Here you will find some of the best Malaga food tours for 2018. So, whether you are looking for hands-on cooking tuition, an active foodie adventure, or cultural sophistication, you can hand-pick the tour that best suits you.
Malaga is a city that is rich in culture, with seemingly endless sights to enjoy and history to discover. You can enjoy it by simply walking the streets, or you could take your exploration to the next level by sampling some of the best Malaga food tours on offer. With a local as your guide, you will wander through the winding streets of the bustling city, discovering how their food is made, how the culture of the region has developed and dining at the hidden gems that only the locals know about.
Malaga Tapas and Wine Tour: From €53
This popular wine and tapas tour has been delighting visitors for many years. They provide two tours each day, with the first starting at 1pm and the later at 8pm. You can choose whether to enjoy a relaxed lunchtime gathering or the livelier evening session, as you soak up the sights and delights that the city has to offer. The tour begins in Plaza de la Constitución in central Malaga, from where your guide will walk you through Malaga´s bustling city streets to indulge in three of the most popular tapas bars that the city has to offer. The tour includes tapas and a drink in each of the three locations on the tour. All locations are wheelchair accessible and children are welcome but should be accompanied by an adult.
Malaga Tapas Cooking Class: From €75
Discover the diverse and delicious tapas culture of Spain, whilst learning to recreate the dishes for yourself. The cookery class is led by a local chef, and involves you visiting the local Artarazanas market to shop for your fresh ingredients, before returning to create and enjoy some of the best tapas dishes the region has to offer. Included in the three-hour class is the cost of all ingredients, an olive tasting, a pre-meal snack, seasonal fruits and a wine or beer to accompany your meal. By the end of the class you will be filled with a varied knowledge of the delicious local food and the culture that Malaga has to offer.
Devour Malaga Foods – Foodie Feast & Cultural Walking Tour: Prices start from €57
Experience Malaga like a local with this award-winning food and market tour. Both educational and enjoyable, your guide will spend the morning introducing you to local business owners who will proudly explain their expertise and allow you to sample their delicacies, before taking you on a tour of the rest of the city. This is more than just a tasting tour, as your guide will also pass on knowledge of the Malaga’s three thousand year history and culinary traditions. Included in the tour is a visit to the local food market, meeting passionate local stallholders and a sample of tapas from a variety of restaurants, all of which have contributed to make Malaga the special city that it is.
The Tapas Tour in Malaga begins in the Plaza de la Constitución at the Fuente de Genova. This central location is the ideal tour starting point, before your knowledgeable guide escorts you through the lively city lanes to four of the best tapas institutions the city has to offer. You will sample hams, olives, wines and other local delicacies, whilst learning about the cities love of food.
You will be met by your guide at a central Malaga location, before kick-starting your tour with a glass of vino at a traditional tavern. From here, you will meander through the cities streets, enjoying other tapas establishments and a historical walk-through along the way. Your guide will introduce you to an old-fashioned ultramarinos, a family-run market where you can taste hand-cut Iberian ham and speak with the locals. The tour finishes in an atmospheric bar, where you can whittle the evening away whilst enjoying cured meats, local cheeses and the beloved Spanish classic, vermouth.
Explore the city and learn about the cultural history of Malaga with a knowledgeable local tour guide. You will explore the city on a three-hour culinary and historical outing. Starting from the Plaza de la Marina in the centre of the city you will visit sites such as the Picasso Museum and Constitution Square, whilst popping in and out of three of the best tapas restaurants that Malaga has to offer. You guide will also take you to the Atarazanas central market, where you will find cured hams, local cheeses and sweet wines, At the end of the tour you will also receive information about each of the dishes you have tried, and how to prepare them yourself so you can take a bit of the Spanish culture home with you.
Local chefs and shopkeepers will allow you to sample their delicacies and show you the best food the city has to offer. The tour begins in central Malaga, before leading you through the bustling streets to enjoy a delight of culinary treats along the way. Local delicacies range from marinated olives, artisan wines, cured hams and a variety of spreads that are made locally in a nearby mountain range. Your knowledgeable tour guide will offer you information and insight throughout the tour, so you really get to know the city through the eyes of the locals.
The Malaga food bike tour begins at the local bike shop in the city centre, where you’ll be met by your local guide and set off on a ride around city. The tour lasts a few hours in total, and will take you through the streets, exploring the history of the area, whilst enjoying the wine and tapas that the region is famed for. You will visit two tapas establishments in total enjoying food and wine, whilst also passing by the cities famous sights, such as the Alcazaba, the Roman Theatre, the Picasso Museum and the birthplace of the famous artist. Although the tour only lasts a few hours, you have use of the bike for a full 24-hour period, so once the tour is over, you can continue to enjoy and explore the sights that the city has to offer on your own.
The Malaga Tapas and jazz tour, adds another element to the culinary city tour. Meeting in a central Malaga location, your knowledgeable local guide will provide insight and knowledge, whilst guiding you through the city streets. You will sample delicacies from two renowned tapas venues, before enjoying a sophisticated jazz performance in one of the most exclusive clubs in the city. All entrance fees are included in the cost of the tour.
If you are looking to immerse yourself in the Spanish culture then this is the tour for you. Explore and enjoy a combination of local delicacies, whilst watching a vibrant dance performance. You will discover the city with the help of a local tour guide and enjoy the traditional delights on offer. This tour begins at Taberna Antigua Casa de Guardia (or Malaga Wine Cellar) and leads you through the exhilarating city streets sampling the traditional tapas of Malaga before it concludes with a vivacious traditional flamenco performance. This tour also includes a ´tasting scorecard´ that will help you to remember which were you favourites.
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