Benalmadena Culture & history

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From Benalmadena: Alhambra Full-Day Tour with Nasrid Palaces

1. From Benalmadena: Alhambra Full-Day Tour with Nasrid Palaces

After pickup from Benalmadena, enjoy a scenic drive across the mountain range of Málaga to reach the historical city of Granada, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Upon arrival, discover the monuments that form the Alhambra, the most visited monument in Spain. First, take a walk across the Generalife Gardens and soak up the peaceful atmosphere of these landscaped gardens. Then, it's time for you to explore the Nasrid Palaces. Marvel at the elaborately decorated rooms and the rich mix of architectural styles. Admire a panoramic view of the city from the walls of the Alhambra, before enjoying some free time in Granada town. You can have lunch at a local restaurant, or simply stroll around the narrow streets. You will then meet the bus to start the return journey back to Benalmadena.

From Costa del Sol: Guided Tour of Seville

2. From Costa del Sol: Guided Tour of Seville

Discover the city of Seville on a guided tour from the Costa del Sol. Enjoy several hours in the city with a guided bus and walking tour.  On the bus, see the Pavilions of the Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929, the Maria Luisa Park, the San Telmo Palace, the Torre del Oro, the Guadalquivir River, the only navigable river in Spain. Afterward, meet your local guide and start the guided walking tour through the beautiful Santa Cruz quarter, the Puerta de Jerez, the historic center of the city.  Reach the Cathedral and its famous Giralda Tower. Explore the interior of the cathedral, the largest Gothic-style cathedral in the world, where you can also see the sarcophagus of Christopher Columbus. Make a short stop at Plaza de España. After the visit, you will have some free time to explore more of the city. Afterward, relax on the journey back to Malaga.

Costa del Sol: Day Trip to Ronda and Setenil

3. Costa del Sol: Day Trip to Ronda and Setenil

Travel to Andalusia, one of the most wonderful regions in southern Spain. Meet your expert tour guide in the Costa del Sol and hop on the coach to Setenil de las Bodegas. Stroll around the charming town, known for its mesmerizing white houses built into the surrounding cliffs. See the beautiful town of Ronda, learn about the culture and history from your guide as you walk. Visit the iconic bullring Plaza de Toros de Ronda and enjoy the museum. Next, walk through the atmospheric Plaza de España, visit the New Bridge and take pictures of the spectacular Tajo de Ronda. Marvel at the sacred St Mary's Church. Next stop, visit the Mondragon Palace and enjoy a walk around the spectacular gardens. Feeling hungry? No worries, you have time to grab food or explore the city at your own pace. You will return by coach to the Costa del Sol with amazing memories and priceless photos.

From Málaga or Marbella: Private Gibraltar Tour

4. From Málaga or Marbella: Private Gibraltar Tour

Embark on a guided half-day or full-day tour to Gibraltar and visit the imposing Rock of Gibraltar, home to a nature reserve. Choose to extend your tour after your visit to the reserve with some time for shopping and exploration within the city. Start with pickup from your accommodation in Málaga or Marbella. Travel across the Spanish border into the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. Gaze in awe at the massive limestone rock, known as the Rock of Gibraltar as you cross the border. Meet your guide in the town and take a guided tour of the nature reserve located on the Rock of Gibraltar and explore St. Michael’s Caves, the Siege Tunnels, and the Moorish Fortress. Spot the mischievous Barbary macaques, which are the only wild primates in Europe. If you choose the full-day tour option, take some time to explore the city at your own pace, with time for shopping and lunch. Then board the bus for a relaxing journey back to your accommodation.

From Malaga: Cordoba Night Tour and Mosque-Cathedral visit

5. From Malaga: Cordoba Night Tour and Mosque-Cathedral visit

Depart from Malaga and set out to discover Cordoba. Visit the Jewish Quarter of Cordoba and see the only synagogue that was preserved in Andalusia after the expulsion of the Jews in 1492. Then, visit the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and experience the "Soul of Cordoba". Start your Cordoba tour with a bus ride from Malaga or Costa del Sol. As you make your way to your destination, learn about the history and curiosities of this city from your guide. Once in Cordoba, join your guide on a walking tour of the Jewish Quarter. Visit one of the city’s most popular streets, the Calleja de las Flores, the narrowest street in the city, Calleja del Panuelo, and the Synagogue of Cordoba. Then, make your way to the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba to experience the "Soul of Cordoba". This unique experience begins in the mosque’s Orange Tree Courtyard where you’ll watch a film that looks at the history of the building and the city. Next, rediscover this important site on a tour of the monument. Listen to an audio guide to get in-depth information about the mosque and discover its religious significance. At the end of your tour, meet up with your guide once more and hop back on board the bus for your return trip. You will be dropped off at the same location where you were picked up.

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What people are saying about Benalmadena

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 940 reviews

Seville is all about Cathedral and the Jewish city around. Daniel the guide was fantastic!! You do not manage to see much more of the city. The boat trip is not worth to go, not nice landscaoe to see around the river, just ok do not expect much. But it was nice and relaxing.

The bus was late due to traffic. The guide's english was poor, kept talking about food and restaurants but very little about what we see. The free time in Ronda was too long.

The tour in general was very good. We would have liked to have spent more time in Setenil and also in Ronda. The guide in Ronda (Juan) super nice.

Ronda is worth it, the excursion was perfect, the guide too. We had plenty of time to see the city. I would do it again for sure.

El servicio ofrecido has sido muy bueno. Los guías muy preparados y había a good environment. I recomiendo him