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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-hour Malaga Essential Experience ticket for a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour or the Malaga Iconic Ticket which also includes entry to the MIMMA and Carmen Thyseen Museum. 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 (entry not included), 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 an appropriate ticket is selected, where you can tap into your musical prowess, and try your hand at a variety of instruments. The Blue Line starts at 11:00 AM from Vialia and joins the Red Line at 2:00 PM. Frequency every 60 minutes until 2:00 PM. After that, every 30 minutes. The Green Line (Botanical Gardens) is from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (first and last tour from Malaga Bus Station). Frequency every 75 minutes. Blue Route Blue Line:1.Vialia - Renfe2.Russian and Automobile Museums3.Puerto4.Centre Pompidou5.Calle Larios Green Line: 1.Estación de Autobuses2.Vialia - Renfe3.Callejones del Perchel4.Pasillo Santa Isabel5.Cruz Roja6.San José Parque7.Camino de Casa Bermeja8.Jardín Botánico9.Camino de Casa Bermeja10. Estadio de Futbol11.Martiricos12.Guimbarda13.Cercanías 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 (closed until further notice) 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, then there's a whole host of other treats you'll receive on your Malaga adventure, including entry to some of the city's best attractions, such as the Picasso Museum, and many more. Malaga Experience 24-Hour Ticket Inclusions: 24hr Hop on Hop off Bus tourBoat TripEntry to any of the following:Casa Natal Picasso y Fundación PicassoMuseo Carmen ThyssenMuseo Picasso MálagaMuseo RusoMuseo PompidouMuseo Revello de ToroCuevas del Tesoro The boat trip is included on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. On Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, instead of a boat trip, a flamenco show is included.Guided Walking Tour 24-Hour Hop on Hop off Iconic Malaga Ticket inclusions: 24-hour Hop on Hop off bus tour with entry to the MiMMA (Interactive Music Museum) and Carmen Thyseen Museum

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

2. 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.

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.

Málaga: Private Gibralfaro Lookout and Alcazaba Guided Tour

4. 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.

From Costa del Sol: Private Ronda Tour

5. From Costa del Sol: Private Ronda Tour

Experience the romance of Ronda and see why the town inspired writers and filmmakers such as Orson Welles and Ernest Hemingway. Following a pick-up from your hotel on the Costa del Sol, transfer to Ronda and start your tour in the "new" part of town. Here, you will see the bullring of the Plaza de Toros de Ronda, one of Spain's oldest and best-loved bullfighting rings. The on-site Bullfighting Museum is filled with bullfighting paraphernalia, along with art by Goya and Picasso and photographs of famous bullfighting fans. Go to the lookout and Puente Nuevo ("New Bridge"), which spans the gorge of the El Tajo. Then visit Ronda's old area to see the Baños Árabes (Arab Baths), Puente Viejo ("Old Bridge") and Cloister. End with an optional wine tasting and sample the wines of Ronda at source. Trip options include a 2-hour private tour and 2-hours of free time for lunch and shopping, or a 1.5-hour private tour and 30 minutes free time.

Mijas Pueblo: Private Tour From the Costa del Sol

6. Mijas Pueblo: Private Tour From the Costa del Sol

Enjoy a visit to the picturesque village of Mijas Pueblo and learn about this charming place from your guide. On this private tour you’ll see the oval bullring, the remains of the Arab wall, the churches of the 16th and 17th centuries and much more. Visit the Mijas Contemporary Art Museum and the Ethnographic Museum, where you can see displays of ancient local crafts and recreations of centuries-old buildings. You can choose an optional taxi donkey ride (not included in the tour price). Enjoy a session tasting some delicious Malaga wines and take some time to explore the local shops. If you’re visiting the village on Wednesday or Saturday you can enjoy a free outdoor flamenco show.

From Malaga: Seville Day Trip with Guided City Walking Tour

7. From Malaga: Seville Day Trip with Guided City Walking Tour

You will be picked up from Málaga and Costa del Sol, directly to Seville. Enjoy the panoramic views of Paseo de Colón, the River Guadalquivir, and the Avenida de las Palmeras to the Maria Luisa Park where you will stop to enjoy taking pictures and taking a walk in one of the most emblematic places of Seville. After that, you will go through the Murillo Gardens into the old part of the city, through the narrow streets of the famous Santa Cruz neighborhood. One of the oldest neighbourhoods in Seville that hides great mysteries and legends as well as an authentic Andalusian atmosphere. At the end of the visit you will have free time to explore Seville for 5 hours and you can take the opportunity to have lunch and taste typical Andalusian dishes. You will be able to visit the third largest cathedral in the world, the Seville Cathedral next to the most characteristic image of the city, the Giralda of Seville. If you wish, you can access on your own to enjoy the most inspiring and amazing gothic and renaissance art and learn about its history or even visit the Royal Alcazar of Seville where the famous Game of Thrones series was filmed. Stroll along the banks of the Guadalquivir River and see the famous Torre de Oro or even go to the Plaza de la Encarnacion to see the Metropol Parasol or Seville mushrooms, one of the most visited places in the city in recent years and climb up to see one of the best views of the city of Seville. At the time indicated by the guide, meet again for the return to the same place of the pickup.

