Malaga Ham Tasting Experience

A delicious ham tasting where you'll get insider tips and taste the very best ham at a locals' favorite jamón shop in Malaga!

3 Tastings
Evening
1 hour
Ham Shop

What's Included

  • Taste the difference between three types of Spanish jamón, including serrano, Ibérico and acorn-fed (pata negra)!
  • Learn the fascinating, centuries-old process for making jamón—Spain's prized possession
  • Pair hams with a glass of Spanish wine, the perfect combination
  • Give carving a try—it's much harder than it looks!

Foodie Highlights

You'll Eat

  • 3 different types of Spanish jamón (ham)

You'll Drink

  • Red wine from Ribera del Duero
* Actual tastes may change depending on season or availability.
This tour is adaptable for...
  • Gluten free (not celiacs)
  • Dairy free
  • Non-alcoholic options
  • Dietary restrictions
    We love providing delicious options for those with dietary needs. If you have a dietary requirement or food allergy, please note it when booking. Due to the risk of gluten cross-contamination, this experience is not adaptable for those with celiac disease. We do not recommend this experience for those who do not or cannot eat cured ham.

    What to Expect on Your Tour

    There are two things you need to know when it comes to Spanish ham—Spanish ham is a local source of pride, and not all hams are created equal!

    Join our passionate ham experts at a famous local jamón shop in Malaga’s city center, and sit down to an hour-long tasting of the best Spanish ham in town. You’ll learn all about this celebrated tradition, from how the animals are raised to how the meat is cured. You’ll see the different parts of the ham and learn what each is used for! Wouldn’t you like to know how to order the prime cuts of pork and ham in a restaurant? Join us to get all the insider tips!

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    About Our Expert Guides

    Your tour will be lead by one of our expert, English-speaking guides. They’re all gifted storytellers who are smart, passionate and talented and whose excitement for this country is contagious!

    Meet them here!

    Map Your Tour

    Meeting point Plaza de la Constitución
    Places we'll visit Malaga Historic Center

    Our experience takes place right in the middle of Malaga's historic center.

    Ending point Plaza de la Constitución
    Great question! A Devour Malaga food experience is a fun, fascinating and (most importantly!) delicious introduction to the wonderful city of Malaga. Our experiences visit some of the city’s best traditional eateries, including tapas bars, local markets, taverns and shops, and hidden gems that few even know exist! You’ll taste some of Malaga's best local food, and gain fascinating insight into its age-old traditions. We keep our groups small and every tour is led by an English-speaking guide who knows Malaga like the back of their hand, and loves it to bits.
    You’ll visit a beautiful ham shop, trying 3 varieties of Spanish jamón-- including Spain’s best acorn-fed Iberian ham. The hams will be paired with a glass of Spanish red wine, and you’ll learn all about how ham is made in Spain. You’ll be led by a knowledgeable and fun English-speaking guide and Malaga expert. Plus, when you book you’ll receive a link to our Devouring Malaga mini-guide, packed with recommendations so you’ll eat well before and after your experience.
    The Malaga Ham Tasting Experience lasts about 1 hour.
    We will run the experience with as little as two people. Our largest group of food lovers is about 10-12 people.
    It's perfect for families! Kids love trying ham, and juice or soft drinks are available.
    The experience does not include transport to the meeting place, or from the ending point (ask your guide for guidance at the end of the tour if you’re not sure where you are).Also, please feel free to tip your guide if you think they did a great job! The standard gratuity in the tour industry is 10-15%.
    Most importantly, your appetite! Also, keep in mind that tours take place rain or shine, so please dress appropriately and bring an umbrella if it looks like rain. Also, we recommend you wear comfortable shoes as you’ll be walking a few kilometres. Finally, while we do serve water on the tour at some stops, we recommend you bring a bottle of water.
    Of course! We regularly offer private tours and experiences to families, groups of friends and corporate groups. Email us your group size, the date you'd like the tour and anything else you'd like us to keep in mind, and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.

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