part of the city firsthand, while your guide tells you about the cuisine and typical local products. From there, enter the old town, walking through the most important streets and squares such as Calle Larios and Plaza de la Constitución. While walking around Málaga,  discover stories, interesting facts and legends of the city from your local guide. The guide will take you to the most important monuments of the city such as the cathedral, the Muslim fortresses (Alcazaba and Gibralfaro), the Roman theater, the Picasso museum and much more.  The tour will finish at Plaza de la Merced, next to Picasso’s childhood home; a perfect place to taste the local food and cuisine in Málaga along with its famous tapas.

Malaga City Tour by Ninebot Segway

6. Malaga City Tour by Ninebot Segway

See the highlights and hidden gems of Malaga on a fun tour by Ninebot Segway, suitable for families and those who want to discover tucked away monuments with ease. Benefit from the local knowledge of an expert guide and see far more than you would on a walking tour. Learn how to use the self-balancing personal transporters before you head off through the historic city center. Make your way up Mount Gibralfaro and get incredible views of the city and bay from the lookout. Continue along the walls of the Alcazaba and then on to the seafront promenade to see some of the best urban beaches. Return towards the port to look at La Farola de Málaga lighthouse at the entrance to the harbor. End with a visit to the shopping district of Muelle Uno and see the beautiful new Palmeral de las Sorpresas promenade. 

Málaga: Professional Photoshoot and City Tour

7. Málaga: Professional Photoshoot and City Tour

Join this professional photoshoot tour with an experienced photographer in extraordinary places if you dream of magical pictures in Málaga. This is tour is perfect if you’re travelling solo around, as a couple, or in a group in the Costa del Sol and want some nice shots for your social media, and you want to do some sightseeing and at the same time bring back home beautiful memories. Choose from Malaga’s many different scenic locations. From la Málagueta beach and the new port, to beautiful gardens filled with palm trees and the captivating Old Town. Get amazing shots in the Street Art Districts of Soho and Lagunillas. All these places are located in Malaga city center and taking less than 10 mins to walk from one to the other so you can choose more than one place for the shooting. Receive all of the photos and 20 edited HD pictures in less than a week to share with your family and friends. Bring two different outfits if you like, to maximise the experience.

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What people are saying about Málaga

Damian was one of the best guides I have ever had. From the historical aspects of the streets and buildings of Malaga, he was captivating, knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. Our early morning food tour, not the tapas one was even better as we navigated the hidden gems of the city. From fresh churros to delicious orange and chocolate ice cream, he was a pure delight! What a wonderful and special tour we were given!!

This was a great show, go and enjoy, you'll have a lovely night !

Powerful, emotional performance. Followed by a great dinner.

Absolutely amazing performance. This is a must see in Malaga

was an amazing show, talented people dancers and singers