10 Best GetYourGuide Tours In Malaga, Spain - Updated 2024

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Malaga, a port city, offers numerous scenic attractions, rich history, beautiful architecture, and colorful culture. It has Renaissance and Moorish influences which you can see in its must-visit spots like the La Manquita Cathedral and the looming two hilltop citadels, the Alcazaba and ruined Gibralfaro. Also, the city offers beautiful yellow-sand beaches, modern skylines, and interesting markets and bazaars. If you’re planning a trip to Malaga soon and haven’t got a clue on what to do here, you should check out our list of the top GetYourGuide tours; it will surely help you with your itinerary. So, what are you waiting for? Book that plane ride to this amazing destination in Spain.

1. Malaga: 2-Hour Historical Center & Cathedral Tour (from USD 19.57)

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If you’re a history buff and into beautiful architecture, then you’ll love traveling back in time, when you join this excursion of the historical center of Malaga as well as the cathedral tour. Here, you will be exploring the Plaza de la Merced, which plays different roles in the past and in shaping the liberal policy. In the plaza, you’ll also see the beautiful and famous statue of Picasso that is near the Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation. Apart from this, you’ll also be visiting important landmarks in the city, including Calle Granada, Plaza de la Constitución, Iglesia de Santiago, Calle Larios, and more.

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Inside Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation The birthplace and original home of Pablo Ruiz Picasso Plaza de la Merced, Malaga Plaza de la Merced, Malaga

The Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation is hosted in the Modernist artist's birthplace and home, located on a corner of the Plaza de la Merced. Visitors can see a series of photos, information and other aspects of the artist, including his christening gown.

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Málaga: 2-Hour Historical Center & Cathedral Tour

Duration: 2.0 hour

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2. Malaga: Roman Theatre and Alcazaba Guided Tour (from USD 16.31)

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Have you always been fascinated with the Romans and the Moors? Then you have to avail of this historical tour of Malaga, wherein you’ll be visiting famous sights of the past, which will make you travel back in time. You’ll be exploring the Roman Theater, and learn about life during the time of the first emperor Augustus, during the Roman Empire. You’ll also be fascinated with the ruins that lie at the foot of the Alcazaba, which is the oldest monument in Malaga. Apart from seeing these beautiful works from the past, you’ll also get to learn something about its history, significance, and more. Other sites you’ll visit include chapel of the Puerta del Arco de Cristo, beautiful Patio de Armas, the vistas of the Fortaleza de Gibralfaro, and more.

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View from Gibralfaro Castle across the Plaza de Toros and Malaga View from Gibralfaro Castle over Malaga and beyond. View of Gibralfaro Castle at night from the Parador de Malaga - Gibralfaro

The Alcazaba is a palace fortress from Moorish times and it is possible to explore the palace using pathways and stairs going up the hillside. Right at the top is the Gibralfaro Castle, where you can enjoy panoramic views over the city of Malaga and the Mediterranean Sea. Of interest to note, if you stay at the Parador de Malaga - Gibralfaro, next to the castle, you can enjoy wonderful views of the building from the swimming pool, especially at night when the castle is illuminated. There are also wonderful panoramic views from the hotel itself, over the city and the sea.

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Málaga: Roman Theatre and Alcazaba Guided Tour

Duration: 1.5 hour

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3. Malaga Segway Tours (from USD 32.61)

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If you opt for a not-so-conventional tour of Malaga, then this tour of the city via a Segway is the best for you. You wouldn’t only see famous sights but also take with you a new experience of riding a Segway. First things first, you’ll have an orientation about how to use and maneuver this thing. Then, off you go to your one or two-hour adventure that includes visiting Larios Street and Constitution Square. You’ll also see Carmen Thyssen Museum, Picasso Museum, and beautiful Santiago church. Another site you shouldn’t miss is the Plaza del a Merced, which is Picasso’s birthplace. Additionally, in case you want a more adventurous tour, they also offer an exploration of the wilderness of Malaga.

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Tour to Gibralfaro

Duration: 1.0 hour

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4. Malaga Bike Tour - Old Town, Marina & Beach (from USD 32.07)

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If you don’t want the hassle of a walking tour but don’t want the confines of a car, then you have to join this tour of Malaga’s famous sights via a bike. Here, you will be accompanied by an experienced guide and visit historical sites and discover their beauty and history. You will be pedaling your way to the Roman Theater, Gibralfaro Castle, Semana Santa Museum, and pass your way through city streets and marvel at the Mudéjar architecture. After the famous and historical attractions, you will go to the seaside and cycle at the beach.

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Malaga Bike Tour - Old Town, Marina & Beach

Duration: 3.0 hour

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5. Hammam in Malaga: Bath and Relaxing Massage (from USD 65.22)

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Are you done with all the tours the city has to offer? If so, now is the time to indulge yourself in a little rest and relaxation activity. Have a bath and massage in Hammam Al Andalus in Malaga, and experience a traditional bath. Here, you’ll take a dip in hot, warm, and cold baths, which will make you, experience how relaxing temperature contrast is. Apart from the bath, it also features a steam room and a lounge that offers a cup of green mint tea while listening to soft Andalusian music. Additionally, it includes a 15- 30 minutes massage that involves aromatic essential oils.

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Malaga: Hammam Al Ándalus Entry Ticket with Massage

Duration: 1.5 hour

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6. Full Day Gibraltar Sightseeing Tour (from USD 92.4)

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This full-day sightseeing tour of Gibraltar will take you one whole day to finish, but it is worth it for the wonders you’ll see. You will ride a minibus, explore this stunning rock formations, and let Punta Europa give you a view of another continent. You will also be passing a secret underground passage, which is in Cuevas de San Miguel. You’ll end this tour through a shopping spree at the Calle Real, where you can buy lots of different items and souvenirs. Make the most of this tour by taking numerous photos to take home.

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From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Sightseeing Tour

Duration: 11.0 hour

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7. Caminito del Rey Guided Tour (from USD 36.14)

caminito del rey guided tour

A true nature adventure, this tour on the Caminito del Rey will not only make your soul happy, because of the beautiful scenery, but also your Instagram feed. You will find this stunning gorge within Los Gaitanes Gorge Natural Site when you pass the limestones of the Sierra Huma. It is an impressive gorge that features vertical walls that are 300 m (984.25 ft) tall, a true wonder of nature. Joining this tour will make you refresh your mind and soul before you go back to your busy city life. So, don’t miss this when you visit Malaga.

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From Ardales: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour

Duration: 4 hour

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8. Malaga: 2-Hour Walking Tour (from USD 4.0)

If you want to experience being a local for a few hours, why not join this tour of Malaga’s most local scenes. Here, you will learn culture and traditions as well as some historical facts about the place, by visiting a market and a traditional workshop. For two hours, you will be exploring the Atarazanas Market, where you’ll find an abundance of produce, the 15th Century Santos Martires Church, and other popular spots in town. As for the traditional workshop, you’ll visit a ceramic shop and see the Cultural Institution of the town. You’ll surely have fun when you join this walking tour.

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Malaga: 2-Hour Walking Tour

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9. Full-Day Tangier Tour by Ferry (from USD 131.18)

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This tour of Tangier, by ferry, is one of the most interesting tours you can join when you’re in Malaga. Tangier is a city in Morocco that features exotic sights and interesting markets. You’ll be visiting a little souk, where you can buy dried fruit, vegetables, and spice markets. You’ll also find their numerous jewelers that will be happy to explain to you the Moroccan wedding ritual. Another spot you’ll visit is the bazaar where you’ll find lots of quality carpets, local handicrafts, and more. You’ll also see firsthand a snake charmer doing stunts with a snake. Other places you’ll see include the seafront promenade, the Portuguese, American, Italian and Spanish quarters, the Royal Palace, and more.

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From Costa del Sol: Tangier Full-Day Tour by Ferry

Duration: 12 hour

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10. Bioparc Fuengirola General Admission Day Ticket (from USD 22.76)

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If you’re an animal lover, you need to visit the Bioparc Fuengirola in Malaga. It features four habitats such as Madagascar, Equatorial Africa, Southeast Asia, and Indo-Pacific, which are home to around 200 species. It is also involved in breeding endangered species and helping in preservation projects in biodiversity areas. If you go during the day, you’ll see animals being fed and discover that the animal’s choice of food is different each day. You’ll also see different species of birds flying and have a closer look. A real-life jungle experience is in store, if you avail of this tour.

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Ring-tailed lemur at Bioparc Fuengirola Golden-cheeked gibbon and baby, a seriously endangered species Chimp family at Bioparc Fuengirola Colobus Monkey and baby at Bioparc Fuengirola Black and white ruffed lemur at Bioparc Fuengirola Pregnant orangutan posing for the camera Baby orangutan born at Bioparc Fuengirola

Here is a selection of photos of some of the residents of Bioparc Fuengirola, including critically endangered species who are happily breeding as part of their conservation efforts. The heavily pregnant Orangutan has since given birth to a healthy, bouncing baby boy who is living at the Bioparc and is pictured here. Bioparc Fuengirola is a 40-minute drive from Malaga along the coastal highway.

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Bioparc Fuengirola General Admission Day Ticket

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If you’re feeling restless and don’t know where to go, why not try traveling to Malaga, and soak in its yellow-sand beaches, immerse in its rich history, and learn from its colorful culture and traditions. In case you’re wondering what to do here, go, and check out our list of the top GetYourGuide tours in Malaga, Spain and have the best holiday yet.

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