12 days in Andalucia Itinerary

12 days in Andalucia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  16 h 45 min
1
Ubeda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Granada
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Malaga
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Cordoba
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Seville
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Ubeda

Ubeda ©
Úbeda is a town in the province of Jaén in Spain's autonomous community of Andalusia, with some 36,025 inhabitants. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jaén Cathedral and Sinagoga del Agua. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castillo de Jodar and Church of San Pablo. Get out of town with these interesting Ubeda side-trips: Galera (Castellon Alto & Museo de Galera), Banos de la Encima Castle (in Banos de la Encina) and Castillo de Santa Catalina (in Jaen). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas and examine the collection at Terra Oleum Museo Activo Del Aceite De Oliva.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ubeda day trip planning site.

Newark, USA to Ubeda is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Ubeda when traveling from Newark in September, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ubeda

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Galera, Jaen, Castillo de Jodar, Terra Oleum Museo Activo Del Aceite De Oliva, Banos de la Encima Castle
Highlights from your plan
Jaén Cathedral ©
Jaén Cathedral
Sinagoga del Agua ©
Sinagoga del Agua
Terra Oleum Museo Activo Del Aceite De Oliva ©

1
night
Granada

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Carrera del Darro, contemplate the long history of Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla, thenadmire the striking features of Court of the Lions, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de San Juan de Dios.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Granada online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ubeda to Granada takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Granada sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Malaga.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de San Juan de Dios ©
Basilica de San Juan de Dios
Court of the Lions ©
Court of the Lions
Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla ©
Casa-Museo de Manuel de Falla

2
nights
Malaga

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): wander the streets of Marbella Old Town, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, thenstop by Benalmadena Pueblo (The Old Village), and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Gibralfaro. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion Malaga, thensee the interesting displays at Automobile and Fashion Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Vidrio y Cristal de Malaga.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Malaga trip planning tool.

Drive from Granada to Malaga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Granada in September since evenings lows in Malaga dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Cordoba.

Things to do in Malaga

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Benalmadena, Marbella Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Marbella Old Town ©
Marbella Old Town
Automobile and Fashion Museum ©
Automobile and Fashion Museum
Castillo de Gibralfaro ©
Castillo de Gibralfaro

3
nights
Cordoba

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.
Let the collections at Palacio de Viana and Museo del Guadameci Omeya. Exposicion de Ramon Garcia Romero y Jose Carlos V. Garcia capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roman Bridge and Casa de Sefarad. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Medina Azahara - Conjunto Arqueológico Madinat al-Zahra, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de la Trinidad, don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of Cordoba, and get to know the fascinating history of Calleja de las Flores.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cordoba online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Malaga to Cordoba in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Malaga, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Seville.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Roman Bridge ©
Roman Bridge
Casa de Sefarad ©
Casa de Sefarad

2
nights
Seville

Seville ©
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 23rd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla, thenadmire the striking features of Torre del Oro, thencatch a live event at Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de la Macarena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Casa de Pilatos, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colegial del Salvador, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Ensemble of Italica.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seville trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Cordoba to Seville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in September, you will find days in Seville are little chillier (83°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador ©
Iglesia Colegial del Salvador
Basilica de la Macarena ©
Basilica de la Macarena
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica ©
Archaeological Ensemble of Italica

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