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Mijas has a foreign population of at least 40% and the municipality includes Mijas Costa and La Cala de Mijas, both located on the coast southwest of Fuengirola.


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$18.46 Tours & Sightseeing

Mijas Panoramic City Tour by Electric Tuk Tuk

Mijas is a little white village situated at 450 meters above sea level. This lovely Andalusian village is not only full of charm, but also full of steep streets and many stairs which do not make it easy to discover the most beautiful spots of the village.With the panoramic tour of Mijas in an electric Tuk Tuk you are sure to visit the best places of Mijas including sights like the old fortified walls, the bullring, the parisch church and many other monuments mentioned on the free city map available at the tourist office located on top of the multi storey car park in the center of town.Our friendly drivers know all the well-kept secrets of the village and will show you the hidden corners of Mijas. They will take you to places most tourists never get to know to make your visit an unforgettable and unique experience.The tour includes a stop at the panoramic viewpoint on the scenic top road above the village which is considered one of the prettiest of the entire Costa del Sol. You will have time to make pictures and enjoy the excellent views of the village, the Mediterranean coastline and even the coast of Africa or the Rock of Gibraltar on a clear day. Our 100% electric tuk tuks can be found next to the Carromato Max miniature museum, just 150 meters from the tourist office and 200 meters from the bus and taxi stop in Mijas Pueblo.

$66.92 Private & Custom Tours

Malaga Shore Excursion: Private Malaga Highlights and Mijas White Washed Village

This half day shore excursion starts directly from the Cruise Terminal. Meet your guide and embark your luxury vehicle for a eventful exploration of Malaga main monuments and Mijas. From the moment you get on board, your licensed guide will provide fascinating information and make the place history live to you. You will see the 16th century Cathedral of Malaga and the light house among other landmarks before going up the hills of the mountain range to reach the Gibralfaro castle. The 10th century fortress is non nonpareil and you will be amazed by its ramparts and courtyards all decorated by beautifully shaped pines and eucalyptus woods. From its view point, the panoramic view of Malaga is remarkable. Leave Gibralfaro hill and reach the Alcazaba. Overlooking the bay and the city, this fortress palace is one of the most visited monument in the city, and its beauty and history can largely be accounted for. The Moorish structure was built in 1057 and it has the characteristics of a Moorish palace with features such as rectangular patios, gardens and pools like in Granada.You will also see the Roman Theatre and the Customs Building which provides an interesting insight into Roman, Arab and Renaissance time. After some enriching exploration, sit in your comfortable A/C mini coach and head toward Mijas. With the green pine trees of the mountain background contrasting with the white washed houses and nestled at 400 meters above sea level, Mijas is a must see. You will be amazed by the breathtaking views from the village former Moorish city walls and its rather surprising donkey taxis service that make it even more picturesque. See the Ermita de San Sebastian, the bull ring, the famous Casa Constitutional, the Grotto church and more during your walking tour. Your guide will suggest you some good craft shops where unique home made pottery and paintings can be purchased while you navigate in the narrow cobbled streets adorned by white white washed houses. After the walking tour you will be given some free time to explore independently or enjoy the views of the Costa del Sol while sipping on a glass of sangria at a shaded terrace. You shore excursion will resume at the cruise terminal although you can request a drop off at Malaga town center.

$102.69 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Half-Day Tour in Antequera from Marbella or Malaga

Antequera was the 9th most important city in Spain during the contemporary age. Enjoy this half day tour in Antequera. Discover this magnificent and historical city with lots of religious monuments. Visit the citadel, the Roman baths, the dolmens and the collegiate. In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel or meeting point pick-up in Marbella, in Mijas or in Malaga. Once arrived to Antequera, your local guide will start showing you the burial chambers: the dolmens of Menga and Viera.Then go to the city center while listening histories about Antequera from the hand of your local guide. Discover its importance in the middle age and in the contemporary age. Visit one of its main squares in where you will be able to see the Roman baths, the Collegiate and the Alcazaba.After that you will be dropped off in Marbella, in Mijas or in Malaga.

$98.08 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Half-Day Tour in Historical Malaga from Marbella

Get picked up from your hotel or meeting point in Marbella or Mijas in the morning. Then enjoy a stroll along Larios street, Constitution square, Villalon palace while the tour guide explains you its history and renaissance architecture. Visit of the exterior of the Cathedral to learn about its history, its architecture (gothic, renaissance, baroque, etc) and also about its artistic heritage talking about sculptures, paintings, etc. After that, spend approx. 1 hour visiting the Citadel and Roman theater and learn about its history (different Moorish periods, its architecture, etc). Stroll along its streets and make a stop to see Picasso's birthplace, the church where he was baptized, and the square used by him as playground. Learn about his life and works throughout the years. Once Picasso's route is completed, it's time to return to your original departure point in Marbella or in Mijas.

$86.54 Outdoor Activities

Private Trekking Tour in El Torcal from Marbella or Malaga

Meet up with a professional hiking instructor at your hotel in Mijas, Malaga, or other towns along the Costa del Sol. Hop in a comfortable car and head towards the Antequera reigon, learning about the area’s landscape and history along the way.After arriving at the El Torcal Nature Reserve, start the hike near the restaurant. Listen as the guide points out the animals and vegetation of the area and describes how the landscape was evolved throughout history. The El Torcal reserve is home to several dramatic karst limestone formations, many of which resemble certain shapes. Look out for the dragon, little bird, watcher, and camel, among others. At the end of the trail, hop back in the car and get dropped off back at your hotel.

$300 Private & Custom Tours

Combined Ronda-Marbella-Mijas Private Guided Tour

For the first portion of the tour, we will drive to Ronda,  we will enjoy a beautiful landscape of Andalucia , the visit of Ronda include the New Bridge with its breathtaking views, from where we recommend to take pictures, and the oldest bullring in Spain (Fee entrance included) .The we move to Marbella : Walking tour of Marbella Old Town including the Orange Square, the Incarnation Church with its hermitages and chapels, Moorish ruins, and historic houses that date back to the 16th century. Free time and for lunch ( not included) or shopping in Marbella historical center. .After our Visit of  Marbella we go to Mijas Village :Visit the tiny bull-ring Plaza de Toros ( just outside photostop, 10mins), with its irregular shape; two Mudejar style churches; remains of the old Arab wall where you can enjoy beautiful gardens and the very interesting sanctuary of the “Virgen de la Peña,” patron of the town. The Church of the Immaculate Conception was built by the Muslims in 836, being converted into a Christian church after the conquest, when a Moorish-style tower was added in 1510. From almost any point of the village you can see the white chapel of Calvary, located at a somewhat higher level.