Free Tour Modern Malaga - Explora Malaga
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Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Modern Malaga
Free Tour

Culture, gastronomy and history are mixed in this tour where we will visit emblematic places of the city, enjoy wonderful views and a pleasant walk by the seaside 

We will visit beautiful and important areas for the city such as the Plaza de la Merced and Plaza de Uncibay, the favorite meeting points of the Malagueños where Picasso's birthplace is, the dark door gardens, pier UNO, the palm grove of surprises , the Paseo del Parque, Plaza de la Marina and much more.

We will also tell you about the typical Malaga gastronomy, curiosities of the city, its important industrial age and we will meet illustrious people who wrote the history of Malaga, such as Picasso, General Torrijos and Manuel Agustín Heredia.


Winter (October 1st to May 31st): Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 16:00
Summer (June 1st to September 31st): Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 18:00

*Tours not running Dec 24th, 25th and 31st , January 1st and Jan 6th, Malaga´s Fair and Holy Week


2 Hours


Free (You set the price of it). More info


English and Spanish. We have groups in both languages.

  Meeting point

Plaza de la Constitución. More info

  How to identify our guide?

Find the guide with a blue umbrella.

  Tour highlights

Plaza de Uncibay, Teatro Cervantes, Plaza de la Merced, Casa natal de Picasso, Puerto de Málaga, Paseo del Parque y Plaza de la Marina. More info

  End point

Plaza de la Marina.


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

Meeting point:

Plaza de la Constitución(Constitución´s square):

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. We will be there 30 minutes before the beginning of the tour, if you arrive earlier than us (doesn’t happen very often), you can always visit the touristic information point on the Northwest corner of the square. We recommend booking online.

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

Tour Highlights

Official Guides

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

Awarded by Tripadvisor

Certificate of Excellence 2016, 2017 and 2018, based on more than 2300 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


  • Reservations for the Free Tour Málaga+ are not strictly necessary but highly advisable. In order to maintain the quality, numbers are limited in all our tours. If you have not booked, we recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time to ensure you get a space on the tour.

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

  • If the total amount of people coming is less than 5 people to do the tour in a specific language, the tour may be cancelled, something that happens less than the 1% of ours tour. If it happens our guides will love to show you tips and options for further exploration of Málaga.

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How does the free tour system work?

This is the title given to tours when clients set the price  of the tour. We consider it the fairest system and also ensures that our guides give their best service every tour.

Do I need a reservation?

Reservations are not strictly necessary but highly recommended, number of visitors are limited at every tour for quality purposes. If you haven't booked, we strongly recommend arriving to the meeting point at least 10 minutes earlier.  If you are a large group of 10 or more people you will need to book a private tour.

What if I arrive late to the meeting point?

The guides will be at the meeting point 10 minutes after the start of the tour. They will give you directions to join a group.

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 this tour.

Do we stop for a break?

In this tour we don't stop for a break but there are a lot of places to take a sit during the tour and and public restrooms at the end of the tour.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

No. We're very sorry but it is not possible because of the many stairs of Puerta Oscura gardens.

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 problem but please let your guide know so he/she doesn't wait for you at the next stop.