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Malaga: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Experience Card Options

1. Malaga: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Experience Card Options

Malaga boasts pretty streets, leafy boulevards, and lush gardens. See the major attractions of this lovely city with a 24 or 48-hour ticket for a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. With the aid of the tour’s onboard multilingual audio commentary, learn why the Malaga Cathedral is called La Manquita – the one-armed lady! Also, hear all about the old palace fortress and its 2 rings of walls. On the open-top double-decker bus, enjoy panoramic views of the city as well. You can visit the Alcazaba, where you’ll find a museum and pleasant gardens along with breathtaking views. While in the vicinity, stop by Castillo de Gibralfaro for a look at the ramparts and more spectacular views. You may want to see the ancient Teatro Romano and the reconstruction work that’s underway. Don’t forget the Picasso Museum, another important attraction in the city of his birth. Also enjoy free access to the Interactive Museum of Music, when appropriate ticket selected, where you can tap into your musical prowess, and try your hand at a variety of instruments. Tour stops Red Line: 1. Renfe / Vialia Train Station 2. Centro de Arte 3. Puerto Alborania Museum 4. Plaza de la Marina Main street 5. Paseo del Parque Auditorio 6. Centro Pompidou Málaga 7. Paseo de la Farola La Lighthouse 8. Playa de la Malagueta Beach la Malagueta 9. Plaza de Toros Bull Ring 10. Castillo de Gibralfaro Castle 11. Basílica de Sta. María de la Victoria Church 12. Plaza de la Merced 13. Museo Carmen Thyssen 14. Avenida Andalucía If you opt for the Malaga Experience Card or Premium Malaga Experience Card, then there's a whole host of other treats you'll receive on your Malaga adventure, including entry at some of the city's best attractions, including the Picasso Museum, and many more. 24hr Hop on Hop off + MiMMA Ticket inclusions: 24hr Hop on Hop off. Entry to the Malaga Interactive Music Museum. Malaga Experience 24hr Ticket Inclusions: 24hr Hop on Hop off Bus tourBoat TripEntry to Museo MiMMA (Interactive Music Museum)Entry to Museo Casa Natal de PicassoEntry to Museo ThyssenEntry to Museo PicassoEntry to Automobile and Fashion MuseumEntry to Museum Revello de Toro Malaga Premium Experience Ticket Inclusions: 24hr or 48hr Hop on Hop off tour (depending on option selected at time of booking)Includes the same 6 museums as the Malaga Experience CardEntry to Museo RusoEntry to Museo PompidouFree drink (venue subject to change and times or free drink may vary)Admission to the Cueva del Tesoro in Rincon de la VictoriaBoat trip** is included on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  **Note: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, instead of a boat trip, a flamenco show is included.

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Malaga: City Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

2. Malaga: City Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

Embark on an electric tuk-tuk tour of Malaga and discover some of the main highlights of the city. Enjoy the perfect introduction to Malaga as your guide recommends places to visit during your stay. Admire the exterior of some of Malaga's most iconic landmarks including the Gibralfaro Castle, the Alcazaba, and the Pompidou Museum. Ride through La Malagueta Beach, the Contemporary Art Centre, and Marina Square. See the Port of Malaga, the Bank of Spain, and La Malagueta bullring. Explore the streets of Malaga, ride through Merced Square, and pass by the Picasso Museum.

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Bike Tour of Malaga: Tapas and Wine

3. Bike Tour of Malaga: Tapas and Wine

Take a guided tour of Malaga by bike complete with tapas and wine! Boquerones al vinagre, pipirrana de pulpo, porra antequerana or patatas bravas con vino dulce – that's how you order traditional tapas in Malaga! Try these delicious Spanish specialties yourself! The tapas and wine tour of Malaga offers you an exciting culinary and cultural trip through one of the most beautiful cities of Andalusia. First, you will have a chance to admire the most famous sights of Malaga, before you reach the main marketplace, where your appetite for tapas is sure to be sated. After sampling a few delicacies, you will go on through the city. The end of the tour will be sweetened by a taste of the world-famous dessert wine, Vino Dulce, in a typical Andalusian bodega. This tour caters to the particular wishes of the participants – you yourself can decide what major highlights you want to experience. Enjoy tapas in an authentic tapas restaurant in the historical center.

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Malaga Bike Tour - Old Town, Marina & Beach

4. Malaga Bike Tour - Old Town, Marina & Beach

This bike tour of Malaga heads off from the central Plaza de la Marina for a 3-hour ride around the city’s main attractions. Riding with a fun and professional guide, you will get personalized service as you tour famous sites like the Roman Theater, Picasso's birthplace, and Malaga Cathedral. And don't worry, Malaga's roads and paths are lovely and flat, making for easy riding.  Suitable for all ages, stop every few hundred meters for sightseeing and to rest your legs. While you ride, your guide will show you the historic details of Malaga and tell fascinating facts about the day-to-day life of this busy seaside city. See symbolic places such as the Castle Gibralfaro and Semana Santa Museum, and enjoy riding along the lovely beach promenade facing Mediterranean Sea.

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Málaga: Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater Walking Tour

5. Málaga: Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater Walking Tour

See the highlights in Málaga with this group walking tour. Follow your guide to the Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater and Picasso's streets. Listen as your guide tells you more about these sites. Start your tour at the Plaza de La Marina. Stroll to the Renaissance Cathedral of Malaga where your guide will point out details of the Cathedral for you and provide facinating context for what you see. Head to the Alcazaba which is built into the sides of Gibralfaro Mountain. Take the elevator to the highest point where you can admire views of Malaga. Walk to the ancient Roman Theater before heading to the streets where Picasso lived. Marvel at the statue of Picasso and explore Plaza de la Merced, Plaza del Obispo, and Calle Larios with your knowledgeable guide.

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Málaga: 3-Hour Complete Walking Tour with Tickets

6. Málaga: 3-Hour Complete Walking Tour with Tickets

Enjoy a guided 3-hour walk around Málaga, beginning at Plaza de la Merced, one of the city’s most important squares. You’ll see the statue of Picasso, and hear about the origins of the city. Continue your walk to the most emblematic sites, including Plaza de la Constitución, Calle Lario, and La Plaza del Obispo. Enter the Cathedral, also known as La Manquita. Your guide will show you a number of picturesque locations, and you’ll stop to enjoy one of Málaga’s typical wines. The last stop is a visit to the Teatro Romano and the Alcazaba, where you'll have panoramic views from inside the monument.

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Málaga: 2-Hour Historical Center & Cathedral Tour

7. Málaga: 2-Hour Historical Center & Cathedral Tour

On this guided tour around the historical center and the Cathedral of Málaga, you will meet at Plaza de la Merced, a square with different uses during its history and connected to liberal policy. In this square, you will see the famous Picasso statue near the Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation. During the walking tour, discover the city and the historic origins of Málaga. Walk around the most important places such as Calle Granada and Iglesia de Santiago, Plaza de la Constitución, Pasaje de Chinitas, Calle Larios and Plaza del Obispo. There, you will discover the majesty of the Cathedral of Málaga, the most emblematic monument in the city. The real name of this monument is Catedral de la Encarnación, also known as La Manquita.

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Malaga: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour

8. Malaga: 1.5-Hour Walking Tour

In just 1.5 hours, discover the main sights of the historic center of Málaga. Begin with the cathedral, later finishing in front of the Roman Theatre. Throughout your experience, travel around Malaga with a local guide whilst discovering the main monuments of the city and learning its history, tradition, and curiosities. Learn about the cathedral, Calle Larios, Constitution Square, Picasso, the Roman Theatre, and the Alcazaba. Traveling further, visit the main market of the city: the Atarazanas Market. Whilst there take a short break inside, allowing you to discover some of its local products.

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Málaga: Alcazaba, Cathedral, and Roman Theater Guided Tour

9. Málaga: Alcazaba, Cathedral, and Roman Theater Guided Tour

Get to know the best places in the city in depth on this guided Malaga tour with tickets to the main attractions. Start the tour in the Plaza de la Marina, one of the central points in the city. Here, depending on the time, enjoy one of the many food fairs that are held there throughout the year. Then, walk along the great Calle Larios, the main artery of Malaga with your guide. Next, visit the Plaza de la Constitución, home to many events and the Malaga Fair. Here you'll take a detour to see one of the greatest treasures: the Cathedral of Malaga. Known worldwide, the Cathedral is one of the most beautiful buildings on the tour. Find out lots of interesting facts including why it's called La Manquita. Continue to Plaza del Obispo and visit Antonio Banderas' favorite place to eat, El Pimpi. Enjoy a good Malaga wine and delicious fish. Right next to El Pimpi is the iconic Roman Theater and the Alcazaba of Malaga, which served as a protective wall of the city. Make your way to Malaga City Hall, and along the way walk through the tree-lined avenue Paseo del Parque. To finish the tour, there is no better place than Pier 1, the new open-air shopping center that offers enviable views of the city.

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Málaga: Creative Urban Photography Workshop

10. Málaga: Creative Urban Photography Workshop

Explore the best corners of the magical city of Málaga on a private creative photo workshop where you will experience the streets, beaches, tropical plants, and the Port of Málaga with a professional photographer. Discover some hidden gems in the city as you take pictures of the artistic Soho neighborhood, the architecture in the old town, and much more. As it will be only you and your group taking part in this creative photo lesson, your instructor will completely adapt to your needs and level. Everyone is welcome to attend and no previous experience or knowledge is required. You can even decide what you want to focus on according to your own interests. Start improving your skills though fun activities and learn from your instructor how to edit your shots and get the most out of your camera’s settings. With your camera or smartphone, learn how to take amazing shots that will forever remind you of the magical Mediterranean light. You will also get the knowledge you were looking for to create unforgettable memories of your Andalusia trip.

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What people are saying about Malaga Cathedral

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Both Eduardo (our driver and guide) and the tour were great!!! He told us a lot about Malaga and explaind everything - from the history till today. He gave us ideas what.to do in Malaga, what food to eat, where to make photos - alltogether a very nice experience! And the Tuk tuk is great, it was raining but we didn't get wet, and you had nice blankets so my kids and wife were very warm! If this is your first visit to Malaga, this trip is a must!! Congrats to the team

Really great way to see around Malaga and get familiar with the city. Our guide was very informative. We did the 1.5hr tour. We had a 6 year old with us so this was an ideal to do a tour of the city.

Tuk Tuk with Eduardo was great! We loved seeing the local sights and learning about some of Malaga's history. definitely a great way to start a week around the area!

Eduardo is a passionate and wonderful guide. He shown us the various part of Malaga and provided insights more a local perspective. Highly recommended!!

A very beautiful and pleasant tour to see Malaga from tuk-tuk. Thank you✅!