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Hop-On Hop-Off Malaga Highlights Tour

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Explore the beauty and history of Malaga, the birthplace of Picasso, at your own pace on this open-top double-decker hop on hop off Malaga bus tour.

Hop on Hop off Malaga Highlights Tour

Tour the city with the convenience and flexibility of a hop on hop off Malaga bus tour. You can sightsee at any of the route's stops or choose to stay on board for the duration of the trip. Your ticket is good for 24 hours, so there's plenty of time to see the best of Malaga. Simply hop off at any stop, explore at your own pace, and resume your bus tour whenever you are ready. From dramatic ancient architecture and beautiful beaches to amazing museums and lovely gardens, this guided hop on hop off Malaga bus tour offers something for everyone. You'll even have the opportunity to check out the Interactive Music Museum, as your ticket includes entrance to this popular location.

Interested in ancient history? Make a stop at the excavation site of the Teatro Romano, an amphitheater that dates back to the third century. While there, explore the nearby Alcazaba, a fortification built by the Moors in the 11th century. You're sure to enjoy the museum and gardens. The Alcazaba connects to Castillo de Gibralfaro, high atop Mount Gibralfaro. From there you can see dramatic views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea.

Enjoy audio tours of Malaga Cathedral, a Renaissance church located near Alcazaba that features hand-carved choir stalls, beautiful artwork, and a grandiose altar. Just south is Malaga Beach. Sand was imported from the Sahara Desert in the late 1800s to create this beautiful beach. Don't miss Plaza de Toros, Malaga's bull ring, and take some time to enjoy the the city's beautiful gardens and flower markets. La Concepcion - Jardin Botanico-Historico dates back to the 19th century and features Roman statues and many exotic flowers, while Mercado de las Flores is a popular flower market. You can also visit the monuments and tombs of Cementerio Ingles, the first protestant cemetery in Spain.

You may wish to conclude your tour with a night on the town. Enjoy one of the many restaurants, cafes, and clubs that Malaga has to offer. With the flexible on and off system, this bus tour is the ideal way to see the sights of the city at your own pace.

Please Note: The Avenida de Andalucia stop is currently suspended until further notice. There are 2 bus routes that follow the same, seasonal schedule. The Red Route runs every 40 minutes and it takes approximately 80 minutes to complete without getting off. The Green Route runs every 80 minutes and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete; however, please bear in mind that times are always subject to change. During the winter months (December through February), the Red and Green routes run every 20 minutes. The hop on hop off Malaga tours are narrated in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Portuguese, Dutch, and Russian. First and last tour times will be detailed in your electronic ticket.

The Red Route includes the following stops:

  • Vialia / Renfe
  • Centro de Arte Contemporaneo
  • Puerto
  • Plaza de la Marina
  • Paseo del Parque
  • Centre Pompidou Malaga
  • Paseo de la Farola
  • Playa de la Malagueta
  • Plaza de Toros
  • Castillo de Gibralfaro
  • Basilica de Sta. M. de la Victoria
  • Plaza de la Merced - Casa de Picasso
  • Museo Carmen Thyssen - Catedral
  • Avenida de Andalucia

The Green Route includes the following stops:

  • Estacion Bus
  • Vialia / Renfe
  • Museo del Automovil
  • Jardin Botanico
  • Museo Malaga CF / Estadio de la Rosaleda

To see a map of the stops that are included in this tour, please CLICK HERE.

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from $40.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Active, Scenic
Tour Duration
2.5 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
Numerous bus stops throughout Malaga. An approximately 10 minute walk is required to reach the closest stop.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
Comfortable lightweight summer clothing and walking shoes is suitable for most of the year, but light sweaters may be needed for the winter months in the evenings. Good quality sunglasses are advised, and photo-chromatic lenses for those who wear spectacles.
Guests must be able to get in and out of the bus. This tour is fully wheelchair accessible.