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Plaza de la Merced

Plaza de la Merced: Our most recommended tours and activities

Malaga: Monumental 2-Hour Segway Tour

1. Malaga: Monumental 2-Hour Segway Tour

See the sights of Malaga with a local guide. Get a short practice session and safety briefing before you set off to ensure you feel comfortable and confident on the 2-wheel electric vehicle. Start your guided tour from the Paseo del Parque, then pass through the Palmeral de las Sorpresas straight to Port of Malaga. Stop near the Cathedral, also called la Manquita because the construction of the South Tower has never been completed.  Go past the great Picasso Museum and head to the Plaza de la Merced, an important square in Malaga. After seeing the Roman Amphitheatre, built by César Augusto, roll onwards to the Monte de Gilbralfaro and over to the Parador Nacional.  Enjoy the most amazing views of the coast and take a lot of photos. Ride back to the city and roll up at the Plaza de Uncibay. Feel free to ask any questions and get useful recommendations from your friendly guide.

Malaga: City Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

2. Malaga: City Tour by Electric Tuk-Tuk

Embark on an electric tuk-tuk tour of Malaga and discover some of the main highlights of the city. Enjoy the perfect introduction to Malaga as your guide recommends places to visit during your stay. Admire the exterior of some of Malaga's most iconic landmarks including the Gibralfaro Castle, the Alcazaba, and the Pompidou Museum. Ride through La Malagueta Beach and Marina Square. See the Bank of Spain, and La Malagueta bullring. Explore the streets of Malaga.

Málaga: Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater Walking Tour

3. Málaga: Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater Walking Tour

See the highlights in Málaga with this group walking tour. Follow your guide to the Cathedral, Alcazaba, Roman Theater and Picasso's streets. Listen as your guide tells you more about these sites. Start your tour at the Plaza de La Marina. Stroll to the Renaissance Cathedral of Malaga where your guide will point out details of the Cathedral for you and provide facinating context for what you see. Head to the Alcazaba which is built into the sides of Gibralfaro Mountain. Take the elevator to the highest point where you can admire views of Malaga. Walk to the ancient Roman Theater before heading to the streets where Picasso lived. Marvel at the statue of Picasso and explore Plaza de la Merced, Plaza del Obispo, and Calle Larios with your knowledgeable guide.

Málaga: 3-Hour Complete Walking Tour with Tickets

4. Málaga: 3-Hour Complete Walking Tour with Tickets

Enjoy a guided 3-hour walk around Málaga, beginning at Plaza de la Merced, one of the city’s most important squares. You’ll see the statue of Picasso, and hear about the origins of the city. Continue your walk to the most emblematic sites, including Plaza de la Constitución, Calle Lario, and La Plaza del Obispo. Enter the Cathedral, also known as La Manquita. Your guide will show you a number of picturesque locations, and you’ll stop to enjoy one of Málaga’s typical wines. The last stop is a visit to the Teatro Romano and the Alcazaba, where you'll have panoramic views from inside the monument.

Málaga: 2-Hour Historical Center & Cathedral Tour

5. Málaga: 2-Hour Historical Center & Cathedral Tour

On this guided tour around the historical center and the Cathedral of Málaga, you will meet at Plaza de la Merced, a square with different uses during its history and connected to liberal policy. In this square, you will see the famous Picasso statue near the Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation. During the walking tour, discover the city and the historic origins of Málaga. Walk around the most important places such as Calle Granada and Iglesia de Santiago, Plaza de la Constitución, Pasaje de Chinitas, Calle Larios and Plaza del Obispo. There, you will discover the majesty of the Cathedral of Málaga, the most emblematic monument in the city. The real name of this monument is Catedral de la Encarnación, also known as La Manquita.

Málaga: Segway City Tour

6. Málaga: Segway City Tour

Explore the city of Málaga in a fun and unique way without even breaking a sweat. With a Segway, you can take a tour of the city that lasts 1 or 2 hours, or opt to explore the countryside with an off-road trip. Upon arriving, you will first undergo a 10-minute orientation that teaches you how to use and maneuver a Segway. Then head toward the heart of the center, arriving at Larios Street and Constitution Square. See the Carmen Thyssen Museum and Picasso Museum before continuing down the center for a look at the beautiful Santiagio church. Then you will head to Plaza de la Merced and Picasso's birthplace. Take a peaceful ride through a nearby park, and visit the marina with its recently renovated docks. Head up a forest road to the Gibralfaro Parador, which offers a stunning view over the city. Enjoy a break for a coffee or beer before heading to the beachside promenade. On this tour, you also have the option of doing an off-road tour in lieu of city sightseeing. If you love the outdoors and a little more adventure, then choose to ride through the most stunning wilderness areas that Málaga has to offer.

