Alcazaba Tour - Explora Malaga
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Alcazaba Tour

Muslim influence in Malaga spanned for almost 8 centuries, its legacy lives on. Find out about Muslim Malaga walking about the most important fortress of its time, the Alcazaba.

Time to explore the flagship of the medieval Málaga

Located between the historical city center and the sea, this fortress has seen Málaga growing and changing for almost a millennium. A tour where to learn about the muslim legacy in a city they inhabit for 8 centuries, to listen about the unbelievable story of a castle that became a neighbourhood, as well as the christian reconquest and the unendable siege  in 1487 surrounded by the breathtaking views of the city and the bay.

  When

Summer (Apr 1st to Oct 31st): Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 18:00
Winter (Nov 1st to Mar 31st): Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 15:00
*Tours not running Dec 24th, 25th and 31st , January 1st and Jan 6th, Malaga´s Fair and Holy Week

  Duration

1hour 30min aprox

  Price

9€ per person* (Free for children up to 14 years old accompanied by adults)
*Entrance fee not included. The standard fee is 3,50€

Combine different tours and get a special price: Two tours 15€. Three tours 20€. See other tours

  Languages

English and Spanish. We have groups everyday in both languages.

  Meeting point

Alcazabilla Street, n.2 Entrance of the Alcazaba. Beside the information point. More info

  How to identify our guide?

Find the guide with a blue umbrella.

  Tour highlights

Alcazaba, the muslim fortress, the palaces área, moorish period of Málaga, the fight of the christian conquest, spanish inquisition. More info

  End point

Inside the fortress.

  Accessibility

This tour is not wheelchairs accesible. Suitable for all ages. We recommend a bottle of water with you and comfortable shoes.

Combine different tours and get a reduced price

(To enjoy this offer please make sure you have all the bookings you want in the shopping cart before the last step of the reservation)

1 TOUR

9€ *Ticket entrance not included
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PACK 2 TOURS

€18
15€ *Ticket entrance not included
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PACK 3 TOURS

€27
20€ *Ticket entrance not included
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Meeting point

Entrance of the Alcazaba on Alcazabilla street next to the tourist information center:

Alcazabilla is a very centrical Street in Málaga, next to Paseo del Parque and 2 minutes walking away from the catedral Málaga. The street is right next to the roman theatre. The entrance is in the corner, next to a tourist  information center.

How to identify our guide?
Our guides will be in the middle of the entrance  holding a big blue umbrella and wearing a blue t-shirt and a name tag.

Tour Highlights

Tour Alcazaba Malaga

Official Guides

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

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Certificate of Excellence 2016, 2017 and 2018, based on more than 1900 opinions from real clients

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

IMPORTANT INFO

  • Reservations for the Alcazaba Tour are not strictly necessary. If you have not booked, we recommend arriving at least 10 minutes before the scheduled time to ensure you get a space on the tour. Please bring exact change if possible.

  • The tour is suitable for all ages, even so, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes, a bottle of water and sunscreen.

  • Entrance fee not included for Alcazaba. The standard fee is 3,50€.

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FAQS

You can pay through a secure payment gateway in our web page with a credit or debit card. You can also pay cash on site.

Reservations are not strictly necessary . If you haven’t booked, we recommend arriving to the meeting point at least 10 minutes earlier.

There is no problem, usually there are spaces left and joining the tour later. Our guides will be there waiting on the meeting point until 10 minutes after the tour begins.

It does involve small staircase stretches, but don´t worry we consider it suitable for all ages. Because of the staircases we recommend not to do this tour with a suitcase or any other kind of bulky luggage.

We pass by a restroom we will stop at in case anyone needs it, but do not make a formal break during this tour.

We are afraid this tour is not. The rest of our walking tours are, you are welcome to join us in any of them.

Málaga´s climate is marvelous. However it can get very hot in summer so don’t forget your sunglasses, sunscreen and a bottle of water. As well as comfortable shoes.

Our tours run in all kinds of weather. Heavy rain is not common but in such a case the tour will run as usual so please bring an umbrella or a suitable rain gear.

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