Gibralfaro Castle Free Walking Tour

The most amazing views of Malaga, the sea and mountains await you high above the walls of the Castle of Gibralfaro.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Things to do Gibralfaro Castle Free Walking Tour

A complete panoramic view of the Costa de Sol awaits you on this Gibralfaro Castle Free Walking Tour where you will enjoy the sea and sun surrounding the city and visit the amazing castle of Gibralfaro perched high up between the Montes de Malaga mountain range. Sign up to a unique tour and get to know from high above the Mediterranean and the castle that guards the city. 

Our Spanish speaking guide will lead us through one of the best-known paths in the city, one that is enjoyed by millions of tourists every day offering breathtaking views from high above Mount Gibralfaro. The bay of Malaga is the city´s main attraction and there is no way that this adventure in the south can come to an end without paying it a visit. 

We will venture beyond the walls of the famous neighbourhood La Coracha until we reach the Castle of Gibralfaro built by Granada´s Nazari dynasty. The walls and the fortress were built by Abd-al-Rahman III as a way of defending the city from attacks and sieges but with the arrival of the Catholic Monarchs they took it as their residence. 

Currently the castle holds remains of its Arab and Christian past and continues to protect the city from invaders right from high up in the mountains. Immerse yourself in a story of kings and queens, knights and wars.  

We´ll also visit the neighbourhoods located around the castle like La Victoria where the local bourgeosie and dressmakers used to stay and nowadays is considered to be one of the more independent neighbourhoods of the city. 

After our journey back in time, we will stop for a break under the trees in the Jardines de Puerta Oscura (Dark Gate Gardens), a small historic corner located on the side of Mount Gibralfaro. The gardens are in a spot where the main entrance to the castle was located previously. 

Come and experience a unique adventure, spectacular views of the sea, the city and the bay that will leave you speechless and a history of conquests on this Gibralfaro Castle Free Walking Tour

Highlights to see in Gibralfaro Castle Free Walking Tour

  • Castle of Gibralfaro
  • Panoramic view of the Bay of Malaga
  • La Coracha neighbourhood
  • The Jardines de Puerta Oscura
  • La Victoria neighbourhood
  • And much more !


2 hours
Spanish tour guide
Free Tour
Starting time
Winter season (October 1 – April 30): 4:00 pm
Summer season (May 1 – September 30): 7:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Outside guided visit
We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description


The best Spanish Speaking guides of Málaga
Covid-19 safety and protection regulations
Panoramic views from Gibralfaro
Panoramic views from Alcazaba


Food and drinks
Transportation (walking tour)
We don't enter to the Castle of Gibralfaro

Meeting point

Plaza de la Merced nº 12, near to the Starbucks


How to book?

Limited tickets. Do not miss it! Choose the date on the calendar and fill in with your details to complete the booking. Immediate confirmation. 

Planning an activity for more than 6 adults?

Groups of 6 adults or more are subject to a €8 per adult charge. The maximum allowed is 3 children per adult. You may also consider booking a private tour to get your own private guide. For further information here.

Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?

Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it.

Can I modify or cancel my booking?

Are you unable to attend our tour? Let us know to reschedule your booking. 


Separate group bookings and / or made to different names will not be allowed. You must pay the amount per adult (€ 8), book a private route or leave the tour.

Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts

Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.

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Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
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