Things to do in Malaga

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.

Ideas

Perhaps Malaga is on your bucket list. Maybe you’re looking for the ultimate things to do while you’re in city. Or you might just fancy a few ideas on what things to do in Malaga. Whatever you need, this section comes packed with the best suggestions.

Shopping

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.

Time Out

Even the most dedicated tourists need some time out from the sights. This section offers suggestions on how to relax when you’re on holiday in Malaga. From total chill-out at a spa to watching the bright lights while you sip a cocktail, this is mellow Malaga!

Walking Tours

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.

Tours

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.

Live Music

Malaga has a thriving live music scene. From traditional flamenco to the latest jazz sounds, from organ recitals to pop-rock, there’s a venue for everyone in the city. Read our list of musical things to do in Malaga and listen on!

Day Trips

At the heart of the Costa del Sol in Andalusia, Malaga enjoys a privileged location. This section looks at activities outside the city and offers suggestions for day trips and excursions to see the best in the area. Read on to discover the best things to do outside Malaga.