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Roman Theater, Malaga

Roman Theater, Malaga: Our most recommended tours and activities

Málaga: 3-Hour Complete Walking Tour with Tickets

1. 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: Roman Theatre and Alcazaba Guided Tour

2. Málaga: Roman Theatre and Alcazaba Guided Tour

Journey through time on a guided tour of the Roman Theater (Teatro Romano) and Alcazaba in Málaga. Travel back to the days of Augustus, considered the 1st emperor of the Roman Empire from 27 BC until his death in AD 14. Situated in the cultural heart of Málaga, the ruins lie at the foot of the Alcazaba and are the oldest monument in the city. Learn the history of the theater before moving on to the best-preserved Alcazaba in Spain. Enter the historic citadel to climb the walls and cross the former chapel of the Puerta del Arco de Cristo. Discover the beautiful Patio de Armas and get amazing views of the city from the top of the hill. Hear what the building was used for and how it evolved over time, following the 15th-century Siege of Málaga during the Reconquista and beyond. Marvel at the vistas of the Fortaleza de Gibralfaro, built in the 14th century to house the troops and protect the Alcazaba from attack.

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 and provide fascinating context for what you see. On the days of mass in the cathedral, the explanations will take place outside the building. Head to the Alcazaba which is built into the sides of Gibralfaro Mountain. Take the elevator to the highest point where you can admire the 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 Private Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

4. Málaga: 3-Hour Private Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

Whether travelling as a couple, a family with children or travelling in a group - there is no better way to discover and fall in love with beautiful Málaga than on a private sightseeing treasure hunt tour. The treasure hunt takes you where bus and bicycle tours just can’t go. You will explore 10 beautiful and exciting Málaga sights in your private group. At the beginning of the Málaga city tour, the event guide will welcome you with a short introduction and equip you with the treasure hunting bag containing a modern compass, a treasure book, and some other fun gadgets for you to become a real city treasure hunter. After doing one station together with the event guide, you are independently on your own. On a 3-hour private sightseeing treasure hunt tour, you will enjoy the historic center of Málaga navigating yourself with the modern compass and the treasure book. The tour will lead you to all major points of interest, like the Plaza de Merced, the Carmen Thyssen Museum, the cathedral, the Roman theater and the Alcazaba Castle. Moreover on your walking tour, you will feel the authentic atmosphere of Málaga's charming city center. At each station, you have to solve a small riddle or a playful task to collect some clues that will lead you to the final station of your city tour, where you will find the treasure. The riddles and tasks are not time-consuming so you ́ll have enough time to look around and explore each place the treasure book leads you to.

Ultimate Malaga: History and Tapas All Included

5. Ultimate Malaga: History and Tapas All Included

We’ll get started with a brief introduction of the tour! Our licensed tour guide will give you a short summary about what it’s included and the timing. First, we’ll head to the monumental area, located in the Historical Center of Malaga. You will explore the main monuments in company of a licensed tour guide, as the Fortress Alcazaba, the Roman Theater and the Cathedral, a Renaissance jewel started in the XV century and “finished” in 1780. All without the hassle of queuing, skip the line with your guide. Next up, you’ll sit down in a local eatery to enjoy delicious tapas and a glass of Spanish wine. A wide selection will be offered and you can pick two generous tapas per person. We will explain you how to order tapas in Spain and what it’s behind the tapas scene as well as how some of these delicious tapas are cooked. We will carry forward with a second stop in different tapas place. On the way, your guide will explain some history and facts about the streets in Malaga, local people and even some suggestions and different options in the city for dining and partying. After we arrive to the second venue, you will be able to choose more tapas and drinks. Be ready for surprises, we have a lot of them ready for you in this second stop! At the end of the tour, with your appetite of history, food and wine completely fulfilled, you’ll have done so much more than eaten tapas and seen old stones, you’ll understand Malaga from a wider perspective, and we bet it will have found a place in your heart ❤️

