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The cruise port of Malaga

Cruise ship pier location in Malaga

The city of Malaga has in recent years invested heavily in the infrastructure for cruise ships. You will dock at the large modern cruise terminal in the eastern dock of the port of Malaga. From there it is about 2 km to the historical center and sights. From the cruise port of Malaga, you can not only visit the city, but you can also make an excursion to Granada or Ronda.

Cruise to Malaga

During a cruise vacation to Spain, Malaga should not be missed. This vibrant city is beautifully situated along the Western Mediterranean and offers various excursion possibilities. Cruises to Malaga are very popular.

Malaga Cruise terminal

Malaga is a second Spanish port with a progressive annual growth. A and B Cruise Terminals have a total area of 14.000 .

Malaga Cruise facts

Language in Malaga
The language in Malaga is Spanish, but on touristic spots you can also use English.

Currency in Malaga
The currency in Malaga is Euro (€). You can find ATM’s along the city.

Opening times in Malaga
Opening times differ a lot around Spain, but generally are as follows:

  • Monday to Saturday
  • from 9.30h - 14.00h
  • and from 17.00h - 20.00h

On Sundays and holidays shops are closed. Of course there are exceptions

Landmarks and highlights in Malaga

  • Catedral de Malaga

    Catedral de Malaga is a cathedral on the site of a former mosque. It was built between 1528 and 1782

  • La Alcazaba

    La Alcazaba is a Moorish fort with beautiful gardens and views over the bay. It´s dating from the 8th century.

  • La Malagueta

    La Malagueta is a bullring located at Plaza de Toros. It was built between 1874 and 1876

  • Museo Picasso

    Museo Picasso is a museum that was created in collaboration with the Picasso family. It has 204 masterpieces from the private collection and reflects different styles and periods of Picasso's work.

  • Palacio Gibralfaro

    Palacio Gibralfaro is a castle built on the foundations of an old Phoenician construction

  • Teatro Romano

    Roman amphitheater dating from 2nd century. Discovered during excavation works in the 20th century

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Getting around in Malaga

The cruise port is close to the city center. It's easy to reach the heart of Malaga on foot

Weather in Malaga

Malaga has a warm Subtropical-Mediterranean climate with dry summers and humid winters. The average annual temperature in Barcelona in summer is between 26°C and 31°C and in winter is between 8°C and 13°C.

Local shore excursions in and around Malaga

You can discover Malaga on your own, book a shore excursion through the cruise line company or book a shore excursion from one of our partners. We offer shore excursions at local prices straight from the local companies.

Malaga Tourist information

At Plaza de la Marina, in the center of Malaga, you can visit the Tourist Office

Cruises to Malaga

The following cruise lines offer itineraries and schedules to and from Malaga:

AIDA, Azamara, Carnival, Celebrity, Costa, Crystal, Cunard, Fred Olsen, HAL, Hapag Lloyd, Marella, MSC, NCL, Oceania, Phoenix Reisen, Princess, Royal Caribbean, RSSC, Saga, Seabourn, SeaDream, Silversea, Star Clippers, Thomson, TUI, Windstar