11 days in South of Spain Itinerary

11 days in South of Spain Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South of Spain holiday planner

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

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Plaza de España and then see where the action happens at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, then stop by Barrio Santa Cruz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sevilla.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seville tour builder site.

Faro, Portugal to Seville is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. March in Seville sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ecija.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Ecija

— 1 night
Écija is a town belonging to the province of Seville, Spain. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture 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, take in the architecture and atmosphere 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 more things to do and other tourist information, use the Ecija trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seville to Ecija takes 1.5 hours. In March in Ecija, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cordoba.

Things to do in Ecija

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): shop like a local with Sala el Potro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, then take in the views from Roman Bridge, then wander the streets of Jewish Quarter (Juderia), and finally don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Palacio de Viana, then don't miss a visit to Patios de Cordoba, then step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Almodovar, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de la Trinidad.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip planning app.

Getting from Ecija to Cordoba by car takes about an hour. March in Cordoba sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ubeda.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Ubeda

— 2 nights
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): stop by Centro Historico, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Chapel of the Saviour, steep yourself in history at Palace del Dean Ortega, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Nicolas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pablo. On the next day, examine the collection at Terra Oleum Museo Activo Del Aceite De Oliva, admire the striking features of Jaén Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Lorenzo, then step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Marques de la Rambla, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga del Agua.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ubeda trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cordoba to Ubeda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Ubeda are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Granada.

Things to do in Ubeda

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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 13th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, admire the natural beauty at Generalife, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of Granada. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Santiago Apostol, take an in-depth tour of Museo Almazara La Erilla, then steep yourself in history at Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally visit Albayzin.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Granada itinerary planning website.

Getting from Ubeda to Granada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Granada sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Malaga Cathedral, examine the collection at Automobile and Fashion Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Jacinto, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Puerto de Málaga, explore the galleries of Alcazaba, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Malaga tour builder app.

Drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Granada in March, expect Malaga to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip