11 days in Andalucia Itinerary

11 days in Andalucia Itinerary

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Capital of the Costa del Sol

Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Malaga trip planner.

If you are flying in from Slovakia, the closest major aiports are Málaga Airport, Jerez Airport and Sevilla Airport. In May, daytime highs in Malaga are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 14th (Tue), you're off to Seville.

Things to do in Malaga

Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours · Parks


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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Un Gato en Bicicleta and La Galeria Roja. Visit Plaza de España and Catedral de Sevilla for their historical value. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Alcázar of Seville, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, browse for treasures at Antiguedades el Museo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Delimbo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Seville travel planner.

You can drive from Malaga to Seville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Seville are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cadiz.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods


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Cádiz is a city and port in southwestern Spain. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Barrosa, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cadiz, then get engrossed in the history at Yacimiento Arqueologico Gadir, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Cadiz.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Cadiz trip planner.

Getting from Seville to Cadiz by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Seville in May, expect nights in Cadiz to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Ronda.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
On the 18th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Reservatauro Ronda.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ronda road trip app.

Getting from Cadiz to Ronda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cadiz in May, expect nights in Ronda to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Wildlife
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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 19th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Alhambra, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza de los Aljibes, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archive Saint John of God Museum. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Reez, then take in nature's colorful creations at Generalife, then contemplate the long history of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Granada trip planning tool.

Getting from Ronda to Granada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. May in Granada sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nerja.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours


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Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): kick back and relax at Burriana Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Nerja, then don't miss a visit to Balcony of Europe, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of El Salvador. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Fundación Cueva de Nerja, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Detunda Cueva De Nerja, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nerja Donkey Sanctuary, then steep yourself in history at Punta Lara, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Nerja Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Nerja trip planning app.

You can drive from Granada to Nerja in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Nerja sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

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Andalucia travel guide

Historic Sites · Landmarks · Castles
A region of geographic contrasts, Andalucía is home to ancient cities, sun-warmed beaches, deserts, and mountains. Spanning almost the entire southern section of Spain, it boasts a rich Moorish heritage, with numerous outstanding examples of Islamic architecture. Today, it’s a popular vacation destination for European tourists drawn to the modern resorts of Costa del Sol, but these beachside hotel complexes don’t overshadow Andalucía’s fascinating history. Numerous secluded corners of the coast remain unblemished by crowds. Farther inland, in cozy villages frozen in time, the local bar is the center of all activity, and farmers are the unofficial tour guides.

Province of Seville travel guide

Historic Sites · Churches · Gardens
Relatively few tourists venture beyond the urban tourist attractions of the Province of Seville, thus missing the charms of a region noted for its imposing religious buildings and countryside of dense oak forests. It’s also home to culinary treats rare anywhere else in the world, including cured sausages and aniseed liquor. The Guadalquivir, one of Spain’s most important rivers, dominates the region’s landscape, creating a fertile valley filled with an endless patchwork of colorful wheat fields and olive groves. Much of this land was once in the hands of a few very wealthy landowners. Today the area remains divided up into large farm estates and thriving towns abundant with places to visit, such as ornate palaces, medieval cathedrals, and modern flamenco clubs.