10 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

10 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

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10 days in Spain & Gibraltar Itinerary

Start: Wroclaw, Poland
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Granada, Spain
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sierra Nevada National Park, Spain
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
4
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Ronda, Spain
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Marbella, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Cadiz, Spain
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Cordoba, Spain
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Wroclaw, Poland

1
night
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Castillo de Gibralfaro, then take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, and then admire the striking features of Malaga Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Malaga journey planner.

Wroclaw, Poland to Malaga is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Wroclaw in October, with highs in Malaga at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

1
day
Granada, Spain

Granada ©
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 8th (Tue): stroll through Generalife, then take a stroll through Albayzin, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Granada road trip site .

Getting from Malaga to Granada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Malaga in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Granada, with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sierra Nevada National Park.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Albayzin ©
Albayzin
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Generalife ©
Generalife

few
hours
Sierra Nevada National Park, Spain

Sierra Nevada National Park
For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sierra Nevada National Park holiday website .

Traveling by car from Granada to Sierra Nevada National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 8th (Tue), you're off toMalaga.

Things to do in Sierra Nevada National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Malaga, Spain

Malaga
To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Malaga tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sierra Nevada National Park to Malaga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You will leave for Ronda on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors Nightlife Tours

few
hours
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take a stroll through Old City and then delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ronda tour itinerary site .

Drive from Malaga to Ronda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Ronda are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride to Marbella.

Things to do in Ronda

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old City ©
Old City
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes

2
nights
Marbella, Spain

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.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the views from Puente Cristo del Amor and then wander the streets of Marbella Old Town.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Marbella trip itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Ronda to Marbella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Marbella

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fuengirola, Playa de la Cala Mijas
Highlights from your plan
Avenida del Mar ©
Avenida del Mar
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion ©
Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion

few
hours
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
On the 11th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Grand Casemates Square, then enjoy the sea views from Europa Point, and then wander the streets of Main Street.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gibraltar tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Marbella to Gibraltar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cadiz.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Europa Point ©
Europa Point
Grand Casemates Square ©
Grand Casemates Square
Main Street ©
Main Street

1
night
Cadiz, Spain

Cadiz ©
Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. On the 11th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Cadiz.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cadiz journey app .

Traveling by car from Gibraltar to Cadiz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cadiz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Cadiz

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de Cadiz ©
Catedral de Cadiz
Iglesia de San Juan de Dios ©
Iglesia de San Juan de Dios
Torre Tavira ©
Torre Tavira

1
night
Cordoba, Spain

Cordoba ©
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 12th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Calahorra Tower and then admire the landmark architecture of Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip planner .

Getting from Cadiz to Cordoba by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cadiz in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Cordoba. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba ©
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos ©
Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos
Jewish Quarter (Juderia) ©
Jewish Quarter (Juderia)

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor. Step out of Madrid to go to Toledo and see Casco Historico de Toledo, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Chueca, and sample the tasty concoctions at Compania de Cervezas del Valle del Kahs.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Madrid online tour planner .

Take a train from Cordoba to Madrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in October: highs in Madrid hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Casco Historico de Toledo
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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