16 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

16 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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Malaga, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
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Cadiz, Spain
— 1 day
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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 1 day
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Malaga, Spain
— 4 nights
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Malaga, Spain

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parque de Malaga as well as Ifergan Collection. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Malaga Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Ifergan Collection, walk around Parque de Malaga, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, then make a trip to Plaza de la Merced, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Malaga travel planner.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Malaga is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cluj-Napoca in September; daily highs in Malaga reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Granada, Spain

— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) as well as Generalife. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, contemplate the long history of Royal Chapel of Granada, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de los Aljibes, and admire the landmark architecture of Court of the Lions.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Granada trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Granada when traveling from Malaga in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Neighborhoods

Seville, Spain

— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Casa de Pilatos. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, admire the landmark architecture of Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and make a trip to Torre del Oro.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seville tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Granada to Seville in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Cadiz, Spain

— 1 day
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. On the 17th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Cadiz, then make a trip to Torre Tavira, and then stroll around Park Genoves.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cadiz road trip site.

Drive from Seville to Cadiz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cadiz can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks · Historic Sites

Gibraltar, Gibraltar

— 2 nights

The Rock

A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Rock of Gibraltar, then brush up on your military savvy at The Great Siege Tunnels, then explore the fascinating underground world of St. Michael's Cave, and finally enjoy the sea views from Europa Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gibraltar trip planner.

Getting from Cadiz to Gibraltar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Gibraltar are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Ronda, Spain

— 1 day

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old City as well as Plaza de Toros de Ronda. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): snap pictures at Puente Nuevo, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Toros de Ronda, and then wander the streets of Old City.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ronda trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gibraltar to Ronda in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Gibraltar in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Ronda, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Ronda

Neighborhoods

Malaga, Spain

— 4 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Your day by day itinerary now includes Explora Malaga as well as Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. Enjoy Malaga some more: take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Historico La Concepcion, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Malaga trip planning tool.

Getting from Ronda to Malaga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Architectural Buildings
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.