16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

16 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Fly
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Granada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Marbella
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Ronda
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Seville
— 3 nights
Train
6
Cordoba
— 1 night
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Granada

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.
On the 10th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Paseo de los Tristes, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then step into the grandiose world of Alhambra. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally wander the streets of Albayzin.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Granada road trip planning website.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Granada is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, Granada is somewhat warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 14°C and lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Spas

2
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Nerja

Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. On the 12th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, then make a trip to Balcony of Europe, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Maro Cerro Gordo, Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Nerja, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Burriana Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nerja road trip tool.

Drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Nerja sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Marbella

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.
Explore Marbella's surroundings by going to Malaga (Automobile and Fashion Museum, CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Center, &more). It doesn't end there: head outdoors with Experience Box Spain and steep yourself in history at Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Marbella online road trip planner.

You can drive from Nerja to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nerja in January; daily highs in Marbella reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Marbella

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

4
nights
Ronda

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: identify plant and animal life at Reservatauro Ronda, don't miss a visit to Ronda, wander the streets of Old City, and visit La Ciudad.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ronda day trip planner.

Getting from Marbella to Ronda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

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Seville

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, catch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, don't miss a visit to Torre del Oro, and take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Seville using our trip planner.

Getting from Ronda to Seville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods

1
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Cordoba

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.
On the 24th (Mon), visit Jewish Quarter (Juderia) and then steep yourself in history at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba vacation planner.

You can take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods