22 days in South of Spain Itinerary

22 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain trip itinerary planner

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Seville
— 3 nights
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Cordoba
— 1 night
Train
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Ronda
— 5 nights
Drive
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Marbella
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nerja
— 4 nights
Drive
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Granada
— 4 nights
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Archaeological Ensemble of Italica and Royal Tobacco Factory. Archaeological Museum of Sevilla and Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija will appeal to museum buffs. When in Seville, make a side trip to see Alcazar de la Puerta de Sevilla, Carmona in Carmona, approximately Carmona away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza de España, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Magdalena, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla, and steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seville day trip tool.

Berlin, Germany to Seville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. February in Seville sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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 5th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Lorenzo Mártir, then examine the collection at Casa de las Cabezas- Patios de Leyenda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calleja del Panuelo.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cordoba trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Seville to Cordoba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums

Ronda

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Get outdoors at El Tajo de Ronda and Parque natural de la Sierra de Grazalema. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo Lara and Museo de Arte Contemporaneo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ronda: Via Verde de la Sierra (in Olvera), Riders of the Lost Trail - Guided Off Road Motorcycle Trail Tours (in Cortes de la Frontera) and Casa Natal Fray Leopoldo (in Alpandeire). The adventure continues: ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda, steep yourself in history at Ermita Rupestre de la Virgen de la Cabeza, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza del Socorro, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Del Rey Moro.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ronda trip builder.

Getting from Cordoba to Ronda by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In February in Ronda, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Marbella

— 4 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Experience Box Spain and Eco Reserva Ojen. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Malaga Cathedral and Alcazaba. Venture out of the city with trips to Adventure Rider Centre (in Mijas Pueblo) and Santuario de la Victoria (in Malaga). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of Born to be Wild, take in the awesome beauty at La Concha, play a few rounds at Santana Golf, and see the interesting displays at Museo de Miniaturas Carromato de Mijas.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella online trip planner.

Getting from Ronda to Marbella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Marbella can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nerja

— 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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fundación Cueva de Nerja and Balcony of Europe. Your inner history buff will appreciate Restaurante la Cantina del Ingenio and Church of El Salvador. Venture out of the city with trips to Las Alpujarras (in Sierra Nevada National Park) and Sierra Nevada Independiente (in Monachil). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at Torrenigma Escape Room, stroll through Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, get the lay of the land with Jon Keo Walking Tours, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nerja trip planner.

You can drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marbella in February: high temperatures in Nerja hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Granada

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Chapel of Granada and Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla. Escape the urban bustle at Escuela de Esqui y Montana Al Andalus Activa and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Deslizando (in Pradollano) and Las Encinillas Rutas a Caballo (in Guejar Sierra). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Monasterio Cartuja, admire the landmark architecture of Cuarto Real de Santo Domingo, don't miss a visit to Court of the Lions, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia De La Virgen De Las Angustias.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Granada vacation builder website.

Drive from Nerja to Granada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips