10 days in Malaga, Mijas & Marbella Itinerary

10 days in Malaga, Mijas & Marbella Itinerary

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Malaga
— 3 nights
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Mijas
— 2 nights
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Marbella
— 4 nights

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Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de La Malagueta and Playa de la Misericordia. Step off the beaten path and head to Río Chíllar and Wine Tours & Tastings. There's much more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo de Los Canadienses, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Martires, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Malaga travel planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Malaga is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in July; daily highs in Malaga reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mijas.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Río Chíllar
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Río Chíllar ©
Río Chíllar
Wine Tours & Tastings
Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga ©
Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga

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Mijas

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see Off-Road Tours, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, and finally identify plant and animal life at Crocodile Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Calahonda, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Cala Mijas, then snap pictures at Rio Fuengirola Pedestrian Bridge, and finally get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mijas trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Malaga to Mijas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marbella.

Things to do in Mijas

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Benalmadena, Crocodile Park, Rio Fuengirola Pedestrian Bridge
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Off-Road Tours
Safaris
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena ©
Butterfly Park of Benalmadena

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nights
Marbella

Marbella ©
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.
Get outdoors at Cabopino Beach and Speed Boats Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old City and Alameda Del Tajo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marbella: Ronda (Museo Lara, Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, &more). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, stroll through Playa de la Fontanilla, and take a leisurely stroll along Paseo Maritimo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Marbella sightseeing website.

Marbella is just a stone's throw from Mijas. In July in Marbella, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marbella

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Ronda
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Old City ©
Old City
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo ©
Bodega Garcia Hidalgo
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery

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