The city of Malaga is a testament to the people and history of the region. From the Roman amphitheater to the Moorish Fortress to the Unfinished Cathedral to the Picasso House and Museum, the city offers a rich selection of the region’s legacy. This tour will give you an overview of all the city has to offer.
Some of the highlights of this tour include:
- Visit the Alcazaba, the 11th-century Moorish fortress. It combines a rugged fortress feel with some of the characteristic markings of the later Moorish palaces. At the top of the fortress sits the Castle of Gibralfaro, at one time considered the most impenetrable in Spain, with views over the city and the sea.
- Visit the Roman Amphitheatre, built in the 1st century and rediscovered in the 1950s, the theater is still used for shows
- The Cathedral of Malaga. Locally known as “La Manquita”– the one-armed lady – legend has it that the money that was supposed to be used for finishing the second tower was sent to help the American colonies fight the British in the Revolutionary War.
- Discover the winding streets and plazas of the old city, housing Arab baths, Artists’ houses, beautiful fountains and the charm of a vibrant city which has managed to maintain a feeling of tranquility.