Welcome to Málaga
Málaga is a world apart from the adjoining Costa del Sol: a historic and culturally rich provincial capital which has long lived in the shadow of the iconic Andalucian cities of Granada, Córdoba and Seville. Yet, it has rapidly emerged as the province's city of culture with its so-called 'mile of art' being compared to Madrid, and its dynamism and fine dining to Barcelona.The tastefully restored historic centre is a... Read More
Top experiences in Málaga
Barcelona Hop-on Hop Off Tour: East to West Route
You can hop on and off the tour as many times as you like aboard this sliding-roof double-decker bus. The two tour routes are interconnected so you can easily hop between them to discover the best of Barcelona. Your ticket is valid on both routes. You will also have free wifi access aboard the hop-on hop-off, and you will be able to use the same username and password on the on Madrid, Seville, Granada, Malaga and other cities same hop-on hop-off services.East Route: The entire route takes 120 minutes (in winter) and 140 minutes (in summer). Buses depart every 7-15 minutes from each stop depending on the time of year. Highlights include: Placa Catalunya, Catedral-Barri Gòtic, Barceloneta, Port Olímpic, Sagrada Familia, Parc Güell, Tibidabo, La Pedrera, Casa Batlló. West Route: The entire route takes 120 minutes. Buses departs every 7 - 15 minutes from each stop. Highlights include: World Trade Center, Jardins de Miramar, Anella Olímpica, Poble Espanyol, Camp Nou (F.C. Barcelona), Montjuic, L’Illa Diagonal.
Malaga Segway Tour
Meet your friendly guide and start with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled, electric, self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable, you’ll follow your guide into the buzzing historical heart of the city. Glide through Constitution Square (Plaza Mayor), passing its bustling sidewalk cafes where Malagueños spill out onto the pavements. Hear of the square’s 15th-century history, and then continue to pedestrianized Larios Street where the city’s swanky shops are found. Pose for photos in front of Larios Monument -- an ornate 19th-century statue of Manuel Domingo Larios (the man who spearheaded Malaga’s urban development).See Museo Picasso with its pretty whitewashed façade, and then Picasso’s birthplace, while hearing tales and trivia about the man himself. Malaga oozes with arty history, and your guide will point out other notable highlights like Carmen Thyseen Museum, a gallery that showcases modern Spanish art inside Villalón Palace – a magnificent 16th-century building.Pass the famously lopsided-looking Malaga Cathedral, and then work your way through the side streets to hit Malaga Alcazaba – the city’s most important Moorish landmark. Considered one of the best-preserved Arab citadels in Spain, this palatial fortress was built on the grounds of a Roman town overlooking the city center. Soak up the views and see the recently excavated Roman amphitheater, just next to it.If you’re eager to see more and stay out on your Segway for longer, then upgrade to the 2-hour tour! After a short break, you’ll continue to Castillo de Gibralfaro to marvel at its castle ramparts and enjoy the finest views in the city! Glide back down into town and saunter along Malaga Promenade (Palmeral de las Sorpressas), admiring its neat little gardens that separate the town from the seafront. Both the 1-hour tour and 2-tour finish at the start point.
City Sightseeing Malaga Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this truly is the best way to see the sights of Malaga.Birthplace of Picasso, Malaga boasts pretty streets, leafy boulevards and lush gardens. Find out why the city's cathedral is called La Manquita - the one armed lady! Hear all about the old palace fortress and its two rings of walls, and of course you can't miss the Picasso Museum! You'll get the chance to see all of this on your City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour of Malaga.You can hop on and off this open-top, double-decker bus as many times as you like. There are 14 stops, and the entire route takes approximately 80 minutes. The bus departs every 30 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.Upgrade to discover the city's top landmarks on a guided walking tour. Learn the history, legends, and traditions of the area, and pass the remains of Roman, Moorish, and Christian civilizations: Roman theater, Cathedral, Alcazaba.
Shared Arrival Transfer: Malaga Airport to Costa del Sol Hotels
When making a booking, you will need to advise your flight details and your Malaga accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed immediately and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver.Have the peace of mind knowing that once you have booked your transfer, you will find no hidden fees upon arrival. All flights are monitored, so if your flight is delayed, you will simply be booked onto the next available shuttle at no additional cost. It's that easy!Please note: Some Costa del Sol hotels are not easy to access. In this case, the shuttle will get you as close as possible to the front of your hotel. Transfers are available to centrally located hotels in the following towns: Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Mijas Costa, Marbella, Puerto Banus, San Pedro and Estepona.
Morocco Day Trip from Malaga to Tangier
Your day trip to Tangier begins with a scenic drive from Malaga to the southern tip of Spain. Then board a high-speed ferry to travel across the Strait of Gibraltar to Morocco (45 to 60 minutes), where your journey will continue to the exciting Moroccan city of Tangier on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach.Your tour of Tangier starts with a panoramic sightseeing tour of the city, followed by a walking tour of the little souk, the medina (old quarter) and the kasbah (old fortress). Discover Morocco’s rich architecture, browse the spice markets, stop to see the snake charmer and visit one of the local bakeries to try some tasty bread (own expense).Then enjoy shopping at a typical bazaar, where you’ll see many types of carpets and handicrafts. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, and feast on traditional Moroccan food like couscous, tagine and other local delicacies. Be entertained with a performance by a Berber dancer. After lunch, make a short stop at Cape Spartel, where you can see the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea mix together, and then enjoy a sample of traditional mint tea and learn about the mint tea rituals. Next, stop by the white sand dunes that border the Atlantic. Here you have the option to ride a camel (own expense)! Alternatively, enjoy free time to explore the beautiful area.On your way back to the ferry, take in views of the Moroccan landscape, and then relax on the comfortable coach ride from the Spain port back to Malaga.Please note: The itinerary and schedule of this trip are subject to change from December to April due to ferry's timetables and the Ramadan holiday.
Gibraltar Sightseeing Day Trip from Malaga
After the approximate two-hour drive from Malaga on a comfortable coach, your day trip to Gibraltar starts with a sightseeing tour that takes in all the British territory’s sights. See the port of Gibraltar, the walled inner city and St Michael’s Cave, a dramatic natural grotto used as a venue for concerts, ballet and classical music performances.Then head to the famous Rock of Gibraltar, a tour highlight. The limestone rock stands about 1,400 feet high (425 meters) and has a long history – the ancient Romans and Greeks considered it one of the two Pillars of Hercules, which marked the edge of the ancient world.From the top, take in views of the Iberian Peninsula and across the Mediterranean to Morocco, and meet the locals -- the semi-wild troop of macaque monkeys, popularly known as Barbary apes. Legend says that the British won’t leave Gibraltar until the monkeys have left. Hang on to your belongings -- these cheeky little monkeys have been known to snatch and run!You’ll also have free time too have lunch at a local restaurant (own expense) and for shopping on Main Street, where prices are tax-free, the currency is the British pound and English brands like Marks & Spencer sell their wares. Hit the shops for British clothing and glassware, and pick up duty-free designs from international brands like Tommy Hilfiger and the Spanish brand Mango.UpgradeDon’t leave without saying hello to Gibraltar’s friendly dolphins, the world’s favorite marine mammals. Upgrade your day trip to include a dolphin-watching cruise to catch sight of the three types of dolphins who call these waters home: common, striped and bottle-nosed dolphins. If you don’t choose this option, you’ll have extended free time.