9 days in Andalucia Itinerary

9 days in Andalucia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Andalucia attractions planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Granada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Malaga
— 2 nights
Train
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
Train
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Seville
— 2 nights
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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de San Nicolas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monasterio Cartuja, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Granada visit app.

Milan, Italy to Granada is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in July, you will find days in Granada are somewhat warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Malaga

— 2 nights

Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, then Head underground at Fundación Cueva de Nerja, then take in panoramic vistas at Balcony of Europe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Papagayo Beach. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then get your game on at La Casa de las Habitaciones Malaga.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Malaga online journey planner.

Drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in July, expect nights in Malaga to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cordoba

— 2 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.
On the 15th (Wed), examine the collection at Al-Iksir Museo de la Alquimia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Casa de Sefarad, take a stroll through Jewish Quarter (Juderia), then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally explore the world behind art at Centro de Arte Pepe Espaliu. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, snap pictures at Roman Bridge, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Cordoba day trip tool.

Getting from Malaga to Cordoba by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Malaga in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cordoba: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Seville

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos, then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España, and then visit Centro Historico de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, then deepen your understanding at Royal Tobacco Factory, then snap pictures at Puente de Isabel II (Puente de Triana), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Seville online holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in July, expect nights in Seville to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Andalucia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Landmarks · Castles
A region of geographic contrasts, Andalucía is home to ancient cities, sun-warmed beaches, deserts, and mountains. Spanning almost the entire southern section of Spain, it boasts a rich Moorish heritage, with numerous outstanding examples of Islamic architecture. Today, it’s a popular vacation destination for European tourists drawn to the modern resorts of Costa del Sol, but these beachside hotel complexes don’t overshadow Andalucía’s fascinating history. Numerous secluded corners of the coast remain unblemished by crowds. Farther inland, in cozy villages frozen in time, the local bar is the center of all activity, and farmers are the unofficial tour guides.