Things to do
Malaga might be a small city, but it’s packed with things to do. This section lists our suggestions of the best. We’ve included a wide range of things to do in Malaga to suit all tastes and all ages including toddlers and teenagers. And if like us, you like getting off the beaten track, don’t miss the unusual things to do.
Things you shouldn’t miss from Malaga
Or better described as the top 10 things to do in Malaga. We recently read a post about the 10 things that should be on your bucket list for Spain. Malaga wasn’t in there – unsurprisingly because it’s difficult to compete with the biggest attractions in Spain. But it did get us thinking about what we’d put on a Malaga bucket list.
Some ideas to do in Malaga
One of the biggest events of the year, Easter in Malaga offers a week of processions. Known as Holy Week in Spanish (Semana Santa), it’s one of the most unusual events in Malaga of the year and well worth seeing. Check out our FAQs to this unique event and our suggestions for 10 things to do if you’re spending Easter in Malaga plus our guide to who’s who and what’s what in the processions.
Shopping is one of the top things to do in Malaga and the city has a reputation as one of southern Spain’s great shopping destinations. Check out this section for our suggestions on the best places to shop, the best types of shops and anything to do with shopping. This is also your go-to section for information on souvenirs and food shopping in Malaga city centre.
There’s no better way to discover Malaga’s hidden corners than to walk them. To take you off the beaten track into the not-so-touristy parts of the city, we’ve devised a series of walking tours. They cover the main areas of interest, list the sights to see and provide a useful map. Walk on while you discover some great things to do in Malaga!
Unusual things to do
You might fancy discovering something a little bit different about Malaga. Or maybe you like to get off the beaten track away from the usual tourist crowds. In this section, we list some suggestions that do just that. Read on to discover things to do in Malaga beyond the travel guides!
Kids in Malaga
Lots of pedestrian streets, warm weather and great beaches make Malaga the perfect family holiday spot. But if you want to keep your kids entertained the whole time you’re here, this section has some perfect suggestions and for all ages too. Read on to discover the best things to do in Malaga for children.
Our site includes lots of things to do in Malaga as an independent traveller. But you’d like the help of the professionals, there are lots of specialised tours of Malaga. You can take a walking tour, a tapas tour, hunt for treasure, join a bike or Segway tour… This section includes tours that Guide to Malaga has been on.
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