Malaga's markets, traditional shops and unique buildings deserve a visit as much as the historic centre. Discover a different side to the city with this alternative walking tour route.
As well as its beautiful historic and cultural centre, the city of Malaga is also home to many other interesting areas which, while lesser known by the public, are still undoubtedly worth a visit. This alternative walking tour will start at Pasaje de Chinitas. Do you know what made this alleyway so popular in the 19th century?
Your route through this lesser known side of Malaga will pass the Iglesia de los Santos Mártires, a church built during the time of the Catholic Monarchs, which is home to no fewer than five canonical brotherhoods. After learning some curious facts about Malaga's Semana Santa, or Holy Week, you'll wander down to the Puerta Nueva area, where the Carmen Thyssen Museum is located.
The tour will continue to Malaga's most famous market square: the Atarazana Central Market. You'll explore its different stands, each selling a wide variety of regional specialities, and get to sample a selection of local products, giving you a better taste of the area's most popular recipes.
Before returning to the original meeting point, the route will pass by several other iconic places such as Puente de los Alemanes, the 'The German Bridge'. Malaga is thousands of kilometres from Germany, and yet, an agreement at the beginning of the 20th century united the two, resulting in this bridge...
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:
- Tours or activities will not consist of more than 15 people per group.
- A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
- The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
- Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
- All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
- All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.
- Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
- Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
- The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
- The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
- The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
- The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
- At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.
- Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
- Alcoholic drinks are not available.
|Adults||Children under 10 years old|
|English guided tour||
English guided tour
Children under 10 years oldFree
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.
English speaking guide with expert knowledge of Malaga history.
Local product tasting.
Additional food and drinks.
When to book?
You can book up until 1.5 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.
No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
Pasaje de Chinitas, 11.