Explore the cultural capital of Costa del Sol on this full-day tour from Benalmádena. Discover the legacy of Picasso, marvel at the grand Gothic Cathedral and enjoy window-shopping along glamorous Calle Larios. Along the way, peek into the market, stroll through Malaga Park and admire the views from the beachfront, then relax with drinks and tapas.
Full-day Malaga tour from Benalmádena, including tapas tasting
Ride the ferry from Benalmádena to Málaga
See Malaga Cathedral, Calle Larios and Malaga Park on a guided walking tour
Follow the Málaga Picasso Route and discover the city’s most iconic artist
Enjoy free time to explore the city independently
Wheelchair accessible tour
Ideal introduction for first-time visitors to Malaga or those short on time
Meet your guide at Plaza Solymar in Benalmádena and head down to the port to catch the ferry to Málaga. Keep your camera to hand as you glide along the Costa del Sol on a 1-hour cruise and enjoy prime views of Torremonlinos, Carihuela beach and Los Alamos Beach.
Arrive in Málaga around 11am and set out on a guided walking tour. Stroll through the pretty gardens of Málaga Park, take in the views over the Port of Málaga, then peek into the lively Mercado Atarazanas (Atarazanas Market). After getting a taste of local life in the market, follow your guide down the busy shopping boulevard of Calle Larios.
Learn about Málaga’s fascinating history, which dates back to Roman times, as you roam the Historic Quarter. Admire the monumental buildings that line Plaza de la Constitución, visit the 16th-century Cathedral, then enjoy a short break for drinks and tapas (one drink and tapa per person is included).
Next, marvel at the Alcazaba, the Moorish fortress perched high on the cliff side, and trace Málaga's early history with a visit to the ruins of the Roman Theatre. Finally, follow in the footsteps of Málaga's most famous former resident as you walk the Málaga Picasso Route and see Picasso's Birthplace Museum and the Picasso Foundation.
Enjoy free time to eat lunch (own expense), shop for souvenirs or continue sightseeing independently, before rejoining your group for the return ferry to Benalmádena.