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The 7 best guided tours in Málaga

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Guided tours in Málaga

Málaga is one of the most popular tourist destinations in southern Spain, and with good reason. The city is filled with amazing things to do and sites to discover. The city is surrounded by gorgeous natural attractions, and the cities downtown area is chock full of historic sites. For this reason, planning the perfect visit to Málaga is harder than it might seem. 

For this reason, it is completely understandable you might want to enlist the services of a local guide to help you explore the city. In this article, we have made a list of the best guided tours in Málaga, to help you choose the best tour for you. Check it out! 

Top guided tours in Málaga

Night visit with wines and tapas in Malaga

Get in-depth information about Malaga’s tapas and wines on this small-group walking tour. Instead of spending hours trying to find the best tapas joints in the city and guessing your way through the wine menu, this tour will do all the work for you. 

Let a guide take you to authentic old city food spots popular with the locals. Eat tapas paired with local wines, as you listen to tales about Malaga’s culinary scene, and stop by and learn about some of the city’s historic sights between stops. The tour lasts a solid 3 h  and 30 min and you will leave well-fed and with a deep understanding of the culinary roots of Málaga. 

Caminito del Rey from Malaga with picnic 

This is a great way of discovering one of the most breathtaking natural attractions in Málaga, El Caminito del Rey. It is the only tour of the area that includes a picnic with local Mlagueño food.

As El Caminito is a very popular attraction, this tour visits the Natural Park during the less crowded hours. This comprehensive tour lasts 6h and your guide will always be an expert in geography and geology to properly explain the origin and unique features of El Caminito.

 

Arab baths experience at Hammam Al Ándalus in Malaga

Indulge in pampering and relaxation at Malaga’s magnificent Hammam Al Ándalus, a traditional Arabic bath in Malaga’s old town. Not only can you soak in the pools and relax in the steam rooms, but you will also receive a 15-minute scented oil massage and all the peppermint tea you can drink.

This lavish and relaxing experience lasts 1 h and 30 min, after which you will be thoroughly relaxed and pampered. 

 

The best of Malaga in 2 hours by Segway

This easy-breezy tour of the city starts from the Paseo del Parque, and will take you through the “Palmeral de las Sorpresas” directly to the Port of Malaga.

The next stop on our Segway tour is at the Cathedral, also called “La Manquita” because they never finished buildings South Tower. Your private guide will take you to the great Picasso Museum, and after to the birthplace of the famous painter. From there you will zip on over to the Plaza de la Merced, an important plaza in Malaga.

Next, the Roman Amphitheater, built by César Augusto, and Mount Gilbralfaro, and the Parador Nacional. The professional guide will tell the whole story and enjoy the most incredible views of the Malaga coast.

Once you have soaked in the views, you will head down to Plaza de Uncibay and through the Plaza de la Constitución to the famous Calle Larios, built in the 19th century and now turned into the fifth most expensive shopping street in Spain.

Malaga tapas bars walking tour

Another tour that highlights the gastronomy of Málaga. On this tour, you will discover certain dishes and interesting places to eat in the city. This small-group tour provides an accurate overview of local cuisine, old and new, all curated by an expert local guide.

Visit different establishments to taste specialties, such as olives, ham, and local-style wines; Discover its history and recipes; and get insider information on restaurants to try later. Tastings and drinks included. The tour lasts 3 h and 30 min filled with delicious food and interesting history. 

 

1.5-hour walking tour of the Roman Theater and Alcazaba castle

This tour of two of the cities most important historic sites last a full hour and a half. This in-depth look at the history of Málaga is available in English and Spanish. 

The tour includes tickets to both the Roman theater and the Alcazaba, food, and drinks, pick up and drop off at your hotel, and transportation between attractions. 

 

Canyoning level 1.1

A level 1.1 canyoning adventure that includes rappels of 8 and 12 meters, crystal clear waterfalls, jumps of 3, 5 and 8 meter cliffs, adrenaline and unforgettable memories of which at the end you will receive photos of the whole experience. 

This tour has been running for over 20. You will travel down a canyon on the outskirts of Málaga with waterfalls, lakes, slide, walking, swimming and doing rappels of 8 meters and 12 meters and optional jumps of 2 to 7 meters.

Depending on the time of year you will be provided with either short or long wetsuits, top-notch ropes, helmets, and instructors with a high level of knowledge.

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