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Malaga Walking Tour

Tour Description

Malaga´s, traditionally has maintained it primary attraction as the sunny forecast and enticing beaches, although, we believe there is so much more to see. The 11th century Castle and the Picasso museum are definitely worth a visit as some of the big highlights in this city and certainly an option on our Malaga Walking Tour. From the humorous locals, the delicious tapa scene and social atmosphere, you will feel immediately welcome. The charm of Andalucia is well captured in Malaga and the tropical feel puts you in a holiday mood.   The beautiful plazas and historic buildings in the center of town is where the atmosphere lies, so don´t miss out on the traditional paseo to witness the fun and vibrant life of the very warm locals.

  • 3 hours with knowledgeable guide
  • A stroll through Malaga´s historic neighborhoods
  •  Recommendations on restaurants, tapas bars, and how to make the most of your time in Málaga and in Spain
  •  A guided visit at the Picasso Museum, entrances not included
    • Visit to the fabulous Picasso Museum
    • Insight into Malaga´s Moorish past visiting it´s 11th Century Castle
    • Walk the bright and colorful boardwalks dotted with Palm Trees through the city center of Malaga

        Tour will begin from your hotel or in a central location:

        • Outside of the Cathedral of Malaga
        • City center highlights
        • Alcazaba 11th century Fortress
        • Picasso Museum entrances not included
          This is a summarized itinerary. Some places may be added based on time.

           

          Duration: 3h
          Start:  10:00am (this time can be flexible)
          Start point: In your hotel or in the Picasso Museum

          Optional for this tour:
          We can combine this with tapas in the city center or a driving tour

          Other information
          We will contact you after an order is placed to check everything is correct and to continue the process. Remember we can make manual changes to your order later on. Please refer to our terms and conditions for cancellation policies. If you are unclear on how to book, please contact us via phone or email. Thank you

          Founded by the Phoenicians, forming part of the Roman Empire, and gaining significant importance under the Moors, Malaga´s history is a series of invasions and colonization of foreign powers. Castles scattered about the region hold significance to the battles of territory by the many civilizations that passed through this region. Under the Moors rule, it served as one of the most important harbors under the Andalucian empire. When the Catholic Monarchs took over, Malaga lost its novelty to other cities like Granada but maintains tremendous pride and tradition reflected in the people and their customs. 

          Today Malaga´s primary focus is tourism. As one of the three major Ports of entry next to Barcelona and Madrid, it is an easy visit coming in or out of the country. It is a primary attraction for both foreigners and nationals for it´s lovely beaches and sunny atmosphere. As the second largest city in Andalucia, you will find the happy go lucky charm and laid back approach in the warm and friendly locals. They even have their own ¨Feria¨ that happens every August. One of the newer features worth visiting, is the promenade that is wonderful to experience during the ¨paseo¨ hour with lots of animation, shopping and street entertainers. You don´t want to miss the Alcazaba constructed by the Moors from the 11th Century that was both a Palace and Fortress for the rulers of the land. The Cathedral was commissioned by the Catholic Monarchs after they recaptured Malaga in 1487 ordering it built directly over the existing Mosque. Finally, for the art lovers, Malaga´s finest gem is the Picasso museum that holds work from the famous artist who spent his childhood years in Malaga. This city makes for a great base if you want to see more of the coastal region, or head north for the Alhambra or the white washed hilltowns.

           

          Price per Group
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          Group Size:
          $345.00

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