Málaga Viewing points

Our most recommended Málaga Viewing points

From Malaga: Granada Full-Day Trip with Alhambra

1. From Malaga: Granada Full-Day Trip with Alhambra

Enjoy a guided tour of the Alhambra monument, including a visit to the Nazari Palaces. Depart from Malaga and head to Granada and experience the lively city, without worrying about tickets or transfers. After seeing the palace, explore the Generalife Gardens with a guide. Get picked up from Malaga with a comfortable bus transfer and find yourself in the beautiful city of Granada. Once there, explore the world-famous Alhambra Palace, with priority access and no waiting in line. Admire the Nasrid Palaces, Generalife, Alcazaba, and Charles V Palace with a guide, and be amazed by the innovative water features and architecture of the gardens. As you walk, learn the unique history of the last outpost of Muslim Spain. Afterward, stroll through the historic city center of Granada and take in the breathtaking views of the Granada region. Enjoy some free time in the city center to visit the cathedral, have lunch at a local restaurant or simply stroll through the streets and squares. Take a break in one of Granada's famous tapas bars before getting back on the bus for the return trip to Malaga.

Malaga: City Tour by Private Electric Tuk-Tuk

2. Malaga: City Tour by Private 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 and Marina Square. See the Bank of Spain, and La Malagueta bullring. Explore the streets of Malaga.

From Costa del Sol: Guided Tour of Seville

3. From Costa del Sol: Guided Tour of Seville

Discover the city of Seville on a guided tour from the Costa del Sol. Enjoy several hours in the city with a guided bus and walking tour.  On the bus, see the Pavilions of the Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929, the Maria Luisa Park, the San Telmo Palace, the Torre del Oro, the Guadalquivir River, the only navigable river in Spain. Afterward, meet your local guide and start the guided walking tour through the beautiful Santa Cruz quarter, the Puerta de Jerez, the historic center of the city.  Reach the Cathedral and its famous Giralda Tower. Explore the interior of the cathedral, the largest Gothic-style cathedral in the world, where you can also see the sarcophagus of Christopher Columbus. Make a short stop at Plaza de España. After the visit, you will have some free time to explore more of the city. Afterward, relax on the journey back to Malaga.

From Málaga /Costa del Sol: Trip to Nerja & Frigiliana

4. From Málaga /Costa del Sol: Trip to Nerja & Frigiliana

Discover two of the most beautiful towns of Andalusia on this day tour to Nerja and Frigiliana. Admire the beautiful coastal views, the quaint streets, and  Start with pickup from your accommodation from Málaga or from the Costa del Sol. Begin the tour by traveling east towards Nerja. During the journey, learn a bit more about the region along the way. Upon arrival in Nerja, be escorted by your guide to the magnificent viewpoint of the Balcón de Europa. Admire the views of the waves and cliffs along the coastline. Enjoy 2.5 hours of free time in Nerja to shop, have lunch, or explore. Next, travel to Frigiliana, one of the most beautiful typical "White Towns" of Andalusia. Discover this town's Moorish heritage located between the reliefs of the Sierra de Almijara and the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy an hour of free time here to wander the narrow streets, surrounded by tightly packed houses. After exploring Nerja, hop back on the bus and return to the Costa del Sol.

Malaga: 3-Hour Private Customizable Walking Tour

5. Malaga: 3-Hour Private Customizable Walking Tour

Create your dream tour of Malaga with a customizable private guided tour. You could choose to discover the charm of the city center and old town with your knowledgable guide. Discover the mix of Roman, Arabic and Christian architecture and learn about how the city has evolved over the years. Visit the famous monuments, including the Roman theater and Alcazaba and discover why the Cathedral of Malaga is called the One-Armed Lady. Alternatively, you could head out into nature and discover panoramic views of the city from a scenic viewpoint. During your hike, learn about the Moorish times in Malaga and discover exotic plants in the Subtropical park.  Another option is to explore some of the city's many museums. Learn about Spanish painters, history, flamenco, and, of course, the most famous malagueño - Picasso. There is a museum for everyone's interests, so take advantage and learn something new. You could also choose to focus your tour on the port area and learn more about the Andalusian lifestyle. Visit a famous lighthouse, Malagueta beach and see how the locals cook seafood.

Cruise terminal pickup. Malaga in 2 hours by Electric Car

6. Cruise terminal pickup. Malaga in 2 hours by Electric Car

Get to know and visit the most emblematic places of Malaga and the less seen areas as you travel by electric car. Begin the tour in Calle Alamos, in the center of Malaga. Go through the historic area (Paseo del Parque, La Catedral, Museo de Málaga, Ayuntamiento, Puerto de Málaga, Mirador de Gibralfaro) and the lesser-known area such as the fishing districts of Pedregalejo and El Palo. Take two stops during the tour, so that you can enjoy the views. End the tour back at the starting point in Calle Alamos.

