11 days in South of Spain Itinerary

11 days in South of Spain Itinerary

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Ronda
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Malaga
— 2 nights
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Granada
— 2 nights
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Ubeda
— 1 night
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
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Ecija
— 1 night
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Seville
— 2 nights
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Ronda

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): snap pictures at Puente Nuevo.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ronda travel planner.

Faro, Portugal to Ronda is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Faro to Ronda due to the time zone difference. In March in Ronda, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Malaga.
Highlights from your trip

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.
On the 7th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Ifergan Collection, steep yourself in history at Malaga Cathedral, then take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Málaga, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally examine the collection at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga. On the next day, stroll around Parque De La Paloma, go for a walk through Marbella Old Town, and then examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip app.

Traveling by car from Ronda to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Malaga, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, get to know the fascinating history of Plaza de los Aljibes, then admire the striking features of Generalife, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Reez. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios, then visit Albayzin, then get to know the fascinating history of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Granada trip tool.

You can drive from Malaga to Granada in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Malaga in March; daily highs in Granada reach 19°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ubeda.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Ubeda

— 1 night
Úbeda is a town in the province of Jaén in Spain's autonomous community of Andalusia, with some 36,025 inhabitants. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Lorenzo, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Marques de la Rambla, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pablo, then steep yourself in history at Palace del Dean Ortega, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga del Agua.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ubeda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Granada to Ubeda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ubeda

Historic Sites

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Palacio de Viana, take in the exciting artwork at Sala el Potro, don't miss a visit to Roman Bridge, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally make a trip to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de la Trinidad, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Almodovar, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Agustin.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cordoba road trip planning website.

Drive from Ubeda to Cordoba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ecija.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Ecija

— 1 night
Écija is a town belonging to the province of Seville, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the striking features of Palacio de Justicia, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Mayor De Santa Cruz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento de San Jose de las Teresas, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Parish, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Barbara, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santiago.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ecija online trip planner.

Getting from Cordoba to Ecija by car takes about an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Ecija

Historic Sites · 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.
On the 15th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, then explore the galleries of Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, and then contemplate the long history of Plaza de España. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Seville tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ecija to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums