Foodie Feast & Cultural Walking Tour

Experience Malaga's local food scene on our award-winning food and market tour! Do breakfast like a local, demystify tapas culture, explore the market & more!

Light Breakfast + Full Lunch
Daytime
3.5 Hours
5 Tasting Stops
Expert Guide

What's Included

  • Spend the morning popping in and out of local, family-run businesses that are extremely proud of what they do
  • Visit a bustling local food market and meet some of the vendors who've had their businesses here for years
  • Experience more than just tapas, as you make your way around the city trying interesting wines, visiting local markets, and more.
  • See the must-see sights and learn about the local customs and traditions, so you really get an understanding of Malaga
  • Feast on the best local tapas prepared by one of the city’s favorite chefs in a gorgeous family-run tavern
  • Sip on modern-style Malaga red and white wines and learn about what makes them special

Foodie Highlights

  • Tour the incredible Atarazanas Market and meet the passionate local stallholders.
  • Experience Malaga's historic center with a local expert (and discover the stories behind all the beauty!)
  • Learn about the history of tapas in Malaga, and ensure you spend your visit ordering like a true local!
  • You'll Eat

    • Typical breakfast toast with crushed tomato and Spanish extra virgin olive oil
    • Freshly-fried churros dipped in sugar
    • Tasting of 5 local cured meats
    • Spain's famous black-hoof Iberian ham
    • Tasting of 2 local cheeses
    • Tasting of 3 different Spanish olive varities
    • Spain's famous Marcona almonds fried in olive oil
    • Malaga's famous local raisins
    • Homemade artichokes and jamón
    • Freshly-fried local anchovies
    • Malaga-style tuna
    • Meatballs with homemade almond sauce
    • Traditional homemade Spanish dessert with local icecream

    You'll Drink

    • Coffee (Malaga style!) or tea to start the day
    • Glass of traditional local sweet moscatel wine
    • Tasting of 3 modern local wines (whites and reds)
    • Wine, beer or sangria with your tapas lunch
    * Actual tastes may change depending on season or availability.
    This tour is adaptable for...
  • Vegetarians
  • Pescatarians
  • Gluten free (not celiacs)
  • Dairy free
  • Non-alcoholic options
  • Pregnant women
  • 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 tour is not adaptable for those with celiac disease. We do not recommend this tour for vegans.

    What to Expect on Your Tour

    Malaga is the definition of Mediterranean charm, with both sunny beaches and gorgeous mountain views. A true land of plenty, this is one of Spain’s most incredible regions for food and drink– and the locals embrace their food traditions with gusto! From the freshest seafood to one of the oldest wine regions in the world, Malaga is an incredible place to eat your way around town.

    Join us on our 3.5 hour walking food tour and delve deep into Malaga’s amazing culinary traditions. You’ll receive our award-winning combination of cultural city tour and quality food experience– complete with the highlights of Malaga’s incredible history and plenty of food and drink. As you eat your way around town, you’ll learn all about the different civilizations who have made Malaga’s gastronomy so unforgettable. This morning tour is so much more than “just a tapas tour”– your expert English-speaking guide will take you off the beaten track and into five family-run food businesses where you’ll taste the true flavor of Malaga – from breakfast to dessert.

    Stops include a traditional Spanish breakfast café where you will start the day like a local, the Atarazanas market where colorful displays of produce create the perfect photo opportunity and the buzz of daily life in the market creates an authentic Malaga experience, an off-the-beaten-path wine shop for a local wine tasting where you will find out why Malaga’s wines are so special, and our favorite traditional tapas bar in Malaga to taste the best homemade tapas that the city has to offer!

    Along the way, your guide will lead you on a walking city tour of the city’s most famous sites and it’s best kept secrets, from stunning hidden plazas to tiny alleyways where most tourists would never know to look! You will hear stories of Malaga’s interesting past, and see how different civilizations have shaped the fabulous city that we have today.

    As with all Devour Malaga food tours, you’ll be led by one of our small team of expert English-speaking guides. And you’ll get our Devouring Malaga guide, which is packed with all our favourite places to eat and drink in the city, so you’ll be eating well for the rest of your stay!

    Book your Devour Malaga food tour and experience Malaga through a local’s eyes. Meet the hardworking families behind your food, learn the ins and outs of Malaga’s unique food and tapas culture, and let loose with some of the best tastes in town. For 3+ hours of food and fun, come join us!

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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's beautiful history centre

    Weave your way through Malaga's historic centre, discovering breathtaking sites and soaking up the ambiance of this beautiful city.

    Ending point Plaza de la Constitución

    Rave Reviews for This Tour

    Great question! A Devour Malaga food tour is a fun, fascinating and (most importantly!) delicious introduction to the incredible city of Malaga. Our food tours 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.
    The tour lasts approximately 3.5 hours (give or take 15 minutes). The tour covers approximately 3kms/1.8miles
    Don’t worry, you won’t be part of a massive hoard following a guide with a flag or a flamenco fan! We keep our groups small and intimate, so the tour can squeeze into small, hidden places and you get personal time with your guide. The maximum number of guests on this tour is usually 10 people and we only require two guests to operate a tour.
    We want as many people to be able to enjoy our tours as possible. Scroll up the page a little to see what dietary restrictions this tour is adaptable for.
    Families love getting a true taste of Malaga together on this tour. The tastes are suited to kids and teens, and your guide will bring a fun worksheet full of games and puzzles for younger kids to complete during the tour. We also offer child and teen pricing. We look forward to having your family along!
    The tour 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 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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