Málaga: Private Gibralfaro Lookout and Alcazaba Guided Tour

7. Málaga: Private Gibralfaro Lookout and Alcazaba Guided Tour

See panoramic views of downtown Malaga on this guided city walking tour, with bus transportation included. Visit the 11th century Alcazaba (citadel) and Castillo de Gibralfaro, built in the 14th. Start your tour at Plaza de la Marina, where you will take a bus to Mount Gibralfaro. Enjoy access to the entire fortress accompanied by your guide and bask in the beauty of some of the city's most amazing views. Continue your tour at the Alcazaba of Malaga, where you will take the elevator to the highest point of this fortress. Listen as your guide enlightens you with the background of the architecture and get a real feel for the rich history of the city.

Malaga: Private 4-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

8. Malaga: Private 4-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

Experience Malaga from the perspective of a local. As you wander from square to square, from one historic site to another major landmark, learn about the city's interesting history from your guide. Along with gaining knowledge about the city's rich culture, discover the birthplace of many famous personalities such as Pablo Picasso or Antonio Banderas.  Marvel at Malaga's stunning architecture as you figure out which church is called, "La Manquita" or why Malaga has a Roman theater.  Gaze at Gibralfaro Castle from afar and see its spectacular views of Malaga and the Mediterranean Sea. Also, make a stop at the sprawling Alcazaba Palatial Fortress complex.

Málaga: Highlights and Sunset Guided Private Tour

9. Málaga: Highlights and Sunset Guided Private Tour

Begin at Plaza de la Constitución and the famous Calle Larios. Continue to the Cathedral, Roman Theatre and Alcazaba, then the gorgeous subtropical park of Paseo del Parque, just by the new Port of Malaga. Walk along the Moorish narrow streets in the Old Town, and discover famous monuments and local's favourite hidden corners. Learn about the fascinating history of the city, which dates back over 3000 years. You will discover the story behind "La Farola", the Málaga Lighthouse located in La Malagueta Beach. Learn why grilled sardines or espetos are so important in the gastronomy of Costa del Sol. After this, start a short hike on a paved path up to the highest viewpoint in Malaga. Your guide will show you the remains of the Old Moorish Fortress Wall on the way up, and will tell you how life in Malaga changed after the Christian reconquest. When you get to the top and reach the viewpoint, be amazed by the breathtaking views of Malaga Bay. Relax. admire the beautiful sunset, and take some beautiful photos. Return to the City Center and your guide will give you some useful tips and advice to get the most out of your stay in the city.

From Malaga: Private Alhambra Palace and Granada Day Trip

10. From Malaga: Private Alhambra Palace and Granada Day Trip

Explore the Moorish architecture of the Generalife gardens and the Nasrid Palaces of the Alhambra palace and fortress complex with a local guide. Then, head up to the Albaicin and the center of Granada. Meet your private driver in Malaga for the 1.5-hour trip to Granada. Upon arrival, meet your private Alhambra Palace guide for skip-the-line tickets and a 3-hour private tour. Visit the wonderful Palaces and Generalife Gardens. Stroll through the Medina, Arabic baths, Carlos V Palace, and the Alcazaba (Fortress) within the walls of the Alhambra. Next, be driven up to the Albaicin to San Nicolas square for an amazing view of the Alhambra Palace and the stunning backdrop of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range. Enjoy free time around the center of Granada for more exploration, shopping, and lunch (not included). After soaking in the views, return to Malaga

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 4,052 reviews

Our guide picked us up on time at the meeting point.  Our guide was very knowledgeable and took his time to show us parts of Malaga that we had not been able to see on the Hop-on Hop-off bus tour the previous day.  I recommend this tour because you get an opportunity to visit sites not accessible by the bus tour.  The Tuk Tuk tour is a nice way to get in and out of tight spaces within the city.  You also get a chance to ask questions and get answers about the sites within the city.  We chose the 1.5 tour, which seemed about right for us. If you want a nice personalized tour, then choose the Tuk Tuk tour.

Just a wonderful hour with a terrific, knowledgeable, and friendly guide...Jimmy. He was very charismatic, knew his history and shared personal notes about life in Malaga. He was just great and the tour was safe and comfortable with warm blankets provided. For the price, with a tip, it was well worth the relaxing hour with Senior Jaime❤️❤️

Jimmy, or Jaime, was our driver for a 2 hr tour. We loved it! He was so interesting and fun and easy to hear for all 4 of us. We highly recommend this as a fun way to see this beautiful city.

It was a lovely way to see some of Malaga and definitely worth the cost. Edwardo was a great guide.

Very interesting and funny tour. I fully recommend it