Malaga: Get to know Malaga in 2 hours by Electric Car

7. Malaga: Get to know Malaga in 2 hours by Electric Car

Get to know and visit the most emblematic places of Malaga and the less seen areas as you travel by electric car. Begin the tour in Calle Alamos, in the center of Malaga. Go through the historic area (Paseo del Parque, La Catedral, Museo de Málaga, Ayuntamiento, Puerto de Málaga, Mirador de Gibralfaro) and the lesser-known area such as the fishing districts of Pedregalejo and El Palo. Take two stops during the tour, so that you can enjoy the views. End the tour back at the starting point in Calle Alamos.

Malaga: City Introduction Self-Guided Phone Tour

8. Malaga: City Introduction Self-Guided Phone Tour

Do you want to learn interesting information about 10 of the most important attractions in the city, discover hidden locations, read incredible legends(not an audio tour) and walk a magical and relaxing route? Do you want an accessible, easy and interactive way to explore Malaga? This self-guided mobile walking tour might be perfect for you. Grab the opportunity to explore Malaga in at least 10 locations that every person would like to have in their memory. There is no schedule, you can attend the tour any day you want, any time you wish, you can do it in snippets, taking a break for food, shopping or anything else you can think of, you can even close the app and continue another day, the tour will be there waiting for you. The most important thing? It's a completely private activity, as the app offers you the uniqueness and privacy of your mobile phone. Additionally, you'll learn about stories and urban legends associated with the city or monuments you visit. The trails you follow are unique, and will not bore you, but will in themselves direct you to explore other "treasures" such as small scenic paths or enchanting but unknown squares. Enjoy the tour in your language. The integration with google maps will make sure that you will never get lost! You can join with friends, alone, with your family, or with your partners and learn about the city as you wander around. Start your tour at Plaza de la Merced! Visit the world-famous Teatro Romano with its unique acoustics. Photograph the unique Picasso Museum and admire the fairytale Cathedral of the Encarnación. Malaga University will leave you speechless as it is considered a small but innovative university. Learn about City Hall a Baroque Revival building with modernist elements! The unique Malaga Park is worth the time and space in your mobile memory. Busy and cool La Malagueta will be your next step, do nothing, leave mobiles and things and dive in! The Center Pompidou Malaga, an unrivaled art gallery is waiting to enchant you, while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Palmeral de Las Sorpresas with its captivating landscape architecture, in the historic center of Malaga. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. You will receive a serial key via SMS , What’s app and email in order to login. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Malaga: 3-Hour Private Customizable Walking Tour

9. Malaga: 3-Hour Private Customizable Walking Tour

Create your dream tour of Malaga with a customizable private guided tour. You could choose to discover the charm of the city center and old town with your knowledgable guide. Discover the mix of Roman, Arabic and Christian architecture and learn about how the city has evolved over the years. Visit the famous monuments, including the Roman theater and Alcazaba and discover why the Cathedral of Malaga is called the One-Armed Lady. Alternatively, you could head out into nature and discover panoramic views of the city from a scenic viewpoint. During your hike, learn about the Moorish times in Malaga and discover exotic plants in the Subtropical park.  Another option is to explore some of the city's many museums. Learn about Spanish painters, history, flamenco, and, of course, the most famous malagueño - Picasso. There is a museum for everyone's interests, so take advantage and learn something new. You could also choose to focus your tour on the port area and learn more about the Andalusian lifestyle. Visit a famous lighthouse, Malagueta beach and see how the locals cook seafood.

Malaga: Historic Walking Tour

10. Malaga: Historic Walking Tour

Discover Malaga, one of the oldest cities in the world, on our epic walking tour! On our guided walking tour, you will discover its wealth of heritage and influence on modern culture. From the Phoenicians to the Romans, the Moors, and the Spanish, Malaga has been conjured into the multifaceted city it is now by a compelling mix of cultures. Start your stay in the city with our Essential Malaga guided walking tour through the historic and commercial centre. There’s only one thing better than spending the day exploring the city on our guided day tour, and that’s exploring it on our Romantic Evening in Malaga tour. After exploring the most popular sights of Malaga with your guide, use the free Vox City app (included in your ticket) to discover more delightful walking routes in and around the city. Malaga Historic tour includes: Calle Larios Plaza de Chinitas Iglesia del Sagrario Calle nueva Palacio de Zea-Salvatierra Plaza de la Constitucion Picasso Museum Jewish Quarter Roman Theatre Alcazaba Palacio Salvatierra Church of the Tabernacle Plaza del Obispo ...and many more sights!

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What people are saying about Plaza de la Merced

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 559 reviews

Great experience with lots of information provided by the guide. We were only four people in our group so fel like a private tour but the guide put a lot of effort and care to ensure we get the most out of the experience.

Adriano was a great guide and we really enjoyed the tour very much. We saw things we certainly wouldn’t have seen otherwise and got some personal insights you would not get out of a book.

Excellent tour, with a throughly knowledgable guide. We turned up 1hour late but they accommodated us and had a great tour to see the sights Malaga!

It was realy nice the tour. It's good to know a lot of things about Málaga history. Tour guide (Onat?) was very nice and speak with very passion

Our tour guide Eduardo was great! He was friendly and even waited for us since we were running late. Highly recommend!