Free Tour in Torremolinos - 'Tourist Boom' of the 60s and 70s

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on December 07, 2021

I am Charlie, a guide to the city of Malaga since 2019, passionate about my city, the Province and wanting to show the traveler all the potential of a city with an impressive cultural legacy, as well as a Costa del Sol with a contemporary history. worthy of being known.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description


In this free tour of Torremolinos you will travel to the past, specifically to the beginnings of tourism in Spain and you will learn how "the tourist boom of the 60s and 70s" would transform this small fishing village into a benchmark for Spanish and European tourism.

We will start the tour in San Miguel street where we will do a historical retrospective; We will continue our journey to the Torre de los Molinos , which gives its name to the city, and from there to Pueblo Blanco, an emblematic place.

On our way through the center you will discover the places of worship of the best music of the moment, where bands from half of Europe performed, entertaining venues from Pasaje Pizarro to La Nogalera.

At the culmination of this journey through time we will arrive at Pasaje Begoña, where you will walk through the place where an event took place that forever changed Torremolinos from the golden age , our Spanish Stonewall.

The Free Tour ends in Plaza Costa del Sol, among murals of myths of the time.

In short, a walk full of meaning, nostalgia, but perhaps hope to the present that you cannot miss.

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  • Meeting point:
    Pl. de la Nogalera, 5, 29620 Torremol...
    Pl. de la Nogalera, 5, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga, Spain
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    In Plaza de La Nogalera Number 5, next to the tourist location sign, I will wear a blue polo shirt and an aquamarine green flag with the word 'Tours'.

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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Nikita 03 Oct 2022
Royal Leamington Spa
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
Charlie was such a good tour guide! I was actually the only person on my tour, I found out so many interesting facts & I didn’t realise how much of an interesting history Torremolinos has! I definitely recommend doing this tour, there were a lot of suggestions so I recommend doing this at the start of your trip!
Sonia 28 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
Charlie was super personable, informative, knowledgeable, passionate and a great guy. We enjoyed every bit of the tour. Charlie - thank you so much for a great tour. A must do tour if you are in Torremolinos to learn about the transformation of the areas including the LGBTQ+ movement.
Tom ... 15 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
The tour of Torremolinos exceeded our expectations, the guide Charlie was informative and such fun to be with. There is a story to be told about this town conveyed so easily and interactively, we discovered facts and places unknown to us despite many holidays here. We highly recommend this walk. Tom and Mark
Celia 02 Sep 2022
El tour por Torremolinos fue fantástico, desde luego se logró el objetivo que nos comentó Charlie al principio, no volver a ver Torremolinos con los mismos ojos. ¡Muchas gracias, lo disfrutamos mucho!
razane 25 Aug 2022
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Travelled alone - Aug 2022
Simply perfect!
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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 4 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.
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