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Málaga Pass
"The Málaga Pass tourist card includes the city’s most important museums admission to main monuments and much more so the only thing you need to do in Malaga is enjoy doing some tourism.  Furthermore the card includes discounts at the best hotels in Malaga boutiques guided tours and many other activities that can be found on the guide in seven languages that comes with the Málaga Pass. A comprehensive guide that will show you the must-see places in the city. Wouldn’t it be amazing to have all that Malaga has skip-the-line access so the only thing you will need in your wallet is your Málaga Pass. No hotel in Malaga city? Take advantage of amazing discounts at the city’s best hotels together with your tourist card. And if you still have time to do some shoppin how about saving money on the best products?"
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Historical Malaga Segway-Ninebot Tour
"Meet-up with an expert guide who will personally teach how to ride and enjoy the Ninebot before starting a magnificent ride through the historic center of Malaga. Glide up through the magical forest to Mount Gibralfaro where you can enjoy the incredib continue down the walls of the Alcazaba to the promenade along the best beaches in Malaga until the Mítico Balneario where you'll stop to enjoy the sea as well as have the chance to grab something to eat and drink. Then make your way back to the port’s lighthouse and the shopping district of Muelle Uno and Palmeral de las Sorpresas. Then head back to the starting point. Throughout the tour you will stop to take pictures in order to take your best memories of your ride through Malaga with you.""""This 1-hour tour is ideal for families and visitors who want to discover the tucked away places and monuments of Malaga in an easy and fun way
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Malaga Electric Bike City Tour
"Ideal for visitors who want to discover the tucked away nooks and monuments of Málaga accompanied by a local guide who will make you feel more like a Malagueño enjoying a pleasant ride effortlessly on our Ebikes. Magnificent ride through the historic center of Málaga including up through the magical forest (effortlessly with our Ebikes) to Mount Gibralfaro where you can enjoy the incredible views of the """On this tour you will discover the most important monuments of the historic center and the joy of the city while accompanied by our friendly guides. Also the tour includes the effortless ride (in Ebike) up Mount Gibralfaro to enjoy the stunning views of the bay along with a tour of the beaches and the city port."title=Highlights&1=2-hour+M%A1laga+city+tour+by+electric+bike&2=See+top+M%A1laga+attractions+with+ease%2C+on+a+fun+electric+bike&3=Explore+M%A1laga%E2%80%99s+historical+heart%2C+seeing+the+Cathedral%2C+Roman+Theatre+and+more&4=Climb+wooded+Mount+
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Gibralfaro - Castillo de Gibalfaro Tips (29)

Gibralfaro is Commanding the Area

The name has a meaning of "rock of light" that signified a previous lighthouse built by Phoenicians of this spot. The fortress that was built in 1300's to further protect the gentry of the Granada...
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BruceDunning
Nov 30, 2011

A viewpoint up on the hill leading to Gibralfaro

There is a pathway up the hill to Castillo de Gibralfaro. Halfway up the hill there is a viewpoint with breathtaking view of Malaga city. It is so worth going there even if the hill is a bit steep and...
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Regina1965
Aug 25, 2011

Castillo de Gibralfaro.

Castillo de Gibralfaro is connected to Alcazaba fortress but there is no walking from the inside between the two so you have to walk or take The Tourist bus. You can buy a ticket for the both or...
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Regina1965
Oct 23, 2009

Castillo Gibralfaro

Castillo Gibralfaro (Lighthouse Castle) was built in the 14th century by the Moorish leader Yusuf 1, making it one of the oldest surviving buildings in the city. Clearly the site was chosen for...
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barryg23
Oct 21, 2009

Castillo de Gibralfaro

The Castillo de Gibralfaro is the second Moorish castle of Malaga. Although it is perched on top of the hill and offers magnificent views on a clear day, it is less interesting to visit than the...
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call_me_rhia
Mar 12, 2008

Castillo de Gibralfaro

This magnificent building dates back to the beginning of the 14th century when it was built by Yusef 1 of Granada on a former Phoenician site and lighthouse from which the castle's name was derived -...
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Alless
Sep 21, 2007

Castillo Gibralfaro

The name comes from the Moorish Jebel meaning hill and Faro meaning lighthouse. Gibralfaro crowns the top of hill that overlooks the city. The road that leads to the top is long and winding, if you...
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lina112
Aug 27, 2007

Magnificent views

Gibralfaro is located high on a hilltop and was built to defend the Alcazaba. It has high ramparts, lookout turrets and a lengthy walled-in pathway from where you will have wonderful views of the...
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Helga67
Jun 01, 2007

A NICE LITTLE MUSEUM IN THE GIBRALFARO

Housed within the Castillo, is A NICE LITTLE MUSEUM. It has displays showing how Spain's Maritime history has evolved throughout the centuries. There are displays of soldiers and how their uniforms...
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LoriPori
Feb 21, 2006

CASTILLO DE GIBRALFARO

There are different theories as to the origins of CASTILLO DE GIBRALFARO and it could date back to the Phoenician - Carthaginian period, but the 'coracha' ( a walled passage which links the castle...
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LoriPori
Feb 21, 2006

Great panoramic views of the Costa del Sol

At the peak of the Gibralfaro hill stands the Castillo de Gibralfaro, a large castle dating back to the 8th century. There isn’t much in terms of ornate decoration within the interior, yet the...
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iNorv9
Feb 15, 2006

Gibralfaro:See the View of Malaga and more

After a short stop at the Paseo de la Farola for an orienting view, our bus took us up the hill (100+ meters) to the Gibralfaro. It was built and expanded up to the 14C to serve as a lookout and...
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hquittner
Dec 25, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Gibralfaro - Castillo de Gibalfaro

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Alcazaba

In my first visit I went to the Alcazaba, almost forty years ago, and was not impressed; This time I decided to appreciate it from below, and found the image much more impressive. trying to read...
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Cathedral - La Manquita

Construction of the massive Cathedral of Málaga was begun in 1528 on the site of the Grand Mosque of Málaga. Unfortunately, the mosque was completely destroyed to make way for the cathedral, and no...
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Plaza de la Merced

For those of you which wee unaware, Pablo Picasso the famous artist was born right here in Malaga. Therefore all around the the town there are sights related to Picasso such as the house he was born...
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Calle San Miguel

This year, I visited torremolinos again. I have gone from many years to torremolinos cause it´s got a lovely weather and it´s a small town so you can walk and see everything. In San miguel street,the...
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Sohail Castle

The castle El Castillo Sohail has got an interesting story. It is located on a hill at the outskirt of Fuengirola and is 38 meters above sea level. The Carthaginians and Romans occupied it...
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Balcón de Europa

The Balcony of Europe is a vantage point overlooking the sea, located at the end of the Balcony of Europe promenade. The balcony is right in the town centre and has wonderful views of the beaches of...
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Getting to Gibralfaro - Castillo de Gibalfaro

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Cerro de Gibralfaro

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