Free Tour - 60's Torremolinos Tour

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on December 07, 2021

We are passionate bilingual local guides in this, our beautiful province of Málaga. Our love for the history and art of this region is inexhaustible, and our goal is to share that passion with you on every tour. With us, you will not only experience Málaga's iconic places but also immerse yourself in its rich culture, delightful gastronomy, and fascinating local stories. We will take you beyond the surface, offering an enriching experience filled with authentic content and details that will truly allow you to discover this gem of southern Spain. Join us to explore Málaga in a unique and unforgettable way!

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Tour description

Free Tour 60's Torremolinos Tour, the essential history of this city in 1:45h on foot with local guides.

Did you know that there was a time when Torremolinos was the holiday destination for international artists such as Dalí, Ava Gardner or Frank Sinatra? And that while Spain was living through the times of the Regime, Torremolinos stood as an oasis of color in times of black and white?

Join us on an exciting journey back in time as we explore every corner of Costa del Sol's golden age.

Discover how this small fishing village became a world vacation reference that attracted artists, celebrities, travelers from all over the world and learn about the emblematic places that marked its history.

But there is no beginning without an end and this wonderful era also had its decline in an event that would mark a before and after that we will reveal to you at the end of the Tour.

Get to know Torremolinos on a 1:45 hour visit with us and you will take with you all the essentials of the city, as well as a guide of recommendations to do in Torremolinos and a digital gift.

What are you waiting for? Reserve your place now.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pl. de la Nogalera, 5, 29620 Torremol...
    Pl. de la Nogalera, 5, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga, Spain
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    I will be carrying an aquamarine green flag with the word TOURS, wearing a light blue polo shirt, or a navy blue jacket

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Calle San Miguel

    Main street of the city and witness of the change from what was a small fishing neighborhood to the epicenter of World Tourism.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Torre de Pimentel

    Tower that gives the city its name, and that gives access to the El Bajondillo neighborhood.

  • 3
    Free admission
    Centro de Interpretación Turística
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Cuesta del Tajo, El Bajondillo

    We will see in images the passage of time in emblematic places that have changed from 1959 to the present day.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Calle Bajondillo y su entorno

    We will walk through emblematic areas such as Hostal Micaela, El Volcán, or the Palacio de la Sardina, with old houses that were acquired by counts such as Tim Willoughby from Eresby, 'The man who danced on the Volcano'.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Paseo Marítimo Torremolinos.
  • 7
    Outside visit
    La Nogalera

    Modern neighborhood of 1966 that witnessed the cultural wave of musicians, artists, art gallery owners, hippies, beatniks and 'clubs' where the best Rock, Soul, Funky and Disco of the time sounded.

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Pueblo Blanco Apartment 1A

    A neighborhood created at the end of the 70s and which represents a return to the original aesthetics of what Torremolinos was at the beginning of the Tourist Boom.

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Plaza de la Nogalera

    In this place, we will project videos from the 1960s and 1970s and make a comparison of what this same area was like in the days of the tourist boom.

  • 10
    Outside visit
    Plaza Costa del Sol
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Pasaje Begoña

    In this place, we will narrate something disturbing that will mean a twist and that will give meaning to the tour, a fact that will mark this city forever.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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María Luisa 23 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Un tour diferente, me ha sorprendido gratamente tanto los entornos y sitios visitados, la información histórica dada... como la profesionalidad y entusiasmo del guía. Un tour entretenido pero muy interesante para conocer la historia y trayectoria de un Torremolinos diferente!!! Totalmente recomendable.
Adriana 22 Nov 2023

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Travelled in group - Nov 2023
Excelente guía. Gracias
Carmen 22 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Me ha gustado muchisimo, conocía Torremolinos desde hace años y tras el tour tengo otra visión más cercana de su historia y sus calles. De hecho he conocido varios lugares por los que había pasado muchas veces y nunca había reparado en ellos. Repito seguro, gracias!!
Lourdes 18 Aug 2023
Arenas de San Pedro

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Travelled in group - Aug 2023
No se presentó, ni se puso en contacto conmigo, estuvimos 20' esperando
María 21 Jul 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2023
Muy recomendable
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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