12 days in Granada, Almeria & Roquetas de Mar Itinerary

12 days in Granada, Almeria & Roquetas de Mar Itinerary

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Fly to Malaga, Bus to Granada
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Granada
— 1 night
Drive
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Almeria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Roquetas de Mar
— 3 nights
Drive to Almería International Airport, Fly to Dublin

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Granada

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Fuente de las Batallas, take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, and then steep yourself in history at Alhambra. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, then get to know the fascinating history of Albayzin, and then take in the architecture and design of Escuela Delengua.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Granada travel itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Granada is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dublin in September, expect Granada to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Almeria.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Almeria

— 5 nights
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Almeria: El Cortijo Subacuatico (in Nijar), Monsul Beach (in San Jose) and Playa de los Muertos (in Carboneras). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Arrecife de Las Sirenas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de los Genoveses, admire the majestic nature at Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, and find something for the whole family at Oasys MiniHollywood.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Almeria trip planner.

You can drive from Granada to Almeria in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Granada in September since evenings lows in Almeria dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Roquetas de Mar.

Things to do in Almeria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Roquetas de Mar

— 3 nights
Roquetas de Mar is a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalucía, Spain. Take a break from Roquetas de Mar with a short trip to Las Alpujarras in Sierra Nevada National Park, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Serena Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium Costa De Almeria, don't miss a visit to Plaza De Toros, Roquetas De Mar., and browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Gran Plaza.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Roquetas de Mar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Almeria to Roquetas de Mar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Roquetas de Mar

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip