Shore Excursions


Malaga Shore Excursion: Malaga lies on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean, about 100 km east of the Strait of Gibraltar and about 130 km north of Africa. The city of Malaga, birthplace of Picasso, offers  various and numerous attractions to discover during our shore excursion, from  museums (first of all, the Picasso Museum and the Center of Contemporary Art) to monuments.

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Malaga Shore Excursions Price: 19 EUR
Port: Malaga
Duration: 3 hours
Level Activity: Low
Extra Fees: Alcazaba and the Roman Theater: 3.55 EUR Reduced: € 0.60 (children 6 to 16, students, seniors) Every Sunday from 14:00, free entry

What's eating:Malagan salad: made with potatoes, oranges and cod fish Gazpacho: a cold soup (almost … a drink!) made out of, tomato, cucumber, bell pepper, onion and garlic, olive oil, wine vinegar, water, and salt.

Souvenir: A Picasso postcard

Code Dress:
Please note the Dress Code recommended to enter any church. No shorts, bare shoulders or miniskirts. This applies to both men and women. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended


From the port by bus we will head towards the highest point of Malaga (20 minutes), where we will visit the towering Gibralfaro’s Castle, from the Phoenician era, and the fortress of Alcazaba, which as the name suggests is a fortification of Arab era (eleventh century) . From the Castle, strategically located on a hill overlooking the entire city , you can enjoy one of the most beautiful panoramic views of Malaga. At the end of the visit of the Alcazaba, we will visit the ruins of a Roman theater .
Our shore excursion will continue with the visit (external) of the Cathedral, one of the most important monuments of Andalucia of the period of Renaissance, founded between 1528 and 1782 by the Catholic Monarchs ; however the Cathedral has a bell tower  incomplete, for this reason  is nicknamed by the people "The manquita" (the faulty)
We can then continue the shore excursion, arriving in the Plaza de la Merced, where we will find the birthplace of Pablo Picasso House (external visit) , and along some of the city's main streets, such as Calle Granada, Calle Marqués de Larios, until arrive in Plaza de la Marina. From there, walking along the “Paseo del Parque”, that is a street passing through the center of a park, which will lead us to Plaza de Toros de la Malagueta ( Taurus Square). There we will take our bus to come back to the port for boarding.

*Shore excursions could be subject to variations due to external causes as Cruise Companies politics, weather conditions, duration of the stay of the ship in the port, legal demonstrations