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Activities in Málaga

Alcazaba & Roman Theatre Free Tour

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A delightful tour and a delightful, thorough guide. Beautiful grounds and ruins.
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Immerse yourself in the history of Malaga on this free walking tour of the ancient Roman theatre and the historic Alcazaba, a fortress from the Muslim period.

Immerse yourself in the history of Malaga on this free walking tour of the ancient Roman theatre and the historic Alcazaba, a fortress from the Muslim period.

Alcazaba & Roman Theatre Free Tour

After meeting at Crystal Pyramid, Calle Alcazabilla, 4, we'll begin this free tour of Malaga's Alcazaba and the Roman Theatre

During the tour, we'll learn all about the vestiges of Ancient Rome from the 1st century AD that can be found in Malaga. To delve deeper into the period, we'll visit one of the main monuments from that time still preserved in the city: the Roman Theatre.

We'll be able to distinguish all the different parts of the theatre, including the stands, or cavea. Just behind the theatre, on the slopes of Mount Gibralfaro, is the Alcazaba of Malaga. This hilltop palace-fortress from the Muslim Andalusian period will remind us to some extent of the Alhambra in Granada.

After admiring its defensive walls, we'll enter inside the Alcazaba. We'll see the Plaza de Armas, in which we'll find a beautiful Andalusian garden, and the Torre de la Vela. We'll visit important rooms of this Nasrid palace such as the so-called 'Cuartos de Granada', where medieval governors and royals resided during their stay in Malaga.

We'll finish the free tour at one of the Alcazaba's viewpoints. From there you'll have a fantastic view of Malaga marina.

Important Information

This free tour does not accept bookings for groups of more than 6 people. If you're a larger group, you'll need to book a private tour of Malaga instead.

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Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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1 hour 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


English speaking guide.

Not included

Entry to Alcazaba: 3.50 (US$ 4) per person.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.


Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Crystal Pyramid, Calle Alcazabilla, 4