Guided tour

Malaga: Food Tasting Walking Tour

4.8 / 5

37 reviews

Activity provider: welovemalaga guided tours

Malaga: Food Tasting Walking Tour

Activity provider: welovemalaga guided tours

From US$ 51.19 per person

Explore Malaga like a native as you indulge in the city’s food culture and history on this walking tour. Sample the food at the local market and visit the sights in the historic center.

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Duration 3 hours
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Spanish, English
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Limited to 8 participants


  • Feel like a local by exploring Malaga’s most atmospheric and authentic areas
  • Sample some local food at Malaga’s market
  • Enjoy a traditional Spanish breakfast of chocolate and churros
  • See the Moorish Fortress, Cathedral and the Roman Theater
  • Walk down Calle Larios, one of Malaga’s liveliest streets
Full description

If you dream of exploring Spain with all 5 senses, then this is the tour for you! Taste the best of Malaga and Spain, and learn from a local what makes Spanish food culture unique and special. This tour combines a lovely walking tour with an emphasis on food! This 3-hour tour is ideal for a shore excursions or city break. Solo travelers, children, vegetarians, families, couples, and friends are all welcome, with no minimum group size required. You will explore a traditional market and taste local specialties at some of Malaga’s most traditional places. Enjoy all kind of tastings and an unforgettable experience of authentic and tasty Spain! Your discovery of Spain’s food starts in Calle Larios, one of Malaga’s liveliest streets. This beautiful street with stunning 19th century architecture is the place to see and be seen. One of the most vibrant streets in Malaga, it is the 5th most expensive street in Spain. After a nice walk you will reach the first stop with chocolate and churros (traditional pastry that you have to dip in very rich chocolate). From here you will visit a local market, enjoy some food tastings, and walk through the historical areas to see the Moorish Citadel, the Renaissance Cathedral, the Roman Amphitheater, Picasso’s sights, and much more.

Enjoy a tasting of Iberian ham and Manchego cheese along with some fresh seasonal fruit. End the tour on a sweet note with a typical local ice cream made of turrón (roasted almonds, cinnamon and honey).

  • Walking tour with a licensed tour guide
  • Breakfast with traditional chocolate and churros (typical Spanish breakfast)
  • Tastings at market stalls
  • Tasting of best quality Iberian ham and Manchego cheese
  • Fresh seasonal fruit
  • Typical local ice-cream made of turrón (roasted almonds, cinnamon and honey)
  • Entry to any sites

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Meeting point

Meet at Plaza de la Marina 2, Málaga, outside McDonald’s. The guide will be waiting for you there at the exact time.

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  • Tour starts at 10:30 every day except on Sundays or public holidays (when the market is closed) and last 3 hours
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4.8 /5

based on 37 reviews

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It was the best food tour we have ever had in Spain. The group size was very manageable, so that you really had a chance to go to the trendy / best cafes, ice cream parlors and co. a place to come. The food selection was really good, so there was something for everyone. The background information on the various foods in the market hall, such as olive oil or spices, was also very nice. It was also a particularly nice extra that you got one or the other as a small test pack as a souvenir. In addition, our guide was very knowledgeable about the city of Malaga, so the city tour associated with the food tour was also full of interesting information. From the end we were fed and extremely satisfied. It was the best food tour we have ever had in Spain.

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June 14, 2022

Damian was one of the best guides I have ever had. From the historical aspects of the streets and buildings of Malaga, he was captivating, knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. Our early morning food tour, not the tapas one was even better as we navigated the hidden gems of the city. From fresh churros to delicious orange and chocolate ice cream, he was a pure delight! What a wonderful and special tour we were given!!

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May 28, 2022

Great guide, guided tour in German and 3 eventful hours! Thanks!

Our guide ordered his father along because he spoke German. Delicious food, tastings at the market and the highlights of Malaga in a 3-hour program - nothing to be desired! Thank you, we can only recommend this tour and look forward to your next visit to Malaga with these guides!

September 6, 2017

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