15 days in Province of Malaga & Amsterdam Itinerary

15 days in Province of Malaga & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Fly to Malaga, Bus to Nerja
Nerja, Spain
— 4 nights
Ronda, Spain
— 3 nights
Marbella, Spain
— 3 nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights


Nerja, Spain

— 4 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Nerja is known for nature, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, kick back and relax at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, and stroll through Playa de la Alberquilla.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nerja trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Nerja is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in July, you will find days in Nerja are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Ronda, Spain

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Ronda is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, make a trip to Alameda Del Tajo, shop like a local with Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, and Head underground at Cueva del Gato.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ronda trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Marbella, Spain

— 3 nights

Spanish Riviera

Once a village of humble fishermen, Marbella is now one of the most cosmopolitan beach resorts on Spain’s world-famous Costa del Sol, boasting swanky nightclubs, classy hotels, and expensive restaurants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Marbella: Fuengirola (Rio Fuengirola Pedestrian Bridge & Karting Experience Fuengirola), Crocodile Park (in Torremolinos) and Off-Road Tours (in Mijas). The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, have some family-friendly fun at Prison Island, and test your problem-solving skills at La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Marbella itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ronda in July: highs in Marbella hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, visit The Jordaan, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip tool.

You can fly from Marbella to Amsterdam in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Marbella in July, with highs in Amsterdam at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Province of Malaga travel guide

Landmarks · Nightlife · Marinas
The Province of Málaga is best known for its string of coastal resorts with sandy beaches and seaside cafes that make for a relaxed vacation. The countryside is dotted by charming villages of Moorish origin, each with its own colorful character, history, and architecture. Its diverse landscapes also include rugged mountains. Don’t miss a chance to tour its natural wonders, including dramatic gorges, excellent walking areas, and one of Europe’s main flamingo breeding grounds.