Best Day and Shore Excursions in Malaga
It is easy to understand why Malaga City is well known as the Capital of the Costa del Sol. Once considered the poor cousin of Andalusia’s capital city, Seville, it now competes successfully for attention, thanks to its beautiful pedestrianized center, famous museums like Picasso Museum or Tyssen Museum, Michelin awarded restaurants and stylish hotels, many featuring trendy rooftop terraces with bar, pool, and stunning views. Muelle Uno is the latest addition, a contemporary leisure complex in the port
Some of the main attractions that Malaga has to offer:
- Sagrario Church: next to the Cathedral.
- Santiago Church: the church wherein 1881 was baptized, Picasso. It is on Calle Granada.
- Palace Marqués de Valdeflores: located in calle Carreterría.
- Bishop’s Palace: or Palacio Episcopal. It dates from 1762. Bishop’s Palace is located in the Cathedral. Among the most beautiful places to visit in Malaga.
- Customs Palace: or Palacio de la Aduana. Dates from 1788. It was built to manage the port’s traffic.
- La Alcazaba: dates from the 11th century. It is constructed on the Phoenician-Punic origin old fort. Located on Mount Gibralfaro hill.
- Malaga Bullring: dates from 1867, located in La Malaguerta.
- Gibralfaro: the castle name is after a Phoenician beacon.
- Roman Theatre: dates from the 1st century BC. It is built in the Roman city by Emperor Caesar Augustus. Located next to the Cathedral. Castle of Gibralfaro and Alcazaba are in adjacent.
- Picasso’s Birthplace (Museum), Fundacion Picasso: Pablo Picasso was born in 1881 in Malaga. His home is located in the Plaza de La Merced and currently, it is the Picasso Foundation’s headquarters and a historic monument with an artistic heritage.
- Tivoli World: located in Benalmadena. This amusement park is the perfect place for the whole of the family.
- The Cathedral: built over a former Great Mosque. It combines Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque styles.
Best Shore Excursions While In Malaga
Malaga City Tour & Alcazaba on a Segway
If you are feeling adventurous and want to enjoy Malaga at its best, we have a selection of shore excursions for every taste. Enjoy a guided visit to Malaga center while riding on a Segway.
Wine & Tapas Bike Tour Malaga
Combine a bike tour of Malaga with the tradition of tapas and wine. Enjoy a historical and culinary tour of one of Andalusia´s most beautiful cities.
Discover the unique experience of seeing an olive oil mill where you can learn about the varieties of oils and how they are made.
Juanito’s Ecological Citrus Farm
Spend a day at a citrus farm learning about different citrus fruits and their cultivation and production.
Spend a half-day in the picturesque village of Mijas. Located in the mountains above the coast, this charming village is a cluster of whitewashed buildings nestled into the mountainside. Mijas offers a glimpse of village life with its narrow cobblestoned streets and whitewashed buildings.
Visit a winery and learn about the traditional local grape and its revival. Wine tasting and tapas.
Tuk Tuk sightseeing tour & wine and tapas in Mijas
Spend a half-day in the picturesque village of Mijas. Take a guided Tuk Tuk tour of the village. Wine tasting and tapas.
Marbella & Puerto Banus Shore Excursion
Spend the day in the exclusive seaside resort of Marbella and visit the upscale marina, Puerto Banus.
4 by 4 Rangers Safari Lakes Tour
Discover the wonderful Spanish countryside in modern open-top jeeps.
Ronda Shore Excursion
Spend a day touring Ronda, one of the most beautiful and historic towns in Andalusia. Ronda is a mountain top city nestled on the dramatic El Tajo Gorge, which separates the old and new parts of the city. Ronda is one of Spain´s oldest towns dating back to Islamic times when it was an important cultural city. Hemingway described Ronda as the most romantic town in Spain.
Visit a Bull and Andalusian Horse breeding farm and Ronda
Have you ever wanted to see a Spanish bull, the ones used in bullfights? We offer you that opportunity! Set in the beautiful Andalusian countryside, this pastureland is the setting for breeding the Spanish fighting bull, as well as the elegant Andalusian horse. Groups have the opportunity to appreciate first-hand the breeding of these typically Spanish animals.