Málaga: Panoramic Private Tour by Car with Photo Stops

8. Málaga: Panoramic Private Tour by Car with Photo Stops

We start from your Hotel,Apartment or the Port, The driver and the guide will be waiting for you. In this panoramic tour we will have several stops to take pictures with the comfort of having near the car and with explanations of our official guide. 1.Enjoy stunning views of the Port of Málaga and the Historic Quarter. Then moving on to Mercado Atarazanas (Ataranzas Market), so called because it occupies the site where the Nasrid shipyards (i.e. ataranzas) stood. The main gate has been preserved. They say that, if you want to know a city well, the first thing you should do is visit the market. ( Here we will have our First PhotoStop if the Market open we can go inside ) 2.Calle Larios and Plaza la constitución make the iconic Calle Larios, Málaga's main shopping street where the world's leading brands have their stores. Next, follow it as far as Plaza de la Constitución, the heart of the city's historical quarter. 3.The Cathedral : Although work on the Cathedral began during the Gothic period (16th Century) on the site of the old Arab mosque, the building is in the Renaissance style and is still unfinished . 3.The Alcazaba, built between the 11th and 15th centuries, was the fortress-palace of the Moorish rulers. It is located on the site of an earlier Phoenician building at the foot of Mount Gibralfaro, a privileged spot overlooking the city.( Entrance fee included ) 4.The Roman Theatre, an essential sight. Built in the first century BC, it was in use until the third century AD After its recent restoration, Málaga's Roman Theatre regained its use as a performance space. 5. Plaza de la Merced where it joins the Málaga Picasso Route. Objective: Fundación Picasso (Picasso Foundation) Museo Casa Natal. (Picasso's Birthplace Museum) 6.Castillo de Gibralfaro where you can enjoy a panoramic view of Málaga .

From Costa del Sol: Malaga Half-Day Private Tour

9. From Costa del Sol: Malaga Half-Day Private Tour

Discover the beauty of Malaga on this private tour with an accredited guide, who will tell you about the city’s history as you see its monuments and attractions. Hear interesting commentary about Malaga’s history from your knowledgeable guide as you enjoy a walk along Larios Street and around Constitution Square. Take a leisurely stroll around the old city and stop to admire the cathedral. You’ll pass by the Picasso Museum. Discover the archeological sites of the city, including the Roman theater and the citadel. Again, your guide will provide historical information on these sites. On the last part of the tour, you’ll see Picasso's birthplace and follow the Picasso route to the church where he was baptized.

Costa del Sol: Private Tour to Cordoba

10. Costa del Sol: Private Tour to Cordoba

Departing from your hotel at 8:00 AM, on route for Cordoba. Your tour guide will meet you in Cordoba and take you through the Jewish Quarter. Telling stories, histories and legends of the Sephardi Jews. Visit the Synagogue with Moorish decoration, and the craft market while in this corner of the city.  Next visit the Cathedral-Mosque, to be delighted by the different embellishments of the mosque that have happened over the years of upkeep. The Christian interventions, from the conquest of Cordoba by the king Ferdinand III from 1236. Learn about the unique materials used in construction, in the paintings and sculptures.  For the afternoon enjoy exploring the city on your own, enjoy having lunch at one of the cafe's or restaurants serving local produce. After lunch enjoy a look around the shopping district. Your tour concludes with a transfer back to your original hotel in Costa del Sol. 

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What a wonderful tour. Starting with the confirmation of the pickup location and time, the day before the tour, the professional driver who arrived early with a clean car and water for our trip to Ronda. Our personal tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and made the experience fun while been informative. The tour took us around the most interesting parts of Ronda but left us with enough time to wander around ourselves and for lunch. I would certainly encourage others to take it, we saw a lot of people wandering around not really knowing where they were going. It's worth the price to have someone explain the history of such a wonderful place.

Everything went great! Buses always came on time and were never crowded, so you always had a good seat. The heat was unbearable in some places, but that's how it is when you visit a city in summer. Gladly again :)

For short stopovers, this is the best way to discover the city and to be able to choose the stops according to the places to visit. The availability of drivers is a plus.

We had a great unforgettable time touring Malaga by bus to the sights. Then we took the beautiful harbor boat tour around the coasts of the city of Malaga.

Great overview of the city. The botanical garden is recommended!