Mijas Whitewashed Village from Malaga

mijas-costa-de-sol-tour4.jpg Whitewashed houses of Mijas | Author: kdperico
mijas-costa-de-sol-tour2.jpg Ermita de la Virgen de la Peña
mijas-costa-de-sol-tour3.jpg Bullfighting Museum | Author: ncmoody
mijas-costa-de-sol-tour1.jpg Mijas

Half Day (Duration: 4h approx.)


Price from: 45.00 euros

On this half-day private tour we will visit Mijas, a typical whitewashed village of the Costa del Sol nestled high in the mountains, with quaint plazas and little shops. The houses are clustered along narrow
  • English Speaking Official Local Guide and Transportation in fully-equipped vehicle
  • Discover Mijas, a typical Andalusian whitewashed village in the Costa del Sol.



General Overview

Country: Spain
Region: Andalusia
City: Malaga
Duration: Half Day (Duration: 4h approx.)
Type: Half Day Tour Private
Theme: Private Shore and Chauffeur Guided Excursions
Group Size: 1 - 18 People
Price from: 45.00€


When talking about important tourist destinations in Malaga, we cannot forget to mention Mijas Costa and Mijas Pueblo, as it’s the favorite destination of a great number of tourists each year.

In Mijas Pueblo, the village, we’ll find small typical Andalusian houses, whitewashed and situated on the hillside. Mijas is a village that will provide endless pleasant experiences for our senses, for our sight as well as for our taste, as we’ll enjoy its excellent typical gastronomy.

During high season, tourists from all over the coast visit the village. The further up the mountain you go, you’ll find that the streets make way for flights of stairs. The maze of narrow, cobbled streets dotted with white whitewashed houses contrasted by colorful flower pots and flowers that decorate the balconies, is an image that will remain etched in your mind for a long time.

Some of the most emblematic places in the village are the Ermita de la Virgen de la Peña and the Mirador del Compás from where the views are breathtaking. You can also visit the Plaza de Toros and the Castillo de las Murallas to stroll through the gardens and tour the walls of an ancient castle of the fifteenth century, declared Heritage of Cultural Interest in 1985.

In Mijas,  you’ll also find the popular ‘donkey-taxis’ next to the main central square.  It all started in the 50s when workers returned home riding on their donkeys and were surprised that tourists wanted to take pictures with them, and even climb on their donkeys to give them a succulent tip later. What began as a game, gradually became a business, and today there are over 60 burro-taxis in town.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:


  • Meet your Private English-Speaking Official Guide and Chauffeur in the lobby of your hotel.
  • Departure from Malaga
  • Once in Mijas we will visit a church excavated in rock (Ermita de la Virgen de la Peña), the Municipal Museum and take a walk along the most beautiful streets. 
  • Then visit the Plaza de Toros (Mijas Bullring). We will be finishing the visit with a panoramic view of the Costa del Sol. 
  • Return to Malaga


Prices and Dates

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(Price per person)


  • Transportation in fully-equipped vehicle which changes depending on group size
  • Private Chauffeur (NOTE: The chauffeur is not an official guide and can`t guide within monument this is why an official guide is included)
  • English-Speaking Official Guide for Half-day tour in Mijas
  • Entrance fees when with guide: Bullring and Museum, Casa Museo Municipal
  • Local Taxes


  • Transfers not specified in the itinerary
  • Beverages not specified in selected meals 
  • Meals not specified in itinerary 
  • Personal & Travel Insurance 
  • Tip and Gratuities to Chauffeur and Local guide

Pick up

  • Hotels or apartments within city limits
  • Airport
  • Train Station
  • Bus Station
  • Cruise Ship Port
  • Other locations on request at time of booking

Drop off

  • Hotels or apartments within city limits
  • Airport
  • Train Station
  • Bus Station
  • Cruise Ship Port
  • Other locations on request at time of booking

Cancellation policy

  • Up to 48 hrs before: Fully Refundable
  • Under 48 hrs : 100% Non-Refundable




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