A perfect day in Malaga - Walking Tour Explora Malaga
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The perfect day in Malaga Tour

We present to you a package with the perfect combination to discover the essence of Málaga in six hours. The highlights of our history, our monuments and our tapas.

What to see in Malaga in one day?

Our perfect day includes:

Private tour with an official guide for 6 hours (inside monuments included), a variety of tapas and two drinks per person in one of the most reputable restaurants in Málaga, tickets to visit Cathedral of Málaga, Alcazaba(the muslim fortress) and the roman theatre and a  sample of Malaga´s famous sweet wine at the most famous winery in the city.

Our team is composed by professional local guides with the official license of tour guides that the government of Andalucia requires, they love their city and they will show you in a funny and entertaining way the history of Málaga like we have been doing for more than 25.000 clients.Enjoy with our super team of local guides a Malaga walking tour and discover why we have earned the Excellence Certificate of Tripadvisor and why we are Nº 1 in activities to do in Malaga.

Awesome option if you only have one day in Málaga: coming on a cruise ship, you are staying at Costa del Sol, or just if you have a tight schedule. Málaga is a lovely city, we fell loved with it and soon you will too.

Private Tour Guide
A 6 hours private tour with an official Andalucia tour guide
Tickets to monuments included
Entrance and visit to the Cathedral of Málaga, the muslim fortress Alcazaba and the roman theatre
Tapas and drinks included
To taste the real flavor of the city of Málaga we can't miss his gastronomy

Official Guides

Our team is only composed by licensed local guides in accordance with the law in Andalucia

Tripadvisor Nº1

Excellence certificate and Nº1 Guided Tours in Málaga in Tripadvisor, based in over 1000 reviews

100% Locales

We feel that we are ambassadors of the most beautiful city in the world, our hometown Malaga

Enthusiastic friendly guides

Our guides will help you to discover our city with enthusiasm and professionalism

A small local company

We are proud to be a small business that work only in Malaga and only for Malaga

Supporting responsible tourism

We collaborate to do sustainable activities regarding the environment and the daily life of Málaga neighbours

  When

Any time* (Tours not running Dec 25th, January 1st and Jan 6th)

  Duration

6 hours, enough time to discover the historical center at a leisurely pace.

  Languages

English and Spanish. We do other languages such us French or Italian under request, please contact us.

  Meeting point

Flexible: based on the travelers needs. We recommend Plaza de la Constitución. More info
*If you are staying in a hotel/apartment in the city center, the pick up for this tour is available for free. If you don´t know if your hotel is in the area of the city center, please contact us, we will be happy to help.

  Cruise ship passengers

The meeting point we recommend for the cruise ship passengers is Plaza de la Marina (All the cruise ships shuttle buses stops beside this square). More info
If you want to be picked up in the cruise terminal please contact us at info@exploramalaga.com.

  How to identify the guide

Find your guide with a "Explora Malaga" sign.

  Tour highlights

You can choose them, the standard route would cover Atarazanas market(interior included, Iglesia de San Juan, Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón, Plaza de la Constitución, Pasaje de Chinitas, Calle Marqués de Larios, Catedral de Málaga(interior included), Museo Picasso Málaga, Bodega El Pimpi, Teatro Romano(interior included), Alcazaba(interior included), Plaza de la Merced, Picasso´s birthplace. More info

  End point

Flexible: based on the travelers needs.

  Accessibility

Suitable for all ages/ Wheelchair friendly

2-6 People

6 Hours Private Tour
95€ per person
  • Private official tour guide
  • Tickets entrance to the monuments
  • Sort of Tapas and drinks
  • Malaga´s sweet wine tasting
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Popular

7-30 People

6 Hours Private Tour
85€ per person
  • Private official tour guide
  • Tickets entrance to the monuments
  • Sort of Tapas and drinks
  • Malaga´s sweet wine tasting
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Children (under 14)

6 Hours Private Tour
50€ per kid
  • Private official tour guide
  • Tickets entrance to the monuments
  • Sort of Tapas and drinks

Meeting point:

Plaza de la Constitución(Constitución´s square), beside the fountain.

Plaza de la Constitución is the most centrical and emblematic square in Málaga´s city center. Belongs to the pedestrian área of our city, located between Marqués de Larios Street and Granada St.

*If you are staying in a hotel/apartment in the city center, the pick up for this tour is available for free. If you don´t know if your hotel is in the area of the city center, please contact us, we will be happy to help.

How to identify our guide?
The guide will be waiting for you next to the fountain with a name tag and the "Explora Malaga" sign.

Cruise ship passengers:

Plaza de la Marina (Marina square), beside the information point.

The meeting point we recommend is Plaza de la Marina (All the cruise ships shuttle buses stops beside this square). A Taxi from the cruise ship terminal to the Marina square cost around 10€.

