|The Alcazaba was built during the moorish occupation in the 11th century AC. It is located at the foot of the Gibralfaro in the old town of Malaga right opposite the port and close to the cathedral.|
How to get to the Alcazaba
From the tourist office you can easily walk to the cathedral as well as the Alcazaba. It is located at the foot of the Gibralfaro and in the old town of Malaga.
Opening times Alcazaba
Closed on Mondays
In summer from 09.30h - 20h
In winter from 08.30h - 19h
Entrance Fee for the Alcazaba:
Adults: 2.20€ you can also buy a Combi ticket for the Alcazaba & Gibralfaro 3.55€
Children 6 years and up & Senior citizen: 0.60€ you can also buy a Combi ticket xx€
Children under 6 years: free entrance
Make sure you hold onto your ticket to show at the Gibralfaro entrance later on
We recommend you start your sightseeing tour at the Gibralfaro and take the bus, then walk down the hill to the Alcazaba. From there you can continue exploring the old town and have lunch.
How to get to Gibralfaro from the Alcazaba
You can either walk up the steep hill along the outside wall of the fortress up to the Gibralfaro which will probably take you about 20 minutes. The views are incredible from there so you should definitely walk up or down or both to enjoy theses amazing views.
But times to Gibralfaro
The bus Nº 35 from the Alameda oficially called the "Paseo Parque" bus stop.
Paseo Parque to Gibralfaro bus departs:
Workdays: 9.40h , 10.20h, 11h, 11.45h, 12.35h, 13.25, 14.10h, 16.50h, 17.35h, 18.15h, 19h
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 11h, 11.45h, 12.35h, 14.10, 16.10h, 16.50h, 17.35h, 18.15h, 19h
Gibralfaro to Paseo Parque bus departs:
Workdays: 10h , 10.40h, 11.20h, 12.10h, 13h,13.50h, 14.35h, 17.10h, 17,55h, 18,35h, 19.20h
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 11.20h, 12.10h, 13h,13.50h, 14.35h, 16.30h, 17.10h, 17,55h, 18,35h, 19.20h
Price for the bus: 1.30€ each way