Marbella tourist attractions
Marbella has been inhabited since prehistoric; Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths, Muslims and Catholics established on this territory leaving us with rich cultural remains which are worth the visit.
If you are interested in having some fun with family or friends you can also check the available theme parks in the area.
There are many things to do in Marbella, what do you prefer? Museums, theme parks or ancient buildings?
*Although there are many religious buildings dated before the 20th century we highlight the most important under the editor opinion.
There are some tourist places you can visit, continue reading and know the top places to visit in Marbella.
Plaza de los Naranjos and Old Town
Feel like travelling to the past in this beautiful area of Marbella, you can see the remains of the ancient castle and city walls which surrounded the city in the past. There use to be typical street markets in Plaza de los Naranjos on weekends.
Marbella Old Town
Map and reviews: https://goo.gl/maps/ga62mLxzMiS2
Variety of bonsai specimens reaching up to the century old.
Calle Juan Alameda 29601 Marbella, Málaga
Map and reviews: https://goo.gl/maps/v8FSWUtUvh92
Closed, but you can still visit the "Represa Park".
This is one of the 5 Ralli private museums located in the world and the only one in Europe. The museums will show the visitor a colection of southamerican and european art: sculptures from Dalí, paints from Miró and Henry Moore among many other artists.
Entrance is free, the museum close the month of February, Sundays, Mondays and bank holidays.
Urb.coral Beach, Rio Verde, N-340,km.176,29602 Marbella,Málaga
From Tuesday to Saturday: 11:30 to 14:00 and from 18:30 to 21:00
Map and reviews: https://goo.gl/maps/wJisw2ThxK52
Roman Village of Rio Verde
Around 5 kilometres from Marbella, this important and well conserved villa from the 1st century show the visitor a mosaic paviment with artistic representations next to the Rio Verde river. The villa was abandoned between the year 350 and 400 after our era.
Calle Carlos Posac Mon, 29602 Marbella
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 12:00
Roman Baths of Las Bovedas
Next to the Guadalmina river mouth visitor can see the remains of ancient roman baths dated back from the 3rd century before our era.
Mouth of river Guadalmedina , San Pedro de Alcántara
There are guided visits weekly to the baths on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
This church dates back from the year 1505, 20 years after the catholics conquered Marbella. This church was built upon the remains of an ancient mosque
Plaza de la Iglesia S/N, MARBELLA 29601
Marina Banus is a must visit if you are in Marbella, meet the luxury and exclusivity in this area.
Puerto Banús 29660 - Marbella
Theme parks and other attractions
Theme park located next to the beach with karts and other attractions for the whole family.
Prices are expensive and not for all budgets:
- Karting 8 minutes: 20 Euro
- Water Bike: 50€ for 15 minutes.
- Flyboard and hoverboard: 75 Euro for 15 minutes
- Parasailing: 80€ for 15 minutes and two people.
A7 km 184,4, Marbella, Málaga
Phone: +34 952 823 359
From 11am to 19:00
Located in Eliviria it is a theme park where having some adrenaline adventure using zip lines, rope bridges and many more attractions for children and adults.
From 16 Euros for children to 24 Euros for adults.
Calle Valeriano Rodríguez, 2, 29604 Marbella, Málaga, España
Telephone: 952 835 505