12 days in Andalucia & Gibraltar Itinerary

12 days in Andalucia & Gibraltar Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia, United States
Train + Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Marbella, Spain
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  18 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia, United States

7
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.
Kids will enjoy Bioparc and Crocodile Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Puerto de Málaga (in Malaga), Benalmadena (Parque De La Paloma, Puerto Marina Benalmadena, &more) and El Torcal de Antequera (in Antequera). And it doesn't end there: trek along Senda Litoral Dunas de Artola, stroll through Playa El Bajondillo, wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, and take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Banus Marina.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Marbella trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Marbella is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Marbella is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in March; daily highs in Marbella reach 66°F and lows reach 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Gibraltar.

Things to do in Marbella

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Benalmadena, Torremolinos, Estepona, Puerto de Málaga, El Torcal de Antequera
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Bioparc ©
Bioparc
El Torcal de Antequera ©
El Torcal de Antequera
Selwo Marina ©
Selwo Marina

2
nights
Gibraltar, Gibraltar

Gibraltar ©
A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
You've now added Skywalk to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): learn about all things military at The Great Siege Tunnels, tour the pleasant surroundings at Apes Den, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skywalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): make a trip to The Rock of Gibraltar, enjoy the sea views from Europa Point, then Head underground at St. Michael's Cave, and finally wander the streets of Main Street.

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Getting from Marbella to Gibraltar by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Gibraltar are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gibraltar

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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The Rock of Gibraltar ©
The Rock of Gibraltar
St. Michael's Cave ©
St. Michael's Cave
Mediterranean Steps ©
Mediterranean Steps

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