35 days in South of Spain Itinerary

35 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain trip planner

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Seville
— 4 nights
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Cordoba
— 3 nights
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Antequera
— 5 nights
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Ronda
— 6 nights
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Marbella
— 7 nights
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Nerja
— 5 nights
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Granada
— 4 nights
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Seville

— 4 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Fieldwork Riotinto in Minas de Riotinto (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol), and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Seville trip maker site.

London, UK to Seville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Seville is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cordoba

— 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cordoba: Rio Bailon (in Zuheros), Iglesia de San Gil (in Ecija) and Xtreme Gene Watersports & Waterski (in Almodovar del Rio). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, admire the natural beauty at Tiered Gardens of The Alcazaba, and make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cordoba trip builder website.

Take a train from Seville to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seville in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Antequera.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Antequera

— 5 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antequera: Los Museos del aguardiente anisado de Rute y Espana (in Rute) and Horse Riding El Chorro (in El Chorro).

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Antequera trip planning app.

You can drive from Cordoba to Antequera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in September: highs in Antequera hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Ronda.

Things to do in Antequera

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Ronda

— 6 nights

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gaucin (El Hacho, Lanas del Rio, &more). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Bodega Garcia Hidalgo, explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, wander the streets of Old City, and ride a horse along Paddock Paradise Ronda.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda trip planning tool.

You can drive from Antequera to Ronda in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ronda can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Marbella

— 7 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marbella: Torremolinos (Calle San Miguel, Parque La Bateria (Battery Park), &more), Benalmadena (Parque De La Paloma, Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), &more) and Malaga (Wine Tours & Tastings, Alcazaba, &more). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Experience Box Spain, identify plant and animal life at Eco Reserva Ojen, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Born to be Wild, and stop by Marbella Old Town.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Marbella trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Marbella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Ronda in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Marbella: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nerja

— 5 nights
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Change things up with these side-trips from Nerja: Competa (Iglesia de La Asuncion & Los Olivillos). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Torrenigma Escape Room, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala el Canuelo, explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, and take in the local highlights with Jon Keo Walking Tours.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nerja road trip planning website.

Drive from Marbella to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Marbella in October since evenings lows in Nerja dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Malaga (Rio Higueron, Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alahama, &more) and Fortaleza de la Mota (in Alcala la Real). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, steep yourself in history at Generalife, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Granada trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Nerja to Granada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Granada are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips