13 days in Iberia Itinerary

13 days in Iberia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Spain route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Alicante
— 3 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cordoba
— 1 night
Drive
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Torremolinos
— 3 nights
Drive
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Malaga
— 2 nights
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Alicante

— 3 nights

City of Sun

As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
On the 12th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museo The Ocean Race, don't miss a visit to Marina de Alicante, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Nicolas de Bari Procathedral, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Centro de Interpretacion Sobre Los Refugios Antiaereoos. On the next day, examine the collection at Museu de Aguas de Alicante, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de San Juan.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Alicante online trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Alicante is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in September, with highs in Alicante at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Alicante

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Granada

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Get some cultural insight at Court of the Lions and Albayzin. Explore hidden gems such as Monasterio Cartuja and Guadix Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Guadix (Ermita de Gracia – Iglesia Cueva de Guadix & Centro de Interpretacion Cuevas de Guadix). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria de la Alhambra, explore the world behind art at Monasterio de la Concepcion, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Chapel of Granada.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Alicante to Granada by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Alicante in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cordoba

— 1 night

Pearl of Muslim Spain

Andalucía’s thousand-year-old city, Córdoba, was once the capital of both the Roman Empire and the Moorish Kingdom, representing an alluring mix of cultural and political history.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba, make a trip to Puerta del Almodovar, then see the interesting displays at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cordoba travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Cordoba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in September, expect nights in Cordoba to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Torremolinos.

Things to do in Cordoba

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Torremolinos

— 3 nights
Torremolinos is a municipality on the Costa del Sol of the Mediterranean, immediately to the west of the city of Málaga, in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa La Carihuela and Jardin Botanico Molino de Inca. Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of San Miguel and La Carihuela. Change things up with these side-trips from Torremolinos: Marbella (Cabopino Beach & Marbella Old Town). The adventure continues: stroll through Playa El Bajondillo, don't miss a visit to Casa de los Navajas, kick back and relax at Playamar, and get a taste of the local shopping with Calle San Miguel.

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Traveling by car from Cordoba to Torremolinos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in September, expect nights in Torremolinos to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Torremolinos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Malaga

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Paseo de Los Canadienses, don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Vino-Málaga, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Malaga trip builder.

Malaga is just a short distance from Torremolinos. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites