15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

15 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Seville
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Ronda
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Mijas
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Granada
— 2 nights
Train
6
Cordoba
— 1 night
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Seville

— 3 nights

City of Towers

A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Seville is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, walk around Parque de Maria Luisa, browse the exhibits of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seville trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Seville is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Seville due to the time zone difference. September in Seville sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Neighborhoods

Ronda

— 4 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, wander the streets of Old City, stop by La Ciudad, and take in breathtaking views at El Tajo de Ronda.

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Traveling by car from Seville to Ronda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mijas.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Mijas

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, and then stop by Magia del Norte. On your second day here, take a stroll through La Carihuela, then choose your vessel at Borrasca Experience, then get outside with ToroTrail, and finally get outside with Adventure Rider Centre.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Mijas travel route builder website.

Drive from Ronda to Mijas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Ronda in September, plan for slightly colder days in Mijas, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Mijas

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods · Transportation

Side Trips

Nerja

— 2 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along Río Chíllar, then take in the local highlights with Jon Keo Walking Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Papagayo Beach, make a trip to Balcony of Europe, contemplate the long history of Punta Lara, then stroll through Burriana Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to El Puente del Águila.

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Traveling by car from Mijas to Nerja takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Nerja when traveling from Mijas in September, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Granada

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, tour the pleasant surroundings at Generalife, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Chapel of Granada. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and then get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Granada trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Granada sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Neighborhoods

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Cordoba sightseeing app.

You can take a train from Granada to Cordoba in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Granada in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Tours · Historic Sites