*If you want to be picked up in the cruise terminal please contact us at info@exploramalaga.com.

How to identify our guide?
The guide will be waiting for you next to the fountain with a name tag and the "Explora Malaga" sign.

What we will see?

Plaza de la Constitución

Its name and even the square itself changed a lot lately, becoming pedestrian on 2002. As a curious fact, the fountain is not in the middle of the square. The reason, the huge amount of public events and celebrations, undoubtely the most emblematic square of Málaga.

Calle San Agustín

After the Christian reconquest was called the knights Street. Because of the amount of people from the cavalry that started living there. The name changed to San Agustin afterwards because of a monastery from Agustinian´s order. Among others we are going to find Buenavista´s palace, a building from 16th century that contains the main Picasso museum of Málaga.

Alcazaba

Alcazaba is a muslim fortress which construction ended on 1026 b.c. A military building but a palace too, being the central office of the city muslim government. On 1931, was declared as an historic and artistic monument of real cultural interest by the spanish government followed by several restorations over the 20th century.

Calle Marqués de Larios

Inaugurated on 1891, its modern design, and its location, connecting the city center with the port made Málaga neighbours to fall in love with it. As well as Constitución became pedestrian on 2002. Mainly a shopping área, its one of the most expensive places where to rent a shop in Málaga.

Bodega el Pimpi

At the heart of Málaga, is hard to explain the importance of El Pimpi for our city. An historical building, a winery, a restaurant, a museum, meeting point for malagueños and visitors, a place that gather together culture and gastronomy, tradition and trendiness.

Castillo de Gibralfaro

Even if we won´t climb Gibralfaro hill, we´ll see and talk on our Free tour of the second muslim fortress. A castle that could control and keep an eye on the whole city of Málaga. Because of this location, the castle provides the best views of the city, the harbour, the beach and the northern mountains.

Cathedral of Málaga

Built between 1528 and 1782, a mixure of styles that cover from Gothic architecture to even some neoclassic elements. Also remarkable that the cathedral was never finished, being the lack of its South tower the most significant uncomplete part. Taking the nickname of La Manquita (¨The one arm lady¨).

Teatro romano

Our roman theatre was built on 1st century. Covered by the muslim, stayed underground until 1951, time when Malagueños discovered it. With place for 1.200 people and covered by marble, the theatre was used to do performances, operas but also votings as referéndums of roman´s public life.

Plaza de la Merced

Last but not least our Merced square is a very significant square in our city. Place where probably the most relevant malagueño person was born, Pablo Ruiz Picasso. Next to the painter birthplace we´ll talk about his life and works in our guided visit culmination.
"AS ADVERTISED !!"

"The name of our tour was Perfect Day in Malaga and it lived up to its name. Javier made us feel welcome right away. He surely knows and loves his city.He was not a tour guide that just tossed facts at you. He was engaging encourging questions that made the tour interesting and fun. Always thoughtful asking us if we would like coffee or need a break. The lunch stop was delightful and filling. We did several tours during our visit to Spain and Portugal and I would have to say that this was number 1." Read on Tripadvisor

hoojoes
Hoojoes
Atlanta
"The perfect day tour"

"Booked the perfect day tour with my wife last Saturday. It starts at €95 per person but is discounted for larger groups. Our tour lasted over 6 1/2 hours and included all admission charges and lunch. There were just the two of us on the tour, so it was in effect a private tour. Our guide was Javier (one of the founder/ owners). Although my wife lived in Malaga and went to the university and I have visited it several times we both found it very interesting. We learned lots on new things even though we had visited most of the venues at least once before. I would definitely recommend the tour..." Read on Tripadvisor

largesarge1961
Largesarge1961
Mold, UK

FAQS

Do I need a reservation?

Reservations are strictly necessary for a private tour. Contact us for more information.

What if I arrive late to the meeting point?

There is no problem, please provide us a phone number on the reservation so the guide can contact you in case there is a problem.

Is there a lot of walking involved?

Not really. As long as you can take a pleasant walk by our city you can join our walking tour. Málaga as our tour is quite flat and quite easy. The guide will adapt to the speed of the group.

Do we stop for a break?

This tour is for you, if you need to make a stop or more, let your guide know.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Yes. There are a couple of easy uphill streets, but have never been a problem.

What should I bring?

Málaga´s climate is marvelous. However during the summer it can get very hot so don't forget your sunglasses, sun-tan lotion and a bottle of water. As well as comfortable shoes.

What if it rains? What if it is heavy rain?

Our tours run in all kinds of weather. In Málaga doesn ´t rain very often nevertheless. In the case of heavy rain the tour will run as usual so please bring an umbrella or a suitable rain gear.

May I leave before the tour ends?

There is no problema but please let your guide know so he/she doesn't wait for you at the next stop.