Plaza de la Marina: Our most recommended tours and activities

Malaga Bike Tour - Old Town, Marina & Beach

1. Malaga Bike Tour - Old Town, Marina & Beach

This bike tour of Malaga heads off from the central Plaza de la Marina for a 3-hour ride around the city’s main attractions. Riding with a fun and professional guide, benefit from personalized service as you get to know the city. And don't worry, Malaga's roads and paths are lovely and flat, making for easy riding.  Suitable for all ages, stop every few hundred meters for sightseeing and to rest your legs. While you ride, your guide will show you the historic details of Malaga and tell you fascinating facts about the day-to-day life of this busy seaside city. See symbolic places such as the Castle Gibralfaro and the fresh market Atarazanas, and enjoy riding along the lovely beach promenade facing the Mediterranean Sea.

Malaga: City Tour by Private Eco Tuk Tuk

2. Malaga: City Tour by Private Eco Tuk Tuk

Embark on an electric tuk-tuk tour of Malaga and discover some of the main highlights of the city. Enjoy the perfect introduction to Malaga as your guide recommends places to visit during your stay. Admire the exterior of some of Malaga's most iconic landmarks including the Gibralfaro Castle, the Alcazaba, and the Pompidou Museum. Ride through La Malagueta Beach and Marina Square. See the Bank of Spain, and La Malagueta bullring. Explore the streets of Malaga.

Málaga: Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater Walking Tour

3. 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 and provide fascinating context for what you see. On the days of mass in the cathedral, the explanations will take place outside the building. Head to the Alcazaba which is built into the sides of Gibralfaro Mountain. Take the elevator to the highest point where you can admire the 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.

Exclusive Cocktail Tasting in Malaga

4. Exclusive Cocktail Tasting in Malaga

Málaga is famous for it's wide range of sweet wines and liquors, but we don´t usually see them in cocktails. In this ocasion, i have team up with Salva, owner of Renard Cocktail club and one of the best bartenders of Spain to bring 3 exclusive creations made with local wine and spirits. This cocktails are exclusive to this tour and you won't finsd it in the menu of the bar. We will meet in marina square and we'll go to the bar. Thanks to booking the tour, you'll get a reserved seat at the bar where you can stay after the tasting. Salva will tell us about the flavours, mixing and history of the bar as we submerge into the environment and drinks.

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.

Málaga: Private Personalized Walking Tour

6. Málaga: Private Personalized Walking Tour

Get to know all the best bits of Malaga on a personalized walking tour. Choose what you want to see and enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off. Itinerary You can choose to see the city's many places of interest: the cathedral, Plaza de la Constitución, the Picasso Birthplace Museum, the ancient remains of the Roman Theatre, the Moorish Alcazaba, the statue of Hans Christian Andersen... You'll also get to see the Costa del Sol's most symbolic sights, like the Calle Larios shopping street and the Plaza de la Marina. Choose the itinerary that suits you the best, or follow our recommended itinerary and adapt it to your tastes. Your guide can also recommend the best places in Malaga for tapas and where to enjoy a good show. Your private tour will finish at your hotel, in the center of Malaga, or elsewhere that you've chosen. Hotel pick up The guide can come to your hotel to pick you up (provided it is central) or alternatively you can meet in another place that suits you. If you wish to follow the recommended itinerary, the best place to start the tour is the Plaza de la Marina, next to the tourist information point. Important information This tour does not include entrance to museums and monuments. If you wish to visit a particular site, please make your guide aware so that payment for entry can be arranged.

Guided vineyard&cellar tour + 5 wine tasting with tapas

7. Guided vineyard&cellar tour + 5 wine tasting with tapas

We are about to have the best tour of your life. We will meet at Plaza de la Marina, in Málaga city center. We will be waiting for you ten minutes before next to the main door of the tourism office spotted there. Then we will drive about 30 minutes far in my pretty and comfortable van. Once we arrive in a small town called Álora we will visit the vineyards, that´s a great moment for breathing the nature accompanied by the owner of the winery, learning the way of cultivation for the different varieties used there (Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah. .. and some more local grapes). After about 20 minutes walking among the vines, we will visit the pretty cellar nearby, where to learn how to convert the grapes in wine, how to get different tastes, etc. And finally we will sit down in the winery`s patio, for a complete delicious surprising tasting of 5 wines + tapas. Surprises, laughs, good mood and great local wine are guaranteed on this tour.

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4.7 / 5

based on 520 reviews

Our guide was excellent and explaining the various areas that we visited during the tour and tiring the history of the area together with what we saw. She heave good information that was easy to understand. It was a very enjoyable tour.

Carmen was our guide. She took time to briefly get to know us & from there picked up on what interests us most. She was knowledgeable & engaging as well. A real asset to your company

Excellent and knowledgeable guide (lives in Spain), good bikes. Great way to discover some hidden places in Malaga. Don’t hesitate, book a tour!

Guide was pleasant and informative. We enjoyed our tour! This is the way to discover a city!

A great overview of the major historical attractions in Malaga.