Free Tour Malaga
Embarking from Plaza de la Marina, your tour will commence with a leisurely stroll through the primary thoroughfares of this enchanting Andalusian city. Here, you’ll encounter one of its most iconic symbols, the bronze statue honoring the ‘Cenachero’ – these were the fishermen who once promoted their catch on the city streets.
Your journey continues as you amble up the pedestrian-friendly Calle Larios, renowned as one of Costa del Sol’s most frequented shopping avenues. Upon reaching Plaza de la Constitución, your next stop will be Plaza del Obispo, where you’ll have the chance to marvel at Malaga Cathedral up close and uncover the reason behind its popular moniker, ‘La Manquita’, or the ‘One-Armed Lady’. From there, you’ll venture to Plaza de la Merced to visit the Picasso Birthplace Museum.
The tour then winds its way down Calle Alcazabilla, where you’ll have the opportunity to admire the ancient remains of Malaga’s Roman Theatre. Your tour concludes by the majestic Alcazaba. This Moorish palace fortress, along with the Alcazaba of Almería and the Alhambra of Granada, form a significant part of the heritage of Al-Andalus.
Join us on this fun and insightful Free City Tour of Malaga, where your expert guide will share the city’s hidden gems, intriguing legends, and the most engaging stories of the captivating “Pearl of Andalusia.
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Explore Malaga on foot with an expert tour guide.
You’ll get to see all the best spots, from Calle Larios to the Plaza de la Constitución, the Malaga Cathedral, and the Picasso Birthplace Museum.
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What will I see during the Free Tour of Malaga?
The Free Tour of Malaga commences from Plaza de la Marina and travels through the main streets of the city. Highlights include the iconic bronze ‘cenachero’ statue, the famous shopping street Calle Larios, Plaza de la Constitución, and Plaza del Obispo, featuring Malaga Cathedral, known as ‘La Manquita’. You’ll visit Plaza de la Merced to see the Picasso Birthplace Museum, admire ancient remains of Malaga’s Roman Theatre on Calle Alcazabilla, and conclude your tour by the Alcazaba, a Moorish palace-fortress showcasing the legacy of Al-Andalus.
How much should I tip my guide?
The general principle of tipping for free tours is based on your satisfaction with the tour and your budget. A common practice could be in the range of €5 to €15 per person, depending on the quality of the tour, the guide’s performance, and your budget. Of course, if you feel that the guide went above and beyond, you could tip more as a token of appreciation.
Keep in mind that these amounts are just suggestions, and you should adjust your tip according to your level of satisfaction with the tour. It’s always a good idea to carry some small bills to make tipping easier.
How do I find the guide?
Head to Plaza de la Marina and arrive a few minutes before the scheduled start time. Keep an eye out for a group gathering, as there could be fellow tour participants. By arriving early and being attentive to signs and group dynamics, you’ll easily find your guide and be ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through Malaga.
What is the meeting point of the Free Tour of Malaga?
The meeting point is at Plaza de la Marina.
How long does the Free Tour of Malaga last?
The Free Tour of Malaga lasts around 2 hours.
Where does the Free Tour of Barcelona end?
The Free Tour of Malaga finishes at Pirámide de Cristal de Alcazabilla.