Picasso birthplace museum ticket + Malaga mobile-app tour

6. Picasso birthplace museum ticket + Malaga mobile-app tour

Explore the history of Malaga with a mobile-app audio tour. Download the Vox City mobile-app when you arrive in Malaga and start exploring at your own leisure. Our fascinating audio will lead you to iconic landmarks related to renown artist Pablo Picasso, including Church of Santiago where he was baptised and San Agustín, his former school. Using your voucher, gain entry to Museo Casa Natal de Picasso (Picasso Birthplace Museum). This building was the birth place of Picasso and today is home to some of his masterpieces that he created with his father, Jose Ruiz Blasco. You will also see personal memorabilia and artefacts from Picasso's life, including some of his baby clothes, portraits and sketchbooks. After you have visited the museum, you can continue to enjoy your mobile-app tour as you head to other tourist hotspots in Malaga city.

Malaga: City Exploration Game and Tour

7. Malaga: City Exploration Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with a game on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in Malaga. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. 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.

Málaga: Highlights and Sunset Guided Tour

8. Málaga: Highlights and Sunset Guided Tour

Begin at Plaza de la Constitución and the famous Calle Larios. Continue to the Cathedral, Roman Theatre and Alcazaba, then the gorgeous subtropical park of Paseo del Parque, just by the new Port of Malaga. Walk along the Moorish narrow streets in the Old Town, and discover famous monuments and local's favourite hidden corners. Learn about the fascinating history of the city, which dates back over 3000 years. You will discover the story behind "La Farola", the Málaga Lighthouse located in La Malagueta Beach. Learn why grilled sardines or espetos are so important in the gastronomy of Costa del Sol. After this, start a short hike on a paved path up to the highest viewpoint in Malaga. Your guide will show you the remains of the Old Moorish Fortress Wall on the way up, and will tell you how life in Malaga changed after the Christian reconquest. When you get to the top and reach the viewpoint, be amazed by the breathtaking views of Malaga Bay. Relax. admire the beautiful sunset, and take some beautiful photos. Return to the City Center and your guide will give you some useful tips and advice to get the most out of your stay in the city.

Malaga: Private Bike Rental

9. Malaga: Private Bike Rental

Rent a private bike in Malaga and cycle around the city to see the sights that you want to. Get a brief induction from your host before you head off to explore the city. Get to know Malaga at your own pace on our new bikes! We will give you a map and all the best recommendations for your trip We are at a key point for your experience! You can get to know the center of Malaga about 5 minutes from our office and another option, another 10 minutes, the oldest city of Pedregalejo, the fishermen's area and the best restaurants to savor true Malaga food! explore the port of Malaga in a comfortable way! You will know the different types of restaurants, clothing stores and other things! Delve into the city and get to know the Roman theater, the Alcazaba of Malaga, the Picasso museum and do not miss the typical tapas of the city.

Malaga: Roman Theater and Alcazaba of Malaga Guided Tour

10. Malaga: Roman Theater and Alcazaba of Malaga Guided Tour

Visit the Roman Theater and the Alcazaba of Malaga on this guided tour. Learn about the reign of Emperor Augustus and the customs of Roman Malaga at the Roman Theater. Explore the fortress of Alcazaba of Malaga and learn about the Arabic influence on Spain. See the ancient ruins of the Roman Theater located at the foot of the citadel. Enjoy views of the city and listen to stories about the history of Roman Magala from your guide. Explore the Alcazaba of Malaga, one of the best-preserved fortresses in Spain. Hear about the Arabic influence on Malaga and the historical context of the fortress. Enjoy views of Magala from the Alcazaba of Malaga. After the tour, spend some time walking around the fortress on your own.

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What people are saying about Roman Theater, Malaga

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4.8 / 5

based on 1,273 reviews

The Alcazabar and Theatre are stunning and Esther is a super guide - the trip was factual and fun. Highly recommended.

Our tour guide was so engaging and amazing at explaining the history of the place! Totally worth it

Patricia was the best guide I have seen in a while. Very informative and engaging. Excellent!

A great overview of the major historical attractions in Malaga.

Great way to see the city and the kids loved it, thank you.